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.
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.
Kilims are often a bit less expensive than other plushy antique rugs with lots of pile. As a flat woven carpet, they come with the advantage of being very tough and hardwearing… perfect for homes with lots of humans and pets trampling around! Although, kilims certainly play second fiddle to none when it comes to exuberance of colours and pattern. Available in every hue of the rainbow, from garnet red to blush pink and mint green, it’s hard not to feel bewitched by these beautiful creations.
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?
From roomier pieces like library cabinets down to a biscuit tin to squeeze in a corner, here are some innovative vintage solutions to help you generate some extra storage space at home.
Can you guess which design we’re talking about? It’s the Togo Ligne Roset sofa, of course! This wonderfully wacky 1970s creation was a rapid departure from even the most unconventional of existing sofa designs at the time. If you’re not already familiar with the Togo, you certainly can’t forget it once it’s on your design radar.
If you find yourself lusting over Bohemian interiors, but feel hesitant to bring the look back home, you are in the right place! Read on for our top rattan furniture and decor ideas promised to add a bohemian flair to any home, regardless of the budget. All of the pieces featured in this article are under 500 pounds, proving once again just how affordable boho decorating can be.
Frankfurt based Markus Friedrich Staab is an artist with a gifted eye for transforming ordinary items into imaginative art forms. Staab’s work is testament to his passionate belief that every day furniture shouldn’t be limited to its practical function but be elevated as an expression of creativity and inspiration.
Everywhere we turn, we can’t help but see lively notes of this sea green hue cropping up… on velvet armchairs and kitchen cabinets or paired with mustard and blush pink for a beautiful mid century feel.
Now that we know what shades will be trending this season let’s take a moment to talk about a beautiful color combo that’s been shaking the interior design world for the past two years – pink and green. Sleek and luxurious, this lively pair is probably the very best of the springtime interior colour palette and it has been picking up speed since early 2017.