70’s Living Room

John Lewis food drink Glasgow floor lamp

Sitting avoiding work, as you do, led me to the John Lewis site for one of those – what would I buy days.

Since visiting Ostel in Berlin, I’ve been all 70’s, but not as bad as the first time around!

Starting with a sofa, well you need somewhere to sit.

john Lewis sofa food and drink Glasgow lifestyle


Some light with a curves floor lamp, this would make such a statement in a room I think.

John Lewis food drink Glasgow floor lamp

Curved floor lamp

Another floor light that caught my eye, this one reminded me of old school coat stands.

John Lewis food drink Glasgow floor lamp

Floor lamp

Of course need a coffee table to show off my copies of Cosmo and House and Gardens!

John Lewis food drink Glasgow coffee table

Coffee table

Keeping the minimal vibe, a sheepskin rug.

John Lewis food drink Glasgow sheepskin rug

Sheepskin rug

A sideboard would be needed to hide all my stuff to keep this minimalist look.

John Lewis food drink Glasgow sideboard


The final piece, and the one bit I have, a hostess trolly.

John Lewis food and drink Glasgow hostess trolley

Hostess trolley

All the room needs now is some string art and a lava lamp.

Images © John Lewis.




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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