DreamHouzz – The Ultimate Interior Pop-up Shop

  Houzz, the world’s leading platform for home renovation and design, has taken over a beautiful Victorian warehouse in London’s Bermondsey and transformed it into a fantastic pop-up experience where everything is shoppable! The DreamHouzz event is set across two floors in an old tannery in Berdmonsey. It showcases eight inspirational interiors, each based on homeowners’ and…

DOMESTIC LIVING PROJECT

My latest uni project, ‘Domestic Living’, involved redesigning a living room for clients, the Lloyd family. The family live in a 1930’s semi –detached property on the edge of Winchester. As a corner plot it has a good size garden. Recently the family have decided to extend their house and make it more contemporary. The…

An IKEA Christmas

With Christmas just a few days away, lets take a look at IKEA’s decorating inspo! I love looking in IKEA (and eating their meetballs of course!) because they always have beautiful room schemes, full of decorating tips and ideas. They have stayed quite traditional by sticking to a palette of red, white and grey. However,…

8 Foolproof Colour Schemes

1.Grey and Yellow: Teaming soft yellow with versatile grey creates a calming yet upbeat feel. This trends works particularly well when mixing a variety of different textures, such as weaves, woods and wicker. Be careful when choosing your greys, if natural light is in short supply, pale greys will look cold and charcoals will look…

Why I Love Anthropologie’s Styling (And You Should Too!)

The beautifully styled interior makes shopping at Anthropologie a magical retail experience. The soft, mood lighting, aroma of scented candles and use of house plants give the store a homely feel. Anthropologie is world renowned for its bohemian inspired clothing, accessories and homeware ranges (and it’s price tag!). Their buyers and designers travel the world to…

Trend Alert: The Acapulco Chair

The Acapulco chair may look very contemporary, but they have been around for decades. The Acapulco chair was originally produced in a Mexican town named (you guessed it) Acapulco in the 1950s. Usually made of vinyl cords on a metal, slightly pear-shaped frame, the Acapulco chair has most commonly been used as outdoor lounge seating….

Linden Homes Collaboration: Part 2

Hey guys, This is the second part of the Linden Homes project, this time, my scheme was based around Japanese Artist Ohara Koson. Ohara Koson was a Japanese painter and print designer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, specialising in Woodblock printing. (Examples of Koson’s work) My next step was to create some fabric…

Linden Homes Collaboraion: Part 1

Throwback to my first year of uni… Linden homes approached my lecturer about a new development of houses in Waterlooville, Hampshire. We were asked to redesign a living/dining room and master bedroom for the show home, based on an artist of our choice (well, 2 artists, but I’ll save the rest for part 2!) I…