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A colourful, manic energy takes us into 2016!

‘Doodle Art for Interiors’ is the new fabric launched by Kirkby: it’s a manic, in-your-face and highly colourful collaboration with designer Jon Burgerman and represents a complete departure from their usual hard-wearing textured weaves, plain wool felts and cottons. Doodle … Continue reading

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Glamour and all the trimmings at Chelsea

Completely catching my eye last week at the Chelsea Harbour Design Centre were the new rather glamorous fabric and passementerie collections in the Zimmer + Rohde showroom. Sister company Ardecora launched their ‘Milano’ collection at Focus 13 and, until now, I hadn’t had the chance … Continue reading

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Designers Guild sale delights and surprises!

I’m not normally one to rush to the sales. I don’t really like the idea of pushing and shoving to get to an item that may or may not end up being a ‘bargain’. A bargain to me is something … Continue reading

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Sanderson’s new collection captures the essence of British Summer

In a soft palette of strawberry, moss, Georgian green and rose Sanderson have created a collection of fabrics and wallpapers that really does reflect the gardens, woodlands and spirit of a typical summer in England. The designs are intricate and … Continue reading

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The pre-Raphaelite influence is back – everywhere!

The current pre-Raphaelite exhibition at Tate Britain seems to be having a profound influence over the colours and fabrics in this season’s interiors. Their rich palette of deep blues, yellows, burgundy and green together with their intricate nature-inspired patterns can be … Continue reading

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La Casita needs a little more Spain inside!

Having just returned from a lovely holiday in Mallorca surrounded by lovely Mallorquin things, it was with great excitement that I accepted an invite to go out to La Casita in Guildford, Surrey last Friday night. Already I could feel … Continue reading

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Mauving in….

It’s fairly obvious from looking at all the latest magazines and websites that plums, mauves and berries make up this season’s on-trend palette. They are everywhere! In the showroom we have a delightful selection of fabrics, furnishings and accessories that will bring these tones into … Continue reading

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Appointing an Interior Designer

If you have a project in mind, are building a new house, or renovating your own home an interior designer may be an expense you do not feel you can justify. How difficult is it to get around to choosing paint … Continue reading

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