And this lot features a favourite colour palette (green, blue and wood), so I am now mentally refurnishing my house.
the world's best stool that he found). But we'll see how the excitement pans out in practice. Maybe I could just forward him this post... could I?
Above: the sofa with the cushions and that soft, pale chest of drawers are so beautiful together they could be a painting. Green on green and dusty pink. Mmm. And I love how the sleek chrome throws in a curveball.
Italian chrome aluminium pendant,£175+vat; two seater sofa re-upholstered in ex snooker table baise, £1,750+vat; Tweed & Kirsten Hecktermann cushions. Limited run (two of each design available), £95+vat each; large pink framed mirror, £195+vat
Above: storage porn. I like how battered these cupboards look, and I especially like them lined up like this as wall storage. That is a good tip. Wall-mounting anything generally gives it a swishier vibe I reckon.
Iroko bedside tables, waxed and restored with lovely dovetail joinery, £145+vat each;
Italian bevel-edged mirror in painted frame, £75+vat; bespoke dining table with steel legs and a patinated solid iroko top salvaged from schools; pair of tubular framed stacking chairs, £75 +vat for the pair
1950s turquoise Italian sideboard with three cupboards, numerous storage compartments and glass top, £1750+vat; curved back 1950s Italian sofa in original upholstery, £895+vat; set of 8 Danish armchairs with original blue leather upholstery, £195+vat each; small glass funnel light with green flex and all electrical parts ready for installation, £65+vat
Above: how fantastic is that stone wall? I'm about to catch up with the first episode of Mad Men series 6, and this is just how I imagine the show's take on late sixties style will be. I hope so, anyway.
Black anglepoise lamp, newly rewired,£295+vat; green enamel factory shades. All newly rewired and supplied with flex, £85+vat each; oval shaped coffee table with chamfered edge and spider leg design, £395+vat
So as not to depress anyone (myself chiefly) I haven't listed every item in these pictures. If you're feeling flush, you can always check the Retrouvius website.