JOYCE

In the heart of Hong Kong, JOYCE Central has been the epicenter of Hong Kong fashion since the early 70s. It’s current president, Andrew Keith is an ex patriot Scot. Wishing to spend more time here with extended family along with his partner, Glasgow trained architect, Roddy Murray, the couple have restored an imposing townhouse in Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town.

Roddy Murray & Andrew Keith

They wanted something more characterful than their 1960s Hong Kong apartment, and the Georgian architecture drew them to the spacious, imposing house.

Sitting room

The result is dazzling in it’s originality. Read more…

Retail Therapy

Don’t forget to buy your house a xmas present!

Anglepoise

Gorgeous lighting is a must have for all homes. It is one of my favourite subjects, as you know. I know a fab, fab place in Edinburgh… Moleta Munro for exquisite, modern, more than up to the minute design. If you cannot make it in, they do sell online.
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Art

Still in shock after last weeks err ‘election’… I think a bit of retail therapy is called for, so I thought I would show you the work of a couple of artists I have come across recently, that I am very, very struck by.

This Is Not The Life I Ordered

Above is ‘This Is Not The Life I ordered’ by Edinburgh based artist Alice Boyle.

I suspect that particular painting is flying of the shelf at the moment…
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The Presidents Home

Whatever happens in the next 24 hours it is going to be a sad day, when it comes, saying good bye to these guys…

Barack and daughters

Delighted to come across these images in Architectural Digest I was completely un-amazed at how beautiful the Obama’s apartments in the White House were… and of course, what makes the rooms so beautiful and so very ‘them’ are the art works…
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Time flies…

It really does feel like yesterday that I first met Catherine and she was telling me all about her new business. Suddenly Catherine Lepreux Interiors is celebrating five years!

Catherine Lepreux

A perfectionist, when it comes to needlework. Her expertise in soft furnishing is a result of thorough training and experience, as well as a natural passion for the subject. She is based in Fife from where she can easily serve clients in Edinburgh, Fife and further afield.

curtain pleat

Her work has a naturally celebrational feel, she is confident with rich fabrics, preferably drenched in colour and with an emphasis on quality and craftsmanship.
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