Category: Design inspirations

New wave

What’s new from the trade shows New Year, New wave After a busy few weeks checking out some fabulous new collections at the trade shows in Frankfurt, Paris and London I’m excited to share some of our trend forecasts for the coming year. We’ve chosen some exceptional

A Life in Pattern

The role of ornament and pattern in everyday lives A Life in Pattern If you ever feel like immersing yourself in design & pattern, this is the place to go – The Fashion and Textile Museum – only a few minutes walk from London Bridge Station. At the

Stay cool

Stay cool Phew it’s a real scorcher today! Decorating is probably not at the top of your list but there are ways of keeping a cool vibe in your home for the hottest of days… Declutter (easier said than done I know!) to let the

Strawberries & Cream

The perfect Summer palette Strawberries & CreamNothing says Summer quite like the delicious combo of Strawberries and cream –  Beautiful paint and wallpaper, fresh, elegant, romantic and lasts all the year round… yum. 1. Albany Berry Head Matt Emulsion2. Little Greene Cape Red Intelligent Matt Emulsion3. Sanderson Boulder White Matt Emulsion4. Fired

Wedding bliss

Wedded bliss … A lovely sunny day is forecast, the excitement is mounting and everything is set. It’s going to be a fantastic occasion, the joining together both UK and USA in the latest Royal Wedding. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot tomorrow

Super greens

Super greens Green is good for you. Not just the veggies, I’m talking lush green interiors. Nature’s very own green brings balance and harmony to your space. Gorgeous green offers a classic counterpoint to any other colour as it does in your garden. Houseplants are back in a

Mr Blue Sky…

Mr. Blue Sky… I’m looking out of my office window at the most glorious blue sky. It’s so uplifting to see some sunshine at last and makes me think of the feel good 1977 Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) song Mr. Blue Sky. Sun is shinin’

Explore & discover

Explore & discover As you know by now, exploring different countries is something I really enjoy either when travelling on business or just for pleasure. I love immersing myself into local culture, finding those little markets and hidden bazaars. I’ve recently returned from Palma the capital of Mallorca and

Hello from China

I’ve just visited the exciting Home Furnishing Expo in Shenzhen Hello from China – nín hǎo  We’ve been off on our travels again this time to China to visit the Home Furnishing Expo in Shenzhen. We had a fascinating time meeting different suppliers from around the world

Baby it’s cold outside…

Baby it’s cold outside… Sometimes it doesn’t really matter how cold it is outside, as long as you have a few key ingredients – a nice bowl of warming soup, an old black and white film to watch while snuggling up on the sofa by a log fire.

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