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"Lightbench" by Bernd Spiecker

“Let There Be Light” – Lumiere London 2018

What To See In Central London

Starting today, Thursday 18th January and running until Sunday 21st Lumiere London is back. The largest free light festival in Europe returns for its second edition. London’s nocturnal streets and architecture will be reimagined in light, transforming the city into a shining exhibition for all to see.

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Jardin Majorelle


Where To Escape The Bleak Mid-Winter

If you’ve heard of Blue Monday, the name given to a day in January claimed to be the most depressing day of the year, then you’ll also know that Blue Monday happens to be today. Keeping this in mind an holiday escape is probably wise to consider this winter.

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visiting the workshop

Out Of The Ordinary: How To Commission Bespoke Furniture

If you’ve ever wondered how to commission out of the ordinary bespoke furniture then here is our guide to working with world class designers, artisan craftsmen and women, who can help you achieve your dreams.

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Fashion Picks:

Janine’s Winter Look

With winter taking hold, I always find it a challenge at this time of year to source wardrobe items that will keep me warm and strike a fashionable form. Céline is one of my favourite go to brands. They are one of the original Parisian fashion brands, known originally for designing bespoke children’s shoes over 70 years …

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Janine Stone's Date Mamouls

Recipes From My Childhood:

Lebanese Date Ma’amouls

In my childhood home in Lebanon, making ma’amouls was always a ceremonial event during any time of celebration or when we had specials guests visiting. My grandmother would bring me into the kitchen and share with me her secrets for making, shaping and filling the ultimate ma’amoul – as had been taught to her by her mother and surely others before.

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Removal Van

Prime Removers:

Eight of the best luxury home removal firms

At Janine Stone, we have compiled a list of the eight best luxury home removal firms making it easier for you when it’s time to move home.

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Janine Stone Award Winning Interior Design

The Value of Art

Can You Collect For Pleasure and Get An Investment Return?

The value of art is a broad subject, and one argued from every direction – whether art is political, emotional, passionate, observational or reflective. We all have a different take on what art means to us, and which artworks, artists and movements are the most “important”. Janine Stone spoke with The Fine Art Group to discuss this eternally debated topic.

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The May Fair Amarillo Suite

An Evening of Elegance with Janine Stone

At The May Fair Hotel

To the beautiful Amarillo Suite at The MayFair Hotel was the setting for Janine Stone’s summer soiree for their Chinese clients.

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The Albion, Islington

Five of The Best:

Beer Gardens In London

One of the great pleasures British summer time is being able to visit your local and bask gloriously in it’s beer garden. That said, with land values being what they are there are very few pubs in Prime Central London that are able to boast such spaces. That’s why we’ve decided to round-up a list of five of the best pubs in London, where you can enjoy a pint or two under the sun.

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A charming cobbled mews

Beautiful Belgravia: Guide To Living In Central London

Belgravia is London regally dressed in its Sunday best.  Elegantly proportioned white stucco architecture characterises the neighbourhood’s distinctive streetscape. This aristocratic London district has a sense of community with its pretty cobbled mews, secluded private gardens and charming shopping streets as typified with Motcomb, Elizabeth and Kinnerton streets.   This chic neighbourhood is home to …

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