Category: Design inspirations

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.

On press…

We all love to take a peek at what’s coming up… especially when we’re looking forward to some brighter warmer sunny days (here’s a clue to one of our latest trends) On press… We’ve been busy working behind the scenes on our latest wallpaperdirect magazine

So, you want to be a designer?

Design career guide So, you want to be a designer? Talented designers have been in demand for centuries, and while the tools and mediums they work with has changed drastically over the years, careers in this field continue to be prevalent. The arrival of computers

Discover ‘the bluebellgray way’…

Bluebellgray founder Fiona Douglas tells us more… The ‘bluebellgray way’… Q&A with founder Fi Douglas. Fiona, a graduate of the prestigious Glasgow School of Art, set up bluebellgray with a clear vision and style in mind; her love of colour and all things floral combined

New Year tonic

New Year tonic It’s the time we all like to hibernate when the evenings are still dark and cold so a bit of feel good television is the perfect companion, alongside the last few remaning cheeky chocolates! Not so much the box sets for me

A touch of drama

A touch of drama… Nearly time for Panto season…wait for it… oh yes it is! And the Festive season is the perfect time for a theatrical treat. The oldest working theatre in the UK, the Bristol Old Vic won a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant to

Celebrating international wallpaper week

international inspiration International wallpaper week To celebrate this year’s international wallpaper week, I’ve decided to pick some favourites from our far flung collections to highlight the depth and breadth of our wonderful world of wallpaper! Dutch Drama from Carlucci-di-Chivasso. Far East inspired designs from Thibaut,

Norway, naturally…

A quick visit to Norway Norway, naturally… Relax, deep breaths, fresh air, stunning countryside, rain (and lots more rain). No matter – it’s holiday time. There’s lots to take in and enjoy – here’s a mini photo diary of a quick blogging trip to the land

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