Sustainability in Interior Design

welcoming in the spring

On the day that the UK declares an ‘environment and climate emergency’ interior designers have a responsibility to guide clients in making considered choices to help meet sustainability targets.

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Natural Spring Cleaning

natural soap and lemon

Spring is teasing us. Days are slowly stretching out before us like tightly coiled fern heads unfurling. Soon wild flowers will vie for our attention along the footpaths and lanes. For many of us, spring is the time when we treat our homes to a deep clean. A ritual that sees us shrugging off the […]

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Craving a Classico Colour Palette for 2019

Interior design colours for 2019

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

using natural materials in interior design for wellbeing

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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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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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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Seeing Green

welcoming in the spring

Looking at something green, can significantly lift our mood.  Be it a view from a hilltop, a walk in the park   or a picture of a beautiful landscape hanging on a wall, seeing green has been proven to stimulate and relax us in equal measure. Nature lowers our blood pressure and heart rate and it […]

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