Protecting Art And Furniture From The Sun

We all love the warm kiss of the sun on our skin. But perhaps enjoy less the ravaging effects it can have on our lovely design scheme, treasured family heirlooms and favourite photographs. How can nice sunlight cause such chaos? The light from the sun includes UV rays, damaging...…

Outdoor Kitchens To Love All Year

The summer living dream for many homeowners is the ultimate alfresco upgrade, and dedicated outdoor kitchen – the perfect place to while away sunny days and long, lazy evenings. More than an outdoor dining space, outdoor kitchen designs allow the keen cook to still enjoy the weather (and company)...…

How To Decorate With Green For A Fresh Start To Spring

As the long rule of winter draws to a close, Spring greens are all around us. Emerging as buds in the garden or returning slowly to the bare trees, green is both inspiring and soothing and offers a huge spectrum of style inspiration.…

How to Decorate An Empty Room

For anyone who loves home design, the chance to run free with interior decorating ideas is a home décor dream come true. But despite having a treasured file crammed with interior design ideas, it can feel a little overwhelming when it comes to a completely empty space. This is...…

Kids Storage For Every Room

Storage ideas for kids that work for every room The secret to a happy family home is not, as any parent will tell you, a glowing hearth and homemade jam. It’s well-planned (and used) toy storage. The best kids storage ideas are rooted in the reality, easy to use...…

Luxaflex Crafty Christmas – Make Your Christmas Decorating Your Own

The festive season is at once both full of shared experiences and references such snow, twinkling lights and crooners playing on the stereo, and deeply personal, annual traditions with families and friends.  But for many of us nothing evokes the happy ghosts of Christmas past like a well-loved Christmas fairy missing a wing or tree topper crafted from gold painted pasta.  Homemade Christmas decorations and design ideas will always...…

They’re Coming! Best Guest Room Ideas For The Incoming Festive Season

If Christmas planning normally starts for you with a slow realisation time is ticking down and there are no ticks against your unwritten Christmas planning lists, don’t panic. And if one of those unwritten tasks is the conversion of your soulless box room/part time gym/junk storage space to a...…

Wet Rooms, Walk-In Showers And Shower Room Ideas To Delight

Most homes could benefit from an extra bathroom, whether the queue on a busy morning is too lengthy or you’d just like to upgrade an existing room into a show-stopping feature. Adding in a wet room or even a dedicated shower room will not only help your home run...…

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...…

The Essential Guide To Choosing Paint For Your Home

Knowing how to choose paint that flatters, enhances and protects your home is a life skill most of us would appreciate. But strangely the knowledge of paint textures and paint types and when to use a satinwood paint over eggshell paint doesn’t come with your set of new door keys. So...…

Laundry Room Ideas That Work

Utility Room Ideas That Make Laundry A Breeze Whether you see it as an opportunity for mindfulness, a place to get some quiet time and enjoy creating order or find it a chore, laundry is an inescapable part of life. Even if you have someone in the home who...…

The Best Kitchen Lighting Ideas from Luxaflex

Inspirational Kitchen Lighting Ideas To Brighten Your Kitchen   Of all the rooms in the home, the kitchen has the longest list of tasks, from a busy breakfast before work to wind down dining at the end of a long day.  So the best kitchen lighting  ideas need to take you from bright and functional to...…

Stylish Kitchen Colour Schemes You Want In Your Home

It’s the place we spend most of our time, where we often start and end the day. So it’s nice to feel our kitchen is a little reflection of our tastes and stylistically on point. But given that kitchens are not a small investment practically often makes us plump...…

Inspirational Mid-Century Modern Interiors Ideas

The keenest design enthusiasts will point you to a sleek Eames chair or Knoll cabinets. The term means modern design that became popular between the 1930s and 1970s. Emerging from post-war America, it makes use of plywood, steel and woven, clean lines – think bold colours and functional comfort.…

5 Of The Best Lighting Ideas for Bedroom Satisfaction

Looking for bedroom lighting tips? Then look for ways to make the most private and intimate place in your home a haven of complete and total relaxation; a peaceful space to call your own in a frantic world.  Lighting ideas for the bedroom must centre around a cocooning feel,...…