After a glorious Indian summer, autumn is upon us. Arabella Youens shares some ideas on how to update the kitchen for the winter ahead.

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Lighting
The Codie Rise & Fall pendant by Original BTC in polished aluminium is traditionally inspired, but has a modern twist and would be equally at home in a London or country-house kitchen.
£270 (020–7351 2130; www.originalbtc.com)
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Copper in the kitchen
Perfect for autumn, ‘warm’ metals are back. Each La Cornue stove is finished to order in the company’s Paris-based workshops. This Château 150 has an old-copper finish and polished-copper trim.
From £24,000 (0870 789 5107; www.lacornue.com)
La Cornue Château

 

Dining chairs
The Sable dining chair by Ochre is exquisitely simple in its design and could equally be at ease as a desk or side chair. It comes in a range of colours including ivy, mush- room and chilli.
£1,308 (020–3582 1494; www.ochre.net)
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Dog bed
Faux-fur ultimate wraparound dog bed.
From £169, Orvis (www.orvis. co.uk)
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Blinds
Ellingham by Linwood is a collection of Italian woven jacquards, checks and stripes. The blinds shown here are in the floral jacquard, which has been woven with a jute weft.
From £59.90 per m (01425 461176; www.linwoodfabric.com)
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Warm up
For anyone looking for a wood-burner this winter, the Villager Esprit 8 Solo by Arada Stoves gives a satisfying view of the flames.
From £1,029 (01297 35700; www.aradastoves.com)
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Spashback tiles
This six-tile cockerel panel is hand- painted to order in Marlborough, Wiltshire.
£133.90 (01672 512422; www.marlboroughtiles.com)
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Fireplace
Jamb’s Compton chimneypiece has a con- trasting interplay of light and shadow created by the geometric design of finger flutes decorating the frieze and jambs on the white marble.
£6,200 plus VAT (020–7730 2122; www.jamblimited.com)
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