Archive for Tag: interior design

Texture in Interior Design

When you thinking about designing your dream home, it is important to understand how you want your house to look and feel. Obviously, choosing the right colors is very important, however, the texture is of equal significance. Texture injects warmth or coolness into the room and is vital to create the mood.  Textures also reflect light differently.  A velvet fabric […]
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Ennismore Gardens

When designing this one-bedroom flat it was important to have a sense of harmony.  We used the same wooden flooring throughout to make the place feel more spacious and used a similar colour palette to keep the balance and flow, so the eye is not jarred by sudden changes of tempo.
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Dogs and Interiors

Anyone who ever owned a dog can tell you:  they are much more than just pets, they are part of the family.    So, if you are designing your home it makes sense to take into account their needs.   There are many creative ideas on how to incorporate dog items into your home interiors.    Food station    The feeding station can be integrated […]
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Designing Your Home Office: Options for Homeowners

Written by Tina Martin   If you run a business out of your home, you need a proper home office for everything from keeping your supplies organized to housing your workspace. However, if you think that your home just isn’t large enough for an office, what are your options? Whether you’re interested in buying your own home or you’re thinking […]
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What colours should I decorate my home?

Many people look for the answer in interior design magazines, on Pinterest or on Google.  However, the answer is right next to you – in your wardrobe.  Most likely what you are comfortable wearing – colours, patterns, style, you will feel comfortable living in.   For example, if you like plain and simple outfits, you probably won’t surround yourself with […]
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Helpful Tips on Redesigning your Bathroom

When it comes to deciding on your bathroom look, the functionality should be just as important as look and design. If you’re in the process of redesigning your bathroom, think about the following: Have you thought about lighting?  You need great lighting to apply your make-up, for shaving, etc.  Sconces mounted on the sides of your mirror illuminate the best, […]
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Kitchen Trends 2020

Using Dark tones for kitchen designs continues to be extremely popular in 2020.  The muted matte surfaces of dark stone and dark woods are incredibly beautiful when combined with clean modern lines.  These lines create a simple and sleek design, whilst still looking very trendy. Dark kitchen designs are best suited for large well-lit rooms and are a beautiful solution […]
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Top 5 Affordable Alternatives to Luxurious Furniture Brands

When looking at glamorous interiors on Pinterest, everyone dreams of living in a beautiful home, surrounded by gorgeous homeware.  However, if you are on a very tight budget, sadly you start convincing yourself that looking at the glamorous photos is the closest you can get to your dream home.  The good news is, you can actually find gorgeous yet affordable […]
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How to Style your Coffee Table

A coffee table provides an additional surface for displaying some of your favorite things. An important rule, which you should always remember – the items on your coffee table should feel layered, not cluttered. Designing a coffee table is similar to designing a room – you should start with bigger items, such as a large tray and coffee table books. […]
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