How to create a beautiful and practical bathroom. One of the trends in bathroom design is blurring the lines between the bedroom and bathroom, so that the bathroom becomes an extension of the bedroom. There is a trend towards a softer, more decorative look, while still keeping the functionality and practicality. This look really lends […]
My latest interiors project is the re-design of a living/dining room, and hallway for Jim, who wanted a contemporary, minimalist style, with bright bold colours. He specifically wanted to incorporate orange in the colour scheme, wasn’t keen on patterns or florals, and didn’t like wallpaper. The solution was to bring pattern and colour into the […]
Interior design tips for studio flats and other small spaces! I have just been commissioned to come up with a design for a studio flat in Budapest so I’m very excited! Its just a room at the moment but will be converted into a studio which will double as a holiday home for my client […]
Some tips on choosing neutrals that go together well in an interior colour scheme. Looking through my blogs on colour I noticed that I’ve concentrated on how to use dark, dramatic colours in interiors and neglected the neutrals. There is a misconception that any neutral colour scheme will work well together but the key to […]
A friend of mine, Anna, has just moved into a new house. It is her dream home, with lots of space, a beautiful garden and a light-filled kitchen/family room that she fell in love with immediately (and that clinched the deal really). It has so much potential but there is one problem room, which has […]
No sooner have I finished painting my living room in a cosy dark green than we are all supposed to be decorating with pastels. I’m not wildly keen on pastels as I think they can end up looking a bit twee if you’re not careful. They remind me of Easter eggs and bunnies, Laduree macaroons […]
The Pantone colour of the year for 2014 is purple. Purple in its strongest shade is so vibrant that it can be overwhelming if used as the main colour in an interior design scheme and this puts people off using it. But it is very versatile and paired with the right colours it can look […]
Create a dramatic atmosphere in your interior with dark moody colours, perfect for an Autumn decorating project.
Creating a gallery wall is an excellent way to accessorise a large empty space, as a group display has greater impact in interior design than randomly hanging pictures here and there.
Gilding furniture and accessories is a cheap, easy way to add glamour to your interior.