April 23rd, 2018|Interior Design|

Exoticism – Interior Trends From Around the World

Every year, it seems, interior designers find themselves fawning over a new style. And, while Scandinavian interiors have been a popular choice for many years, 2018 is the year where exotic trends (known as ‘Exoticism’) take over. Bringing character, colour and class to simple interiors, exotic styles are growing in popularity. With their cultural traditions [...]

January 18th, 2018|Interior Design|

How To Bring Lagom Living Into Your Home

Tipped as the latest Scandinavian lifestyle concept, Lagom is the trend on the lips of interior designers everywhere. Erroneously touted as the successor to Hygge, the Danish concept of cosiness, Lagom is more of a doctrine than a lifestyle trend. Influenced by both frugality and minimalism, this fuss-free lifestyle extends to both Swedish language and [...]

November 14th, 2017|How-to Guides|

Flooring Ideas Cheatsheet – Compare Flooring Options

Choosing the right flooring is far more complex than just settling on a stylish design. From cost to durability, aesthetics to practicality, there is a whole spectrum of factors to ponder before making a decision. But with so much to consider, where do you start? To help you on your way, we’ve compiled a list [...]

September 26th, 2017|Interior Design|

Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

Drum roll, please. The moment interior designers and stylists have been waiting for has finally arrived: Dulux’s 2018 Colour of the Year is… Heart Wood! Both earthy and elegant, this stylish colour was chosen as part of the brand’s industry-acclaimed trend forecast, ColourFutures, now in its 15th year. Described as a “beautiful warm pink”, this [...]

July 11th, 2017|Fun|

Should You Take Your Shoes Off At The Door?

If you think leaving shoes on in the house is a nasty habit, then you’re not alone. People from all over the world – from Indonesia to Sweden – take their shoes off at the door with no questions asked. In the UK, however, it’s a hugely divisive topic: households are either 100 per cent [...]

December 20th, 2016|Interior Design|

Interior Trends for 2017

2016 has been a memorable year for interior design. Iconic trends incorporating everything from geometric prints to bright block colours have dominated the pages of magazines and blogs. The question is: what’s next? We spoke to some of the industry’s top trend spotters to find out what they’re predicting in the way of interior trends [...]

November 30th, 2016|How-to Guides|

Ten Easy Christmas Craft Ideas to Make this Festive Season

   There’s nothing more comforting than decorating your house for the festive season, especially with a mulled wine or mince pie in hand. From baubles and fairy lights to cosy, deep-pile shaggy rugs, Christmas decorations can inject a much-needed dose of hygge into the home. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune [...]

November 17th, 2016|How-to Guides|

Indoor Plant Care: Cheat Sheet

It isn’t often you find a home accessory that looks good, boosts your mood and cleans your living space. We are, of course, talking about plants. With so many varieties, however, and with such confusion about indoor plant care, it isn’t always easy to know which to buy. That’s where our cheat sheet comes [...]

November 1st, 2016|Our Rugs|

8 Rugs that will instantly Hygge-Style your Room

  As the winter nights draw in and the temperature begins to fall, it’s natural to want to barricade yourself in your home and spruce up the place with some cosy interior design features. Enter the trend of the moment: the Danish concept of hygge. What is Hygge?  Pronounced “hue-ga”, this Danish mainstay refers to [...]

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