PANTONE OF THE YEAR – USING LIVING CORAL WINDOW INSPIRATION

PANTONE OF THE YEAR – USING LIVING CORAL WINDOW INSPIRATION

Lucy Shore, Creative Designer at window dressing expert, Swish, comments on using the colour of the year to best effect: “The light and bright feel of Living Coral makes it the ideal choice for home interiors.” “Whether you want to go bold with a full…

What’s On this weekend – Etsy Pop Up store

What’s On this weekend – Etsy Pop Up store

Over three days, Etsy is showcasing the stories behind it’s inspirational makers and the products they create. It is also hosting a series of talks, panels and workshops for consumers to learn more about mindful shopping, including: Workshop with interior designer and TV presenter Sophie Robinson Panel…

Home Smart Home: Fitting Yourself out for a Better, More Comfortable, Life

Home Smart Home: Fitting Yourself out for a Better, More Comfortable, Life

Almost everyone has a smartphone, but how many of us have a smart home? Just as those little gadgets we carry around with us everywhere, and that have become indispensable and revolutionised the way we live, so smart technology for the home promises to make…

Sue Ryder’s online charity shop offers a solution to cash-strapped UK Millennials furnishing their homes

Sue Ryder’s online charity shop offers a solution to cash-strapped UK Millennials furnishing their homes

Sue Ryder’s Online Shop is leading the way in market value furniture, offering a solution to cash-strapped UK Millennials furnishing their homes. New research published by the Resolution Foundation* has revealed that UK Millennials are facing a bigger reversal in financial fortunes than their counterparts…

‘Heart Wood’ Inspiration from Apollo Blinds

‘Heart Wood’ Inspiration from Apollo Blinds

Apollo Blinds offers one of the widest ranges of made-to-measure window blinds and shutters in the UK and its website is packed with inspiration on how to co-ordinate its products with the latest colours and trends. The firm’s head of design, Mike Stephen, has this…

SWISH SOLVES IT – SPACE BOUND FOR A TREND WITH GALACTIC DELIGHT

SWISH SOLVES IT – SPACE BOUND FOR A TREND WITH GALACTIC DELIGHT

Lucy Shore, Creative Designer at window expert, Swish, looks at the influence the night sky is having on home décor trends: “With designers on the catwalk using star constellations within their collections, we are seeing interior trends taking on the night sky for a dramatic…

Refresh your sleep sanctuary this Spring

Refresh your sleep sanctuary this Spring

Spring is a time for cleaning up and cleaning out, where we say goodbye to the old and welcome in the new, so where’s a better place to start than refreshing the one place in the house we spend almost half our lives…our bed! The…

Focusing on bathroom improvements could help sell your home…

Focusing on bathroom improvements could help sell your home…

As Phil Spencer accurately highlights in his television series, Phil Spencer: Secret Agent, there is much more involved in selling your home than simply putting it on the market. The bathroom is a key focal point within any home and can be the pivotal tipping…

Spring Trends from Swish – A Touch of Luxury with the Softer Things in Life

Spring Trends from Swish – A Touch of Luxury with the Softer Things in Life

Lucy Shore, Creative Designer at window dressing expert, Swish, comments on the luxury feel of this season’s pastel trend: “Muted, pastel shades combined with hints of soft metallics cannot help but imbue a feeling a luxury, and this season we are seeing delicate cloud greys,…

Turf wars: Brits obsess about green space

Turf wars: Brits obsess about green space

With spring in full swing, now is the time to enjoy the outdoors: our gardens, local parks – in fact, any green space at all. Did you know just how much Brits obsess about green space? That 9 out of 10 of us actively seek green…