H is for Herringbone

H is for Herringbone

In this latest instalment of my A to Z of Interior Styles; H is for Herringbone. The dictionary definition of Herringbone is “a pattern consisting of columns of short parallel lines, with all the lines in one column sloping one way and all the lines in…

G Is For Glass

G Is For Glass

I’ve spent this past week researching interior trends for 2022 and it appears that glazed and transparent surfaces are going to be all the rage in the forthcoming year. So for this latest instalment of…

F Is For Fragrance

F Is For Fragrance

In my A-Z of Interior Trends, F is for Fragrance. In recent years fragrance has become an integral part of the interior design process. The addition of a scent to an interior space adds an…

Winging It

Winging It

The wing back chair was first introduced to England in the 1600’s. The addition of the wings was to enclose the top half of the body to protect it from drafts. This enclosed area also…

Decorex 2021

Decorex 2021

Newcomers, prizewinners and familiar faces manned the stands at this year’s Decorex 2021. The show provided an excellent opportunity to view new brands and trends. It hosted a series of seminars and provided the perfect…

D Is For Danish Design

D Is For Danish Design

‘D’ is for Danish design (not pastry in this instance!) What is Danish design?  Denmark, along with Sweden and Finland, were at the heart of the Scandinavian design movement which emerged in the early 20th…

C is for Cottagecore

C is for Cottagecore

In my A-Z of Interior Trends C is for Cottagecore – a style that I can completely relate to. I am very fortunate to live in a cottage that was built in 1994 by a…

B is for Biophilia

B is for Biophilia

In my A to Z of interior design trends B is for Biophilia. House plants Biophilia is definitely a buzzword at the moment. I must admit I have been a little late joining the party….

A is for Arch

A is for Arch

This is the first in my new series an A-Z of interior trends. Today I am starting with A is for Arch. Arches have been around since time immemorial and are currently enjoying a huge…