Category Archives: What’s Trending

Drum roll please! Did you know that THE 2020 Colour of the Year is ‘Classic Blue’? Yep, Pantone has confirmed ‘Classic Blue’ is the 2020 colour of the year! And I must say that I’m pretty happy about that! Why, you ask? Well for starters, blue is such an easy colour to incorporate into almost


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Trend Forecasting is a science and an art. It predicts the future direction of something, be it colour, style etc. Trend Forecasting is a very important part of the interior design industry. Last week’s blog was about the recently announced Dulux Colour Forecast 2020. There are four palettes of colours in the Dulux Colour Forecast


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Trend forecasting is a serious business. Far from being a hit and miss affair, trend forecasting is a highly complex process that mixes both art and science in order to predict the direction of something. Trend forecasting is integral to the fashion, interior and graphic design industries and even the automotive industry. Each year Dulux


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Each project we undertake is about creating unique interiors for each one of our clients, so no two interiors are the same. We recognise that each client is unique with different tastes, likes/dislikes, lifestyles, practical requirements etc. The classic-style interior of this house is no exception. It is uniquely tailored to suit the client. At


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When you think of Paris, what springs to mind? Shopping? Sight-seeing? Sitting in a café watching the world go by? The truth is, Paris has a way of drawing you in and inviting you to explore. To help get you started in the City of Lights, let’s hear it from a local: Architect Laura Gonzalez –


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The right curtains or blinds are hugely beneficial for your home. They provide privacy and insulation – an interesting fact is that up to 40% of heating or cooling can escape through uncovered windows. To top it all off though, curtains or blinds will make a huge difference to the overall look and ambience of


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I love seeing people use clever ways to achieve recycled design in interior spaces. Something that may appear to be ready for the scrapheap, is reclaimed and lovingly converted into something that not only looks good but serves a practical purpose as well. The Junction Bar café in the first photo is in Chesterfield, England,


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You might have noticed that animal prints are huge in this season’s fashions. I for one am very happy about that! But did you know though that the whole animal/tribal African look is huge in interiors too? The great thing about this look is that it lends itself effortlessly to many different interior styles and


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Yes, I know we are in the middle of winter in the southern hemisphere, but I have a daughter who’s currently living in London, so I’m interested in how the English do summer – not to mention her adventures in and around this fascinating city. This week she sent me a Vogue UK article featuring


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I always feel a bit like a kid in a lolly shop when I pay a visit to my furniture and homewares suppliers. Recently I spent some time at Florabelle sourcing a full-length mirror for a client. They had just received a container of new stock a couple of days beforehand so there was no


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