Wes Anderson Style

With his dreamy palettes, retro aesthetic and vivid vision it is no wonder that Wes Anderson has been a significant influence within design over the last decade. His style so instantly recognisable and symbolic within his films such as The Royal Tenenbaums, Grand Budapest Hotel and most recently The French Dispatch, that it has simply…

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Gleneagles at Christmas

Gleneagles Hotel in the north of Scotland is one of the most luxurious and glamorous hotels in the world, and when it comes to festive cheer and stylish decoration in December they certainly do not disappoint. This year sadly they will be closed due to covid, however I thought I would take a look back…

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How To: tame the mess and tidy your home

There is nothing more satisfying than feeling like you have a methodically tidy home, but it does not have to be a ‘spring clean’ task – it is doable to get on top of your mess at any point in the year by employing clever storage, wardrobe space and shelf ideas. Here I list 4…

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Botanical Style

The application of nature within our interiors have transformed through the years – from the increased popularity of plant life within 1970s mid-century homes to recent trends of bold palm prints or boho terrariums, there are no limitations or restrictions within botanical style. A varied source for colour and pattern inspiration, floral and plant imagery…

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Colour Theory

Primary Colours – Red / Blue / Yellow Secondary Colours – Orange / Green / Violet Tertiary Colours – Red- Orange / Yellow – Orange / Yellow – Green / Blue – Green / Blue – Violet / Red – Violet NEUTRALS Neutral colours are not on the colour wheel. These include white, cream, grey, beige, taupe and…

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Terracotta Palette

When Dulux announced their colour for 2019 was Spiced Honey it reignited my love for rich and earthy Mediterranean shades, and throughout the year I have been drawn to Terracotta tones –   like my new dusty pink cushions or the Pinterest board I obsessively add to. Terracotta is a subtly sophisticated palette that can energise…

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Mid Century Modern

Although the expression Mid-Century Modern was not devised until 1984 (by author Cara Greenberg) the movement emerged after the end of the second world war. There was a rise in demand for property and housing as soldiers arrived back home in the US, resulting in the expansion of cities and a large growth in the…

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