Talking Interiors – the blog

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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

"The season began with a good deal of anticipation about the Colour that will wear the crown this year and adorn our homes and interiors. Pantone has already announced Greenery 15-0343, a refreshing new shade, symbolic of new beginnings as their choice. Dulux declared Denim

Are you a savvy investor? Did you see the Midcentury Modern trend coming before it happened? I feel a bit nostalgic when I see things that remind me of home when I was a kid. But I was glad when my parents got rid of those uncomfortable

Brand new research says those who have a clean and tidy home not only admit to feeling more productive (45%) but have also stated that they feel psychologically better (48%)*. Is Spring cleaning an item in your calendar? Or is it a distant memory of conversations

My report for Cambridge Magazine on Pantone's Colour of the Year 'Greenery' is published on page 64 in the Interiors section. Take a look at the full magazine online. Palm Grove The feature image is called not Palm Grove but Palm Groove. It's by Pixers, a company that