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How To Style Up a Rented Home with Cox & Cox

So you live in rented digs. You can’t paint the walls or pull up the carpet lest you face the wrath of your landlord and a lot of the time it feels like the home you’re in doesn’t do a great job of reflecting you, or comforting you in tougher times. Living in a temporary home or rented room can cramp your style, especially if you’re a creative person with a big vision for the space you want live in. Sadly, if you’re renting, you won’t be able to make any massive changes to your home, but you can make…

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Meet the Green-Fingered Duo Behind London Terrariums

One of the problems of living in a city, as culturally rich and creatively diverting as it may be, is that we’re seldom granted a patch of green to call our own. Sure, we’ve got parks and some high streets go in for hanging baskets, but the dense tropical flora we usually crave is always out of reach. If you’re anything like me, you really go in for greenery in your workspace, home or studio. Plantlife is a friend to us all and boosts our wellbeing and creativity, but we don’t all have the privilege of a private garden to…

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Why You Should Visit Bristol’s Best Stationery Shop Papersmiths

Papersmiths is a book and stationery shop nestled happily in the heart of Bristol’s Clifton Village. The store sells carefully curated items from cutting edge designers and illustrators from all over the world. Though it was the outstanding book selection, which primarily focuses on design and lifestyle, which originally drew me to this independent emporium, it’s the space itself that attracts shoppers from far and wide. With vast windows that allow sunlight to soak into oak clad walls and bounce off ceramic tiled surfaces, walls of magazines and green plants shelter beneath a distinctive larch wood ceiling. The shop now known as Papersmiths was created…

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How To Transform Your Outdoor Space with MADE.COM

If you have a garden that spans vast tracks and includes anything remotely close to a pond, potting shed or veg patch, give yourself a pat on the back. The rest of you, get ready to embrace the reality of your teeny patch of grass, patio or balcony with a broad smile. For city-folk, outdoor space is usually limited which means you’ll have to work that little bit harder to make it look amazing. Putting together a colourful, creative patch in which to breathe in a little fresh air is a great way to usher in the sunnier seasons and express…

The Magnum Home: A Pop-Up Exhibition and Three Unmissable Events

This moth, Plinth, Magnum Photos and publisher Thames & Hudson are set to open the doors to The Magnum Home, a brilliant pop-up space that combines show-stopping interior design with inspiring photography from the Magnum archive. Located in a listed Georgian townhouse, just opposite the British Museum, the show is the culmination of a curatorial collaboration between Enow Eshun, creator of Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity, and Yinka Ilori, a designer and interior curator whose distinctive style draws on anything from Nigerian parables to London’s markets. The Magnum Home will house a full-scale exhibition comprised of shots from the Magnum archive titled Just Kids: Magnum…