Talking Interiors – the blog

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

Look out for this particular colour - the colour of the year as designated by international colour experts Pantone - it's called ‘Greenery’. We’ll see it everywhere during 2017 from fashionable clothes to interiors accessories. It sits somewhere between zingy lime and grass green and

Weaving my way through the stands at a trade show I came across this interesting piece of old furniture which sat amongst the swish polished contemporary pieces. In an area called 'Designers' Block' I was expecting to see new weird and wonderful pieces but not

Here is an interview in which I was asked about my choice of career. If you aspire to be an interior designer I'm happy to discuss the profession with you. Get in touch. Designer Insights interview - the featured designers are:- Lander & May, Karl Dardis, Malcolm Lewis, Pauline

Spending two days with hoteliers at the RadissonBlu hotel, Stansted, for the Hotel Designs Summit gave me a unique insight into the hotel industry. I was invited to speak on the subject of blogging which was well received and generated much discussion and enquiry. We talked about design,

RugKnots, a US based company with a passion for rugs, set themselves a goal - to help people to achieve the 'wow factor' in interior design. They've put together a huge list of the 200 best interior design and decorating blogs in the industry. I'm delighted that my

When furniture designer Charles Dedman was asked by the Crafts Council to sum up the Hothouse programme in three words he chose 'Supportive', 'Applicable' and 'Flexible'. I've had the pleasure of following Charlie's journey through the 2016 six month programme. Apply for Hothouse Guidelines for 2017 applicants

Galvanising everything they have learned from e-tailing numerous well known luxury brands during the last eleven years Amara's joint founder Sam Hood and her team have brought their own label onto the market. I was invited to a preview and came away with a fabulous alpaca

When it comes to finding the right piece for your home the choice is endless. We all benefit from being able to search for goods online but it's very tempting to just keep looking and looking

If you've never been to the World of Wedgwood I highly recommend you go! Plan your trip this Summer and enjoy the treats in store. Wedgwood UK is a well known brand - admired for its 'British-ness' and its longevity (it was founded on 1 May 1759).