Monthly Archive:: October 2013

Every season has its own characteristics, which can create some unexpected challenges. We’ve made a little list of frequently asked questions to help with some common autumn interior problems! -Wet shoes and mulchy leaves are making a lot of mess, is there any way to protect my floor -Ah, autumn leaves. Honestly, there’s little to no point in trying to protect your floor. Even if you can stop your floor getting damaged, you won’t be able to stop it getting dirty. Get a good, solid door-mat and buy some mega-comfy slippers to wear inside! -I’m redesigning my interior at the moment, and I’m a little worried it won’t be finished by Christmas. What should my plan of action be? -Christmas? This year has gone quickly! [&hellip

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Our beautiful white lacquer oriental furniture is often overshadowed by the immense popularity of it’s black lacquer counterpart, so it’s nice to finally give it some time in the limelight. Our beautiful white lacquer oriental furniture is often overshadowed by the immense popularity of it’s black lacquer counterpart, so it’s nice to finally give it some time in the limelight. This white bedroom set is a great example of the versatility and generally unique nature of our white lacquer oriental collection. Although it’s coated with a Chinese lacquer, as well as being partially based on traditional Chinese designs, this bedroom set is far from an imitation Chinese bedroom.  Once again, the keyword with this range is ‘versatility’; the smooth surfaces and soft distressed edging allows [&hellip

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Listening to your own voice is awful, especially if you’re in full voice over mode. Anyway, enough about me! How about that table? The solid oak ‘Double’ dining table from Ethnicraft is one of the most striking contemporary statement pieces in our solid oak collection. The two chunky inset ‘plinth’ legs give the impression that the table is almost floating in mid-air. Although a only a simple design, the size and placement of the legs form an unconventional and instantly eye-catching design. Oak is a very light, almost soft looking wood, which makes it perfect for such visually dominant, majestic designs. Even so, the sheer size of the design can of feel a little imposing, which is why we chose cream leather chairs to add [&hellip

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  Campbell’s tomato soup – About as iconic as pop-art can possibly get, Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s soup is the epitome of aesthetic subtlety. The largely white print is perfect for a light and relaxing space, with the touch of red and seemingly unusual subject providing colour and talking points respectively. Pulp Fiction Poster –  Pre-overdose Mia Wallace can be your guardian angel, watching over you as go about your day. Okay, maybe that’s a little creepy but this poster is definitely a timeless classic. Like the film itself, the poster is made to look older than it actually is, which is a plus because movie posters looked nicer in the past. Lichtenstein ‘Whaam!’ – Wham, bam, thank you Roy… Another all time classic piece of [&hellip

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  1.Overcrowding The world of interiors offers so much choice that it can often be difficult to decide exactly what you want. With the growth of online furniture and interiors stores, there is even more choice available, at the click of a mouse. The key to shopping for your home is deciding what you want/need, and sticking to it. Trying to cram too many different things a room is almost always the product of not making your mind up; overcrowding will only ever make your interior cluttered and claustrophobic. 2.Lacking Focus Just as with overcrowding, lacking focus is often the product of not sticking to a plan. Lacking focus doesn’t mean you need all your seating pointed at the TV, it simply means creating a [&hellip

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