• Colour Psychology: Using Magnolia in Interiors

    I’m happy to say it’s that time again! October presents us with our quarterly opportunity to interrogate colour expert and consultant Karen Haller about the psychology behind the use of colour in interior design. Karen has already given us an insight into yellow and grey in the two previous posts that have been part of the Karen’s Quarterly Colour Psychology Questions series. And

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  • Playground kitchen by Elmar Cucine

    Kitchen’s don’t come much cooler than this! The Playground collection was designed by Roberto and Ludovica Palomba for Italian kitchen brand Elmar Cucine. Presented for the first time at Milan Design Week this year, Playground is a modular kitchen, which allows planning freedom and customisation for domestic spaces, whilst at the same time bringing a

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  • Personalised art for your home

    The trend for personalisation has been gathering pace over the past few years as consumers react against standard issue products and search for something that is more tailored to their own personal needs or that will allow them to express their own personal style. As people seek out more unique ways of decorating their homes

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  • Private Space by Ellenberger Design

    Photo credit: Alexander Fanslau Burgeoning urban populations have led to city dwellings becoming increasingly smaller and as a response many designers are seeking to create furniture that has a smaller footprint, is multi-purpose or that can be folded away for easy storage when not in use. With his Private Space furniture collection German designer Jannis

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  • Trends 2011

    Having recently rediscovered the ability to embed videos into my blog I thought that these films may be of interest. There are two short clips from Deutsche Welle’s Trends 2011 series. The first one is about the interiors and architecture trends we can expect to see in 2011 and the second is about furniture and

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