A Trip Back In Time: How The 70’s Are Making A Come Back

Have you found yourself being drawn to circular, more rounded styled furniture, textile wall hangings and ochre coloured paints and textiles lately? That’s possibly because the glamorous style of the 70’s is now back in fashion and infiltrating the Interior world. (Image credit: Vincent Leroux) This New 70’s Glam has a more polished, contemporary feel to it. Everything is a lot brighter, more opulent and streamlined, but with some textural, natural pieces to help keep it grounded and bring inRead more

Surface Design Show 2018: My Top Picks

Last week I went to the Surface Design Show 2018 in London at the Business Design Centre. I like going to exhibits or trade shows to see what companies and manufacturers are creating in the interior and architecture worlds, to see what is in trend, to find out about new materials, inventions and technologies, colours, textures, and I also love to see how they display these wonderful surface designs and ideas! Surface Design Show inside the Business Design Centre, Islington,Read more

Sustainable Saturday: Patterned Plants

Last year we saw a huge increase in the number of house plants everyone was keeping in their interiors, due to the colour of the year being Greenery but also due to consumers becoming more consciously aware of what they are putting in to their homes and about what is going on in their environments. That trend and thoughtfulness hasn’t stopped there, although it has taken on a more aesthetically pleasing turn: Patterned plants. (Image credit: Lonny) Pinterest has seenRead more

BEHR’s Colour of the Year 2018: In The Moment

If you haven’t heard of Behr before, they are an American paint company and they have announced their first ever Colour of the Year predication for 2018! The colour Behr have chosen is one of their own called In The Moment, a beautiful blue/green/grey combination. (Image credit: Pinterest) The inspiration for this colour is taken from nature and evokes relaxation of the body and mind, a place to go and recharge our batteries in our busy day to day lives,Read more

Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet

It’s a new year, which means the folks over at Pantone have predicted what the next colour trend is going to be for 2018: Ultra Violet. (Image credit: Pantone) Purple is the marmite of the colour world, you either love it or you hate it. I know it is not everyone’s cup of tea, but I couldn’t be more excited about this colour! It is my favourite! Ultra Violet is powerful and luxurious. It symbolises wealth, ambition, creativity, forward thinking,Read more

Sustainable Saturday: Christmas presents

Let’s talk Christmas presents. I know this is a bit late in the game/month, but hopefully this will help if you want to be a bit more environmentally conscious this holiday. Every year we spend lots of money on gifts around this time for our family, friends and loved ones. Often these gifts are stored away, possibly forgotten or waiting to be used, or they are used straight away, once, a few times and then thrown out at the dumpRead more