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George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces And New Book Updates

All my books and TV projects have always started at a grass roots level rather than in a media corporations ‘brain-storm’ session and I think it is that authenticity and representation of your voices and projects that has found such…

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Old House New Home: Partnering Old And New

For a style up, mixing older pieces with contemporary ones, is always a chance to create a bit of excitement and works well whether we are talking clothes or interiors. At the lovely Regency house that the Hempsall/Harrimans own in…

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Old House New Home: Burnt Cedar And Copper

Although I must have styled a good few kitchens, and certainly looked at and written about at least 50 during the process of writing ‘my cool kitchen’ the past few weeks have given me the great opportunity of actually designing…

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Amazing Spaces And The Glamping Show

This week the new series of Amazing Spaces begins. It’s an exciting time for the team and myself as we’ve worked so hard pulling it together for your viewing pleasure and it’s wonderful to see the final production. George Clarke…

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My Cool Inspirations: A HIP New York Houseboat

This boat featured more fully in ‘my cool houseboat’ was truly a project and a half, salvaged, restored and re-fitted, with a battering from Hurricane Sandy along the way. Originally built in the more decadent times of 1986 as a Goldman…

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Get The Look: Chic And Effortlessly Cool Parisian Houseboat

This little narrow boat embodies the spirit of Parisien chic: cinematic, film noir, dark walls, twinkling lights, mystery, and exquisitely good taste. Light industrial accents pepper the space but don’t define it – this space is not about fads or trend,…

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Extreme Small Space Living And Working: Sarah Henshaw’s Book Barge

Working from home is a familiar arrangement for many of us. But what if that home is a 60ft narrow boat and working from home is actually running a bookshop within? The journalist and shopkeeper Sarah Henshaw has done just…

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Top Tips For Taking Cool Photographs: From Someone I have Already Learnt So Much From

Across both projects that keep us busy here in the office – the ‘my cool’ book series and ‘George Clarkes Amazing Spaces’ – the pursuit of a good visual image is never far from the conversation. High quality cool photography…

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Top 15 Tips From My Cool Kitchen Book For The Heart Of The Home

Make It Yours Injecting some of your personality and character into the space is key. Abigail Ahearn, the style maven whose kitchen we feature in the book describes it as ‘the room we forget to decorate’ – very true words….

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7 Ways To Make A Small Kitchen Look Bigger

I wanted to take a bit of time out of book writing and film scheduling to share a few inspirations I have collected along the way for anyone currently thinking about re-styling their own small kitchen. So if you are…