It Is safe to say that we’re not used to this. Overheated offices and sweltering sleepless nights are not what makes a Londoner. Most of us would quite happily transport ourselves to Iceland, find a nice mound of snow just outside Reykjavik and find a way to snuggle down. But alas no, for now, you’re stuck in a London shaped oven. Here are five ways you can keep yourself and your habitat nice and chilled throughout the coming months
For yet another year the House & Garden Festival opened its doors this week to the boundless interior design hungry homeowners with their green-fingered hands just begging to get a hold of some much-needed inspiration.
The Kensington Olympia was full to the brim with budding and blossomed interior designers, gardeners, fashionistas and arts and antique dealers. Ready to meet the thousands of people and show off their tantalising works.
June is finally here! Well, almost. But with the sun breaking through the storms that we’ve had to contend with for the last week, we can start looking forward to a glorious summer. With that, it’s the perfect time to bring your home into the happy season too.
That’s why we’ve had an extensive search through the various trends that are seeping into the interior design industry this time of year and have picked out our five favourites just for you.
The doors may have closed on London’s slot for the wonderful Grand Designs Live and all its insanity but we’re still buzzing with excitement from our visit. There was so much to see from live talks to the incredible advancements in home technology. Here are just a few things that we loved during our visit.
We’ve all seen and marvelled at the creations as they unfold on TV for years
Feeling the need for an extra boost of inspiration? Maybe all the oddly summery weather has propelled you into a need to the rethink the design of your kitchen, but find yourself stumped for what charismatic colour schemes to surprise your guests. Or you’re just feeling a desire for some statement furniture to snuggle into at the end of the day? Well our Top Ten interior design Instagram accounts that we’ve picked out this month hold all the inspiration you’ll ever need.
Plantation are a subtly stylish choice for your windows that are great at saving space, allowing total flexibility with your privacy and access to natural light that look stunning in any space, in any home. But sometimes we need an extra layer.
April is here and that can only mean one thing…it’s time for another top ten interior design Instagram accounts to follow! Over the course of the last month, we’ve been scouring the Instagrammer-sphere for the most bang on trend, wonderfully wacky and most inspirational Instagram accounts, that have to be on your following list.
The Ideal Home Show has been a staple part of our Plantation Shutters calendar for years now and we spent the entirety of the month itching with excitement to see how the event would turn out. With seven areas spread out throughout the massive Kensington Olympia and hundreds of celebrity talks and demonstrations dotted throughout the three-week extravaganza, there’s always something for every home lover.
March has come around once again and that means only one thing. St Patrick’s Day, a day that has all Irish born (by nationality or spirit) in London, and throughout the planet, quaking in their boots with excitement for the annual celebrations.
As London does, exceedingly well, we’re throwing a party of course. London has continued to show itself as a city that openly accepts all nationalities and creeds, even if it involves having one or two drinks too many. Special occasions will always have out.