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Zandra Rhodes’ apartment is a riot of colour says ES Magazine.

Zandra Rhodes’ apartment is a riot of colour says ES Magazine.

ES Magazine, one of our favourite publications along with sister paper The Evening Standard (I’m still amazed that publications of this quality are free) is always a great source of interior design inspiration. In today’s edition commissioning interiors editor Dee Acharya takes a look at Sandra Rhodes Bermondsey apartment and not surprisingly, it is a riot of colour. Dee describes Dame Zandra’s style as “maximalist” as every surface is covered in collections of some sort from stones and crystals from the Atlas Mountains to Carol McNicol ceramics. The walls are citrus and the Amtico venial flooring is is hot-pink. In the article […]








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Home improvement tips for 2016

Home improvement tips for 2016

It’s time to turn over a new leaf with some home improvement tips for 2016. With every New Year, brave life-changing resolutions always follow. If change is what you are looking for this year, but you are unsure of where to begin, we have a suggestion for you. Why not start with bringing some change to your home? A new coat of colour on the walls is just about what you need to come home after a long day of work and enjoy the novelty of your house. Add a shade of pink to your colour palette to create a romantic […]








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Pantone’s Colour of The Year is Pink (with a dash of blue)

Pantone’s Colour of The Year is Pink (with a dash of blue)

Pantone have made their choice for colour of the year and have settled upon Rose Quartz (that’s pink to you and I) and have for the first time have blended it with Serenity (that’s a nice, soft blue). Leatrice Wiseman of the Pantone Color Institute describes the combination: “Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace.” Our interior design collaborator Yasmin Chopin has this to say: “Having long been referred to as a feminine colour chosen […]








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Liberty makes the CoolBrands list for the second time

Liberty makes the CoolBrands list for the second time

Congratulations to our client and collaborator Liberty for making it into the CoolBrands list again. CoolBrands has been canvassing the opinions of both experts and consumers since their launch in 2001. This isn’t a list that you can just buy your way onto, oh no, to get on list the brand must be selected by the CoolBrands expert panel AND 2,500 members of the public. Just to show how tough it is here are the other brands that made it: 1. Apple 2. Ray-Ban 3. Glastonbury 4. Nike 5. Netflix 6. Alexander McQueen 7. Instagram 8. CHANEL 9. YouTube 10. […]








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Designer Paint Promotion with House Beautiful

Designer Paint Promotion with House Beautiful

We are delighted to collaborate with interior design experts House Beautiful and Mrs & Mrs Smith to promote their designer paint collection for Summer / Autumn 2015. Best known for its hand-picked collection of boutique and luxury hotels around the world, Mr & Mrs Smith has ventured into interiors with a range of 28 hand-picked paint shades. Designed to bring the light and feel of gorgeous locations into your home, the colours have been collated into three easy-to-combine palettes called Coast, City and Country. Each palette of eight shades is designed to work together, giving you the confidence to create beautiful colour schemes. With an innovative twist, instead of […]








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Coastal Style Decor

Coastal Style Decor

The Guardian Weekend magazine 1st August 2015 put a nice collection of coastal pieces together in an article called “Bring Your Vacation Home” featuring a parasol, a beach blanket, coastal prints, a deck chair, a garden candle, a cushion by Orla Kiely and our Nantucket New England range of paint. Here is the link to: Bring Your Vacation Home With These tasteful Coast-inspired pieces to check out the individual items above. For the Nantucket New England Colour palette click here.  








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