Spring is finally here! We may have lost an hour of sleep, but it’s more than worth it in exchange for the positivity and optimism of Spring! Spring is a great time of year in which to inject a different style into your home. Retro style is often particularly colourful, as well as providing a unique and different style to your home – Two birds with one stone. You can see our top 5 retro home accessories below! Retro Telephone – Petrol Blue/Red One of the best ways to bring back a classic style is to give it a little facelift and, perhaps, a dash of extra colour in order to adapt it for a modern interior. This phone, from Wild & Wolf is a [&hellip
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Content by Terence Conran (formerly Content by Conran) was founded in 2003 by Terence Conran himself in 2003. Known for contemporary cutting edge designs, Conran elected to go for an informal, casual style of contemporary design within the ‘Content’ brand. The brand includes seating and modern furniture which bridges the gap between formal and informal, vintage and contemporary. We were fortunate enough to visit their London showroom and film some of their nicest products and ranges. It’s some really great stuff, and it looks even better in the flesh! Check them out below: You can see their whole range right here. What do you think? Are there any other brands you’d like to know a little more about?
“It was a while back, when we first met…. Our recent encounter awoke these beautiful, nostalgic feelings and made us daydream and remember the good old times. Our younger ones, unfamiliar with all of this, were immediately taken by the genuine love and engaged in those memories and smiles…” This is the beginning of an unusual love story… YES ! We completely fell in love with our newest addition of Home Accessories at 4 LIVING. RETRO PHONES by Wild & Wolf They are simply brilliant. Love the style, the sound and especially the wide range of incredible colors brightening up our homes. Who cares about all the smart phone features, when you can have all this character instead. It’s a MUST HAVE !
When it comes to Home Accessories, I find it’s quite difficult to define a trend. The individual pieces all just sort of fill up spaces, bring a bit of colour to the room, perhaps are also functional, or just simply pretty to the eye. If there were a trend, it would be to awaken consciousness to bringing a story to your home. Decorating your home with individual pieces that may even not match very well, but they sure are charming and make a great conversation piece. It’s an ongoing wish to find special and unique accessories. To the extend that more and more designers and manufacturers create their pieces inspired by styles that have been defined by their time which in a way brings along the [&hellip
The holiday seasons have become quite stressful and more like a duty to fulfil for your family. It involves stress, so much money, and more stress. This year, our aim is to give a new meaning to it. We want to create fresh memories and make the occasion we host in our homes count once again, instead of just completing a task. You can make a much wiser investment by putting thought and effort into the whole style of your holiday, and the sharing of your home by hosting wonderful dinners and an unforgettable atmosphere
1. Pascal Brass Floor Lamp Lighting becomes increasingly important as the days become shorter and the nights become colder. This bold brass spotlight is the perfect balance between warming winter comfort and long-lasting contemporary aesthetics. 2. Chesterfield Brown Leather Sofa The Chesterfield sofa has been one of the most popular designs, without fail, for the last century. Although technically a ‘vintage’ style, the timeless style can be combined with virtually any other designs or colours effortlessly. 3. Black Ball Leg Coffee Table 4 Living’s ‘contemporary oriental’ range is perfectly represented by th ball leg coffee table. The clean lines and luxurious black lacquer are typical of modern furniture styles, where as the turned legs and distressed edging add a distinct oriental flavour. 4. ‘Colour [&hellip
Whether your interior is contemporary, vintage, or somewhere inbetween, NewGate 2014 has the clock for you
1. Joseph and Joseph Spaghetti Measurer /£8.10/ Debenhams A spaghetti measurer seems like a step into the world of excessive luxury, but you can’t deny that you want it. If you’re anything like me, spaghetti portions are a completely random guess every single time. For only £8-£10, this little gadget is totally worth it! 2.Le Creusset Cast Iron Casserole Dish/from £76/John Lewis Cast iron casserole dish. Repeat that to yourself and give in to the fact that you absolutely, 100% need one. In all seriousness, a high quality casserole dish is absolutely something worth paying for. Le Creuset are the undisputed kings of cast iron cookware, so look no further. A decent cast iron is going to cost £80 anyway, so it’s worth going for [&hellip
Follow my blog with Bloglovin There’s no easier way to update a contemporary interior than to give it a dose of new lighting, and with their latest edition ‘Collection V’, Heathfield Lighting have just unveiled an even greater, more eclectic choice range. We’ve come up with our ‘V’ Top 5 new designs for your contemporary home
Retro clock red – This bold retro clock is straight out of the ’50s. Newgate are known for their more refined British designs, but the ‘Sunburst’ is a bold explosion of retro design. Although incredibly bold in appearance, the sunburst clock will be equally at home in a modern interior, as well as a slightly more retro room setting. A vintage movie Poster – Which film you choose is, of course, entirely up to you. This iconic King Kong poster, from AllPosters is the epitome of 30s, pre-war Hollywood. There is absolutely no denying that older movie posters are much better than their modern counterpart; it was simply more of an art in itself back then. Brick clock– Before digital clocks made it commonplace for [&hellip