For a chalet designer, you’d imagine the task would be straightforward: simply create cosy boltholes, swathed in faux fur and warm wood, for snuggling up in after an exhilarating day in the mountains. But not everyone who loves the Alps enough to want a home in this part of the world restricts their visits to the ski season.
As 2021 draws to a close (and what a year it has been), we’re taking the opportunity to pay tribute to the place that has been a constant, kept us safe and provided sanctuary over the last twelve months: home.
Confident colour rules in this first home
What A two bedroom tenement flat
Where Glasgow's west end
Interior designer Abi Crowther of Chelsea McLaine
Photography Ryan Johnston
Words Gillian Welsh