Home is a fundamental part of our lives, yet we rarely spend any time reflecting upon its role and significance. The quest to build a home is definitely one of the most sacred journeys we take in our lifetime. Setting up a space for yourself and your family is a magnificent project, but can also be incredibly daunting and complex.
Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen Scandinavian lifestyle concepts lagom and hygge being translated into the world of interiors, and now, there is yet another philosophy that’s been hitting the design trend radar and urging us to rethink the way we decorate our homes – Wabi-sabi.
Martyn White is a design journalist, editor and designer based in London. A lover of opulence, he narrates on the very best in luxury design, interiors and art. Martyn has assembled a selection of his top vintage designs on Vinterior.
Roddy Clarke is a designer, stylist and interiors journalist. Keen to know Roddy’s thoughts on combatting a throwaway culture, we asked him all about his own life and the small ways in which he is managing to steer his home towards greener pastures.
Rocking chairs might conjure up images of grandmothers knitting away but this selection is anything but outdated. From utopian, abstract designs to sweeping, sculptural frames, Vinterior has the rocking chair to suit every persuasion.
Not everyone is familiar with the Arts & Crafts genre; many could be forgiven for leaping to ideas of modern day crafting. This historical design movement actually took root during the 19th century. It sought to elevate the production of decorative arts in response to the rise of industrialism, changing the value society placed on how good were manufactured.
If your sleeping space feels a bit bleak or uninspiring and you are running out of ideas on how to pick-it-up, you are at the right place.
Here, we share the best decorating tips to elevate your bedroom from plain to gorgeous.
Did you ever open a magazine to be greeted by a stunning interior characterised by the use of dark colours? It’s a bold design move, easy to admire and then to immediately dismiss as impossible in our own homes. Well, as the saying goes: high risk equals high gain. Here’s why.
Young, bright and brimming with energy, Elle Kaye might not strike you as the typical taxidermist. For the past seven years, the 27-year-old has worked hard to grow her own business preserving wild animals through the practise of taxidermy, with a special emphasis on birds. A not uncontroversial discipline, it was fascinating to sit down with someone deeply passionate about this unusual craft. In the years since graduating from her degree in Fine Arts and Sculpture, Elle has grappled with many of the misconceptions around her unique profession.
A beautiful gilt mirror can be one of the grandest pieces in a room. It is a true game changer whose value goes far beyond a handy surface to reflect upon on your way out. Mirrors can be highly decorative, make the room feel brighter, and help us trick the eye into seeing some added visual height when space is at a premium.
So, mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? You tell us!