“Every year colour companies jostle for headlines with pronouncements on their ‘Colour of the Year’, magazines and forecasters publish and post annual trend reports, and many a declaration is made for what will be in, or out, for our homes in the year ahead. But where do such trends start? How can you tell truth […]

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Small spaces, be they a bijou city central apartment, a quaint country cottage or indeed the spare box room, are a test! Designing them in such a way that maximises their potential is one of interior designs biggest challenges but with the right design tools, you can totally smash it. As the spaces we live […]

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Welcome to Series 2, episode 4,  of the fortnightly interiors podcast The Great Indoors. This week Kate and I were treated to a jolly to Dublin courtesy of our sponsor DFS. We were put up in The Dean, Dublin which is a very swish hotel in the heart of the city and we had a […]

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Any listeners to the Great Indoors podcast will know that I am firmly championing the trend that sees chintz as the pattern of choice for the best-dressed homes. Interiors love affair with all things in excess means it’s the natural progression to choose the most maximalist of all patterns. I’m loving the brazen use of […]

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I may just have found someone who’s love of colour surpasses my own! I was lucky enough to listen to Anna talking at a design event last year, giving one of her hot-ticket talks on colour trends and I was just entranced. Her passion, innate creativity and ability to construct mouthwatering colour palettes just blew […]

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Time to ponder on this months colour crush which is also a bit of a trend forecast too. Mint green has been skirting around the edges of interior trends for a while but now it’s beginning to pull through. Part of the trend for gelato colours, or ice cream hues, like mint, pale pink and […]

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