Meet the Cool-Scots of the wild Highlands. Book an entire house – explore our design outposts of Scottish crafted interiors fused with the mossed and thistle hues of Farrow & Ball, simplistic icons of furniture design and knitted throws.
Once a remote shooting lodge home to the Duke of Sutherland, Kinloch Lodge now provides a remote and inviting retreat into the vastness of nature. Boutique, urban touches meet a rustic, countryside canvas so striking and so open, it is as if you are in floating in an earthy infinity pool. Embrace the mountains and the sky with family, friends, the clan, or just yourself.
Kestin Hare ‘likes to look back before going forwards’. The Scottish menswear designer founded his eponymous company in 2014, and has since been honing a distinct aesthetic that infuses classic workmen’s clothing with a contemporary finesse.
In a toned-down material palette of stone, timber, metal and glass, the brutal stone exteriors are hushed by Danish functionality: each piece of furniture carefully considered so as to embellish nothing but the raw landscapes, framed in oak.
A tiny weathered Scottish farmhouse plays host to Scandinavian contemporary design and Scottish crafted pieces from the Highlands - an irresistible combo of old and new, heritage meets the design - affectionately known as the 'Scandi-Scot'. This is where wild hearty Scotland meets the smooth Nordic around the crackling fireplace.
Custom Lane in Edinburgh’s port-town, Leith, is a collaborative platform at heart, a buzzing hub to the communities of design and hotbed of culture for the very best of Design in Scotland, founded by Architecture and Design Studio, GRAS.
Imagine the romance of a remote crofter's house in a modern architectural design overlooking the infinity of the Scottish Highlands. This is your stylish den of Norse interiors with the traditional soul of the Gaels - a snug holiday retreat for two close to Isle of Skye in Wester Ross.
Think of Scotland - When it comes to Scotland, the collective imagination usually is stuck in some clichéd notion filled with kilts, castles and tartan. Not here. Iconic British photographer Martin Parr reveals his somewhat raw, very human, cultural viewpoints.
With a playful take on a Venn diagram, GRAS Scotland clarifies just what it is they do: work at the intersection of creating ‘cool stuff’’ and ‘stuff that matters’. It’s only partly self-deprecating. With ‘cool’, they mean extraordinary, progressive and innovative.
One of Scotland’s most beautiful coastal routes – and indeed the Highlands’ answer to Route 66 – take a drive around the North Coast 500 and sweep your way through 500 miles of varied, rugged natural beauty of the sort that only Scotland could ever really claim as its own.
Dun Aluinn is a sophisticated style den that boasts the luxury proportions of a country house and the lovability of being an original Scottish villa set in over 5 acres. This is your private-hire designer refuge on the borders of the Highlands in picturesque Perthshire. Completely renovated, this house of contemporary design interiors is the perfect exclusive-hire venue is for social gatherings.