How do Interior Designers Charge?

  So, you’ve moved into a new home and want to put your stamp on it but don’t know where to start. Maybe you are keen to sell your home but it looks a bit dated and you want to attract a buyer quickly.  Or perhaps you’ve seen a beautiful home in a magazine and […]

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3 Great Decorating Apps

The process of homemaking is a tactile and emotive experience and as such, does not translate very easily to technology. While nothing beats a paint tester pot or wallpaper sample for experiencing how a colour or pattern will look in your home, here are three great tried-and-tested digital tools that will help you get started […]

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Selling your Home?

It’s said that buyers make a purchasing decision on a house within the first 30 seconds of viewing.  First impressions are everything when it comes to selling your home and allowing buyers the space to see themselves living in your home comes a close second. And once you’ve got that right, if you can create […]

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London Design Festival 2018

Beginning next weekend, under the banner of the London Design Festival, exhibitors, design enthusiasts, industry experts, refurbishers and renovators flock to London to immerse themselves in all things interior design. Here’s our compilation of the main events beginning with trade fair Decorex, celebrating its 40th year and open to the public from 17th September Decorex, […]

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Cwtch up your Home for Autumn

We used to spend our family holidays in Wales, in a stone cottage set into the hillside overlooking nearby Llandysul.  Belonging to a friend-of-a-friend, the first time we made the long journey from Norfolk, we had very little idea of what we would find.  Arriving over the narrow humpbacked bridge we were greeted by a […]

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Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design

If you’re thinking about commissioning a piece of bespoke furniture to complete your interior design scheme, the Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design hosted at The Thirlestone Long Gallery in Cheltenham each August, may be just the place to visit. Established by Betty Norbury in 1994 as a place for furniture designer/makers to celebrate their craft and […]

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New Online Design Service

Alongside our bespoke, tailored interior design service, we are delighted to launch our new range of Online Design services, created to give professional interior design advice at pocket-friendly prices.     A convenient way to engage the services of an interior designer if you have a single room and you are keen to implement the […]

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Oversize Florals

Oversize florals are flourishing in interior design right now.  The botanical prints that dominated the Spring/Summer catwalks have slowly made their way into our homes and as summer slowly slips into autumn and we make ready to harvest the final fanfare of heavy headed chrysanthemum and dahlias from the flowerbeds, floral designs against moody, dark […]

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Good Classroom Design

My son’s imagination failed him recently.  Pen poised over a blank sheet of white paper to plan a short story, he found nothing forthcoming. He blamed it on the classroom: ‘it’s like sitting in a grey box’ he explained, ‘ sometimes, the ideas just won’t come’.  This left me thinking about good classroom design and […]

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