Category: On trend

Post-holiday blues

Our all year round wallpaper cure for the holiday blues. Post-holiday blues August has shed its Summer shorts and September has packed them away in the bottom drawer for another year. The holidays are over, the kids are back to school and we’re all back

The Queen of Chic

The ultra-chic Audrey Hepburn look The Queen of chic London’s National Portrait Gallery hosts a must-see exhibition strictly for the super-styish this Summer. Audrey Hepburn – Portraits of an Icon runs until 18th October. Put on your best black and white outfit and pose along

Blue. Coming soon from Little Greene.

A preview of the lovely Little Greene Blue colour card, coming September 2015. Blue. Coming soon from Little Greene. If you like blue, you’re going to love the new Little Greene Blue capsule paint collection coming out in September. There’s a collection of lovely wallcoverings

Summer breeze

How to make pinwheels with left over wallpaper Summer breeze Wimbledon withers in record temperatures, the radio is full of expert advice on how to sleep in the merciless night heat, and our dog has swapped his spot in the sun for the shade. Here

Arbiters of British Style

We visit GP&J Baker’s Chelsea Harbour HQ G P & J Baker – Arbiters of British Style The lovely people at G P (George Percival) & J (James) Baker invited us to their sumptuous Chelsea Harbour showrooms this week for an in-depth tour of their

Abigail Ahern – queen of the dark

A word with undisputed queen of the dark Abigail Ahern Abigail Ahern – Queen of the dark Designerpaint sat down to delve into the darker side of colour with Abigail Ahern, uncovering her inspirations along the way. All photographs courtesy Graham Atkins-Hughes DP When you

The Colour Council

How to choose colours everybody can agree on The Colour Council If your mum asked you for a green jumper for her birthday, how would you make sure you get the green she likes? If you had to make a cinema advert for Coca Cola,

Vintage vibes

Sanderson Vintage 2 fabrics and wallpapers A very vintage vibe Retro fabrics and wallpapers are everywhere. Echoing the graphic, modernist styles of the 1950s and 60s, they conjure up a period feel in a modern design. Meanwhile, Sanderson take a different approach. They can trawl

London Design Week 2015

We take a trip to Chelsea Harbour to check out all that’s lovely in home decor for 2015 London Design Week 2015 Our lucky team went to Chelsea Harbour Design Centre for the trade preview of London Design Week. Alice and Richard were treated to

Light (&) relief

Exploring texture with Lincrusta Light (and) relief Just back from half-term holiday. Dragging the family through the blandness of baggage reclaim at Heathrow, I felt just a tad flat. My holiday reading, on the other hand, had transported me to more flamboyant decorative eras, exploring

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