The Unexpected Objects That Fill A Designer’s Home

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From yellow-tinted trinkets to arty postcards, potted house plants to personal paintings, Alison Lloyd’s Hackney home is overflowing with collectibles. Or, in her words, “I’m a gatherer of crap,” the founder of Ally Capellino smiles, sitting next to a repurposed table she found in a park. “I pick up stuff that I can’t bear the thought of being thrown away.” Long-time readers might recall our first visit to Alison’s flat a few years ago, during which she described her interiors style as “organised clutter”. Much to our delight – and precisely why she’s a brilliant subject for our Seven Wonders series – that hasn’t changed. “I’ve got an emotional attachment to everything,” she says. In our latest film, we tasked her with selecting her favourite things from the many objects that fill her home.

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