Talking Interiors – the blog

"Browse my award winning interior design blog for news, ideas and inspiration." Yasmin

Radiator or underfloor heating systems remove the need for additional appliances, yet it’s hard to beat romance of a real fire. A popular request is the wood burning stove - regardless of property style: modern, traditional, or in between. They look great, toast your toes

Do you go to bed with backache? Or wake in the morning creaking with pain? It might be because you sit in the same position for long stretches, focussed on your screen. You don't need me to remind you it's important to consider your posture,

The last quarter of the year is crazy busy in the interiors business. Trade shows and art fairs cram themselves into the September and October calendar and if, like Fi Burke, you're a creative artist you don't get a chance to catch your breath before pre-Christmas

Hall runners are back. In fact, as far as Belma Kapetanovic is concerned, they're alive and kicking! Belma showed her work at London Design Fair (LDF) this year - a truly sparkling event that showcases products from all over the world. Belma represented the best of

The venue is the new Nicholas Anthony showroom in Cambridge where they sell high end kitchens - the sort you dream about. Houzz UK organised the event; this company offers a website bursting with ideas, and you'll see all sorts of kitchens there. You can browse

This year the majority of my work in interiors has involved me helping people who have just moved into, or who are about to move into, a new home. Some are brand new houses, others are established properties in need of refurbishment. Home improvements are

I’m sure you’ve got some stripes in your wardrobe… a T-shirt, tie, skirt or a suit. It takes confidence to wear stripes. No doubt you'll have chosen carefully, to make the right impression. Your style might be a casual blue and white banded stripe for

The nation is split between those who cook, and those who don't. We've become lazy, and that's no surprise when good quality food is ready to devour straight from the supermarket. My son, who lives outside of the UK, is a busy guy. Most days he

Desperate to bring in a sense of freedom and light, the scent of a garden fresh and green, we knock out the back wall and put in some bi-folds. If we can afford to