Trends

Dress Up Your Home With An Oak Dresser

There are numerous ways in which you can enhance your interior design with oak furniture. However, one furniture trend that appears to be making a comeback is the oak dresser. It seems that the dresser is one of those pieces of furniture that continually comes in and out of fashion. Right now, it’s back in favour as a key furniture feature in home design - and here’s why. A modern alternative You can be forgiven for thinking of dressers as being [...]

Exciting Design Trends for 2017

The dawn of a new year is nearly upon us, so what better time to start looking at some of next year’s biggest, brightest and most popular design trends for interiors. While there are some trusted favourites from this year still continuing to be popular, there are also some interesting new design trends too. Transitional Flooring Design Trends It’s not uncommon in homes to find a plethora of contrasting textures, materials and colours that work to create dramatic and unusual looks in [...]

Warm your home with beautiful oak furniture and flooring

As an interior design material, wood has been a long-standing addition to homes all over the world. This is not only because of its beautiful grains, colours and textures, but also because it can add a little warmth to our homes too. However, you don’t have to re-create a complete log-cabin look to achieve great results with oak furniture, as adding small accent piece of wood throughout your home can be just as effective in adding a little extra warmth [...]

Why treat yourself to a statement piece of oak furniture this Christmas?

Christmas is the season for giving. This includes spending precious moments with friends and family and generally enjoying all the merriment that goes with it. However, while the art of giving is part and parcel of the occasion, before you head out on a shopping spree for everyone else; why not consider treating yourself in the process. A great way to do this that will benefit your for years to come is to treat yourself and your home to a [...]

Top Design Trends In 2016

Just like fashion, design also changes over the years. Here is a look at some of the top design trends of 2016. Metallics Metallic has the ability to change a space and give it a more sophisticated and glamorous look. You are able to add some silver or chrome for a sleek feel or warm a room with rose gold, gold or copper. Even though metallic is not a new trend, the way that it is being applied is. There is now [...]

Decorating With Oak Furniture

Oak furniture has the ability to create a relaxed atmosphere in a home with its light golden and amber tones. Furniture that is made from oak is durable and sturdy. Oak furniture is used in traditional style, but there are now many modern pieces made from this wood. Also, oak furniture can have different finishes so that is able to compliment a modern style. Compliment Oak Furniture With Colour Oak wood has natural tones, which include gold, light yellow, honey and [...]

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 [...]

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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. [...]

2016 trends: Why matt black is hot

We've seen a lot of vibrant colours surface in interior design through 2015 and 2016 - so 2016's most daring trend, matt black, is perhaps a welcome departure. In the stores, we're seeing a lot of black-themed accessories, fabrics, furniture and wall coverings, with a huge focus on the matt rather than the high gloss finishes we've become so accustomed to. But surely black just makes a room seem small? Yes, kind of - but if you've got a small [...]

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2016 trend update: Copper and warm metallics

Forget cold, sterile silver and chrome - warm metals became the must-have for interior design back in 2015 - and mid-way through 2016, the trend sees no signs of stopping. Copper is really affordable and both the high street shops and designers are continuing to innovate with this striking metal, finding new ways to inject stylish details into your home. A wider variety of materials and textures offers a slight twist on the original trend, with copper joined by rose gold and antiqued [...]