Design Journal #2

New Year New Decade I love the start of the year as it’s a time to reflect and to look forward to the year ahead. Never more so than this year – the start of a new decade. It’s an exciting year for me with some great new projects, both home and abroad, and I’ve
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Mix Fresh with Faux this Christmas

This year to create an opulent decorative scheme I have brought out my favourite faux wreaths and garlands and adding pieces gathered from my garden and local woodland walks. This adds natural colours and textures, and the nostalgic scent of pine needles blending with holly, mistletoe, rosehip berries and pine cones, even garden herbs such
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Pattern on Pattern

This season it’s all about small print, block print and pattern on pattern. We’ve gone full circle from calm colours and plains to myriad different patterns. More is most definitely more, with layer on layer of pattern. From rugs to upholstered chairs to lampshades and curtains. If you’re thinking of updating your home it’s good
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Design Journal #1

Lowndes Square, London - Lucy Marsh Interiors

Welcome to the first edition of our Design Journal, where we share news and views from the studio and selected interior design trends. Our exciting rebrand has led to the recent launch of our new website lucymarshinteriors.com. Our portfolio illustrates some of our most significant projects this year, beautifully shot by the acclaimed interiors photographer
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Old Rectory, Hampshire

This is an ongoing restoration project of a Grade II Arts & Crafts Old Rectory in Hampshire. The last phase of the bedroom refurbishments has been completed with a charming loft bedroom conversion, principle guest bedroom and an original shower in the tower. The house is a collection of favourite pieces from our most used
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Lowndes Square, London

This Knightsbridge penthouse was a comprehensive design project for an international client who sought a very specific style of oriental design. The project required sourcing authentic Japanese antiques, wallpapers and artwork and employing a team of specialist painters to provide traditional hand painted chinoiserie artwork. We coupled this with minimalist furniture from renowned Western designers
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Farrow & Ball Inchyra Blue

This is a strong blue grey inspired by the naturally dramatic Scottish skies. It provides the most dramatic backdrop for artwork, gilt framed mirrors, and light fittings. It is a moody hue that can read either grey, blue or green depending on the light and it’s a great alternative to indigo and charcoal. It can
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Reuse, Refurbish, Combine Vintage with Contemporary

Old classic paintings with gilt frames sit alongside large bold contemporary artwork. Recycle, repair and reuse furniture and reupholster in contemporary geometric fabrics, and use a mixture of pattern and texture. More is now more, rather than less is more. Accessorise a space to give it a new feel. Use contemporary coloured glass vases and
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News

We are delighted to have been invited to join the highly regarded Houzz community, as part of their preferred partners programme of industry professionals. You can find me at www.houzz.co.uk, as well as featuring on the prestigious House & Garden’s The List. We start two exciting new projects next month, in both town and country,
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