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An Expert’s Guide to Lighting

Bring an inviting glow to your home with these room-by-room tips from one of our interior designers.

  1. Adam Lippes leans against a door frame. He is wearing a blue shirt and beige chinos.

    Tales of Living with Adam Lippes

    In episode three of House of Tales, the fashion designer and friend of OKA discusses how he designs his homes to be enjoyed and lived in.

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  2. Tessa Packard's Guide to Chelsea, London

    Tessa Packard's Guide to Chelsea, London

    Ahead of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the jewelry designer and Chelsea local shares her favorite restaurants, bars and boutiques to explore in London’s prettiest neighborhood.

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  3. Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2023

    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2023

    From plant pots for green-thumbed mums to dinnerware for avid entertainers, find the perfect Mother’s Day gift in our edit. 

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  4. Tales of Escapism with Amanda Cutter Brooks

    Tales of Escapism with Amanda Cutter Brooks

    In episode two of our House of Tales podcast, journalist Bethan Ryder visits the tastemaker in the Cotswolds to learn how travel shapes her home.

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  5. Tales of Individuality with Bay Garnett

    Tales of Individuality with Bay Garnett

    In the inaugural episode of our House of Tales podcast, the fashion stylist gives host and design journalist Bethan Ryder a tour of her west London townhouse.

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  6.  Octavia Dickinson on the Enduring Charm of British Design

    Octavia Dickinson on the Enduring Charm of British Design

    We spoke to the interior designer about her classic English country house style, heritage design and why people are seeking comfort in color and print.

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  7. How Alice Grace Interiors Gave Her Modern Home a Timeless Makeover

    How Alice Grace Interiors Gave Her Modern Home a Timeless Makeover

    The designer on transforming her contemporary property to complement its classic Cotswolds surroundings.

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  8. A Timeless Bath Townhouse Rich in Reflective Elegance

    A Timeless Bath Townhouse Rich in Reflective Elegance

    A calming color palette with metallic touches and an abundance of texture result in a refined yet welcoming look.

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  9. How to Mix Old and New Design

    How to Mix Old and New Design

    OKA’s interiors expert Sarina Hawkins shares her tips for blending the traditional with the contemporary.

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