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Required Reading: ‘Every Room Should Sing,’ by Designer-of-the-Moment Beata Heuman

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Required Reading: ‘Every Room Should Sing,’ by Designer-of-the-Moment Beata Heuman

April 20, 2021

Remodelista editor Fan Winston discovered Swedish-born, London-based interior designer Beata Heuman a while back (see: A Rising Star’s Spirited London Home: ‘Every Room Should Sing!’), and we all became obsessed (see Margot’s post A Colorful Small-Space in London). Heuman founded her studio in 2013 after working for renegade, over-the-top London designer Nicky Haslam for nine years (she says he taught her to “not give a jot about what anyone thinks”). Her rise has been swift; she’s designed interiors in London and Nantucket and points beyond. It’s hard to pin down her style; irreverent, wildly colorful and patterned, unexpected. So when we heard word that she had a new monograph, Every Room Should Sing, from Rizzoli, we took note. Here are a few favorites from the book.

Photography by Simon Brown.

A stairwell in London with a vintage pendant.
Above: A stairwell in London with a vintage pendant.
Beata is fond of scalloped accents (see Trend Alert:
Above: Beata is fond of scalloped accents (see Trend Alert: 21st Century Scalloping).
A colorful kitchen in London (to see the full project, go to Paddington Pied-à-Terre: A Colorful Small-Space London Design by Beata Heuman).
Above: A colorful kitchen in London (to see the full project, go to Paddington Pied-à-Terre: A Colorful Small-Space London Design by Beata Heuman).
A riotously hued bedroom in London.
Above: A riotously hued bedroom in London.
A whimsical painted armoire in a London bedroom.
Above: A whimsical painted armoire in a London bedroom.
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Above: A children’s room in Beata’s own London house.
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Above: “I love a good loo in a photo, especially when it’s this color!”, Beata says on Instagram.
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Above: “The book is a catalog of the work we’ve done since I started my company in 2014, and I write about various design ideas that are important to me.” Beata says on Instagram. Every Room Should Sing is $49.50 from Amazon.

For more Beata Heuman, see:

A Rising Star’s Spirited London Home: ‘Every Room Should Sing!’

Paddington Pied-à-Terre: A Colorful Small-Space London Design by Beata Heuman

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