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SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE 71% • Every issue of ELLE Decoration is packed full of inspiration, information and ideas, with a mix of styles, products and price points that will help you make your home as stylish as your wardrobe
Storage like Jagger • String’s new shelving system takes inspiration from a mid-century design loved by many (including rock royalty)
Maker’s market • Collect, the leading international fair for contemporary craft, is this year championing the African diaspora
Marco Campardo • We talk to the designer about his upcoming prize and what has inspired his career so far
Rachel Chudley • An abstract painting by Donald Kaufman taught the designer everything she knows about colour
Loud lacquer • China is perhaps the country most associated with glossy lacquerware, with red (the colour traditionally symbolising good luck) designs known to have been made there as far back as the 5th millennium BC. Fire-engine hues are still popular, but there’s also an international shift towards a more exuberant palette. With brands like The Lacquer Company boosting this ancient technique’s popularity, and designers increasingly drawn to its joyful sheen, expect the rainbow experimentation to continue.
Edra • Tuscan design house Edra, founded in 1987, is now world-famous for its contemporary pieces grounded in principles of quality, longevity and seamless style
American pastoral • New York studio Roman & Williams has a dedication to nature and artisanal skill that should place it on UK design lovers’ radar
Planters • Bring the outside in with unusual, design-led plant pots, from freestanding metal tubs to rustic glazed stoneware
Words to live by • This month’s books explore the buildings we inhabit, the objects we live with and the landscapes we tend…
Raw talent • Superfront has teamed up with London-based studio Raw Edges on a sleek and sculptural kitchen design that blends brutalist motifs with robust functionality
Turner Contemporary • Just like the atmospheric artworks of landscape painter JMW Turner, this David Chipperfield-designed gallery in Margate is a celebration of light and luminosity
We’re yelling timber! • The smartest new-build homes are not just sustainable, but also soothe the senses. The secret is cross-laminated timber. We asked some of its biggest fans in the architecture world why it’s the material of the moment…
Hans Ulrich Obrist • A person of note tells us what they’re watching, listening to and more…
My Brussels… Beatrix Bourdon • As Belgium celebrates the Year of Art Nouveau, we asked the director of Brussels art fair BRAFA to share her insider’s guide to the city
Laura Jackson • The Glassette founder and design magpie shares the everyday details and delights that have shaped her style this month…
Child Studio • This London duo’s atmospheric interiors combine classical elegance with contemporary flair
Dates for your design diary… • From a blockbuster countdown to an international switch off, plus the big exhibitions to book, we have your month of culture sorted
The collector’s edition • Storage is the unsung hero of the home, whether displaying collections or hiding clutter. To celebrate its work we meet three homeowners to discuss bespoke...