Modern Florals – Contemporary Interiors Are Coming Up Roses

The design urge to bring the outside in means florals are always in interiors fashion. The eternally pleasing, soothing qualities of the natural world and its captivating colourways explain the proliferation of floral fabrics and floral wallpapers that fill look books and magazines. If floral design seems something that...…

Getting The Raw Edge

Nothing beats the beauty of the natural world, and the best dressed modern homes bring it indoors to spectacular effect. And not just in perfectly polished parquet or sleek dining tables. The latest interior trends make the most of the unique, uneven, raw and woven textures that only the...…

Cool, Cool Christmas – The Best New Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas decorations are a delightful opportunity to turn even the most minimal home into a bountiful, winter wonderland. Christmas decoration ideas can also be a chance to break with your decorating norm; if you’re a staunch minimalist, you may want your home glittering to rafters with Christmas baubles, Christmas...…

Living The Linen Trend

Easygoing yet somehow always elegant, linen is having a moment. The classic fashion staple is also now appearing as refined window coverings, on sumptuous beds and draped over the best-dressed tables. The relaxed charm of linen cloth, which is traditionally made from the flax plant, offers the benefits of...…

Making the Grade: How To Decorate With Ombre

It’s been a big style story for recent years and due to its pretty, yet simple look and feel, ombre is a look with a long future still ahead. Ombre, which means ‘shaded’ in French, is the gentle blending of one shade to another, usually through a dark to...…

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...…

Creating a Beautiful Blue and White Bedroom Effortlessly

It’s a timeless combination. At once both fresh and homely, refined but great for every day and an accessible style solution which can soothe many a cross-gender decorating war. In fact, blue and white is the ideal place to start for bedroom colour ideas that capture the popular vote....…

How to Get Country House Style

Once minimalism was the go-to look for the chic design-led home. Vast expanses of expensive, long low lines in varying tones of white. But as with all interior design movements time and tastes change, and the flair of the English eccentric has drifted back into the lexicon of style...…

Go Bold; Statement Blinds For Showstopping Rooms

Windows naturally draw the eye, so they’re the obvious place to make a bold design statement. New fabrics and technology allow them to change the mood and use of a room, from shimmering fabrics that soften light to digital printing patterns that can bring a whole scheme together.  We’ve...…

How To Design The Best White Kitchen

Who doesn’t love a white kitchen? Fashions in design and lifestyle trends (like the vogue for dark and moody colours) or the best wooden kitchen ideas for the perfect mindful country kitchen may come and go. But a clean, serene white kitchen is a joy most of us can...…

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.…

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...…

Best Modern Dining Room Ideas

Dining rooms are back in fashion. In our search for understanding what makes a good life, the importance of taking the time to enjoy meals and the company of loved ones is back on the table. As a result, open plan, boundaryless living has fallen slightly out of favour; and...…

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...…