Style guides Archive

  • African Interior Design


    As mentioned in previous blog posts, one of the trends for 2014 is expected to focus on nature and bringing the outdoors inside, meaning African interior design is likely to see a surge in popularity over the coming months.  That’s why we’ve put this blog together, so that you can […]

  • Summer 2014 Design Trends


    Now that the long winter is over and the British summertime has finally arrived, interior designers are beginning to prepare their homes for the coming months. After such a harsh start to the year for some, people are not wasting any time when it comes to making the most of […]

  • Small Living Room Design Ideas


    Small Living Room Design Ideas. Choose an all-white colour scheme Nothing creates the illusion of space better than an all-white colour scheme. White reflects light, brightening the room and making it appear larger. If you are feeling particularly daring, go for a white carpet or swap it for white floorboard. […]

  • Bedroom Colour Schemes


    Bedroom Colour Schemes. White Perfect for creating a calming and peaceful space, this welcoming scheme is ideal for bedrooms with poor natural light. However, an all-white bedroom can often look unfinished and lack warmth. You could think about using off-whites or creams which will add a slight warmth to the […]

  • Painting with Bold Colours


    Painting with Bold Colours. Painting all your walls white is a thing of the past. Today using bright and bold colours can be quick, easy and inexpensive and totally transform your living space into one that’s alive and inviting. Here are some top tips for painting with colour: Dark colours […]

  • Decorating Open Plan Spaces


    Decorating Open Plan Spaces. Open plan living areas can be a homeowner’s dream. Both practical and stylish, open plan spaces allow the light to flow and give easy interaction between people no matter what they are doing. A shared space for cooking, living and eating has become the heart of […]

  • To Recline or Not to Recline?


    To Recline or Not to Recline? Perfect for putting your feet up, recliners are the ultimate in home comfort. Dating back as early as the 1800s, the style has evolved into the modern recliners we know today. The tendency for Americans to put their feet up and lean back in […]

  • Hard-wearing Carpets


    Hard-wearing Carpets. A good carpet makes a house feel like a home so you are sure to want it to last. Hard-wearing carpets are an excellent choice for hectic homes as they are tough and practical while still maintaining the warmth and texture of a regular carpet. Typically used in […]

  • Bringing the Outdoors In


    Bringing the Outdoors In. Natural furnishings can cleverly create the feeling of the big outdoors and give your room a crisp, smooth and refreshing look. Your home is your haven and where you spend a lot of quality time so creating the perfectly peaceful pad should be at the top […]

  • Statement Chairs


    Statement chairs are a popular trend for 2014 showing prominence in all furniture trade shows. They can bring a whole room together or proudly stand alone as a statement piece, really adding life to your space. Eyes will be drawn to the perfectly unique piece that sets your home apart […]

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