The Gilded Cabinet

It’s Autumn, must mean Decorex

Posted by Leanne Williams, Monday September 23, 2013

Well the weather has changed and autumn is definitely in the air with all the promise of a new season — shiny conkers, wood smoke and crisp country walks. The children are back at school, new shoes, new stationery (always a bonus) and new books.

This time of year also signals Decorex, the interior design show, now in its new location in Kensington, so up to London we sauntered to buy our own new fabric books.

It is always interesting seeing the new collections and you cannot help but feel hugely inspired and excited, it’s a bit like Christmas come early. We were particularly taken with some of the stunning lighting, especially these contemporary lanterns.


The theme of this year’s show was The Silk Route and Kit Kemp decorated the entrance in her inimitable colourful, eclectic style which is right up our street. Playing with scale is a great way to add interest to a space and this oversized headboard with its beautiful embroidered fabric and pattern, pattern everywhere was a visual treat. Completely amazing boat chandelier lights as well…



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