2017

A Reflection on 2017

2017 has gone by very fast for some and probably not quickly enough for others and with Christmas and New Year’s celebrations also gone, let’s have a look back on what has been an unforgettable year for us here at Plantation Shutters.

We’re always looking to grow as a company and have certainly done just that with the offerings to our clients as well as a family ourselves. We’ve had new members join the team in our office and more highly experienced fitters than ever before meaning that we’ve been able to fit more and more shutters for our clients than ever before.

Five Interior Design Ideas to Take on this Christmas.

The time of year for the mad rushes and the many parties has come around yet again and with that, a need to get our homes in ship shape for those dinner parties, family visits and well, ourselves. So we put together five of our favourite trends and ideas to bring your home to life this Christmas.

Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow in December

The year is almost over but there’s still time for just one final top ten inspirational Instagram accounts you simply have to be following. Our list runs through the biggest and the best in the world of Interior Design and Architecture, whether that’s in practice or an avid blogger with a cult-like following, we think everyone on this list should be on everyone’s list.

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Our five favourite rooms from Holiday House London 2017

As we mentioned in our last blog post, the Holiday House has been, and still is an incredible event that everyone must take the time to go visit for the inspiring breadth of design spaces, and of course to help support the incredible Breast Cancer Research UK charity. There’s still time to go, so be sure to go see all the wonders stuffed into those two Maida Vale mansions.

A Very Inviting Guest Room at Holiday House London 2017

Last week we finally made our way to the fabulous Holiday House London 2017 to take a peek at some of the most extravagant creations from the biggest and the best of the interior design world. All in the name of a most worthy cause: Breast Cancer Research. And we’re very proud to say that we helped contribute to the construction of one of these exceptional showrooms in one of these stunning Maida Vale houses.

Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow in November.

After a very busy month of visits to biggest Interior Design events in London and looking to all the exciting things that Plantation Shutters has yet to see, we’re back for our top ten Instagram accounts to follow this month for all your inspirational needs.

We run through Instagram every month to find the brightest and best design accounts, whether that’s architecture, interior design, art or fashion. If we think it beautiful, we’ll have it here on this list.

The RIBA Awards 2017

On Tuesday night, the legendary Roundhouse in Camden was filled with what can only be described as the elite of the elite in the architecture world for the annual RIBA awards. The awards ceremony that praises the works of the very talented teams of architects, their spectacular projects throughout the United Kingdom and the stories behind them.

Our Visit to London Build 2017

Last week, we made a visit back to the vast halls of the Kensington Olympia for the 2017 Building Expo to see the latest innovations in the world of construction.

Now in its third year, the event is stronger than ever with over 270 exhibitors, even more guest speakers from all corners of the industry from health organisations to public travel firms. And with the construction world, especially those involved with Government schemes in the spot light at the moment, it made for some fascinating discussions about where the industry stands and where it’s moving towards.

Highlights from the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2017

The top names in interior design blogging came together again this year to decide on who would be the next generation’s set of bloggers that everyone would be drooling over. Yes, that’s right. Time for some fresh badges of approval to appear dotted throughout the bloggersphere.

Our Three Favourite Houzz Stories This Month

A huge part of going about a redesign is actually taking the time to go and do the research. That coupled with getting your imagination into shape and allowing yourself to conjure up the final project in your mind.

It’s especially difficult for those with little time or know-how, that’s why we organise appointments between yourselves and our surveyors so they can have a look at your windows and give you an idea of what to do.

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Customer Reviews

Would highly recommend. Shutters were exactly as described and I am 100% happy with both product + service.

Mrs Temple, a customer from London via Checkatrade

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