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June’s most liked interiors on Instagram

The Vinterior feed is filled with some of the world’s most beautiful interiors. From sleek jewel toned sofas to understated antique hallways, your favourite looks on Instagram in June were an eclectic mix! See which ones were deemed the winners over this past month…

WGSN Trend Forecast 2019: Bilingual interiors in fusion hospitality design

Clerkenwell Design Week provided the opportunity to hear a panel of leading contributors unpack the report. They shed light on four leading trends appearing on the global stage, namely bilingual interiors, sugared Scandi, recharged wellness and fluent translation. We’re going to take a closer look at one trend which is rapidly gaining speed within the sphere of hospitality design: bilingual interiors.

Maximalist Scandinavians… is there really such a thing? Reader, you better be-leaf it.

Scandinavian folk design is bursting with joyful colour, prints and motifs inspired by the natural world. Enjoy reading about how the Larsson artists helped to further the love of folk design in interiors and discover an array of stunning folk antique furniture.

Meet vintage entrepreneur Eva Coppens, who founded the beautiful brand Forest London at just 25.

How does someone so young have a such a discerning eye for celebrated vintage design and the vision to establish a business around it? Now based in Amsterdam, Eva told us all about the early days of Forest and how training in fashion ultimately lead her to furniture design.

We hear from the designer behind the magical Ballynahinch Castle Hotel in West Ireland

You won’t find a more beautiful location for the historical Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. One of Ireland’s finest luxury castles, it’s set in the heart of the 12 Bens Mountain range along the world famous Wild Atlantic Way. With stunning views of rivers, forests and mountains, it’s not hard to see why so many of the hotel’s visitors return on a regular basis to take in the surroundings.

Vintage lovers will adore these atmospheric bars and restaurants across the country

Contemporary style diners certainly have their place in the annals of brilliant design, but we just feel that it’s hard to find such characterful places as those which bear echos of the past. Below are some hidden – or not so hidden! – vintage gems for eating and drinking across the country.

Lighting edit: Postmodern alternatives to the traditional chandelier

If you hope to find a statement chandelier but find that channeling Beauty and the Beast isn’t quite the home aesthetic you’re after, there’s no need to fret. Designers from the last century have generated some remarkable ideas around chandelier lighting. Read on!

Style it dark: how to avoid feeling intimidated by darker wood and tips to make it look fabulous!

Darker woods, whether natural or stained, are not always the obvious choice. Some may feel that dark wood is too austere or formal. This isn’t always the case! Wood is a wonderful, natural material to introduce into the home and its beauty lies in the limitless variety of tone and texture. An interior only starts to look bland when this tonality of woods is unvaried and all looks the same. Learn how to anchor the space with touches of darker wood here and there.

These unconventional colour combinations vary from mellow to spectacular… which one will you choose?

Green is undoubtedly a wonderful colour to let loose in your home and we could wax lyrical for a long time about the merits of this hallowed hue. We suspect however that you’ve already heard all about its calming, peaceful qualities, so… how about inviting some other colours to the party? Let’s get started.

You won’t be able to resist these French vintage finds unearthed by furniture expert Sophie Warren

Sophie Warren spends her days sourcing stunning French vintage and antique furniture for her company Vintage French. Her collection spans a wide variety of looks, from rustic farmhouse to mid century chic. We were excited to learn more about why Sophie first decided to travel down the road of dealing vintage furniture and to hear tales of sipping on gin and sodas with her grandparents who also had an eye for beautiful furniture design Read on and enjoy perusing these vintage gems, beautifully styled to fire up the cannons of inspiration!