Good as Gold – René Dekker has the Midas touch

Think of the word “gold” and images of glamour, luxury and opulence spring to mind – usually in the form of personal accessories such as jewellery, or possibly the odd item hanging in your wardrobe.  Most people aren’t afraid of wearing a little bit of this precious metal, but does this confidence translate to using the colour in their home? The simple answer is no, or at least not intentionally – there may be the odd gilt-framed mirror or trim on a lampshade, but using it deliberately and successfully requires confidence and decorating know-how.

Interior designer René Dekker believes there is never a wrong time to introduce gold to a scheme.  And used correctly it can, and should be, a timeless classic.

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M Bar…none

Upstairs from the meaty eateries below (Grill and Raw) at M Restaurant is M Bar and its neighbouring private rooms, sleeping pods and “M Den”. At its helm is Lance Perkins who was the Bar and Beverage Director of the award-winning London Edition Hotel.

Described as the “heartbeat” of the venue as a whole, M Bar boasts live music and DJs who perform in the dedicated stage area. As the evening seamlessly turns into night, the tempo from the bar gradually builds to create a high octane vibe throughout the whole building.

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