The Best Interior Design Trends for 2018 from Maison L’Objet

Twice a year, designers, stylists, journalists, architects and buyers all converge in Paris. They’re looking to see the best and the brightest of the products and brands that will shape the trends for the next six months. And with thousands of companies on show, it can be hard to...…

Dulux Colour of the Year 2019

We’re big fans of Dulux Colour Of The Year; it’s a friendly, trusted insight into what Britain’s fashionable homes will be wearing in the next year. And happily, it’s a comforting, sensual tone called ‘Spiced Honey’. Heleen van Gent, Head of the Global Aesthetic Centre who chairs the panel...…

Dutch Design Week 2017 – What Your Home Will Be Wearing Next

For anyone interested in architecture and interiors the epicentre of edgy design is Eindhoven. Once a year at Dutch Design Week 335,000 visitors and 2,600 professionals gather here to hotly debate (and create) how we’ll think about and move through our environment. Some of the ideas may seem exceptionally...…

Smooth Operator

Every influencer and fashion page has gone all soft. Finally, velvet has taken centre stage again as a material to be reckoned with. We’re all for a bit of luxury, especially moving into the colder months when long nights at home beckon. Whilst velvet is all the rage for...…

Staircase Ideas From Luxaflex

Looking to step up your staircase decorating and landing decorating ideas? Staircase decor for a serious step up From the rustic simplicity of Tuscan-style staircases to ornate wooden steps lined with a patterned runner, staircase décor is key to creating a welcoming hallway, and by extension, home. When researching,...…

White wooden blinds ideas for classic interiors style

As every man and woman who likes to cut a dash will know, that as well as the yearly seasonal collections it’s essential to also have the perfect white t-shirt in your wardrobe. The one that works with everything from your favorite jeans to you sharp tailored work suit. The interiors version of...…

Happy Holidays – Making Your Home Secure While You Head for the Hills

Making your home secure when your holidays roll around used to rely on a neighbour-annoying alarm, many deadbolts, and some crossed fingers. Now with huge advances in smart home technology and hardware (AKA a ‘home automation system’), there are new ways in which you can make your house, and...…

The Best Digital Home Tools and Apps for Making Design a Dream

Sometimes we all need a little inspiration. That spark that gets the creative juices flowing to help us create something truly special. Or sometimes you just need a very practical helping hand. We’ve got some of best home design apps and tools to help you on your way.…

Introducing The New Silhouette® Shades

White, Bright, Right… Can you have too much of a good thing? The arrival of Spring is always joyous, but the enthusiasm can fade when the heat of summer arrives. If you feel you’re having a little too much of a good thing, the arrival our latest Silhouette® Shades...…

Pirouette® Shades

Our latest addition to the family: undulating fabrics and effortless style How do you improve light? A pretty tall ask. As one of the most evocative of all nature’s assets, we instinctively gravitate towards it wherever it’s found. But too little and we can feel gloomy, too much and...…

Don’t Stop Me Now…

It’s always important not to rest on your laurels. That’s why we’ve introduced new colours and fabrics to our ever popular Facette® range. Famed for the exceptional control it offers over light and privacy, (plus the instant style update of clean, refined lines it brings to any interior scheme)...…

How to Choose the Right Awnings for Your Home

Some things Europeans do very well. And one of them is outdoor living. From an early morning breakfast as the sun comes up to keeping the last of the heat lingering at the end of a September evening, take a cue from our continental cousins and choose a canopy...…

Our Newest Innovation Arrives…

We admit it, we like to think we’re pretty good at innovation. We sort of built the company on it. In fact, since we created aluminium blinds in 1947 we’ve kept pushing to stretch the idea of what we can bring to the home. In 1991 Silhouette® Shades reinvented the...…

How to Choose the Perfect Bathroom Blinds

Choosing bathroom blinds can be a slippery issue. Blinds for bathrooms need to cover condensation, light control and, of course, your modesty. Here we run through a few ways to choose the perfect bathroom blinds… Make sure they’re up to the job… Whether a personal haven for one or...…

Old Fashioned Susie & Luxaflex®

Meet Old Fashioned Susie our February Luxaflex® Ambassador who is a modern, vintage living, lifestyle and interiors blogger. Susie is based in Manchester, local to our Luxaflex® UK head office. She offers a down to earth approach to interiors and home styling, with the aim to help inspire her...…