blue and grey are perfect colours for a calm, restful bedroom

Blue and Grey for Bedrooms

Bedrooms should be a place of rest and relaxation, and colour can have a big influence on our mental state. If you need some inspiration, greys and blues are a great option as they instil a sense of order and calm. Adding gentle prints and textures will keep it interesting without shocking the system.

mixed prints don't always have to match

Mixed Prints

Want to bring a more relaxed feel to your graphic black and white prints? The blue/green tones used in this space enhance the room with contrasting intricate textures that create depth. Paired with the pale wood colour, the room has a light and playful feel.

use a round rug as a spotlight

Round Rug Spotlight

A circular rug is always a great way to help make a statement, a little bit like a permanent spotlight. Use the rug to draw the eye to a feature piece, placed in the centre. Just make sure that the rug colour has enough contrast with the floor to truly demand attention!

the secret life of ceiling roses

Secret Life of Ceiling Roses

Do you know the secretive history of this common decorative feature? The rose has symbolised secrecy since Roman times, and hanging a rose over a meeting table became a sign of confidentiality and free speech in the Middle Ages. This later led to rose designs being physically carved into the ceilings, and over time the phrase came to refer to this ornate moulding (whether or not a rose actually features in the design!)…

The humble bedhead can be a standout feature

Stand Out With A Bedhead

While often overlooked, the perfect bedhead can be the standout feature of a room! Styles range from rectangular panels to ornate curves, including quilted or panelled designs, or even shelving. Popular fabrics include linen for a minimal look, or velvet for those who prefer to go full luxe. However, a simple timber style can be just as striking!

design tip: art doesn't have to be forever

Art Doesn’t Have To Be Forever

Buying art might seem like an ordeal, but it doesn’t have to be. If your client is unsure about making a big investment, art prints are perfect for adding a touch of interest without the big price tag. They can also be easily swapped out according to changing trends.

design tip: pull together artwork with a theme

Theme Your Art Wall

To get a polished look for your gallery wall, pick a theme or colour scheme to link the different pieces. This example shows some strong, graphic pieces with a bit of vintage kitsch, all drawn together by dominant colours black, white and red. Try to mix it up and have fun with it!

plants bring life to any interior space

Plants Bring Life

Plants have had a recent resurgence in popularity in stylish homes everywhere! But did you know that indoor plants have been found to boost productivity? Practical and aesthetically pleasing.

design tip - never enough cushions

You Can Never Have Too Many Cushions

Looking for a way to keep your decor up to date without spending a fortune? Changing your cushion covers to match current trends is an inexpensive way to instantly change the mood of a room, much easier than buying new furniture every season!