This terra-cotta urn was made in collaboration with ceramicist Giuseppe Parrinello. Lamb’s Conduit Street is fiercely protective of its independence. The partly pedestrianized street in London’s Bloomsbury is lined with characterful Georgian buildings home to independent boutiques and restaurants; when Starbucks tried to open, residents blocked the move. Charles Dickens was once a local, and W. B. Yeats attended séances here. The area also inspired the setting for Virginia Woolf’s Jacob’s Room. Another storyteller who has made his home here is Gergei Erdei, the former Gucci designer whose eponymous interiors brand was founded in 2019 and is now stocked by retailers including Matches and Selfridges. His wildly adorned homeware draws from an endlessly intriguing pool of references, from medieval creatures and Greek mythology to zodiacs and celestial patterns. One placemat features a Roman dog, lazily stretching within a border of bursting blue sunrays, while his cushions feature prints of marble floors This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Four Buy Now Related Stories Interiors Issue 51 Casa Kohn The house that brought modernism to Ecuador. Arts & Culture Interiors Issue 50 Gabriel Escámez A sea of tranquil designs inspired by the Mediterranean coastline. Interiors Issue 50 Atelier Vime Inside the Provençal home that inspired a craft revival. Interiors Issue 48 Last Night What did interior designer Beata Heuman do with her evening? Interiors Issue 47 Home Tour: Vill’Alcina For nearly 50 years, architect Sergio Fernandez has found political purpose and refuge at his vacation home. Interiors Issue 45 Home Tour: Ollivier & Gladys Chenel A pas de deux inside an antiques-filled Paris apartment.