I came across a review of a store called Bailey's, it was by Mary Portas in the Saturday Telegraph, she gave it 9 out of 10 which is high praise indeed.I haven't been to the store but it is definitely on my to do list.
Here is a message from the Bailey's store
Whilst I was out and about last week I came across this book, it is written by the owners of Bailey's and is full of inspiring things, with great visual inspiration.
You can purchase this book from AAnother useful design book to help you fill your home with all things nice is this book called The Natural Home.
This is a book description from Amazon where the book can be purchased for £13.99 The Natural Home is a place where natural materials and motifs are the key elements of a decorating style that is a joy to live with and a joy to behold. Influential art director and stylist Hans Blomquist starts off by exploring the essence of his style. In Texture, he revels in the textures and patinas of natural materials. Still Life reveals Hans' passion for creating displays that showcase treasured pieces, while Plants and Flowers celebrates the beauty of nature and the cycles of the natural world. Colour presents his favourite earthy, natural colour palette, which provides the perfect backdrop for hits of brighter natural hues. In the second part of the book, Homes, through a series of case studies, Hans explores houses and apartments that showcase the beautiful simplicity and elegance of the natural look.
I feel a trip to Bailey's and a ordering fest from Amazon coming on! How about you? Do you have any book recommendations to add to my order?