"She knew that certain conversations can only be had with a full stomach and simply serving our guests tea and snacks on the sofa wasn't going to let that happen."
"To pay lip service to sustainability and then head off to Milan and speak well of vast exhibition booths that will all go into the bin... is the kind of dishonesty that just cannot be tolerated."
"I think defining good furniture boils down to four elements. They are proportion, integrity, the use of colour and, finally, the role of decorative features."
“The world will hold its breath, at least some parts of it will, as we try to work out if there were any lessons learnt from the last year and a half. But whilst we do this, here are a few common sense things that I hope will rapidly change our cultural landscape”
“All of the choices we make form the design of our lives, individually and collectively. Alongside careful decisions regarding our consumption of products, we must consider the ideas that feed our minds and hearts.”
"Slowing down or finding the 'New Gentle' for me involves looking at the home as a place where careful and reasoned decisions have to replace the mindless following of trends."