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Trend 1# MAX LUXE 

    

This style is bold, yet refined next level glam. Use rich hues, tactile materials and brave patterns with a few eccentricities to top off the trend.

WHEN TO CHOOSE IT:  If you love design hero pieces such as velvet sofas or retro bar cabinets. If you’re confident to use strong colour on the wall, textile pieces or furniture and you’re drawn to topic luxe accessories

WHERE TO USE IT: High celling’s compliment wall-to-wall colour or bold wallpaper. Create a boutique bedroom or living room for entertaining.

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS:

  • INTENSE COLOUR: Prussian blue, teal and emerald toned down with...

Transform your home with the hottest on trend looks of the moment with the edit from Elle Decoration September 2018 and our edit of HOM must haves....!! x

Royal Blue

Various shades of Blue have been making waves of late including: pale, summery cerulean, and duck egg hues. However, the most vibrant of them all is making a splash in some of the most stylish kitchens this season. Take inspiration from these power–coated Klein Blue cabinets in a home designed by Crosby Studios ( below left; crosby-studios.com) or rich bespoke island by the Danish brand &Shufl.com (below right; andshufl.com) 

Shop the look: 1Blue Pearl’...

We love to keep on top of the latest trends, and when we came accross this article we simply had to share..!

House Beautiful Article

Pinterest has recently announced the winners of its first Best of Pinterest UK Interior Awards,  , which celebrate the very best of British interior ideas.

The awards, which were separated into 12 categories from best dream bedroom to best workspace idea, show interesting insights into what Brits are favouring when it comes to small workspaces, how to best use colour, bathroom ideas and DIY hacks.

Based on statistics year-on-year from May 2016 to May 2017, here are Pinterest's top interior...

This year Dulux have chosen Denim Drift to be their Colour of the year 2017, as the defining hue for next year, under the theme 'Life in a new light'.

They describe as a beautiful, timeless and versatile grey-blue that takes on a different characteristic depending on how it's used, perfectly capturing the mood of the moment and embodying our lives for 2017.

The accompanying palette of tonal blue shades creates a truly accessible range that can be easily translated into architecture and interior decorating.  See our related article here on the Dulux Colour of the Year 2017

Dulux has also revealed four sub-trends , with...

Every year, the colour guru folks at Pantone, come up with their key colour for the up and coming season.  Any designer will use pantones as a colour reference, so everyone waits with baited breath as to what the next hot pantone colour will be! Last year it was 2 colours for the 1st time ever; Rose Quartz, a pastel pink tone and Serenity, a cool pale blue.  So this year, it makes a refreshing change that #Greenery is making its debut as this year’s Colour of the Year.

Manifesting as a “fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring”, Greenery envelops the notion to breathe, reinvigorate and appreciate...

This year Dulux have chosen Denim Drift to be their Colour of the year 2017, as the defining hue for next year, under the theme 'Life in a new light'.

They describe as a beautiful, timeless and versatile grey-blue that takes on a different characteristic depending on how it's used, perfectly capturing the mood of the moment and embodying our lives for 2017.

The accompanying palette of tonal blue shades creates a truly accessible range that can be easily translated into architecture and interior decorating.

To quote Heleen van Gent Creative Director Dulux’s Global Aesthetics Center, she says;

“Our review of...

in Lifestyle, Trends on February 21, 2017 .

This week #Samsung have just announced a new colour addition to their S7 Edge Phone Range...introducing Coral Blue.  Is it a coincidence that the #Dulux Colour of the Year is Denim Drift...a very similar colour, a blue-grey tone, which Dulux market as a timeless finish...

                                     

                        

As well as featuring this blue-grey colour in 2017 trends, the colour is also forecast to be around in A/W 2018 and 2019 colour trends..So could this spell longevity for this blue finish in mass-market phones..??  

                 

Only time will tell...and we see how the sales perform, and if...

in Lifestyle, Interior Design, Trends on September 22, 2016 .

As we all know, there are many different interior design styles that people enjoy utilising the features of in their homes.  However, one of the more uncommon styles that most individuals may not know about is the Steampunk interior design style.

When the term “Steampunk” is mentioned, immediately people tend to think of the Victorian era and all of the great inventions that originated during that specific period of time.

Simply put, steampunk is defined as the combination of both machinery and elegance. In terms of interior design, the steampunk style can be found in Gothic-Victorian decorations and fashion. Think of it as the...