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Bow Ties, Collaboration, Covent Garden, Open Up, Rory Hutton, Royal Opera House, Silk Scarves, The Marriage of Figaro, The Ring Cycle -

Earlier this year I was commissioned by The Royal Opera House to design an exclusive collection of prints celebrating their forthcoming season and the launch of their new design led retail store in Covent Garden. A dreamier project I could not have imagined!

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Bow Tie, Bow Ties, Creative Product Photography, Irish Linen, lead soldiers, Photoshoot, Rory Hutton -

Several years ago at Wimbledon Car Boot sale I picked up a box of old lead soldiers and farm animals. Dating to the early twentieth century they were a shabby bunch with chipped paintwork, missing limbs and in some cases heads! They had been well loved and this made them all the more magical. I fell for this sorry collection, but what was I going to do with a box of battered toys? This was my first Christmas in London so I tied them up with ribbons and used them to decorate a small Christmas tree. I think I can...

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beauty, Books, Bow Ties, Design, Fashion Designer, Inspiration, Irish Linen, linen bow tie, mens bow tie, patterned bow tie, Rory Hutton, silk bow tie, World of Interiors -

Spending a lazy Saturday browsing the shelves at Waterstones, I came across a book entitled Books Do Furnish A Room by Leslie Geddes-Brown. This got me thinking about my own interiors and how I live with books. As the son of a librarian I have books in my DNA and consequentially I am never happier then when surrounded by stacks of them. I ran out of shelf space long ago and I now have books everywhere, even piled high on the arms of my sofa, what could be better! My books are mostly on interiors, fashion, history and antiques and...

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