With wallpaper week fast approaching I thought it was about time to share my trip up to the midlands to visit the historic factory of Graham & Brown, a wallpaper and wallcoverings business that has been prospering since the mid 40s. Started by two dear friends, the company has gone on to become an iconic British brand in the wallcoverings industry and is even still run by younger generations of the founding members Harold Graham and Henry Brown. I'm such a huge fan of wallpaper that any excuse to celebrate wallpaper week wasn't exactly hard to refuse!Read More
Great designers don't make you feel safe. They doesn't softly whisper 'come here and look at this, It's pretty', instead they grab you by the proverbial balls and take you to a realm of the undiscovered. Outside of your comfort zone. And definitely, most definitely, never ever let you feel safe.Read More
Ever thought about how those intricate patterns and prints are made? Or wondered why screen printing is like, so 'in' right now? Or why it costs more than digital printing? Well, because I'm really cool (?!) these kind of questions do enter my mind pretty often. And, I do love a bit of paint-jobby fun so when new social platform In The Window asked if I wanted to come along and learn how to screen print from the master of Art Deco wallpaper himself Daniel Heath, I kindly obliged. I'd seen Dan's work at both the Dulux installation that I worked on and at Decorex during LDF and was really impressed.Read More
Yo, another new feature alert. 'Check It Out' will be your insight to the best new brands and emerging designers that you NEED to have on your radar! Today I'm sharing a brand new designer wallpaper company that I recently found out about thanks to Amy at Rumour PR (babe), and they are Feathr.com.Read More
I noticed pretty early on in my interiors career that it was actually super simple to create a statement space with a ton of style and confidence by just doing a few key things. In this blog I'm sharing ten ways that you can create that effortlessly cool statement look that everyone loves.
Pens at the ready!Read More
I'm a total sucker for Cole & Son wallpaper, it's so well made and they always have the most unique designs, from totally contemporary geometrics to classic florals. I was having a little peruse and noticed they have now launched a collaboration with Historic Royal Palaces, a collection which is a modern take on the decorations of 5 royal residences. Could you make these work in your home?Read More