External Examiner

External Examiner

Many clients are surprised to hear that I prefer it not to be sunny when I’m shooting interiors. But the stronger the sun, the stronger the shadows, making it very difficult to achieve a balanced,¬†well lit and consistent¬†image. While the human eye is quite...
Livingroomsetc

Livingroomsetc

“40 Fabulous Rooms 2012” in the current issue of Livingetc, is the magazine’s annual look at the most influential and inspiring trends in Interiors. Among their “New Blues”, no.17 is a moody but elegant London living room that I shot...
Mood Indigo – Part 4

Mood Indigo – Part 4

Reception Rooms Some houses were made for hosting great events and parties, and the principal rooms on the ground floor here could happily accommodate receptions of an ambassadorial scale. The drawing room could easily double as a ballroom; the  grand piano is...
Mood Indigo – Part 3

Mood Indigo – Part 3

Well Connected Back when I studied Interior Design, space planning was a key area of the curriculum. Of particular importance was circulation, how you move around a space, and how one space linked to another. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is...
Mood Indigo – Part 2

Mood Indigo – Part 2

Should you happen to be a guest at this house in Holland Park, you will no doubt have been tempted to use the wonderful pool featured in Part 1. You should take into account however that while the pool is on the bottom floor, the guest bedrooms are on the top, and it...