Irish Journal – Part 2

Irish Journal – Part 2

It’s a shame I didn’t have time for any landscape shots while I was in Mayo, but then that’s good reason to return. The second house I shot for Philippa, commanded spectacular views over the water from its elevated position. This image gives just a...
Couture House

Couture House

Shortly after writing my last post, I watched a BBC4 documentary on the couturier, Valentino. The film was the “fly on the wall” type, following him over a period of a few weeks or months, and recording him at work on a new collection, interspersed with...
Spring at last!

Spring at last!

After the long hard winter, the vibrant colours of spring are welcome relief. Here’s a small apartment designed by Adrienne Chinn. Created on a small budget, from a developer’s standard shell, and only a stone’s throw from Tate Modern, this simple...
Dreaming In Black & White (& Gold)

Dreaming In Black & White (& Gold)

It seems to be received wisdom that bedrooms should be in pale, soft colours to induce the feelings of calm required for a good night’s sleep, so it’s perhaps a brave or unconventional person that decorates a bedroom in black, or very dark shades....