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Havisham Counter Stools

Getting the island seating right is always a key consideration at the design details stage of the project, particularly as the island tends to be the central hub of the kitchen so comfortable, practical seating is an absolute must. The sleek Havisham counter stool has a classic contemporary design which lends itself perfectly to modern living. The…

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Japan House London

Kensington High Street has become the new home for Japanese creativity, invention and business thanks to Japan House London. Spread over three floors of the renovated art deco building, Japan house offers a temporary exhibition gallery, events space, library, retail and a Japanese restaurant. Designed to provide an authentic and surprising encounter with the very…

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Trullo London

Trullo London is a stylish yet simple Italian restaurant that takes traditional cuisine to the next level. Founded by Jordan Frieda and Tim Siadatan who have a combination of exemplary expertise, Trullo opened in 2010 and is the slower more relaxed sister restaurant to fast paced Padella. Trullo is now fully established as one of London’s most…

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Hotel Bastide De Gordes

Built on medieval ramparts and sitting 340 metres above sea level on a rocky promontory of the Vaucluse mountains, Hotel Bastide de Gordes offers the most breathtaking views of the famous Luberon mountains and rolling green hills that surround it. Ranking as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the village of Gordes is a…

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The Botanist Greenhouse

Summer at Rosewood London

The Botanist Gin and Rosewood London have collaborated to construct a stunning summer greenhouse right in the middle of Rosewood London’s famous Edwardian courtyard for guests to enjoy a gin experience in London like no other. The courtyard of Rosewood London is the perfect sun trap in the summer and provides a unique outside dining experience away…

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Havisham Dining Chairs

One of the challenges of designing an open plan space that includes a kitchen, dining and soft seating area is keeping a consistent flow and overall design aesthetic that works seamlessly across each of the key areas. One of the most popular additions to a Humphrey Munson project is seating: and in particular, the Havisham dining…

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Summer Recipe Inspiration

A plant-based diet is always appealing during the summer months so we’ve pulled together a menu of options to create the ultimate summer menu using the freshest and lightest ingredients. S T A R T E R  I D E A S 1. If you haven’t tried grilled romaine lettuce yet – you need to. It gives this…

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Château Léoube

We absolutely love the organic rosé by Château Léoube – it’s just the perfect summer drink whether it’s enjoyed as an aperitif or over a long lazy alfresco lunch. Grown on the coastal fringe of the protected site of Cape Bénat in the south of France, Léoube’s organic vineyard enjoys the perfect combination of warm sunny…

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DANTE New York City

Ham Yard Hotel Pop Up

Dante is an award-winning aperitivo bar in New York City and it is taking up residency in The Ham Yard Hotel London this summer: here’s what you need know. Dante was originally established in 1915 as a modernist café in New York’s historic downtown neighbourhood of Greenwich Village and was taken over, renovated and given…

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Humphrey-Lahti Art

Humphrey-Lahti Art features works by creative duo Marko and Eva Humphrey-Lahti and of course you might recognise the name here – Marko is the brother of Peter Humphrey – Design Director and Founder of Humphrey Munson. Marko is a sculptor with a broad business background after a first career as a corporate leader in Marketing and…

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Q&A With Hester Finch

With everyone from Vogue.com to Michelle Ogundehin talking about her pastel nude drawings currently on display at Liberty London, Hester Finch is the one to watch in the art world. Based in south east London where she lives with husband and kid no. 1, Hester juggles work as an artist and motherhood with alluring aplomb.…

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Masterpiece 2018

The Unmissable Art Fair

The unmissable Masterpiece London art fair has established itself as the world’s leading cross-collecting fairs with only the finest works of art, design, furniture, jewellery and antiquities. The yearly summer event provides the perfect opportunity for both new and established collectors to discover works for sale from 160 international exhibitors. This year’s Masterpiece is showcasing…

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Q&A with Louisa Warfield

Louisa Warfield is a specialist in the contemporary art market who works on a one to one basis with private clients, interior designers and friends to find the perfect pieces of artwork for their homes and offices. By working with just one or two clients at a time Louisa works hard to understand their needs…

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Summer Grilling

The Best Alfresco Recipes

Summer is truly the season of the barbecue in which we seize every opportunity to entertain family and friends outdoors. To celebrate this wondrous season and the mighty Wolf outdoor gas grill we have combined all of our favourite barbecue recipes for you to try at home. Beef is versatile and hands down delicious when cooked on a barbecue. The Smokey…

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The Wolf

107cm Outdoor Gas Grill

Summer is officially here so it’s the perfect time for dining outside with friends and family because everything just tastes better al fresco… The Wolf outdoor gas grill is available in a traditional stand-alone style or built in and is the perfect addition to an outdoor kitchen. With a substantial amount of control and more precise cooking temperatures than a standard…

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SEEDLIP

The World’s First Non-Alcoholic Spirit

Founded by Ben Branson after a stint in his ‘kitchen in the woods’ using a small copper still and a copy of The Art of Distillation (written in 1651), he eventually created the perfect solution of what to drink when you’re not drinking. SEEDLIP is the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit, thoughtfully created to enhance your non-alcoholic drinking…

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The Ivy Chelsea Garden

Garden Design Inspiration

The Ivy Chelsea Garden is the perfect combination of sophistication and understated luxury and a really lovely spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the King’s Road in Chelsea. The stunning outdoor area at the Ivy Chelsea Garden was designed by the super talented award-winning landscapers and design specialists Cameron Landscapes and Gardens. Having…

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Petersham Nurseries

Covent Garden

Petersham Nurseries have recently opened two new restaurants – The Petersham and La Goccia – at their Covent Garden location to compliment the existing homewares shop, delicatessen, wine cellar and florist. Both restaurants are accessible via both Floral Street and King Street which bring you to the aptly named Floral Court – a beautiful central courtyard providing a cool botanic escape from the busy city…

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Q&A With Bee Osborn

Osborn Interiors

Osborn Interiors is a world renowned interior design company founded by the incredibly talented Bee Osborn who brings a professional, creative and personal approach to every project she undertakes whether it’s a home, commercial space or boutique hotel. By drawing inspiration from classic design, proportion and light, Bee has created an impressive portfolio of projects…

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FRENCH CONNECTION

Q&A With Jeany Cronk of Mirabeau Wine

Award winning Mirabeau wine was founded in 2009 when Stephen and Jeany Cronk decided to leave their beloved house in South-West London and move to Cotignac, a small village in the heart of Provence. With barely a word of French between them and their three young children, the family spent a year learning to live…

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Refined Southern Charm

The Planters Inn

The Planters Inn is an acclaimed luxury boutique hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, that combines elegant Southern style with contemporary sophistication in a central location. Winner of Travel + Leisure’s #1 Best U.S. Boutique Hotel Award, The Planters Inn is located in the heart of the Historic District in Charleston and it’s this location that ensures most  guests never use a car…

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The Inside Guide To Seville

Rich in Moorish history and famous for its flamboyant flamenco and beautiful orange tree lined streets, it’s safe to say we love Seville. The historical south-western Spanish city is blessed with glorious sunshine for most of the year and has been voted 2018’s top place to visit. Spring is by far the best time of year…

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A Day in the Life

Amelia Freer

Amelia Freer is a registered nutritional therapist with multiple qualifications and is dedicated to helping others adopt a healthier life through optimum nutrition. Amelia’s passion for the power of food combined with past health issues led her to train in multiple areas of nutrition and now has bestselling books under her belt. If you read the HM blog regularly,…

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Q&A With Janine Stone

Janine Stone & Co

Janine Stone & Co initially began as a company dedicated to designing luxury elegant interiors, now nearly 30 years later the London based company has grown into something truly incredible. A true powerhouse of multi-talented professionals with skillsets including architecture, interior design, construction and project management that allow the company to undertake all design and construction services in house ensuring that…

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Malibu Kitchen

THE NED, LONDON

The Malibu Kitchen is a Californian inspired restaurant situated in the magnificent grade I listed, 11 storey former Midlands Bank which was originally designed in 1924 by Sir Edwin (Ned) Lutyens. The Malibu sits amidst the Ned’s historic 3,000 square metre former banking hall where each of the 8 restaurants has its own distinctive space…

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