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The Christmas House Nightmare

Well Christmas is upon us, and you are all no doubt panicking about where to put Aunty Sybil as she doesn’t get on with cousin Jack. The grandchildren will be staying over as well, and your dining room can only hold six… yet 14 are coming.

How To Fly The Union Jack Correctly

May the 6th is almost upon us, Coronation Day. Lots of us will be hanging Union Jacks outside our windows and on our flag poles. It is important that we get it right and we hang our nations flag correctly. It is so easy to make a mistake.

How Much Does A Glass Box Extension Cost?

Glass box extensions have become very popular recently and they make a stunning addition to any home. Using structural glass to build the entire structure, they can bring light into dark homes, and they can also add modern design to older homes.

5 Valentine’s Favourites: How Are You Dressing Your Table?

The 14th February will be a little different this year. No-one will be going out for a Valentine’s meal, so how about creating a special evening at home? Invest in a few key pieces for your table and you can create a lovely table for Valentine’s Day.

Don’t Follow Trends, Make Your Interior Personal

Confession time – I really hate trends. They are usually just designed to get you to buy more ‘stuff’. In the age of sustainability, we should be aiming for interiors that have a timeless style that can evolve. This can be done by adding your personality.

New Year – New Kitchen, New Bathroom, New Bedroom?

We made it through January and are into February. Let’s all stop complaining about the restrictions and start planning your home for post-pandemic life. You’ll be able to entertain at home again, and even have friends to stay – do you remember that?

Diary of a London Interior Designer – storage, scotch eggs and the seaside

Ever wondered how an interior designer spends their time? It’s not all about fabrics and paint colours - we design, we don’t just decorate. Our weekly series will give you the inside story of a working interior design practice.

Pantone Colour of the Year 2021

Earlier today Pantone announced their colour of the year for 2021 - only being announced at the end of 2020 (what a year eh!) there were two colours; Illuminating, a lovely bright yellow, that is teamed with Ultimate Grey.

5 interior design favourites – statement cloakroom wallpaper

Many people are afraid of using colour or pattern in their home. We have seen many years of plain neutral, often grey, interiors. Whilst these interiors can be very calming it is also nice to include the unexpected design elements in your home. The cloakroom is the place to do this - that unexpected splash of colour or pattern will be a surprise every time you, or your guests, use the room.

Diary of a London Interior Designer – floorplans, countryside and unicorns

Started the week with a site visit to an ongoing project in Regent’s Park.

The house is Georgian and set over six floors. We have refreshed most of the interior over the past year and now moved on the exterior. We are using Little Greene Chocolate Colour for the front door and Clay Mid for the masonry.