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Colour clash your home

Designer Laura Olivia on her riotous hues

Potty about pottery

How Charlotte Storrs took her garden shed hobby into an international business.

Check out these Cornish designer delights

Support local talent at this West Country design fair

Withnail & I interiors up for auction

Time to bid for a Victorian mahogany armchair, lead garden urn and library ladders from the cult film, says Annie Deakin

Kelly Hoppen’s guide to living room design

Hoppen on linear designs, lingerie curtains and her living room secrets in an exclusive interview with Annie Deakin

Agent Provocateur: How to create the perfect bedroom

Now designing bedlinen, the saucy knicker house shows gives ten tips to planning your bedroom, by Annie Deakin

At home with Betty Jackson

The iconic fashion designer shares interior tips, colour advice and a few home truths with Annie Deakin.

The Class of 2011 wins top design awards

How 13 graduates scooped prizes at New Designers 2011: Part One

Can interiors heal?

Why Maggie’s is the charity of the design industry, by Annie Deakin

For the real man in your life

From rubber ducks to BBQs, this year’s Father’s Day bestsellers are both bizarre and brilliant, learns Annie Deakin.

Furniture designers honoured at Guildhall awards

Sebastian Conran and Olga Polizzi award designers of mass-produced furniture, says Annie Deakin

Decorating tricks for Generation rent

How to maintain your own sense of style without upsetting the landlord, by Annie Deakin

RCA plays shop

Rope-supported benches, papier-mâché tables and plytube stools... That'll be this week’s RCA graduates pop-up shop, discovers Annie Deakin

The return of Clerkenwell Design Festival

Learn about the pressing issues in the design industry and new furniture ranges next week, says Annie Deakin

Designs that make a difference

Stalls with ethics shine at this week’s Spirit of Summer Fair, says Annie Deakin
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