Monthly Archives - August 2016

Artisan furniture

2016 trends: Artisan chic

Artisan - a piece of furniture, an accessory or fabric that has been individually handcrafted by an artisan, rather than mass produced by a factory chain. Artisan goods have been a huge trend this year so far as people have sought out beautifully crafted, timeless pieces for their home. While run-of-the-mill cheap Ikea furniture works fine as a budget friendly way to furnish your living space, the move towards artisan means a move away from big suppliers and towards local shops. Artisan Worker's [...]

Kitchen with marble floor

2016 trends: Magnificent marble

Magnificent marble has been one of the biggest and most beautiful trends this year in home decor. The stores are brimming with everything from marble floor tiles to marble kitchen counters, table tops and accessories, and designers are combining this classic stone with cool white or matt black. Marble is synonymous with wealth and luxury, typically associated with traditional homes. Lately however, it has been used extensively in more modern spaces, particularly with industrial interiors - earning it a new, trendier reputation. [...]