Home truths

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Ju­lia, what makes the per­fect salad? Re­straint.

How do you re­lax?

I oc­cupy my mind with yoga, gar­den­ing and, of course, cook­ing.

What makes you an­gry?

Straw­ber­ries in savoury ap­pli­ca­tions and boxed let­tuce.

What makes you happy?

Au­tumn in New York, farm­ers’ mar­kets, trav­el­ling and meet­ing new peo­ple.

Your per­fect Sun­day?

A walk to the park with my hus­band and my dog, an am­bi­tious meal cooked for friends (Pros­ecco in­cluded), and a lazy read of the news­pa­per on the couch.

Last book you read?

Ottessa Mosh­fegh’s

Home­sick for

An­other World.

Mas­ter Bed­room‘My favourite fea­tures in this space are the glass table lamp bases, which look like ruf­fled skirts,’ says Ju­lia. ‘We found the bed in a sal­vage yard. It had been used in a movie shoot but was in per­fect con­di­tion.’ Get the look Try ebay for a ruf­fled glass table lamp base. Habi­tat’s Hana II bed is sim­i­lar. Find mid-cen­tury bed­side cab­i­nets like these at Pa­mono. The art­work is by So­phy Naess.Bath­room‘We de­signed a ridicu­lously large shower, but that’s the ad­van­tage of putting in a new bath­room from scratch: you can de­sign it just for you,’ says Ju­lia. The wall tiles are ac­tu­ally enamel medal­lions found by Adam in a ware­house in Prov­i­dence when he was a stu­dent. Dark grout makes the cir­cu­lar pat­terns stand out. Get the look Topps Tiles’ Shapes cir­cle matt white mo­saic tiles have this look.

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