Minimalism

Minimalism emerged during the modernist movement, with a reaction against overindulgence and the exclusivity of the art and design world, instead focusing on the notion of ‘less is more’. Architect Miles Van Der Rohe was one of the initial innovators of this design aesthetic with refined skyscrapers, the use of ‘new’ high quality materials (concrete,…

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The 8 most Serene Spa Interiors

After a year like 2020 can you think of anything more delightful and decadent than visiting a peaceful spa hotel? Unfortunately, most of us won’t be able to make that a reality, however we can all daydream to our hearts content – and to give you a little hand I have compiled a lovely little…

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Art Deco

After the end of the Industrial Revolution, designers, architects and artists were progressively looking forward into the 20thcentury for ‘something new’. With modern life increasingly more technologically and mechanically focused, the Art Deco movement (also called Style Moderne) launched with the first decorative arts exhibition since WW1: Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes…

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History of Styles- Louis XIV Baroque

SOCIAL HISTORY A time characterised by the accumulative power and authority of France within European politics, Louis XIV is infamous for guiding in an era of extreme opulence and an arrangement of investment and authoritarianism. After the death of his father King Louis XIII (1601 – 1643) when he was only 4 years of, his…

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Luxury Bathrooms

An ever growing trend in interiors over the last few years has been recreating the luxurious ‘hotel style’ bathrooms in ones own home. I can show you some of these key factors that are out of the ordinary and can be recreated to help you truly take the time out and enjoy a peaceful atmosphere.…

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