Furnishings

Three key trends to look out for in 2016

I think we can all agree that 2015 has been a ‘blink and you missed it’ kind of year, and with the festive season approaching, we are already thinking about what’s going to be big in the world of interior design in 2016. From nature to retro bling, read on and take a sneak peek […]


Design from a Scandinavian perspective

Spotlight on Scandinavian style

As the weather outside gets more and more wintery, why not turn to Scandinavian style for inspiration on how to stay warm and cosy at home? In Nordic culture, simplicity is key; with clean lines and an almost minimalistic approach, Scandinavian homes are enviously cool yet homely. Here’s how to achieve the perfect Scandinavian interior… […]


Making your home autumn ready

  Decorating your new house is a pretty big deal. Especially when most of us have nowhere near the budget to renovate every year – you wouldn’t wear your summer shorts in autumn, so why should your interior décor be stuck in a different season? It may seem unrealistic and expensive, but sensibly you can […]


How to make your office the most productive space in the house

According to research by the Office of National Statistics, a whopping 4.2 million* Brits now work from home, be it on a permanent or flexible basis. With daytime TV, social media and household chores urging you to procrastinate; it’s easy to become distracted. It’s important to ensure that you have a positive and productive environment […]


The ultimate guide to wooden kitchen work surfaces

Wooden worktops are a beautiful addition to any kitchen, and you’ll be keen to keep it that way. The first steps to a long and happy relationship with your worktop starts in the planning phase of your new kitchen. Our guide has been designed to highlight some of the key choices that will make your […]





#SpringCleanSOS – The shortlist

Despite the weather being far too cold for this time of year, our sponsors, Keepmoat, marked the arrival of spring with our #SpringCleanSOS competition. Hosted on its social media channels, they invited their online community to share the spring cleaning challenges they dare not tackle – from messy rooms, cluttered cupboards and grubby gardens – […]