A monthly round up of news, trends and inspiration from the world of design.
Christmas decorating is a personal choice and depending on your level of Elf or Grinch you can be as over the top or minimalist as you like! The modern Christmas tree was made popular in Britain in Victorian times when Prince Albert brought the tradition from Germany when he married Queen Victoria. This […] Read More
The clocks have gone back and once again we are leaving work in the dark. It is the perfect time to catch up on the latest movies and to also revisit old favourites. A film has the ability to wiz you away to a different time and place, and the decor can add a whole […] Read More
Much has been written recently about ‘HYGGE’ (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) It is a Danish word that is used to acknowledge a feeling or moment as cosy, charming or special. You cannot buy Hygge, it is gained from experiencing something that creates a feeling of contentment or well-being. Sitting in front of a roaring fire […] Read More
It’s September and even though school is way behind most of us there is something in the air that makes us pine for the excitement of buying stationery and opening our exercise books to start a new year of learning. A sentiment expressed so wonderfully in this quote from the brilliant ‘You’ve Got Mail’ ‘Don’t […] Read More
Britain is a nation of shed lovers; with approximately 12 million domestic sheds in use we have a higher concentration than anywhere else of the planet! We even celebrate ‘National Shed Week’ which culminates in the ‘Shed of the Year’ award – an award so popular that a primetime television programme is dedicated to […] Read More