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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 [...]

Transform your lounge this Christmas with oak lounge furniture

Inevitably for most of us, Christmas is about socialising with family and friends. However, much of this entertainment happens in our own homes. While cramming as many people into one place as possible is often part of the charm of this jolly season, it often makes for a cramped occasion. This is particularly true in those key entertaining areas such as the living room. In order to make sure you lounge is a serene, comfortable and welcoming space for socialising; we’ve got some great [...]

Create bedroom bliss this winter with oak bedroom furniture

With the nights drawing in and the weather taking a turn for the worse, naturally our desire to head outside diminishes, unless it’s a clear crisp day of course. However, rather than feeling glum about being stuck indoors this winter, you can embrace the season and create a snug, blissful retreat inside that will make even the dullest of days seem bright.  The perfect place to start is with your bedroom as those long dark nights will no doubt beckon [...]

An Oak Dining Table and More – Christmas Interior Tips for a Great Festive Season

Amazingly there are less than seven weeks left until Christmas, which means it’s time to start getting ready for all the fun and merriment the festive season has in store. For some, the realisation of how quickly Christmas is approaching may evoke feelings of mass excitement, while others might feel completely panic-stricken with so much to do in the oncoming weeks. However, it’s important to keep calm, as there is still plenty of time left and we’ve got some helpful [...]

On Knots and Wood Grains of Rustic and Modern Oak Furniture

What is great about oak furniture is that you have an option to choose pieces that showcase their wood grain and color variances and patterns. It's like bringing in a piece of nature from the outside, creating that continuity inside and outside of your home. Real wood has a personality that is unique in every piece of furniture. There's the occasional wonky ovals or knots that cut across the wood grain, giving the surface character and style. Some knots are [...]