Tag: Design Ideas

One thing's for certain, home offices are now incredibly desirable. Somewhere that you can work productively and effectively, where you can Zoom with confidence, without the family's washing on display for all to see. With many of my friends on the move, they have shared their desire to find a home with a designated study. Somewhere where they can close the door at the end of the day to enforce that all important work-life balance.

LOCKDOWN INTERIORS: THE RISE OF THE HOME OFFICE

8th September 2020 , 2 Comments

2020 – the year of home. And yes, that’s my very positive spin on a, frankly, INSANE few months, which have been both astounding and catastrophic in equal measure. Never – EVER –  have we spent quite so much time at home. Even my first maternity leave in 2012, shrouded under a heavy cloak of sleep deprivation, […]

Introducing artists' coffee table books into your interior scheme is a relatively inexpensive way of showcasing art - who says it should be limited to the walls?

THE ULTIMATE COFFEE TABLE BOOK EDIT

29th October 2019 , 1 Comment

Hands up if you’re a collector? Of art, vintage bags, blue and white ceramics, vinyl records? Whilst I confess to being an accumulator of many, MANY things, the coffee table book is my primary penchant. I love words. I adore images. Coffee table books combine, so artfully, both these areas. And often with the most […]

Commissioning bespoke furniture varies significantly from ordering something 'off-the-peg'. Every element has the potential for alteration - the world is your oyster!

THE BEAUTY OF BESPOKE: COMMISSIONING BESPOKE FURNITURE

8th July 2019 , 5 Comments

It’s official – we’re bringing back bespoke! Not that bespoke (furniture, fashion or art) ever really left. Commissions and patronage have, after all, shaped our creative canon. And there has always been something extra special about that one-off piece, specifically made-to-order. It’s just that for a long time now, low price points paired with the […]

Designing children's bedrooms is often a family affair. Not only do you have yourself to consider but a little one who, quite unexpectedly, may have developed a strong sense of personal style. The aim of this piece, is to help you source and shop the ultimate kids' bedroom.

DESIGNING CHILDREN’S BEDROOMS PART 2: WHAT TO BUY

31st May 2019 , 11 Comments

DESIGNING CHILDREN’S BEDROOMS: SOURCING, SHOPPING & STYLING Shopping for any interior scheme can feel overwhelming. With so much choice available, it can be difficult to make a final decision. ‘Much like wedding dress shopping’, I told my sister as we tamed yet more layers of ivory tulle and pinned some sparkle in her hair. ‘Sometimes […]

Designing a children's bedroom? Go hard or go home! Alternatively, go to sleep, go and play, go and do your homework - there are many plates to spin to ensure the space works both visually and functionally.

CHILDREN’S BEDROOM DESIGN: 9 STEPS TO SUCCESS

7th March 2019 , 9 Comments

DOING IT FOR THE KIDS: CHILDREN’S BEDROOM DESIGN Designing a children’s bedroom? It’s an exciting prospect but there are many plates to spin to ensure the space works both functionally and visually. Creativity and strategic planning are the perfect partnership when it comes to children’s bedroom design success. And whilst this is true of any […]

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