Category : Interior Design Products

Bathroom design trends - how do they influence our interior design work?

Bathroom design trends – how do they influence our interior design work?

There’s been a huge increase in the popularity of industrial and retro style in recent years.  In London, CP Hart’s feature displays have been strongly themed with the ever-increasing range of industrial-style bathroom fittings and designs.  In particular, many bathroom manufacturers are now producing brassware in finishes other than chrome.  And not the gold and […]

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Stylish Christmas gifts for the interior design-obsessed

Stylish Christmas gifts for the interior design-obsessed

It’s not too late!  If you haven’t finished your Christmas present shopping then here are some great ideas for the design-obsessed on your list.  Or just some lovely things for the interior of your own home! These are all from London stores, although they’re all available online too. We’ve also included some of these in […]

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Wool Week at London's Design Centre in Chelsea

Wool Week at London’s Design Centre in Chelsea

It’s just been ‘Wool Week’ at London’s Chelsea Harbour Design Centre.  Visitors were greeted by a flock of brightly coloured sheep dressed in fabrics, carpets and other wool textiles from the many designer showrooms there. “Luxurious & lovely”, “irresistibly tactile”, “soft & sustainable” and “naturally beautiful” were the messages bleated to interior designers last week. The […]

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It's the London Design Festival again!

It’s the London Design Festival again!

It’s the London Design Festival this week – the highlight of the design calendar in London and a great way to see all of the latest interior design products and ideas – from fabric and furniture to finishes and fittings. The events started at the weekend and continue until this Sunday, 24th September.  There are […]

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The latest designs from Milan Design Week 2017

The latest designs from Milan Design Week 2017

It’s Milan Design week again – one of the most important weeks of the year for interior designers.  This is when the main design houses and interiors manufacturers launch their new products and furniture designs.  Most of these are at the main Milan Furniture Fair, although there are launches and exhibitions across the city this […]

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London Design Week 2017 Preview

London Design Week 2017 Preview

This week’s beautiful Spring weather has welcomed the annual London Design Week at the Chelsea Harbour Design Centre.  This is the centre of London’s interior design industry and the key location for sourcing for high-end interiors.  This week the world’s leading fabric and design houses launch their new collections for designers. The start of the week […]

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London-based textile designer Eleanor Pritchard

London-based textile designer Eleanor Pritchard

Another speaker at the recent Benchmark Design ‘Toolbox Talks’ that I attended was London-based textile designer Eleanor Pritchard, who spoke about her fabric designs and production processes. She talked us through her designs and inspirations, with many of her patterns based on found patterns and repeat patterns in the built environment. Her accessories, cushions and rugs ranges came […]

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Edward Bulmer's natural paint colour palette

Edward Bulmer’s natural paint colour palette

Edward Bulmer spoke at the recent Benchmark Design ‘Toolbox Talks’ that I attended, and talked through the pigmenting of natural paints and their production. It was a fascinating insight into colouring and pigments, as well as the historical development of paint production methods. Earth pigments have historically been the most frequently used – right back […]

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Benchmark Furniture's Toolbox Talks for Interior Designers

Benchmark Furniture’s Toolbox Talks for Interior Designers

I visited Benchmark Furniture this week for the latest instalment of their ‘Toolbox Talks’.  A wonderful series of lectures for interior designers, where visiting makers and designers talk through their design and production processes. This time Edward Bulmer demonstrated historical pigments in paints, and the production of environmentally friendly, but high-performing paints.  The ingredients within […]

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My favourite design from the London Design Festival

My favourite design from the London Design Festival

There was so much to see at the London Design Festival last week and whilst I’m continuing to add things to our new Instagram feed, I wanted to show you what was probably my favourite design piece from the exhibitions… This is We Do Wood‘s ‘Nomad’ chair – a contemporary Scandinavian reworking of the classic military […]

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