Craving a Classico Colour Palette for 2019

Classico

Trends come and go and tastes change but you can’t go far wrong with classic colours in an interior design scheme as a backdrop against which to incorporate seasonal updates.

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Interior Design and Wellbeing

bedroom interior design

Over the last few years the topic of wellbeing within architecture and interior design has gained momentum, fuelled by the research of neuroscientists, psychologists and urban planners. You may have noticed books on the science of sleep, writings on wellness at work and social media feeds filled with images of green garden cities. In line […]

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Good Night, Sleep Tight

An endearing phrase we use often use on tucking our little ones in at night, ‘sleep tight’ is believed to have its origins in bygone days when mattresses were supported by ropes laced across wooden bed frames, those ropes requiring on occasion to be tightened to  ensure a sound night’s sleep. It was those same […]

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Styling your Home to Sell

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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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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Decorating with Dark Florals

Dark, 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, […]

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Thoughtful Garden Furniture

Design your garden with furniture that is socially responsible and relax knowing that is hasn’t cost us the earth

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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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How to Detox your Home

We often reflect on what we are doing to our bodies, giving them a little housekeeping during Veganuary or whilst staying Sober in October, but tend to give very little thought to home detox. Since the 1950s it has been reported that 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced, 6.3 billion tonnes of which […]

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