Which interiors style is for you?

Colour-blocker, pastel lover or minimalist? Click through our gallery guide to create the interiors style that suits you. COLOUR-BLOCKING For proof that colour-blocking works as well on walls as it does in an outfit, look no further than this home, belonging to the French antiques dealer Florence Lopez. She is such a committed colourist she … Read moreWhich interiors style is for you?

Design notebook: colour, pattern, fashion and fun

Pull up a pew: Baines & Fricker The Pew bench is a new design by Baines & Fricker, the Brighton-based husband-and-wife team whose crafty crossover style includes simple but handsome pieces from woods such as sycamore, elm, oak and beech. Inspired by the traditional church seating, Pew is made from Douglas fir stained a vibrant … Read moreDesign notebook: colour, pattern, fashion and fun

How to show off your record collection

One of the few positive stories to have emerged from the music industry over the past few years has been the resurgence in vinyl sales. Where most physical sales have been plummeting, the format once thought dead is making a comeback. Last year 781,000 vinyl records were sold, the highest number since 1997. Vinyl is … Read moreHow to show off your record collection

The interior designer Cath Kidston on work, marriage and life after cancer

FOLLOW: Cath Kidston will be taking over Stella magazine’s Instagram on Monday 6 October The name has become a byword for a certain look that evokes thoughts of domestic bliss (she was inspired by memories of her childhood home); the 55-year-old remembers thinking she was on to something when in the late 1990s a journalist … Read moreThe interior designer Cath Kidston on work, marriage and life after cancer

Cath Kidston: ‘Maybe women are not always as ambitious as men’

FOLLOW: Cath Kidston will be taking over Stella magazine’s Instagram on Monday 6 October The name has become a byword for a certain look that evokes thoughts of domestic bliss (she was inspired by memories of her childhood home); the 55-year-old remembers thinking she was on to something when in the late 1990s a journalist … Read moreCath Kidston: ‘Maybe women are not always as ambitious as men’