The Idealist

Nigel Nunes

Nigel is a writer and journalist living in London. He loves music, literature and architecture. Since moving to London to study, he’s yet to kick his honeymoon phase with the city, and when not working, can consequently be found making the most of what London has to offer. He maintains that Billy Joel is one of the greatest and most critically misunderstood singer-songwriters of our time. So far, he has found 3 other people that agree with him.
House of Books

Inside a Magical House of Books

Today’s house tour takes us to a unique ‘House of Books’ in Hampstead. The former home of Labour grandee Michael Foot, it’s been transformed ...

Insider City Guide: Shoreditch

There’s no denying that Shoreditch exudes a unique cool, capable of offering options just as vibrant for your home as much as it can ...

Scalini

Insider City Guide: Walton Street, South Kensington

When you hear the names South Kensington and Knightsbridge in passing conversation, the images conjured by the mind are most probably those of Harrods’ ...

Film Noir: The elegance of high contrast.

A great new look we are seeing from high end designers is the Film Noir look inspired by classic movie ...

Indian Summer: Sunshine + Eastern influences make a great look

If you take a look outside, you’ll find that summertime’s in full bloom. As the weather makes a shift towards ...

Geometry Meets Colour: Mid-Century Colours + Iconic Design Pieces

New to The Idealist and fan of all things Film Noir and Mad Men, Nigel presents a stylish look at the midcentury style, teeming ...