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Design news: sales by Katie Law
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The Linen Press
Discounted bed linens from The Linen Press have been knocked down even further.
Invitation cotton double duvet covers are reduced from £68 to £40, linen ticking double duvet covers from £190 to £122, liquorice cotton superking duvet covers from £75 to £56, pure candy-stripe linen fabric is down from £35 to £15 a metre and ticking tablecloths from £32 to £22.
For more information, call 017683 72777, or visit www.thelinenpress.co.uk.
Handy and Scandy
Get 30 to 50 per cent off selected ceramics and glassware, including Adam porcelain teacups designed by Stig Lindberg for Gustavsberg, down from £35 to £17.50, saucers from £20 to £10, coffee cups from £28 to £14 and saucers from £16 to £8.
Look out, too, for reductions of up to 70 per cent off other homeware, including the Womb chair (right) by Eero Saarinen available in various colours and down from £2,553 to £2,043, and an ottoman reduced from £771 to £616.
Skandium is at 247 Brompton Road, SW3 (020 7584 2066); 86 Marylebone Road, W1 (020 7935 2077); and Selfridges in Oxford Street. For more information, visit www.skandium.com.
For one day only
V V Rouleaux
There is a one-day-only clearance sale on Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Get up to 70 per cent off, including flowers, down from £6.50 to £2, satin ribbon 15mm-wide rolls from £14 to £7, tassles from £35 to £10, jute tie-backs now £5 and jewel fake-glass flowers, reduced from £4.95 to £1.50.
There are also reductions on bespoke fabrics, customised furniture and vintage bridal headdresses. The shop is at Trade Vaults, 6 Tun Yard, Peardon Street, SW8. Call 020 7627 4455, or visit www.vvrouleaux.com.
Kick up your Heal’s
There is up to 50 per cent off across the store and online plus a few one-off bargains until 1 February.
Gerona small sofas in black leather are down from £2,790 to £1,395, Garda leather swivel chairs from £995 to £495, Aria sideboards from £1,195 to £595, Anolon professional four-piece cooking-pan sets reduced from £210 to £100 and silk dupion cushions, which were £20, are now £16.
For details of stockists, call 0870 024 0780, or visit www.heals.co.uk.
Until 31 January, get 50 per cent off selected ceramic ranges, including Mami tableware designed by Stefano Giovannoni, with dinner plates down from £12 to £5, Guido Venturi’s Pluto mugs down from £9 to £4 and Jasper Morrison’s Plate Bowl Cup collection also reduced.
Look for other ranges by Achille Castiglioni, Denton Corker Marshall, David Chipperfield and more.
Alessi is at 22 Brook Street, W1 (020 7518 0909) and Westfield (020 8576 6100). Or visit www.alessi.co.uk.
Bring summertime forward and buy cotton stone roses tablecloths, down from £25 to £18, blue-spot oilcloths from £40 to £30, double duvet covers reduced from £65 to £40, childrens’ sleeping bags down from £12 to £8, rose blue cotton duck fabric from £18 to £12 a metre and cake-tin sets down from £15 to £10. The oven mitt pictured is reduced from £10 to £7.
The sale is online and via mail order at www.cathkidston.co.uk, or call 0845 026 2440.
Bargain of the week
And So To Bed
Until 28 February there is 50 per cent off selected discontinued lines and ex-display linen sets, including the cherrywood Nathalie bed down from £2,800 to £1,400, the Art Deco bed (left) from £3,750 to £1,875, the Georgian four-poster from £3,350 to £1,995 and the Cezanne classic “lit bayeat” from £3,750 to £2,250. Selected mattresses and divans are reduced by 25 per cent, too.
For your nearest showroom, call 0808 144 4343, or visit www.andsotobed.com.
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