When it comes to colour, the most stylish way to step into summer this year is by going back to basics. Yellow and blue were firm favourites on the spring/summer 2016 catwalks and when it comes to interiors, the rules are simple: go big and go bold.Read More
Dark and dramatic, light and summery, bold and invigorating, or glossy and luxurious, bedrooms are one of the most personal rooms in the house where your individual style can really sing. So don't be tempted to play it safe, allow your creativity to shine and let us help with the finishing touches....
Our previous post looked at inspirational living spaces, now we want to show you how to get the four looks with pieces from the Atkin and Thyme collections.
Whether you're plotting a complete redesign, or simply want to inject a breath of fresh air into your living space, we have plenty of design inspiration from our favourite interiors styles...
Whether you’re struck by dread at the prospect of another year without so much as a text of acknowledgement, or giddy in anticipation of a romantic weekend away with your loved one; few dates divide opinion quite like 14th February. Yet, Valentine’s Day has become such a popular celebration that there’s little chance of avoiding the annual high street invasion of hearts, slushy poems and cupid’s arrows.Read More
A monochromatic decorating style works perfectly for rooms of all shapes and sizes, by way of white walls to reflect light and black accents for added definition. Mix and match textures within the same colour palette to achieve harmony and depth.Read More
‘Everything has its own place’ is how the old adage goes but we know that organising the home office (and the Self!) especially post-Christmas is easier said than done! Anyone who works from home will know that it is a skill in itself. A little bit of occasional upkeep is required in order to stay sane, stimulated and in love with your office-come-happy home. We thought we’d share with you some of our simple tips on how to find the balance and how to create a fluid working space that performs both aesthetic ally and functionally.Read More
This winter the V&A is holding its India Festival. Inspired by the exhibition, we thought we would take a look at the traditions and techniques to be found in the fabric and furniture from the country and some of the pieces inspired by India in our collection.
With London’s street food scene growing and interest in kerb side cuisine on the up, you can’t be blamed for wanting to add a little street-inspired style to your home.
Reminiscent of busy, buzzing outdoor spaces and strong tastes and smells, this look relies on inspiring and irreverent lighting and bright and bold combinations of colour and pattern – all guaranteed to make just as much of an assault upon the senses as the spices and flavours in the dishes themselves!
The ideal way to warm and excite interiors (and taste buds!) this look is just perfect for the chilly winter evenings that lie ahead, so we thought we would take a look at how to add the energy and atmosphere of the vibrant street food scene to interiors.
With that sorted, now all we need to do is brush up our cooking skills…Read More
Whilst its Predecessor ‘Art Nouveau’ is staking its claim within period interiors, the Art Deco trend is keeping up with its contemporary rivals. The movement is strong outside of interiors too - Baz Luhrman graced the silver screen with The Great Gatsby, the catwalks of DAKS and John Galliano played homage to the era and Downtown’s latest series indulged us too. The roaring 20’s may be behind us but the Art Deco trend is here to stay.Read More