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The History of The Chesterfield Sofa

About the Chesterfield Sofa The distinctive design of a Chesterfield Sofa is something that has been a popular style choice of people around the world for hundreds of years, but where did the design come from? The original Chesterfield sofa was believed to be commissioned by Lord Phillip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, which explains […]

How to: style Art Deco décor

Geometric shapes, metallic surfaces, glass or mirrored finishes and intricate details – these are the generic traits of the Art Deco interior design movement that is often replicated today. The design era started in the 30’s and now has strong influences from each decade – especially the 50’s and 70’s. The whole purpose of this […]

Designers’ Colour Trends for 2015 – Match Classic with Contemporary

Sometimes snobby, sometimes informative, always influential – interior design style bible Elle Décor’s select poll of international designers’ expectations for 2015 colour trends in interiors is out. But how do you match something as fleeting as a ‘trend’ with your favourite furniture and art pieces? Continually redecorating and reupholstering is unrealistic, costly and time consuming […]

Using colour in your bedroom

A bedroom should be a relaxing haven where any worries of the day can drift away, just as you drift away into a comfortable night’s sleep. But getting the balance just right can be a challenge – particularly when it comes to your choice of colour. A neutral colour scheme might seem like the best […]

How to make a small space look bigger

We can’t all live in luxurious homes with ample space for all your furniture. Therefore it’s important that you utilise the space that you do have in order to make a smaller space appear bigger. Here are five ways to do just that – ranging from the everyday to the more adventurous. 1. Light and […]

Creative Ideas For A Spare Room

Each room of your house is worth tens of thousands of pounds in real terms, so it’s important to get the best use out of them – even including your spare room. Leaving it shut up and empty for 99% of the time is a senseless waste, and can lead to problems with trapped humidity […]

5 Tips For Decorating Your Conservatory

Conservatories have only relatively recently become something that a large number of households have access to – before that they were the preserve of the relatively wealthy, and while that is still true to a certain extent, more and more of us are able to afford to have one built, or to buy a home […]

Summer ’14 Interior Design Ideas

It’s been a long time coming, but summer 2014 is finally here, and the long warm days make it an ideal time for some home makeovers – paint and plaster will dry faster, there’s still the August bank holiday weekend ahead, and the better weather means you can do some of the work outdoors. Here’s […]