Artful Arrangements

We love a gallery wall for its flexibility and impact but you may be thinking you have seen it all before … the trick is to think a little out the box and mix up the idea. You can use anything from your holiday sketches, gallery posters or the collection of mirrors you love too […]

Summer Exhibition 2017

If you have a free few hours, the Summer Exhibition is on at the Royal Academy until 20th August.  It has been running for nearly 250 years (next year) and was started to help finance the training of young artists in the Royal Academy Schools. It is the largest open submission exhibition in the world and never […]

How to choose colours for interiors

We recently had the chance to answer readers questions in the Metro – always fun for us to share our thoughts and ideas and exciting to be asked! One of the questions also reminded us that starting the design and decoration of a room is often the hardest part – deciding what colours you want to […]

The Japanese House

I trekked my family over to the Barbican to see The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 – always a tall ask when my children’s first choice over half term would be the Science Museum or when I am particularly persuasive, the V&A. But bribed with food and lots of ‘this will be so […]

All things floral

          Celebrating all things floral this week with the start of Chelsea Flower Show – with the sun finally starting to shine we are all about bringing the the outside inside with flowers and plants or investing more in floral designs on finishes using wallpaper, paint or fabric. 1 bedroom 2 bedroom […]

Decorating for Boys

        Boys bedrooms are definitely not a space to take too seriously. Its a room to decorate with fun and flexible design, without spending too much or worrying what will be damaged the next time their friends are over to play. We have five simple steps to help you! Firstly choose a […]

Ideas for Small Spaces

Small living spaces need to be so much more versatile – you might have both living and dining space in one room or need to include a home office into your living room. Whatever the challenges, we have a five tips on how to make the most of your space. 1 Make the most of […]

Decorating for Easter

     If you have family and friends descending this week-end and are looking for a little table top inspiration, we have gone looking for just what you need. Of course you want it to look as natural as possible but like any beautiful room design, nothing good happens by without style, planning and a […]

Natural Charm

  We landed up staying for a few days at Gastehaus Berge in Aschau im Chiemgau by accident. Too many hours spent on Air BnB searching for somewhere to stay in the area with just a little bit of style (I wasn’t asking for too much was I?) and I gave up leaving my husband […]

Where Architects Stay

  I landed on this book ‘Where Architects Stay’ after a stay at the stylish Berge Gastehaus and I have been paging longingly through it since our holiday became a distant memory. Its a beautifully presented book of short stories and stunning photographs on architectural gems around the world. Most importantly, unlike most interiors books, these places are […]

Minimalism in Miami

We picture Miami full of tropical colour and pattern but the recent sale of Calvin Klein’s minimalist beach home shows a different aesthetic. A serene colour palette full of neutral textiles and natural materials makes for a beautifully understated design. The artfully placed green plants and a few delicate orchids complete the staging of this […]

Blue and White Interior Flower Pots

Friday Favourites

Our edit of our favourite finds this week… Every week we pull together the products we have seen and loved, to share with you – all available through high street stores and some of our favourite suppliers, all available online. You don’t need to travel further than your computer to begin simple changes or a […]

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