Contents of issue 112, March & April 2017


IN THE FRAME Alan Kitching, world renowned typographer and designer
THIS LIFE Meet the couple behind design studio Doshi Levien
MONITOR What’s hot out there
INTERIORS NEWS The headliners
REPORT Party people
DISCOVERY Sonia Harris Interiors
TRENDWATCH Pick of the best yellow and country pieces
HEIRLOOM The Happy Whale
SAMPLER Green paint, red fabric, faux wall covering
HOW BIZARRE Petite Friture So-sage lights
MEET THE MAKER Lighting designer Kate Colin
WELL READ Books devoted to pets
I LOVE THIS Bake Off’s Flora Shedden
DESIGN NEWS Ideas and exhibitions
KIDS NEWS ideas for the young team
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AVARICE Shaving Set by Minas


FLOORING Tiles, carpets, wood – all the latest looks and materials are covered


CASE STUDY A lesson in sophisticated storage
LOOK BOOK Themes and kit to covet
PLAY TIME Creative spaces for kids
ASK AWAY Questions answered by the experts
DREAM ON The best beds
MATERIAL GAINS Linen to luxuriate in
KEEP IT TIDY Contemporary cabinetry
STRAIGHT UP The headboard hot list


SECOND CHANCE A derelict farmhouse in the wilds of Lochnagar is given a new lease of life
NAME calling The clue behind the design of an extension was there all along
A PIECE OF CAKE A lot of baking and gritted teeth paid off for one Hawick-based couple
SINGLE-STOREY An addition to a pebbledash property created a seamless open-plan modern space



WIDE-ANGLE LENS Powerful photographs of women doing ordinary things by Franki Raffles
NEWS Fresh works and shows
ART WORDS Stephen Bird on a Pair of Pugilists
DESIGN ARCHIVES This year marks the centenary of Lucienne Day’s birth, a pioneering figure in design


PRESENT DAY A grand Victorian home in Edinburgh has been brought up to date
NATURAL PROGRESSION From film sets to interiors, one designer is making his mark
GROWN UP The time came to overhaul a pied-à-terre into a luxurious sophisticated city apartment


CASE STUDY Black Isle beauty
NEWS The reasons to be outside
STYLE IDEAS Looks, seating, outdoor buildings


TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED Balbinny in Angus is more than a holiday destination


NEWS New homes to buy now
HOUSE HUNTER Highland homes