What’s hot this month, from bespoke fireplaces to the perfect fabric to update your home
Lean but luxurious. Inspired by mid-20th century French design, this bench is manufactured in solid steel in Dorset and upholstered in the softest, hand-stitched Buffalo calf leather. Crillon Bench by Soane, £5,025 (incl VAT).
Raw talent is something that we all hanker for and in the decorative intricacies of Paul Spencer’s hand-carved bespoke chimney pieces it’s very much in evidence. Take this Canova fireplace, carved from marble, which will never fail to appeal. Price on application.
Now pattern is de rigueur it might be time to update your house fabrics. This Delphos Dark Blue by Jane Churchill is a perfect backdrop to brights and will instantly calm an interior. £52 per metre. For stockists: janechurchill.com
British glassmaker Sarah Wiberley brings a fresh approach to glassblowing with a luxurious finish that doesn’t detract from the function. Tall Cameo vase in gold £1250 and vase in coffee, £740, both from Dorchester Collection at www.vesselgallery.com
Reminiscent of crocodile skin, these lamps would make a perfect present. The Safari Lamp comes in bleached sycamore with eucalyptus marquetry (H265mm) or in black stained sycamore (H385mm), both with linen shades. From £1,650. www.davidlinley.com
Black is back and who better to purvey it than Anouska Hempel? When she opened Blakes Hotel in the 1970s no one had heard of ‘boutique’ hotels but the idea has stayed and her eponymous style of Asian fusion design continues with this small collection of glamorous pieces. The beech Asia Minor screen is £6,200 (H3100mm) and is ideal for filtering light and giving an extra dimension to any room.