Category Archives: Design trends

What’s new…

Check out some of the fabulous new fabrics gracing the showrooms of the world’s best fabric houses this summer, and available from us. Prices on request, call 01865 865682…

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A Room with a View

If like me you’re already getting nostalgic for the long, bright days of summer and outdoor living, make sure you optimise the view of your outside space so that you can enjoy it to the full from inside once the autumnal chill … Continue reading

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Summertime, and the living is easy…

The fantastic early May bank holiday weather has well and truly put me in the mood for summer, and I wanted to share some summery finds by way of inspiration for fresh and relaxed interiors…

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The Decorative Fair, Spring 2014

Looking for a bank holiday treat? The Spring 2014 Decorative Fair, is being held in Battersea Park, just over the Thames from Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, and is ‘ fun, fashionable and particularly well-known as an excellent source of painted furniture, Gustavian … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheer…

The Christmas break is always a golden opportunity to sit down with a glass or two of something cheering to review what’s up and coming in interiors for the new season. Here’s a very quick glimpse of a few products … Continue reading

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New this month…

Who said wall lights were dated? I love these new wall mounted plaster LED fittings from John Cullen. The problem with LED fittings, including ceiling down lights and architectural strips which tend to be sourced from outside the UK, is that … Continue reading

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Highlights from Decorex 2013

Here are a few of my favourites from Decorex 2013, which I featured in last month’s blog post… Harlequin London won best stand for their two storey ‘Harlequin Palace’ which took over a month to build, and 6 days to … Continue reading

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Design Exhibitions – Decorex 2013

Sadly, summer’s now officially over and, as I write, the weather app on my ‘phone is depressing me with the forecast that this is our last hot, sunny day. Still, I always love September because it’s the month to catch … Continue reading

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Summer Blues?

Despite the weather, blue sky design is in glorious evidence at the 2013 Chelsea Flower Show this week, and is enough to chase away those early summer blues. Fabulous gardens aside, I loved Hemingway Design’s ‘Shedquarters‘, one of the Artisan … Continue reading

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A Gem of a Colour…

Last week Pantone, provider of professional colour standards for the design industries, announced PANTONE® 17-5641 Emerald as the Colour of the Year for 2013. For over ten years Pantone has influenced product development in many industries, not least interior design. Watch … Continue reading

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