Talking Interiors – the blog

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Children and grandchildren adore friendly slippers. When I came across these at Hector and Queen I was transported to an animal world filled with adventure stories. The company, based in Gloucestershire, offers a range of items from clothing to furniture. Their eco nursery range of wooden furniture

A loft conversion provides the ideal opportunity to star gaze or daydream. Enjoy the wonders of the universe as you relax and unwind, A bedroom at the top of the house is very special - quiet, restful and private. Position the bed under a skylight

‘Come and talk to us about interiors, we want to know the tricks of the trade’, said the events organiser from the Women’s Institute. And today I put the finishing touches to the slideshow I’ll be presenting this week. I know it will be a

What's feminine and what's masculine when it comes to design, and should we even be thinking about the differences? As a professional interior designer I'm conscious of certain taste preferences which can be described as gender related. These sit quietly at the back of my mind

Many clients ask me to inject the wow factor into their homes but they don't quite know what it is. Quite simply it’s a physical reaction to something you see… it’s about shocking the senses but also about firing up your imagination. Would you be inspired as I was when

The last decade has seen home-working become an accepted norm and 'stay at home' dads increase in numbers. The school pickup is no longer a female domain and neither is the kitchen. Before I can design anything for a client I need to know how

There's a lot to consider if you fancy extending your home into the loft. At first glance it might seem an impossible task - all those rafters and beams cluttering up the space. Of course your roof wasn't designed for living in so your attic

Did you know today, 20 March 2017, is the International Day of Happiness?  Time to shake off the Winter blues and open your doors to welcome in the colours of Spring. Time to dress the table, make cakes and issue invitations to friends and family. Flowers