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Quintessentially English

Posted on Thu, 26 Jan 2023 by midcenturyjo

“We wanted the interiors to be cosy and eclectic and to be sympathetic to the age of the cottage. We mixed old with new and sourced a lot of the antiques in auctions from around the UK. The cottage is a little jewel box, with each room a different colour scheme full of patterns and layers. The cottage is quirky with uneven old cob walls and sloping ancient flagstone floors and we wanted the interiors to be in harmony with this.”

Quintessentially English with its pattern mix and match, embrace of colour and antique pieces and although this home is a 17th Century cottage in Devon the designer Elizabeth Hay is actually Singapore based.

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 7 Jan 2023 by midcenturyjo

It’s like I say week in week out. If you have to drag yourself into work on the weekend then it helps if it’s somewhere stylish. Silver Lake Pool & Inn by Electric Bowery.

Jo’s favourite workspaces of 2022

Posted on Mon, 2 Jan 2023 by midcenturyjo

Texture and light

Posted on Fri, 28 Oct 2022 by midcenturyjo

Lisa Buxton of the eponymous Lisa Buxton Interiors believes less is more, and that design should possess a point of view, without being fussy. The restrained colour palette of this Elwood, Melbourne home is enhanced by layers of natural textures and the glorious light pouring in through bespoke windows.

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 22 Oct 2022 by midcenturyjo

It’s like I say week in week out. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it helps if it’s somewhere stylish. Of course, an interior designer’s studio is the epitome of style. By Estudio María Santos whose portfolio I’ve been lost in all week.