January 15th, 2020|Interior Design|

A Decade of Colour

  From Scandi whites to retro mustards, the 2010s were a revolving door of interior design trends. But which colours couldn’t we get enough of, and how is the colour wheel looking for décor enthusiasts in 2020 and beyond? For our insights, we scoured Google Trends for the most popular interior design colour searches for [...]

December 11th, 2019|Interior Design|

What are design icons of the 20th c. worth?

The 20th Century produced some of the most iconic designs ever made - from furniture to electronics, musical instruments to cars. Some of these icons are quite rightly priceless today, but some are surprisingly, almost worthless. We worked with renowned antiques expert Jamie Breese, as seen on The Discovery Channel's Auction Kings, BBC2's The Antiques [...]


July 18th, 2018|How-to Guides|

How to get Nail Varnish out of Carpet

Nail varnish: it’s one of the most dramatic and irreversible-looking stains that can befall your carpet. So what do you do when disaster strikes and your carpet is hit with this sticky, colourful paint? Well, like most things in life, there are a few ways you can go about removing your nail varnish stain. And, [...]

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 [...]

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