Talking Interiors – the blog

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I'm so pleased to see the pantry, or larder, coming back into vogue - it's such a great way to store food items, crockery, cutlery, candles, vases, large cooking pots and tabletop containers. Lower shelves can be used for the bargain bulk buys we all

Have you heard of Houzz UK? It's an online resource for everyone to use - especially helpfull if you are planning some changes to your home and you need to find a local interior designer or supplier. It's a brilliant way to gather ideas as

Here are some rather lovely images of bathrooms that caught my eye. The ornate mirror is less functional and more decorative. It adds a nice bit of textural interest to an already attractive wall. In the next image the tiles are a strong complementary colour to the

Esti Barnes was born in Istanbul and is well known in the interiors world for her textured contemporary rugs which she retails under the name Topfloor. Having recently learned from Pam Weinstock that Esti had produced a bespoke rug for her I was curious to

"Our physical and mental wellbeing are dependent on our environment; what we see, touch, smell and hear. Each aspect must be considered in a design to create harmony in the ideal home. Interiors cannot be thought of in isolation and it is essential to understand

Decorex International 2013 is a London based annual trade show for the luxury interior design market and the theme this year is 'Silk Route'. Prior to the show Decorex set up a Pinterest competition and asked designers to put together images inspired by the theme, which references

You just know a treat is in store with this book because the well-chosen cover photograph shows a dining table dressed with interesting items that promise something quirky. The square shaped book and hard cover lend gravitas to the ideas that form flea market style: