Books are great for styling spaces with as well as having great content for your design education. Let’s take a look at 3 fantastic books to complement your modern home in your black and white living room! Now who doesn’t love Chanel – this book “CHANEL Collections and Creations” is very eye catching and has real impact when styling with its bold black cover! Click…Learn More »
So you’re designing you new bedroom and it’s going to have a Modern French Country feel to it. Here’s my 3 Style Tips to creating that French country bedroom chic! First you’ll need a dreamy bed. I’ve found this beautiful rattan one from French Country Furniture. Rattan has a lovely light look to it and the curves of this bed add to it’s romantic appeal….Learn More »
Do you own a hotel or holiday home that needs to increase its revenue? Need to recover from the lockdown?
Expectations grow as the years go by and the Covid19 pandemic brings new challenges. Designers can support this by introducing extra solid surfaces and fabrics for windows with impregnated anti-microbial properties.
This month has flown by and a lot has happened since my last post in September. I’ve been working on a project in Portugal for design of some bathrooms in a holiday villa. It finishes soon and I’m very excited to be able to reveal some photos of in future. I’m also planning a big move soon and have been house hunting – one of…Learn More »
Creativity is something I cherish and I really resonated with a video I found of Dr Michael Beckwith of Agape International Spiritual Centre in California in LA. I find this really exciting for two reasons firstly as I relate to the value put on creative energy and holding a vision for the future, but also because I am going to be flying to LA really…Learn More »
Last week I met with a lady called Cara Wilde to discuss Sacred Geometry. Cara is a Channel and works with energy in many different ways such as Reiki and EFT as well as channelling her guides. We are both interested in Sacred Geometry and how it may help people at an energetic level. Sacred Geometry is a huge subject one that has always fascinated me….Learn More »
This month I have been featured on the Creative Trends blog by Terry’s Fabrics, you can also see photos of my latest project at Cornwall’s Five Star Retallack Resort using a palette of soft greens. Take a look here to read all about it! Thank you for reading. If you would like to contact me in regards to a refurbishment you are planning or…Learn More »
During half term break I went to the Cotswolds and met with Stroud based Textile Designer, Sarah Burghard. Sarah Burghard Designs ltd design and produce custom textiles for many applications which can elevate a good interior design scheme to a truly authentic luxurious one. Sarah takes influences from your project or brand to develop highly individual textile patterns in a very personal way. Once you have…Learn More »
The term “Boutique Hotel” was termed in the 1980’s and referred to independent hotels with aspirational design and excellent service. It was largely a reaction to the chain hotels and the lack of sense of place that was felt these hotels offered, ie you could enter a X hotel somewhere in the world and not really know whereabouts you were until you were without setting…Learn More »
When choosing fabrics for your hotel or holiday home curtains or blinds it is really important to understand the performance requirements with regards to fire ratings before you start. There is no blanket rule such as all holiday homes have to be FR inherent as each location has unique requirements. The onus is on the business owner or the legally designated “responsible person” to ensure…Learn More »
Whether it is coming home after a full day of hard work or finally relaxing after a day of looking after the kids, the opportunity to sit down and relax at home is certainly one to look forward to. Creating a relaxing atmosphere in the living room or bedroom can be accomplished in a variety of ways; through lighting, through colour and texture, through fabrics…Learn More »
What needs to be considered when you create your own spa? First you need to think about what space you have and what will realistically fit. If space is not an issue then a pool is a must! As well as a lap pool you may want to consider your heat experiences. These can be quite space hungry when it comes to provision of plant…Learn More »
This photo above is of Surf Haven Bali is courtesy of TripAdvisor Woo hoo I’m all excited not just because I have an awesome summer holiday in Bali to look forward to but my spiritual path seems to be opening up right now just as the Age of Aquarius dawns : ) (This photo on the right is of Surf Haven Bali is courtesy…Learn More »
Solid Oak Internal Doors …are not just for cottages Solid oak internal doors certainly complement a traditional cottage interior. However, as with any product, their ability to make a distinctive contribution to the ambiance of any interior is one of the hallmarks of that quality.Solid Oak Doors are a design classic that have continued to evolve. Contemporary designs, made with the same craftsmanship and attention…Learn More »