House Tour: Soviet chic in a Moscow

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I always enjoy featuring international house tours on Decorator’s Notebook, especially those in more unusual locations. Over the years I’ve shared beautiful homes in Croatia, Canada, Switzerland, Finland and Australia to name but a few. I’d never come across anything in Russia though that inspired me… until today that is! Unlike in Europe and Scandinavia… 

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Trainspotters London pop-up shop

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Regular here will know I’m a big fan of industrial interiors, so when Trainspotters opened a pop-up shop in Spitalfields, just around the corner from where I work, I couldn’t resist a look around. Trainspotters specialises in lighting and furniture reclaimed from disused factories in the UK and former Eastern Bloc countries. They’re usually tucked… 

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Explore a stripped-back vintage home

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I usually avoid posting house tours from the mighty Design*Sponge because I assume lots of you will have already seen them. However I loved this house so much I’m making an exception. It belongs to Philadelphia duo Tara Mangini and Percy Bright who run the Jersey Ice Cream Co (an online shop selling vintage furniture,… 

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Explore a quirky Brighton home

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After all the embellishment and lavish decorations of Christmas have been packed away, I find myself drawn to simpler styles as the New Year begins. I spotted this quirky Brighton home before Christmas but wanted to save it, as it’s a perfect example of the relaxed, reclaimed look I’m coveting at the moment and I… 

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