Oriental Design Ideas this Chinese New Year

Chinese culture has brought many gems to our interiors. There’s art, fabrics and of course Feng Shui. So surely Oriental (or oriental inspired) interiors are the ones to be be swooning over, especially on a day like Chinese New Year? Of course!

We’ve gathered a few of our favourites from Houzz, so you can join us in celebrating the culture. Enjoy! Continue reading

Beat The January Blues With Beautiful Homes That Inspire.

This week started off with a marketing phenomenon that’s certainly picked up over the last ten years- Blue Monday. We know that January can seem like a dull time; the weather’s gloomy, chocolate has gone from friend to foe and that summer holiday seems all too far away.

But it needn’t be all gloom and doom. The winter weather is a great excuse to stay indoors and get your home in tip-top shape. Or, if you’re like us, sitting back and swooning over some beautiful decors and feel inspired. Continue reading

Trend Watch :: Ripe

Back in the summer, we headed over to Decorex at Syon Park in London in search of inspiration for the seasons ahead.

Whilst there, we managed to squeeze into Marie Rouillon’s seminar on the big trends of Autumn/Winter 2016. We saw the colours forecast, as well as delving into the world of themes. The one that caught our eye? They call it ‘Ripe’. Continue reading

Around the World :: Silk

We like to scourer the world high and wide to find you the best fabrics and patterns it has to offer. But what we never really think about is what the rest of the globe is doing with the same fabrics that we use, what their history of them are and how it fits in with culture.

To start, we’re looking at one of the most luxurious of fibres, silk. Continue reading