Monday, 30 July 2012

Busy, busy, busy...

I have been so busy of late and can't believe it is almost August! I am currently working on a number of really exciting projects and am really looking forward to the next few months and watching these projects come to fruition!

In the meantime, here are a few bits and pieces from the various projects.

First up is this AMAZING glass tile. This is one of the most beautiful tiles I have ever seen, it shimmers and throws a silvery aqua colour depending on the light. We are using this as a feature tile in one of my clients bathrooms.

Below is a great bubble chair, that would make a great addition to any contemporary room.
The below sofas are great low/high solutions for a living room

Bookshelves to flank a fireplace

Of course no design is complete without some fantastic lighting!

As you can probably tell from the images above, the projects I'm working on are quite varied which makes for a really interesting time and process. I'm looking forward to posting some updates and of course the finished products!

Please note - out of respect for my paying clients, I am not able to reveal product or source information on this blog.

Friday, 13 July 2012

Colour My World...

I remember a few years ago someone close to me asking me what I'll do with all our furniture and decor once I get sick of it. I remember at the time thinking "what on earth are you talking about, this IS who I am and what I like, why would I want to change it".

The older I get, the more I realise that we have core beliefs and we have a core style. The other bits and pieces can change as we get older and change. For me, my preferred core style is classic-contemporary, it always has been and I'm quite sure it always will be. I guess the 'contemporary' part of that equation means that I can change things to keep our home decor feeling up to date (whatever that means at the time). Another massive change I've noticed in myself is my LOVE of colour. I can't quite explain how much I want to immerse myself in all the colour and pattern possible and when I say colour I'm not talking pretty pastels, I'm talking major, bold, vivid pops of colour! I'm thinking bold turquoise or fuchsia couches and heavily patterned accent chairs. I find it energising and invigorating and a perfect reflection of my little family.

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Warwick Fabric - Alhambra

Ah, writing this blog post has made me even more determined to get even more colour into our world!

Monday, 2 July 2012

Things I Love at the Moment

I love it when I get some free time to browse the various design blogs and sites out there and see what beautiful products are being created all around the world. Here are a couple of the stunning products I've recently come across.

Watercolour Wallpaper

Most people who know me, know that two of my favourite things in interiors are watercolours and wallpaper. So it was of absolutely no surprise whatsoever that when I stumbled across this watercolour wallpaper designed by Black Crow Studios, I was instantly in love! The vibrant colour and fluid form are just beautiful.

Images Sourced from: The Lennoxx

Designers Guild Tableware

Now onto my next favourite product. Designers Guild have recently released their new range of tableware. I'm really fussy about the type of mug I like to drink from and always prefer stoneware over any other type. Designers Guild Saraille Aqua stoneware combines stoneware with my favourite colour (aqua) and then to top it off they have designed it in an ombre way, effectively making it my absolute favourite tableware EVER!

This tableware will definitely be on my list of purchases for Summer!