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The Essential Elements for a Beautiful Dressing Room

Posted in Interior design, Press & Events

The dressing room has been a mainstay of luxurious homes for centuries and it’s still a much-loved, much-appreciated appendage of the home for the modern-day woman. After all, a dressing room gives you a morning pit stop where you can prep for the day ahead; somewhere to play dress up and transform yourself before those unforgettable evenings; and a retreat to perform your favourite beauty rituals before bedtime.

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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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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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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 In The Press

Posted in Art, Design, Insights, Interior design

We have had a wonderful and busy year here at April Russell: the Art of Interiors. Between London, New York and Palm Beach, we have worked on some exciting interiors, and hosted some insightful talks. Throughout this, we have had some fantastic press! Below, I summarise some of my favourite pieces… Art is my passion, […]

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My Top Tips for Using Art at Home

Posted in Art, Insights, Interior design

Art is my passion. I love to collect beautiful pieces originating from a variety of sources, and enjoy indulging in a wide range of artist, era, and style. As with many things in life, art is very personal to each individual, and every piece means something different depending on who is viewing it. Choosing the […]

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An interview with painter, Holly Fields-Scott

Posted in Art, Design, Interior design, Spotlight, View all

I recently completed work on a beautiful apartment in New York, on the Upper East Side. The home is filled with wonderful artwork, paint finishes and bespoke furnishings, with the benefit of a great location, and exquisite lighting – perfect for entertaining!

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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.