Tag: Colour

Holiday House London - Following the beautiful runner up the stairs, Fiona Barratt Interiors's 'Curated Design' living room caught my eye immediately. A generous, light-filled space with a great sense of flow, it was finished to the highest of standards. The sculptural light, curving downwards above the coffee table, was a stunning focal point with its undulations emulated in the art relief hung on the back wall. This was a scheme with space to breathe - to step back and admire all the wonderful pieces within it - and a place where every vista was curated to perfection.

HOLIDAY HOUSE LONDON – YOUR PERSONAL TOUR

18th November 2017 , 7 Comments

Why Holiday House? ‘Because every day is a holiday when you’ve survived cancer’  – Iris Dankner, Holiday House founder   ** Extra long post ahead but absurdly gorgeous interiors -‘inspo’ throughout (and all for a great cause)**   HOLIDAY HOUSE LONDON Kitchen of dreams. Image source: Iggi Interior Design official Instagram On Wednesday 8th November, […]

Interior design mistakes - we've all been there. Sofas that don't fit, impractical finishes regretted mere moments after installation, a colour that looks totally different to the tiny sample you signed off. In this post - the first of two - I will be identifying 3 common interior design mistakes and discussing ways to avoid them.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT PAINT COLOUR FOR YOUR INTERIOR

30th August 2017 , 8 Comments

With September around the corner, it’s almost impossible to escape that inevitable ‘back to school’ feeling. The apprehension of the unknown, married with that giddy excitement of a ‘fresh start’. Even if you’re nowhere near a classroom, I always think there’s a real sense of ‘newness’ in the air around this time of year. Exciting […]

This scheme, designed by Sarah Mailer Design, a London-based interior designer, combines neutral greys with sunny yellow accents. A key interior design secret is to integrate colour with multiple accents, carefully planted around the space to balance the overall scheme. For more ideas and interior design secrets, click on the blog link...

5 INTERIOR DESIGN SECRETS TO ENHANCE YOUR SPACE

3rd August 2017 , 19 Comments

We all deserve to live in a beautiful, functional space. A space that reflects us – our lifestyle, interests and passions. Our home should be our haven and a little pocket of the world that is true to our individual aesthetic. The big question is – how do you achieve that ‘wow factor’? A gorgeous dining […]

This Polish pastry shop is pure Millennial Pink perfection! For more on the hot trend that's not going anywhere, click on the link for lots of fabulous ideas and to shop the look.

HOW MILLENNIAL PINK CAN WORK FOR YOUR HOME

26th July 2017 , 7 Comments

As an interior designer, I’m well versed in grey. Grey walls, grey floors,  grey furniture. Not if I can help it, mind you, as I always encourage my clients to allow some warmth and depth into their schemes – it’s just better that way; more homely. Pink has long been a stellar way to achieve […]

PiP Studio's vibrant, yellow wallpaper is totally uplifting and would add a vibrant flavour to any interior scheme. Click on the blog post for more summer floral bights and a gorgeous edit of the best blooms around.

TREND FOCUS: BRIGHT SUMMER FLORALS

12th July 2017 , 5 Comments

Bold, bright, summer florals – effortlessly eye-catching, shamelessly loud, eternally happy. The high-summer must-have trend and perfect alongside our fortunate run of hot, balmy weather (downpours aside). Floral prints kick about in one guise or another most seasons (I do love a dark-based, gothic winter floral during the colder months), transcending across fashion and interiors. This summer, […]

HOW TO CREATE A BEACH STYLE INTERIOR

21st June 2017 , 7 Comments

We last talked about warm tones; rose gold and copper, but now there’s a whole new level of sizzle on the agenda: The beach style interior. With the scorching weather, how many of us have closed our eyes and mentally transported to a beautiful island somewhere? Reclined on a stylish sun-lounger, iced-drink in hand, the sound of […]

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