Welcome to the best in design for modern living. Our latest essential edit includes idyllic waterside living, the only glass you'll ever need and an instant classic in set-piece lighting.
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White wine, red wine, champagne, port, sherry – all are served in a different glass, shaped to enhance the various aromas, flavours and characteristics of each liquid. While a table of varied glassware looks elegant when dining out, storing every possible glass for every occasion at home can be impractical. Designer Richard Brendon has teamed up with wine expert Jancis Robinson to solve this and created the One Glass, a single stemmed glass with the optimum shape to enhance every wine, whatever its style.
IMAGES COURTESY OF FREDERIK LINDSTRØM
Skandinavisk create evocative home fragrances, inspired by and using elements native to the Scandinavian landscape that surrounds them. From heather, thyme, bearberry and leaf sap found in high heathland to the mosses, pine needles and cloudberry of the boreal forest, their fragrances are fresh and seasonal. Available in both candle and reed-diffuser form, their Escapes Collection has made the transition to your wrist with perfume oil you can wear.
IMAGES COURTESY OF FLOS / SANTI CALECA
Arrangements, by Michael Anastassiades for Flos, is comprised of nine interchangeable linear lighting elements, including lines, circles, pear drops and diamonds. Each one can be hung with any other, in any combination to create a custom, set-piece chandelier. Simply click them together and switch on. Then change your mind and remix them. Bold, graphic and elegant, modern lighting has a new instant classic.
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