Editor's Design Pet Peeves
Our senior editor, Lydia Somerville, has compiled a highly personal and subjective list of decorating sins that drive her batty.
Too Many Shiny Surfaces
Always mix something organic or worn into a modern interior to soften it and add essential contrast. A decorator once told of being approached by a celebrity who wanted a house decorated only in glass and metal furniture. The decorator turned down the job, rightly predicting that it would be a pretty boring interior that wouldn’t live up to his reputation.
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