1. London leavers: 'Robbie Williams and I plan our artworks over the phone now I've swapped Acton for Shropshire'

    By Ruth Bloomfield When Ed Godrich, artist, interior designer, and serial entrepreneur, decided to move out of London he wanted it to be a really radical life change. And so he and his husband swapped an Art Deco warehouse apartment in Acton , west London, for an isolated five bedro
  2. Colour drenching? Unexpected red? Hollie Bowden's alternative tricks for using colour at home

    By Hollie Bowden Once upon a time I rented a flat in De Beauvoir with white walls and matching shabby-chic floorboards. I soon slicked the tired floor in black paint and was happy in my monochrome palace for many years, until the arrival of my twins triggered a surprise craving for
  3. #OTD 1913: Olympic swimmer, actress, socialite, interior designer, and all-around interesting lady Eleanor Holm was born in New York. After claiming the gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke in 1932, she would be expelled from the 1936 games, ostensibly for drunkenness. Yet, the