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Sage is the colour of healing and serenity. It’s also a colour that will outlast passing fads, since it acts as both a neutral nuance and a colourful decorative feature. We’ve gathered the most harmonious colour combinations and the most ingenious ideas for using sage indoors. We’ve also got some exciting travel tips so you can see sage in its natural habitat.
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Good food is certainly important. But how it’s served also enhances our dining pleasure. With the right crockery we can create a special atmosphere around the table. And that’s not all: our dinner service also affects the sort of dishes we serve. We’ll tell you the whole story. read more ›

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Guest blog from Frank Teuber of Pflanzenfreude.de

There are no limits to the imagination you can use in interior design. You might like striking colours on the walls, luxurious feature wallpapers, furniture as an artistic arrangement, or just minimal, clean lines. In 2017, the focus is on teasing out the special features of every room. And there’s one aspect you should never overlook: flowers and plants. Not only are they attractive, but they also impact immediately on our psyche. We dissect the four main trends – Energise, Harmonise, Rebel and Equalise. read more ›

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You could be in a Hitchcock film. Wherever you look, bevies of birds are staring at you. Whether on the catwalk, on the cover of a book or in the interior, our feathered friends are flocking together this season. But don’t despair: from pompous peacocks to swooping swallows, there’s so much variety you’ll find the right bird for you. Time for a bit of birdwatching. read more ›

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Designer Corinna Kretschmar-Joehnk throws the desk out of the window when furnishing a next-generation hotel room. The joint head of JOI Design in Hamburg works with a studio team on her interiors. She has spent over 30 years creating many distinctive premium brand hotels, luxury spas and restaurants. This trend expert has some surprisingly radical statements for us, and a fair few ‘instagrammable’ style secrets. read more ›