Welcome to my journal! A perfect place for me to indulge and explore my passion for perfectly imperfect interiors … sharing my inspiration for recreating this signature look in your home and business – be it a hacienda in Mexico, a posada in Mallorca, a loft apartment in Manhattan or a town house in Mayfair – Ana Engelhorn Interior Design can guide and inspire you.

From travel to antiques, period buildings, art, classic cars, nature, snowboarding, horses … I am sure you are already getting an insight into my inspiration, aspirations and motivations in life! And just as important are the interiors, the fabrics, the furniture that goes into recreating perfectly imperfect interiors – inspired by the principles of Wabi-Sabi.

We are always keen to interact with our followers, share with suppliers and learn more about our readers – so please tell us what you love, what you want to hear more of, what you want to see more of …

Ana x

Coffee table books and inspirational interior design ideas for every room.

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Interior Design Ideas for Every Room

  We all know that interior design ideas are intensely personal. People have different tastes, habits, personalities, and lifestyles. And …

January 28, 2023

Vintage Rocking Horse at an Antique Shop in Notting Hill

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Hunting Interior Design Treasure in London

London is well known for its style and cultural influence. It is an Aladdin’s cave of cultures, eras and concepts. …

December 23, 2022

bespoke carpentry interior design suspended bookshelf

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Bespoke Carpentry – the Beautiful Solution to Storage Problems

There are very few projects which do not have storage hovering at the top of a client’s priority list. From …

October 26, 2022

The importance of lighting in interior design

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The Importance of Lighting in Interior Design

Without wanting to sound too dramatic, lighting in interior design can make or break a room. The very worst mistake …

October 11, 2022

Modern work from home interior design space with laptop in room.


How to design your Home Office

A whole lot of thought goes into commercial office interior design. Yet, so often our home offices are a hastily …

September 23, 2022

interior designer holding colour swatches

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Why Hire an Interior Designer?

Whether your property is being gutted, renovated, extended, or refreshed, you will need to build a team to complete the …

September 20, 2022

Tackling interior design challenges at an English countryside home

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Tackling Interior Design Challenges

When an interior designer first views a room or a home, we see potential rather than problems. In this way, …

August 23, 2022

interior design styles come together in an ancient and protected Catalan farmhouse renovation.

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How to Identify Interior Design Styles

Discussing interior design styles is a bit like speaking a different language. While most of us intuitively know what we …

August 2, 2022