Category: Design Principles


A Guide to Styling Your Console Table

A guide to styling your console table


10 Spring Decor Ideas to Make Your Home Feel Fresh

Spring decor ideas


Home Office Ideas to Inspire You

You may have thought you wouldn’t need to invest into a new home office when the pandemic hit in 2020. However, nearly a year later and the majority of us still working from home, we still don’t have any end date for when we will return to the office or if we ever will to the extent that we did before COVID-19. I for … Read More Home Office Ideas to Inspire You


Styling Ideas – How to Make Your House a Home

I often find when new clients come to me, they know what they want to achieve but don’t quite know how to get there. It usually comes down to the finishing touches and how to style your house to really make it a home and by that I mean – YOUR home. Interior styling can really elevate your house from feeling like it could … Read More Styling Ideas – How to Make Your House a Home

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Three top tips for upgrading your bedroom on a budget

Now we are 6 months deep into our “new normal” and spending the majority of our days in our homes, I know lots of you out there – me included – are desperate for an interiors upgrade without breaking the bank. There are loads of simple and inexpensive things you can do to your room to just give it the little uplift you’re looking … Read More Three top tips for upgrading your bedroom on a budget

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Top Tips: How to choose a home interior colour palette

One of the hardest parts of designing your home interior is always deciding on the colour palette. As an Interior Designer, this is the question we get asked the most – how do you pull together a colour palette that works? So, I thought I’d dedicate this week’s blog to my top tips on how to pull together an interior colour palette that doesn’t … Read More Top Tips: How to choose a home interior colour palette


Going Neutral

When interior designers talk about neutral colours in modern interior design, what do we actually mean? In the context of interior design, neutral literally means “without colour”. Colours such as beige, black, brown, grey and shades of white appear to have no colour however, many of these hues have undertones and it is extremely important to be aware of undertones when you start to … Read More Going Neutral


The finishing touches

Accessories are the finishing touch to any home interior. They are the items people see first when they enter a room and they add the attention to detail that completes a design. When looking at accessorising your space, you need to pay attention to the quantity, shape and size of any one accessory. They need to compliment the space, not be overpowering and you … Read More The finishing touches


Follow the light

It’s easy to think of lighting in your home interior to be simple. With a pendant light in the centre of your space or simply some spotlights will do. However, lighting is one of the most important aspects of any interior. Lighting can transform the look of a space for better… or for worse. You can use lighting to illuminate a space, creating depth … Read More Follow the light