Focus: Kim & Kanye’s Minimalist Home

When it comes to minimalist interiors, there cannot be another home more absolute and encompassing of this style than that of global superstars Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Enlisting the expertise of Belgium designer Axel Vervoordt, this suburban mansion was transformed into a radical work of art, driven by expansive light, magnificent proportions and a…

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Hard Materials I

HARDWOODS Beech Beech wood has an unaffected fresh, pale colour making it a great fit for modern, scandinavian style interiors. A robust, hard wearing wood, and scratch resistant with very good flexibility during construction meaning it is suitable for the building of houses.  Beech wood can fashion a warm, modest and uncomplicated design within an…

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Small Space Style

Regardless of the size of your home, it should be a welcoming, charming space that clearly communicates your personality and style. With renters and first-time buyers, there is often a tendency to hold off decorating their (sometimes) marginally smaller spaces than the fantasy homes they dreamed they would move into.

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Cork Palette

With sustainability being a major movement and talking point within design, it is inevitable that we have embraced resources and materials with eco-friendly credentials that are free of chemical components. One of these said materials that I have particularly enjoyed witnessing designers explore is Cork wood. Sustainably harvested from the branches of a cork tree…

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History of Styles -Arts & Crafts

The Arts & Crafts movement primarily derived from a reaction against the mass production of products that had begun during the Industrial Revolution. In Britain, working class labourers had to endure long hours for minimal pay in huge factories, which in turn had an adverse impact on their worth and value, as well as a…

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How To: create the cosiest bedroom

The start of the year can often feel dreary and drawn out, with dark nights, frosty temperatures and long months ahead before the buzz of summer. Your home can be your haven during these monotonous times and making sure it is a comfy and welcoming space is easily achievable. Our bedrooms are the best place…

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Classic Blue – Colour of the Year 2020

It is that time again…  when Pantone announces their Colour of the Year and we are treated to an insight within the design world and what we will be sure to see crop up in upcoming months in fashion, music, technology and of course interior design – and for 2020 we have Classic Blue.

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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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Minimalist Christmas

Christmas can be a time of stress and excess  – the chaos of completing your ever growing to do list seems impossible, the anxiety of watching your bank balance slowly deplete and desperately  trying to sum up energy in order to get through the final month of the year. In addition to all this disorder,…

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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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