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Working from home: this is what you need to create an effective working space

Whilst the ability to work at home brings with it significant advantages – a quiet space, no commuting or regular interruptions – it can also generate problems. Among the most considerable of these for remote workers is difficulty when it comes to setting mental boundaries around how to work, live and relax in the same space. Here is our solution.

You will love these iconic sets redesigned with vintage furniture

TV shows are visual comfort food, and not only because of the pretty faces and simplified lifestyles they feature but because of their cleverly designed sets that speak to us and invite us to join the characters in their romanticised lives. We can easily picture ourselves becoming part of the familiar crowd and laughing the night away as we enjoy binge-watching our favourite TV show.
Let’s find out what makes us fall so desperately in love with these spaces and then steal their best design aspects to recreate the look with the vintage gems found at Vinterior.

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.

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.

Whether tiny or spacious, create the bathroom of your dreams with these mid century sideboards. Intrigued? Read on.

Vintage finds in the bathroom? It might not seem like the usual approach to kitting out a new bathroom renovation. Recent times, however, have seen an inspiring rise in people choosing to incorporate vintage chic into their bathrooms. Moving away from costly fitted cabinets, many have travelled down the alternative path of sourcing a vintage storage unit and transforming it into a stunning vanity unit for the sink. Learn how to do the same for your bathroom!

Create the look: this gorgeous 1950s living room in 14 key pieces

Got a flair for the ‘50s aesthetic? You are not alone! The nostalgic look of the 1950s homes has seen a massive surge in popularity lately and we couldn’t be happier about it.

But why the ‘50s?

These remarkable vintage storage units will add spades of character to your kitchen

What does the kitchen of your dreams look like? Perhaps it’s decked out in a glorious colourful hue or is a calming neutral space with lots of white. It goes without saying that we can’t resist a gorgeous historical kitchen, which of course isn’t complete without a rustic antique larder or a set of weathered deep pantry drawers…