I love unexpected mixes of colours and patterns. As a designer, I like mixing old with new - modern sofas with antiques and vintage pieces. I also like to throw eclectic and exotic pieces into the mix to give things an unexpected twist ... perhaps a Moroccan lantern, a Chinese wedding chest or an African footstool. I am smitten with the image of the rustic table with the ultra modern Phillipe Starck Louis ghost chairs. A room always looks more interesting when it's little out of the ordinary!