Stripes – A Big Statement Or A Subtle Design Element
Aug11

Stripes – A Big Statement Or A Subtle Design Element

Geometry is extremely useful in interiors and can transform a space. From the softness of flowing curves to the solidity of a cube, to the excitement of a zigzag and the charm of spots and circles you can change the feel of a room based on the geometric patterns you employ. Today I’m going to concentrate on stripes for their ability to both make a big statement and add a subtle design element to your decor.  If you want to make...

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Attract Romance By Adding Basic Feng Shui Principals To Your Bedroom

Did you know that by following some of the basic principles of Feng Shui you can activate energy in your space and attract romance in your life? Oh yes! If you have been feeling blue and not in the game, here you have some pointers to help you create a space that will attract the perfect mate. If you are in a current relationship and need to re-activate some passion, this will enhance more romance. The definition of Feng Shui...

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Your Home Office, Your Sanctuary
Jul28

Your Home Office, Your Sanctuary

Today, many of us work from home to achieve a better work/life balance. What’s important is that if you do work from home, you have a designated space for the purpose. None of this working at the kitchen table business. Then, when it’s time for you to clock off for the day, you can shut that door and you’re ‘home.’ The humble home office space has become a serious focus for many interior designers who are realising the importance of...

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Industrial Look Exposed
Jul19

Industrial Look Exposed

Industrial interior design has been popular for some years now. When it comes to this trend, it’s all about exposed surfaces, rustic flooring, minimal colour palettes and bare-all light fixtures. This warehouse style finish can also incorporate other styles for a point of difference. Many high end apartments and homes use elements of industrial design by including vintage furniture and surfaces of stainless steel. When it comes to...

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Kitchens That Get Better For Living In

The kitchen is the hub of the home and it is often the room we remember as being the place where we were nurtured as children, where we learned about family life and where we saw food prepared and brought to the table. The trend in kitchen design has been towards a streamlined look with high gloss cabinetry and granite work tops. Improvements in kitchen technology have given us: large deep drawers that close quietly with a gentle...

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Warm Things Up With Copper Tones This Winter
Jul09

Warm Things Up With Copper Tones This Winter

As the weather cools down, it’s time to warm up with glowing metallic tones. If we’re not wearing rose gold, we’re looking for lighting accents in copper for our homes. Without doubt, copper and rose gold have become popular choices for interior accents, lighting fixtures and fashion pieces in recent times. Looking specifically at copper, let’s talk about why the warmer of the shades has taken over in the metallic stakes. Copper has a...

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