Atlanta hotspots

My favourite hotspots: Atlanta

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As you know, I am holding a talk in Atlanta this Friday, 20th October . Atlanta is a wonderful location, and I feel lucky to be visiting, especially at such a beautiful time of the year. With so much to see and do, Atlanta is a place everyone should explore at least once, in my […]

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Join me at ADAC, Atlanta

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Art is a passion of mine and is, I believe, one of the most important aspects of any interior. Bringing personality and joie de vivre to a space, a beautiful piece of artwork can help create an atmosphere that really brings your home to life, easily showcasing the details that make you uniquely ‘you’.

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The Art of Bespoke

Posted in Design, Insights

I am often asked what are my favourite aspects of being an interior designer and I always reply that I cherish the ability and opportunity to create unique bespoke interiors and furniture. In this insight I will take the opporuntity to share with you my inspiration behind two of my favourite pieces which I have […]

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Congratulations to April Russell who has been Shortlisted for a Bespoke Cabinetry Award

Posted in Awards, Insights, Press & Events

design et al are delighted to announce that April Russell has been shortlisted in the Bespoke Cabinetry Category of The International Product Design Awards 2015.

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Gallery Inspiration for decorating with art

Posted in Art, Design, Insights, Interior design

The last couple of months have really inspired me when working with my clients’ art collections and proved that decorating with art can produce truly stunning results.

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The HOUSE designed by April Russell – Interior Design Events

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This week my team and I head to House in association with House & Garden which is part of a triple exhibition at Olympia running alongside The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair and the Spirit of Summer. House will showcase a curated collection of prestigious, leading and emerging house brands and specialists in a showcase of style and design.

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A Peaceful Winter Retreat

Posted in Design, Insights, Interior design

I am excited to show our latest commission in Palm Beach, Florida- The Peaceful Winters Retreat. The original interior design solution was so dark and sad but I have a knack for seeing through bland dark interiors and I was inspired from the onset. After we stripped everything out my first priority was to find […]

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Decorating with art

Posted in Art, Design, Insights, Interior design

Creating spaces which beautifully showcase my clients’ art collections is one of my greatest passions. There is simply nothing more personal than bespoke interior design.

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My favourite boutiques: New York and London

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New York and London are my favourite locations, and I am very lucky to spend my time between the two. With each boasting an abundance of parks, art galleries and delicious eateries, I couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. In July last year, I shared my top art finds in New York and London. Allow me […]

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Relocating from Cheyne Court

Posted in Insights, Interior design

The new year is upon us, and with it comes exciting times ahead for my husband and me. After seven wonderful years, we are looking to move away from our Cheyne Court Chelsea apartment, and relocate to a larger property, with space for our grandchildren. Marketed by our good friends at Strutt and Parker and John […]

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April Russell at Grace Belgravia

Posted in Art, Design, Insights

Last month, I hosted a breakfast masterclass at exclusive women’s only members club, Grace Belgravia. Alongside a wonderful team of experts, Rebecca Weir of Light IQ and Kate Jones of John Jones Framers, I spoke at length about my favourite topic – the art of interiors. Hosted by Jade Thomson, of LuxDeco, the discussion was a […]

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April Russell Insights

I want to share with you some of the most inspiring finds from the world of interior design, art, architecture and lifestyle.