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Today is such an exciting day for me because I’m launching my debut photographic print collection across Europe and America with Sonic Editions. Anyone who has been on a trip abroad with me, or simply on a walk beside me, knows that I love to hunt for colour (and photograph it) at any given opportunity! In fact, the inspirations I gain for colourful decorating from my travels were central to the Colour Cocktails section of my first book. In this section of the book I shared my personal experiences with colour at various locations across the world, and how those memories fed into my zest to create new colour palettes at home. That’s why I am so excited to be able to share my colour inspirations in the form of 20 limited edition framed photographic prints – they are the ideal way to instantly bring a touch of make-you-smile style into a home. At least that’s what I hope! This duo of Palm Springs Colour Block and Flirty Fiesta certainly pack a punch of personality in my dining room.California-High
I took this photograph while on my book tour stop in Los Angeles. I was exploring Venice and I just felt on such a colour high thanks to all the exotic and bright hues of the area. I named the print California High as a nod to that feeling of euphoria, and because it sounds like something from The O.C. or 90210 – HELLO, nostalgia!bright-bazaar-sonic-editions-prints-2
W Stand’s For… was taken on my first visit to Palm Springs in California earlier this year. My pal Jonathan kindly showed me around this amazing desert town and this bright yellow wall embellished with a huge ‘W’ was just crying out to be photographed by a colour addict.Brilliantly-Blue-Buoys
Safe to say I LOVE all things nautical. Except actually going on boats. I know, go figure. Anyhow, a pleasant afternoon strolling around a coastal town is much more my thing, so naturally I loved exploring Sag Harbor with my bestie Brooke. It was my first time in the town and I fell for it big time. We happened upon this amazing clapboard house right by the water, and the colourful buoys instantly caught my eye. This was where I dreamt of living in my alternative Hamptons life – ha! True story: it turns out this house belongs to Billy Joel – I had no idea! Billiantly Bright Buoys is one of my favourites and is currently hung in my bedroom.bright-bazaar-sonic-editions-prints-3
Show me a painted, weathered wooden shutter and I am a happy chap. This is one of my most recent pictures – I only took it a few months ago on a work trip to Italy – and it was so popular with my Instagram followers that I decided to include it in the collection. I like how it’s full of character; the fact it’s not perfect is what tells the story of the scene. – a Turquoise Treat, indeed!Candy-Crush
This photograph was the inspiration behind The Candy Crush colour cocktail in my book, and it was taken several years ago in the Balearic Islands where I recently got married to my heartmate. Everytime I walk past these two buildings I stop and think about how crazy it is that the photograph I took all those years ago is now in a book; I really could never have imagined it would be when I took it. I’m really excited to include Candy Crush in the collection as it’s such a special photography of a place so close to my heart.bright-bazaar-sonic-editions-prints-4
I was driving to dinner through the Provence countryside in France one evening when I suddenly saw a lavender field in the corner of my eye. Immediately, I slammed on the brakes and did a three (I mean, five) point turn to take a dirt track that led to the lavender. I jumped out the car and stood surrounded by purple lavender that was gently swaying the breeze. The golden hour light seemed to dance over the pretty purple buds as they moved with the wind – it was an amazing moment with colour. I called this one Lavender Light.Minted-In-Manhattan
Manhattan’s architecture doesn’t strike one as being a very colourful, does it? Well I was thrilled to discover this mint building on a blue sky day in New York City. Maid In Manhattan is so 90’s – it’s all about Minted Manhattan!bright-bazaar-sonic-editions-prints-5
The OCD in me loves the clean lines and graphic simplicity of this photograph, not to mention that brilliant blue hue. This was also taken in the Spanish Balearic Islands.Fishermans-Pride
Sheer good timing and luck combined were what presented me with the opportunity to take this amazing photograph while I was on the Greek island of Santorini. I had just finished eating lunch at a taverna in a tiny fishing village called Amoudi Bay when a fisherman arrived back from sea and proudly hung out his fresh catch of octopuses to dry. It was easy to name this one Fisherman’s Pride.bright-bazaar-sonic-editions-prints-6
Here’s the Billiantly Bright Buoys print hanging in my bedroom. I’ll be blogging a full reveal of this space really soon!Club-Tropicana
I took this picture (Club Tropicana) at the Neon Boneyard Museum in Las Vegas – a total heaven of inspiration of colour lovers! Makes you want to break out into a rendition of Wham!, doesn’t it? No. Ok, perhaps it’s just me!bright-bazaar-sonic-editions-prints-7

All 20 of the prints are available to buy now in the UK, Europe and America from Sonic Editions. Each print is available in three different sizes (starting at £75, €109, $119) with a choice of a white or black frame. You can check out the full collection here – I’d love to know your thoughts and if you have a favourite!

// Photography by Will Taylor

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Seasons. I absolutely love them. Alongside the falling leaves and refreshing temperatures (hello, layering!) it’s also the opportunity to refresh my home that fills me with joy. Of course, it’s the very change in season itself that offers up so much inspiration for a decor switch up, too. While the days here in London are still quite mild, the mornings and evenings are distinctly chilly and much darker then just a week or so ago. As soon as the sun goes down I’m hankering to head indoors and cosy up with my heartmate and my book. Of course, the moment I curl up on the couch I start to think about my interior and how I can change things up to make it work for the cold autumn days.Sainsburys-indigo-blue-2
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It’s no secret that I’m mad about blue hues. At first thought blue appears to be a more natural fit for the spring/summer season, yet if you turn your attention to the darker end of the blue colour family it becomes the ideal autumnal decorating hue. Sainsbury’s have embraced one of my favourite dark blues, Indigo, for their lead A/W14 collection – and thank goodness they did because it’s a stunning collection. The reason this collection caught my eye from the off was because the product assortment offered a wealth of quick and easy opportunities to switch up my home for the new season. After all, who wants to (or can afford to!) change their furniture every season? I like to keep the bones of my interior fairly constant and then switch up the look with accessories, textiles and art as the season or my mood changes.Sainsburys-indigo-blue-4
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What’s catching your eye from this Indigo collection? For me it’s all about the ombre fade vase and glassware for the table; the cable knit cushion for a dash of tactile texture on my sofa; and the copper candlesticks to play host to flickering candlelight as the nights get ever darker. So dive in and pick out your favourite Indigo pieces from my edit below. I’d love to know how you would bring this look into your home?Sainsburys-indigo-blue-6

Market Picks: Fig.1, Navy Damask Print Bedlinen, from £20 | Fig.2, Ombre Glass Votive, £4 | Fig.3, Ombre Glass Hurricane with Candle, £10 | Fig.4,Copper Effect Taper Candle Holder Large, £10 | Fig.5, Indigo Set of 3 Ceramic Tiles, £20 | Fig.6, Indigo Cushion, £16 | Fig.7, Cooking Pans, from £15 | Fig.8, Cobalt Blue Hi Ball, £3 | Fig.9, Cobalt Blue Tumbler, £3 | Fig.10, Cobalt Blue Dessert Dish, £4 | Fig.11, Set of 4 Navy & White Knobs, £8 | Fig.12, Indigo Nibble Bowls 3pk, £10 | All avaliable from Sainsburys

* // Photography by Sainsburys

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I am so excited to reveal the German and Italian covers from the latest international editions of the Bright Bazaar book! It’s so surreal to see my words translated into another languge (the covers probably read ‘Beige Is Best’ – ha! Can you imagine?!) but it’s also interesting to see the cover choices for each market. I was heavily involved in the design process for the UK & American covers, but the dedicated language editions are decided by the publishers in the individual countries. I like the handwritten type on the German cover, and it’s interesting how different the book feels to hold as it doesn’t have a dust jacket like all the other editions to date.Norway1
Gosh, I have such happy memories of shooting Fjeldborg’s stunning Norwegian home. It was pooring with rain outside alllllllllll day yet inside was so cosy and welcoming. Ingrid and Vidar’s home made the cover of the American edition of the book, too!Bradford1
At first glance, Bradford’s weekend home in upstate New York looks like the polar opposite of Ingrid and Vidar’s Norewegian home, yet the two owners actually took a similar apparoach to decorating with colour. While the Norwegian home sees a series of cheerful brights layered across a crisp white canvas, Bradford’s American home uses black and dark grey as a base for his layered brights.Neth1
Ingrid and Henk’s home in the Nertherlands was a stage for Ingrid’s handmade textiles in an array of rainbow brights. I loved how light and bright their master bedroom felt – and don’t get me started on that dipped headboard!bright-bazaar-italian-book-cover
The Italian version of the Bright Bazaar book is the first edition to feature a collage of pictures on the front – and I like it! Choosing a cover for my first book was quite tricky because the book doesn’t focus on one particular style or type of home. Rather it shows you how to decorate with colour no matter what home you live in, so I think this approach helps to show the breadth of homes that can be seen inside the book. Plus, that yellow and blue combination is visually striking!Raina1
Raina’s family home in America was just that: a family home. It felt so warm and welcoming; a very happy and creative space. Raina’s two beautiful daughters, their dog and the cat were all milling around throughout the shoot and it just felt so relaxed and easy. Testament to Raina’s excellent taste and ability to use strong colours without overwhelming the rooms.Leif1
This kitchen is from an industrial warehouse apartment we shot in Copenhagen, and I love the combination of the wooden blue cabinetry against the green pendant lamps. This place was packed full of charm and character!Spain1
See that horse in the background? Well let’s just say that the old saying ‘never work with children or animals on a photo shoot’ was being banded around a lot that morning on location! It was totally worth it though as the handsome chap really lent a cool vibe to the shots we took of this rustic farmhouse in Northern Spain.bright-bazaar-book-covers

After all the hard (but enjoyable) work it really is so exciting to see my collection of Bright.Bazaar books growing. Thank you all so much for your generous support and for joining me in all my #colourhunting and #makeyousmilestyle adventures. Here’s the links to purchase the book for the relevant territories:

America and Canada
UK and Australia
Italy
Germany
South East Asia

// Photography by Will Taylor-Willis | Book photography by Andrew Boyd