With streaming services investing more in quality TV shows and movies, we are spending more time watching our televisions. Alongside this increase in watch time has come an appreciation for viewing comfort. For some this means having an ever-larger screen, a comfier...
How to choose colour for your bespoke fitted furniture "You can have your bespoke furniture in any colour", we say and then look at the client’s face. Somewhere between fascination and excitement lurks the dreaded fear that is always about when choosing the colour for...
Over the past few years, crowded public events have had to be minimised or even brought into private homes, hosting smaller house parties, sharing evening drinks and watching movies in the living room. Therefore, it is unsurprising to discover that Homes and Gardens...
Discover how to take home decor magazine worthy photos, on your phone, with these 7 top tips for interior photography.
In this post we take you through how to create a classic New England Style Home. Tips from colour schemes through to blinds, storage and wall covering choices.
In this post, we take you through the most important things to consider when working with an interior designer, to get the most out of the relationship and their expertise.
If you have the luxury of living in a large space, whether open plan or not – you’ll want to make the most of bigger rooms in your home.
To do so, there’s a number of interior design tips and tricks you need to be aware of, turning any large space into a stunning showcase area of your home – a talking point amongst friends and family.
Creating a beautiful home office relies on focusing on a number of key elements, even going as far as considering the type of person you are, to identify the style of space that best fits your personality, way of living and working habits.
In this post we also touch on the importance of colour and lighting, to assist in producing a well developed brief on the road to achieving your dream office space.
Your bedroom wardrobe is an element of your home you’ll interact with most, yet it’s amazing how many of us don’t think about making it work best for our individual lifestyles.
A handmade bespoke wardrobe is one of the best ways to efficiently use the space you have, so let’s look at the subtle intricacies to consider when choosing and designing your ideal wardrobe.
Cinema rooms (or ‘home theatres’ if you’re American) can be the most exciting and luxurious room in your home, and can be made in any size on any budget, from comfortable rooms for a small audience based around a large television, or a full-blown cinema experience with a projector and aisle-style seating. Home cinemas are great for young families who may not have time to go out to the cinema themselves, and these projects can add significant value to a house through “wow factor” alone.
The kitchen is not only the heart of the home, but it’s also the busiest room, where people gather not just to cook, but to socialise. As the kitchen is where you are likely to spend most of your time, choosing what colour to decorate a kitchen can be daunting when you know you will face the result of your choice for a significant part of every day.
Famously started in the 1800s by William Morris, and inspired by a love of Medieval craftsmanship and a desire to ensure that mass production did not overtake traditional craft, the Arts and Crafts decorating style is a classic, traditional look that has stood the test of time and is still a very popular style in homes to this day. The arts and crafts styles’ focus on craftsmanship, functionality, simplicity and beautiful aesthetics means it remains relevant and though it has been in and out of fashion, it has never gone out of favour.