• Interior Design

Three take away trends for Autumn-Winter 2018

We recently made our annual foray to Interior Design show Decorex. Here’s an update on what we saw: Screens and room dividers Our lives seem to be becoming increasingly ‘open plan’. Flats are being developed with one large living space and many of us are opening up our houses in the same way. But how...

DRESSING YOUR WINDOW: THE BENEFITS OF BLINDS

Windows …. The feature of many a home, but essentially just a hole in the wall. However, with the right covering these holes can be transformed to make a better-looking feature of any room, as well as provide many other benefits including, privacy and sunlight control.       Whether you are choosing a covering...

Inside Out

Over the years more and more emphasise has been placed on creating comfortable outdoor areas to enjoy with our family and friends. Gone are the rigid deck chairs and wooden benches and in their place, large oversized sofas and corner units piled high with soft and fluffy cushions, accessorised with many a twinkling light and...

A Taste of the Tropic

          Spring has well and truly sprung and the sweet smell of warm sunny days can be sensed on the horizon. And with this comes the need for many of us to start injecting this warmth into our home. Tropical trends have long been the go to design for injecting warmth...

Stairway to Heaven

  A good sized window on the staircase can turn a dark and sometimes dingy space into a light-filled entrance to your home.  Add in some fabulous window dressing and you’ve got a wonderful first impression for visitors. But these hall windows are difficult to get to – which can make for an interesting time...

The Return Of The Avocado Bathroom Suite

I had a fantastic trip to the Decorex, the Interior Design Exhibition this week and thought it might be useful to do a quick update on some of the fabulous things I saw and the new trends that will doubtless be winging their way into our homes very soon. First up, contrasting upholstery. This is...