Little Black Book: Jonathan Adler

Lane Crawford, Hong KongThe most chic luxury store in the world. Hong Kong is bananas, and Lane Crawford – especially the flagship store in IFC Mall – is an oasis of glamour in the madness. lanecrawford.com Jump The Gun, BrightonI love this shop. It’s the grooviest Mod shop on earth, it’s based in Brighton and Read more about Little Black Book: Jonathan Adler[…]

Interiors: A Los Angeles apartment with macabre flourishes

Obsolete, Ray Azoulay’s shop-cum-gallery in the Venice district of Los Angeles, has been described as Gothic and moody. It’s a look that has lured such customers as Helen Hunt, Diane Keaton and Sheryl Crow. And little wonder, as it is the perfect place to find that special piece to set your Hollywood Hills hacienda apart Read more about Interiors: A Los Angeles apartment with macabre flourishes[…]

Design notebook: art deco cutlery

The paint and wallpaper company Little Greene is well known for its extensive, historically accurate colour palette made in association with English Heritage. But it also has some strong ideas on modern style. Colour Highlights is a collection of suggested colour combinations meant to inspire the home decorator where Little Greene’s historical shades are jazzed Read more about Design notebook: art deco cutlery[…]

Interiors: The Parisian home of Joy de Rohan Chabot

Being dyslexic, de Rohan Chabot found solace in drawing from an early age and has never stopped making art. And what a spectrum of disciplines in the decorative and fine arts she embraces: painting, sculpting, casting, metalwork, lacquering and gilding. Her practical streak is in evidence throughout the house: she has covered walls and doors Read more about Interiors: The Parisian home of Joy de Rohan Chabot[…]

On a roll: the best wallpapers for sale

Fancy something a little more urban? Surface View’s Cracked Concrete wall mural is suitably gritty (£50 per sq m; surfaceview.co.uk), while B?&?Q’s Brick wallpaper has a vinyl finish, so makes a practical choice for a kitchen or bathroom (£20 per roll; diy.com). To bring a cosy look to a room without shelling out on metres Read more about On a roll: the best wallpapers for sale[…]

Style File: the best wet weather gear for men

Under the creative direction of Alasdhair Willis, this season the British welly company Hunter has branched out into a fully fledged fashion label, Hunter Original. Wet weather is clearly the brand’s comfort zone, so expect lots of rubber and water-repellent fabrications.The collection – which features plenty of black with neon highlights – includes novelties such Read more about Style File: the best wet weather gear for men[…]