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Creative inspiration from Chelsea

I know, I know, the Chelsea Flower Show has become a bit of an annual habit of mine but I do find it a real treasure trove of inspiration – colour combos, shapes, textures, the wacky and the conservative all together … Continue reading

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Everything but the postage!

OK, so there are 3ish shopping days left until Christmas and I’m pretty much done. Just a bit of home interior design to do and the food. I did try to do a lot of it in local shops and went … Continue reading

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Wowed by Hockney and art on the iPad

If you haven’t been to see Hockney at the Royal Academy yet then go! His ‘A Bigger Picture’ exhibition is not just about scale, it is also about using challenging combinations of colour and about pioneering the use of technology to produce amazing art. He … Continue reading

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Beautiful and opulent: the stunning new Cole & Son wallpaper collection

  Looking through the new Albemarle wallpaper collection at Cole and Son and your mind is immediately transported to the most decadent and elegant of interiors. I can see these working brilliantly in drawing rooms and hallways in many a Surrey home. Exquisite designs, lovely colourways of … Continue reading

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Marshmallows are blooming at London Design week!

Supermarket shelves across the UK will be bereft of marshmallows after the confectionery was used as part of a fun floral display outside the Design Club yesterday. I noticed several fellow Surrey Interior Designers clicking their iPhone cameras to capture the quirky decorations … Continue reading

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Mixing it up: this season’s trends

I’m always fascinated by drawing parallels between trends in fashion and interiors. It is never clear to me which one inspires the other. Inevitably,maybe, it is a two way thing – but this season having been to Chelsea’s Design Centre … Continue reading

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Eco Designs

Recycling has been with us for so long now that I struggle to remember a time when I didn’t do it. It has reached that unconscious part of everyday life – stuff that just happens. I often wonder what becomes … Continue reading

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Buying Affordable Art

We can all dream about owning an original piece of artwork, but how many of us can actually afford it ? As an Interior Designer, I feel that art is an integral part to a scheme and while I don’t mind … Continue reading

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Blue is the colour

There is no doubt that blue is the colour of the season – you simply need to flick through any interior design magazine – ELLE Decoration, Grand Designs, Homes and Gardens and there it is – everywhere. This is not the … Continue reading

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Andrew Martin Cushions Now In!

These beauties have just arrived in our Surrey showroom and they are a gorgeous addition to our soft furnishings collection! If you’re looking for a gift for Valentines Day or you just have to have one, these Andrew Martin cushions are … Continue reading

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