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.…

Inspiring Boho Style & Design Ideas to Bring Your Travels & Stories Home

Boho home décor inspires a sense of wonder and travel, curiosity and freedom. It’s a hard look to get right but bohemian interior design, whether from a cacophony of jewel coloured bohemian print fabrics inserted into a minimal scheme, to the reflection of an intricate brass lantern across a...…

Inspiring Scandinavian Interior Design Ideas for Your Home

Most designs trends are subject to fashion. Hot one year, dated the next. So what makes Scandinavian style so timeless? Such a go-to look? Even when a room doesn’t encapsulate a full Scandinavian interior design, professionals and home lovers alike frequently use Scandinavian design ideas in a scheme whether...…

Ideas for Decorating with House Plants

If Maison & Objet 2016 was all about the botanicals, in 2017 you could hardly move without a flash of green tumbling from a shelf or light fitting. This year plants are here to stay, whether in the form of green being the on-trend colour or the variety of...…

How To Use The 2017 Colour Of The Year…

The Pantone Colour of 2017, Greenery, is a natural winner to some, inspiring thoughts of the natural world and bringing the outside in. For others, it’s a tricky hue to blend into an existing scheme. We’ve got some smart ideas on how to make green your next go to...…

A New Twist on Twist

The latest additions to our Twist® Roller Shades collection merges form with some rather clever function… The hot graphics trend we told you about has shown no signs of slowing down, thanks to the instant impact it has on even the most pared back home design scheme. The latest collection of Twist®...…

Maison & Objet Interiors Trend Report

What Will the Best Homes be Wearing in 2017? Paris is known as the world’s fashion hub. But it’s not just where the fashion editors decipher the emerging trends. Twice a year the global interior designers, architects and pundits descend on the City of Light to see what the...…

How to Get the Blues – the Essential Shade for 2017

It’s that time of year when the design curious wonder what Dulux have deigned the colour for the next year. Last year, the soft harvest golds and coral were a delight for those who like comfort with a touch of luxury. This year they’ve gone in a totally different direction...…

Making Concrete Decisions

Hard-wearing and always super slick, concrete is a beloved cornerstone of minimalist design. And yet, surprisingly family friendly and warm, it makes a great option in most schemes. It can add rough-hewn texture or be surprisingly refined and for those reasons alone is an evergreen design staple that’s always...…

Graphic Design made Easy

It’s been a big trend story for 2016, but how to incorporate the graphics trend into your home in a way that is beautiful as well as bold can be daunting. Follow our advice on how to make it work to striking effect.  Small Effort, Big Results Whether inspired...…

Pantone® Colour of the Year 2016

For the first time Pantone® have chosen the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity – as the PANTONE® Colour of the Year for 2016! “Whether in soft or hard surface material, the pairing of Rose Quartz and Serenity brings calm and relaxation. Appealing in all finishes,...…

Textures – why keep it simple?

Trend of 2016 Texture can be an element that many overlook, when in fact by mixing and matching these they add an unexpected impact to a room and allow it to change a room significantly. One common use of texture is to add interest to a monochromatic colour scheme....…

Moody interior style

We have to say, this is one of the more exciting trends we’ve seen to date. For so long now we have seen mostly bright white interiors, with the emphasis being on making your room as light as possible. We have steered away from dark colours in the fear...…

Sleep well in blue!

According to recent articles we sleep better and longer in a bedroom that is decorated blue. Blue is thought to slow the heart rate and even reduce blood pressure Calm the bodies rhythm and psyche People sleeping in a blue room on average get seven hours 52 minutes sleep...…

Pastel accent colours and powdery hues

Chalky, pastel hues have always been a favourite for interiors, elevating delicate rooms into light and airy spaces which are easy to live in.  The trick is to not make it too sugary and create a grown-up scheme by adding powdery hues with a bold statement colour or gorgeous...…