Corinne Julius

Nine of the best: drinks trolleys

Since its Seventies heyday, the humble trolley has been pushed up against the wall — but now it is returning to centre stage...

My design London: Abraham Thomas

Abraham Thomas, the new director of Sir John Soane's Museum in Lincoln's Inn Fields, shares his top design tips and secret shops.

Design trends: blue rooms

Blue is the colour of 2013, according to London's top designers who could be taking inspiration from Picasso's Blue Room, currently on show at the Courtauld Institute. Add accents of cobalt and indigo at home to revive a room for the spring

Handmade decorations

London has plenty of skilled makers designing contemporary handmade Christmas decorations to add a touch of fun and unusual sparkle to your tree this year

Design trends: bronze

Bronze has been used in the home for years - and with it's many styles and forms, this precious heavy metal is more popular than ever