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Meet the team
Laura Crombie: Brand Development Editor
My favourite pastime when I was little was drawing my dream home (complete with marble staircase, swimming pool and stables), so writing about property and interiors felt like my natural calling. En route to joining Real Homes, I was a newspaper reporter, Editor of a regional magazine, and Editorial Manager for a travel company (who doesn’t love a free holiday?). I started at Real Homes in 2015 as Deputy Editor and then become Editor before taking on my current position, which focuses on video and events. In case you’re wondering, I’m still waiting for that dream home… but these days I’d settle for a pantry and utility room over stables and a pool!
My interior style is…
I’d like to say it’s simple and elegant, but since our baby daughter came along it’s more like a Worcestershire branch of Toys”R”Us (RIP). I love the textures and pared-back palette of Scandi interiors, but also like to experiment with colours inspired by nature, especially sea…