Katie Law

My Design London: Ed Burstell, Liberty of London MD

The managing director of one of London’s leading department stores reveals his favourite London haunts, from The Modern Warehouse furniture shop in Stratford to the high point of Highbury Fields, and explains why he’d love to travel with bespoke Hermès luggage.

Design trends: your essential laundry kit

Clean up in style with the latest in utility room gadgets, from an eco friendly solution to stubborn stains to a glamorous gold metallic iron which doubles as a handy vertical fabric steamer - housework has never been such a breeze.


My design London: Abigail Ahern

Tastemaker Abigail Ahern has an eye for dramatic interior design and a penchant for moody glamour. She takes us on a tour of her favourite shops, haunts and secret escapes in the city...

Pantone reveals colour of 2015: Marsala

Marsala, a rich, warm shade, is Pantone’s colour of the year for 2015. The world’s leading colour technology company, Pantone is considered the benchmark for hot hues in the design industry — for fashion’s catwalks and in interiors. Evoking the famous fortified wine of the same name, Marsala combines earthiness and sophisticated glamour, to be used sparingly for a bold accent or all over to create a feeling of cocooned luxury.

My design Christmas: Nadja Swarovski

Heiress to the crystal business founded in Austria reveals her secret festive shopping haunts, what gifts she hopes to receive and why she loves the capital at Christmas.

Dine on design: Old Tom & English

Low lighting, marble-topped tables and plush soft furnishings create a warm and intimate clubby atmosphere at Soho's latest new restaurant and vintage cocktail bar.