So, spare a thought this Christmas to the unsung heroes of the transport industry whose workplace is the often-dangerous UK road network. Cut 'white van man' some slack; they have probably still got 85 more parcels to deliver and it's seven o’clock at night.
Claire Berliner Benson describes herself as ‘a colour addict’. Based in Oxford she has spent 25 years working as an artist and graphic designer. After coming across her work during Artweeks last May we were eager to learn more about her ‘colour conversations’ and what inspires her to paint.
A living room is often said to be the heart of a family’s home and many wish for it to feel and look as special as it possibly can be. Achieving that perfect balance of comfort and aesthetic is no easy task and so we were delighted to hear form home furnishing experts Englanderline with their specialist tips and advice.
“Soft, lazy, unruly…” is how interiors expert, Sophie Robinson describes her home in East Sussex. She has just launched her latest collaboration with Harlequin, part of The Sanderson Design.
Oxford’s own Annie Sloan CBE – fine artist, paint-maker, colour expert, entrepreneur, and author – has opened her archives for OX Homes. For this issue, Annie’s looking at budget-and-planet-friendly Christmas decorations.
As we hunker down for the slower season of winter, we look at simple ways to promote this sense of comfort in our homes.
New from French publishers Flammarion this autumn, is Extraordinary Collections, by acclaimed illustrator and designer, Marin Montagut.
When transforming your living space into a haven of timeless elegance, there’s a design trend that never goes out of style: Oxford opulence. This quintessentially British style adds sophistication, refinement, and a touch of luxury to your home.