Talking Interiors – the blog

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A project of mine was given a three page spread in a Cambridge Magazine and not long after I was asked if I'd participate in the associated newspaper's 20 questions series. It was fun reading through some of the previous candidates' answers so I was keen to

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

Almost every home I enter has a corner for a desk and chair but it can be difficult if space is tight and every member of the family wants to have their own work or study area. Older properties were never designed for home working

It’s no easy task turning a moderately sized three bedroom bungalow into a spacious family home when there is only one direction in which to extend. But for this couple, who love to entertain, it just had to be done. It was not only the size