Our hallways make a huge impact on us and our guests, from the moment we open the front door, this space can really set the tone for the rest of the property. Whilst many of us invest a lot of time decorting the main rooms, our hallways can be left neglected and just used as a means of getting from A to B. By getting your decorating scheme spot on and really utilising your space, you can create that great first impression!
Traditional panelling has always been a desirable feature within interior. Full length wood panelling has been popular since the 1700’s, not only did it look great in houses but it also added a nice feature within city apartments, take London and Paris for example.
We are seeing leather make a comeback in many forms. Traditionally in interiors, leather was used for upholstering sofas and armchairs; however, interior trends have now changed and expanded. Today we see the use of leather on walls, beds, tables and even the return of the leather trouser!
Gone are the days when pink was solely the domain of pre-teen girls and Lady Penelope. Now pinks are used to soften the frequently cold, grey, or monochrome schemes popular today.
We are seeing wallpaper being widely used by designers this year, from contemporary florals to textured prints. With an abundance of styles, colours and patterns to choose from, there’s no excuse not to treat your walls to a makeover, especially if you’re not planning on moving any time soon!
Tiling dates back to the 13th century, the earliest tiling found in the Chogha Zanbil, an ancient Elamite complex in Iran. Tiling’s influence within interiors is a style which has certainly lasted throughout the ages.
Camerich is top of the trend this month with its pops of green. Green promotes a love of nature, family, friends, pets and the home. It is the colour of the garden lover, the home lover and the good host.
As spring starts to emerge, the grey outdoors has crept into our homes. But don’t think of this as a gloomy persona, the ‘new neutral’ palette of dusty pink, charcoal and this new terminology of ‘geige’ is coming in full force. We’re seeing the tones of beige merge with cool greys to lose the warm edge, offering a sleeker alternative.
Modular sofas are becoming increasingly popular because of their flexibility of size, opportunities to customize, and overall aesthetic.
The Avalon sofa showcases contemporary styling with a great deal of comfort. The cushions are filled with soft feather, alongside a cool, sleek, angular leg which gives a feeling of laid back elegance.
The appeal of Marble has lasted millennia. From the ancient Egyptians to the Greeks, Michelangelo’s David and the palace of Versailles, Marble has been utilised throughout history to display power and status, as well as for its strength and durability.
Now is the time of year to gorge yourself in chocolate whilst children eagerly await for the Easter bunny’s return.
If you have had the pleasure of being able to come into one of our London based Showrooms, you will have seen the beautiful orchids and plants that we have on display here. Designed and styled by a London based florist named AFLORUM who visit our showrooms weekly completely transforming the showrooms into a horticultural delight.
As the days get longer and the temperature starts to rise, you may start feeling that sense of Spring creeping in! A time to pack away the oversized jumpers and heavy bed throws and jump into a whole new you. With a change in fashion comes a change in your interior, why not shake up what’s inside your wardrobe along with your actual wardrobe!