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Interior Design

Retro Refurb Requires In Depth Research

I do know someone who wishes to turn his comfortable family sized home into a recreation of a Georgian villa . . . rather like those he’s seen down in beautiful  tourist hotspots like Bath or Cheltenham.  None of us […]

Bedroom Design Evolving With The Generations

It’s funny how I can look back at one house I used to visit as a child and automatically shudder with the instant recall of mothballs, freezing cold bedrooms with heavy clumping furniture – no fitted carpet of course, just […]

Sleek Streamlined Splendour – Just A Dream Away

It’s funny thing, whenever I hear the phrase Interior Design, my mind races to sleek modern minimalist homes and offices with no frills or sentimental trivia clogging up the shelves and bookcases.  In my mind’s eye I’m seeing beautiful clear […]

Getting TV Ready For Selling The Unsaleable

As we know, taste in decor and design is about the most individual matter in the housing sector of industry. There cannot be a single person n the country who has not watched one of the hundreds of lyfestyle televison […]

Light Oak Dining Set Designed To Impress

I do love a piece of modern oak furniture.  There’s something timeless about light oak which never seems to age.  In whatever design the furniture is made to, that finish always seems to glow and reflect a sunny outlook.  It […]

Traveller Returns To Find Constuction A-Go-Go

I’ve returned from a few weeks travelling around the Med and find my comfortable little cul de sac has become a universal building site.  One neighbour is knocking out the back of his house to form a huge kitchen/family space.  […]

Spacial Awareness For Multi Purpose Rooms

Spacial awareness must surely be one of the major things that family members have to learn from very tiny.  This is particularly important if there are several folk living in one apartment or smaller house.   The sitting room needs to […]