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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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Give a little bit of Art and glamour at Christmas

Fancy a bit of Grayson Perry or some Hockney for Christmas? There are some great gift ideas out there for friends and family members who are into design and art – you don’t even need to leave Surrey to get them … Continue reading

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A chair for all seasons

Unlike a lot of friends and colleagues I will admit that I still have to get a Christmas tree and put my decorations up. I’m definitely a slow-burner this year although in some departments (presents, crackers, cards) I’m all sorted. I’m … Continue reading

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Licencing controversy for Farnham designers

The proffering of alcoholic drinks in a sales environment is not a new idea and yet Surrey Council’s decision to grant Farnham-based Innsatiable and Evitavonni licences to sell alcohol while selling furniture, homewares and design – has made controversial headlines and riled local residents. The additional … Continue reading

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What a hoot! Great fabrics for kids at last…..

When a sample of Harlequin’s Jolly Jurassic fabric arrived this morning I just had to look at the rest of the collection. This was a really eye-catching and fresh take on fabrics for kids – fun, colourful and, a little more … Continue reading

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Interiors books for the Christmas list…..

It really is time to start thinking about Christmas presents. Everytime someone asks if I have done the shopping yet I start to slightly panic inside. So, not wanting to leave it to the absolute last minute, I started scouring Interiors websites for … Continue reading

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What’s going on your Christmas table this year?

For most people, Christmas is the one occasion where the table gets a makeover. Ask anyone and they quite enjoy talking about the colours and accessories they have chosen. I’ve asked a few friends what they are planning for their … Continue reading

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Sliding doors

Quite often, particularly when designing for small spaces, doors (and door swings) can take up too much space. Pocket doors are a good option – but unless they are of good quality – they can suffer from runner/ track issues and finger … Continue reading

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Throwing the light on changing rooms

I don’t know about you but the opportunity to go and shop for clothes is few and far between. Barriers such as impatient children, not in the mood, rain….. mean that when it does happen you need it to fall right. As an interior designer … 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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