• ‘It's quite English, this romantic, gothic aesthetic': inside a fashion family's pink Suffolk home

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Country charm gets a modern makeover in this thatched seaside house transformed by the couple behind the Preen label The rose-pink thatched cottage in the seaside village of Walberswick, Suffolk - home to designers Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi - isn't as ancient, or incongruous, as you might think. Built in the 1940s “to look old”, its colour isn't some fashionable flight of fancy; rather, it's quite common in this part of the world, Thornton says. “Pink houses are traditional in Suffolk. People would mix natural pigments such as elderberry or ox blood with limewash.” The pair, who...
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