Monthly Archives: February 2015

My favourite boutiques: New York and London

February 27, 2015

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 […]

Relocating from Cheyne Court

January 29, 2015

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 […]

April Russell at Grace Belgravia

December 18, 2014

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 […]

April Russell In The Press

December 4, 2014

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, […]

My Top Tips for Using Art at Home

October 1, 2014

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 […]

An interview with Strutt & Parker Partner, James Forbes

August 22, 2014

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 & […]

My top 5 finds: New York and London

July 28, 2014

I feel very lucky to call both London and New York my home. Every time I visit each one, I am astounded by the beauty of my surroundings, and by the hidden gems I find along my way. I recently completed a trip to New York, to work on an Upper East Side Apartment, and […]

An interview with painter, Holly Fields-Scott

June 21, 2014

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!