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Our Year in Review

2022 was the year we launched everything from new pieces to our very own podcast. Join us for a recap of the highlights.

  1. Power Desking with Daisy Knatchbull

    Power Desking with Daisy Knatchbull

    Daisy Knatchbull, Founder of London-based women's tailoring company The Deck, on how she gets things done.

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  2. how to choose a lampshade colour

    Tips on choosing the right lampshade color

    Explore our advice on selecting lampshade colors. Discover tips on illuminating each room and using light shades to introduce texture, color and pattern.

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  3. Power Desking with Sheherazade Goldsmith

    Power Desking with Sheherazade Goldsmith

    We spoke to the founder of Loquet London, a brand which approaches the age-old idea of a treasured locket in a very modern, personal way, to hear about her career and creations.

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  4. Creating a productive environment for working from home

    Creating a productive environment for working from home

    Tips and tricks for creating a beautiful space that is sure to foster creativity and productivity, all the while aiding work-life balance.

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  5. From the desk of...

    From the desk of...

    Inspired by the words and workspaces of great authors, we take a look at how to create a desk setup that suits you.

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  6. How to choose a lampshade: the ultimate guide

    How to choose a lampshade: the ultimate guide

    Choosing a lampshade to match a base can be tricky, but there are a few rules that can help when picking the size, shape, style and color.

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  7. Creative ways to use a side table

    Creative ways to use a side table

    From bars to mini bookshelves, it’s time to think outside the box.

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  8. Perfectly at home, with Erin Doherty

    Perfectly at home, with Erin Doherty

    We caught up with Erin Doherty, who played Princess Anne in The Crown, and discussed simple pleasures, interiors essentials, and all things creative.

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  9. The history of rattan

    The history of rattan

     Rattan was where it all began for us; when our Founders launched OKA in the UK in 1999, and it has taken pride of place among our designs—and in our homes—ever since.

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