In 2021, doing our bit for the environment is more important than ever. As an interior designer, I find more and more of my clients want to use ethical and sustainable products in their homes. Recycling materials to avoid waste and keeping products in use for as long as possible are key to sustainability.
Designers and brands have become increasingly conscious of how the products they create impact the planet which means there is so much more information and choice for consumers today. From worksurfaces made from broken glass to rugs made from plastic bottles here are some of my favourite sustainable products and brands to help make your house a greener place to be.
Ten exciting new interiors products I’ve come across in the last couple of months. There are so many great innovative launches at the moment – it’s such an exciting time to be an interior designer!
I’ve taken some interior design inspiration from this year’s Olympic Games host nation Japan to help you get in the Olympic spirit as the games start this week.
Tiles are wonderful to look at and can be used in almost every room in the house. From glass to terrazzo, here are my favourite inspiring tile trends for 2021.
Tiles are a great way to add colour and pattern to your home. Read my insight into tile trends for 2021 – from metro to scallop tiles.
It’s really amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do. Just a few coats of a new colour can completely transform your home. Paint is so versatile and if you hate it, it’s easy to put right – just paint over it! Here are a few tips for using paint in your home.
Whatever your interior design style there is a magazine for you -Scandinavian, farmhouse, modern, minimalist, country or boho. These are my favourite interior design magazines in the UK. I love flicking through beautiful glossy magazines for design inspiration and decorating tips – and most of all, home tours.
Soft furnishings are a great way to add colour or pattern and soften the overall look of your home. They add to the atmosphere of a room and provide a relaxing feel as well as comfort.
Choosing calm colours – Interiors trends for 2021 all focus on creating calm comfortable homes where we can escape the stresses of the outside world.
How to create an extra room outside as the perfect place to eat, drink and socialise!