Posts Tagged ‘perspex and vinyl’

William Morris famously advised that you should have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful and I couldn’t agree more. However, just occasionally I find something that I truthfully cannot really put in either camp, but which simply makes me smile. Whilst all good interior designers know that you don’t mess with William Morris, I also believe in breaking the rules and should you feel so inclined, I have a few suggestions.

Rockett st george flamingo

What’s not to love about a fabulous faux flamingo? – made with real feathers but the rest, thankfully, is fake

£49 from Rockett St George

Rockett st george Dancing

This perspex and red vinyl sign is a cracker – it’s a metre wide so it’s impossible to ignore.

Rockett St George £89

graham and green bindu cow head

Continuing the faux taxidermy theme that is rightly popular at the moment, I love this jolly Bindu cow head which looks like it could wink at any minute.

Graham and Green H.65cm x W.15cm x D.45cm £125

cole and son wallpaper 2cole and son wallpaper

This brilliant frieze wallpaper from Cole and Son features nine cyclists on a multi-saddle bicycle – surely this is the future?

7.5 metre x 52cm roll. £190 per roll

a and b furniture

Strictly speaking this sheepskin magazine rack from A + B furniture is both beautiful and useful but actually I think it is just such fun, so I included it anyway.


Vyconic guitar clock

Vyconic make all sorts of things into clocks, bike wheels, record players, guitars – and whilst a clock is always useful, I know that is not the reason you would want this.


flock-follies seat

I’m saying nothing……

Cheeky seatseat by Flock Follies £450

Roam Kapow blanket

Kapow Blanket by ROAM, made in gorgeously fine lambswool, for the superhero household, where William Morris is not welcome. £249

Impecable taste will be resumed in our next blog.

This blog first appeared on Cambridge Evening News website.

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