A Little Light Reading

A Little Light Reading

Whether it is artificial or natural, light is at the heart of any interior scheme, and should be one of the first things to consider. On a practical note wiring, sockets, switches, and light fittings…

Storage Baskets

Storage Baskets

Storage baskets come in a variety of shapes and sizes, textures and colours. Use them to store kindling, toys, games, clothes, toiletries, magazines, remote controls, DVD’s, etc. etc. With their neutral colour and relaxed vibe…

The Power Of Modelling

The Power Of Modelling

Using 3D computer modelling software is extremely powerful. This past week I have been using SketchupPro to model the room shown below. Whether you are creating a room, or the furnishings within that room, the…

Bench Press

Bench Press

In February last year I carried out some extensive research with regards to dining room seating. https://langdonhyde.com/benchmark/ I really favoured the idea of bench seating as, I felt, that a bench provided a more relaxed…

Stay Ahead Of The Curve

Stay Ahead Of The Curve

With their voluptuous form curved sofas are an up and coming trend. I have encountered several different styles at the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour but have yet to see any on the High Street. Photographed…

It’s Black & White

It’s Black & White

Social distancing – self-isolation – staying at home. Terms that we had rarely considered before are now everyday expressions. The message is clear – it’s black and white – we have to put into practice…

London Design Week 2020

London Design Week 2020

London Design Week 2020 took place last week at the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour. Commencing on Sunday 8th March it ran until Friday 13th March. Initially open for a trade preview, it was later open…

Vegetables Allotment

Vegetables Allotment

This week saw the delivery of my Vegetable Allotment lampshades. Two 20cm shades for the mantlepiece, and one 30cm for the sideboard. Not only decorative but they provide a lovely soft light source for cosy…