Barbara Chandler, journalist, photographer, champion of contemporary design, Homes & Gardens columnist and impassioned Londonphile has dreamt up the Studio Couch, a classic Ercol design upholstered in photographs from Love London, her new book that celebrates life in the world’s most exciting city (£9.99, Annova Books). Is Barbara’s sofa, the shape of things to come? Passionforpattern certainly hopes so. For more Barbaraphernalia at visit