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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The Story of Yellow

yellow in nature

Sunny and mood enhancing, yellow signifies change as winter turns to spring and summer turns to autumn. It is a tricky colour to get right when introducing into an interior design scheme, I’ve recently done some digging into the history and symbolism of yellow while introducing it into a design scheme for a client and […]

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A Year in Interior Design – 2018

During September professional interior designers, interior decorators and stylists flock to London for the annual offering of Interior Design exhibitions.  A staple part of the interior designer’s calendar, many of the events are open to the public and attract those in the search of new seasons’ wallpaper collections, innovative lighting suppliers and up-and-coming furniture makers.  […]

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The Story of Winter White

The sun rises behind naked trees, slowly warming the day with its diffuse light, reaching through the low mist to touch frosty fields. That ethereal moment before the gossamer shroud lifts and we feel cossetted in the warm glow of Winter White. White with the merest hint of yellow, tempered with a touch of gauzy […]

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The Story of Lilac

May is one of the most beautiful months of the year. As the cow parsley froths along lanes dotted with celandine, red campion and mallow the verges begin to swell with new growth. One of the jewels of the British hedgerow is lilac; in flower for only a few weeks, it raises our spirits in […]

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