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The Art of Bespoke

5.11.2015, 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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Gallery Inspiration for decorating with art

29.07.2015, 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

11.06.2015, posted in Insights

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

7.05.2015, 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

26.03.2015, 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

27.02.2015, posted in Insights

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

29.01.2015, 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

18.12.2014, 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 In The Press

4.12.2014, 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

1.10.2014, 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 Strutt & Parker Partner, James Forbes

22.08.2014, posted in Spotlight, View all

I love working with creative people on exciting new projects! Sometimes, we require a large team to make our client’s dreams come true – and working with these new people only adds to the success of what we do. One person I have worked with on several occasions is James Forbes, Partner at Strutt & […]

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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.