Decorex 2012 – Review

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Interior Design | No Comments

It’s 2012 and Decorex is back with its 35th anniversary, making it the longest standing design and interior show during the London Design Festival. Moghul Director Sallyanne Jones and I arrived with the doors opening on Monday morning – with over 250 exhibitors showing, there aren’t enough hours in the day to do the show ...

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Monochrome or Pastel?

“Nothing adds drama to your decor like a monochrome palette” says Katrina Burroughs in today’s Sunday Times. She starts her article by saying that she’s open to being thrilled by the pastels that are dominating this spring’s interiors collections, but then lambasts their “wan, sugery hues” for making a drama out of coffee spots and ...

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Pastel Perfection

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Curtains, Interior Design | No Comments

Our take on the resurgent pastel trend boasts intricately hand embroidered motifs on a muted palette. Add a touch of pink with elegant curtains, paired with a delicately striped roman blind to create a restful haven. Add depth with complimentary cushions and a quilted bedspread to complete the look. Embroidered motifs drawing inspiration from the ...

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Union Jack Cushions go Vintage!

Posted by on Jan 20, 2011 in Interior Design | No Comments

A belated Happy New Year to you all! We blogged about union jack cushions back in June last year at a time when the Nation was gripped by World Cup fever. Ahem, the less said about that the better! But just when you thought that the relentless progress of each season’s trends had shelved this ...

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Gathered Curtains Made To Measure Using Extra Deep Pencil Pleat Tape

Gathered curtains with a difference: A customer recently came to us with a very specific brief. A designer friend had suggested she have her curtains made with a gathered heading comprising 6 inch (145mm) pencil pleat tape set approx 3 inches (75mm) below the top of her curtains, to give the desired look for the ...

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Polka Dot Curtains

Posted by on Mar 4, 2010 in Interior Design | No Comments

There seems to be a fair amount about polka dots in the press at the moment. The April edition of Livingetc explains how they were huge in the Fifties and Eighties, and how this spring they’ve been picked up again by the likes of Marc Jacobs. The article features a rather lurid polka dotted Aga, ...

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Curtains inspired by Spring

Posted by on Feb 17, 2010 in Curtains, Interior Design | No Comments

Spring may feel a long way off as the elements close in yet again this week, and the snow begins to gently fall outside. However even now, you should be thinking about preparing your home for spring, and what better way to do this than with some bold purchases that emulate the colours and character ...

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