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A modern Georgian colour palette

A modern Georgian colour palette

We are frequently asked about which modern colours work best in period properties, that create an authentic feel but do not slavishly follow the prescribed period colour palette. Creating a comfortable mix of old and new can be challenging so we asked interior designer Yasmin Chopin for her take on the subject. From a derelict barn to a grade II Listed Georgian townhouse Yasmin is no stranger to property renovation and development having bought and sold many houses and learning from each adventure. She says: Having owned a Georgian* style townhouse I understand the enormous responsibility that comes with a period property. Whether or […]








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Warehouse Home features designer paint from Colourandpaint.com collections

Warehouse Home features designer paint from Colourandpaint.com collections

Warehouse Home has chosen to feature paint shades from our designer paint collections. Editor and founder Sophie Bush has created a masterpiece of interior style publishing which just gets better and better with every edition. In this one she explores materials and colours to create a really cool loft style interior. Sophie says she chose these shades to soften an otherwise industrial interior scheme that contains concrete features. Read the article here: Warehouse Home edition 4 Sophie’s loft style colour palette is  comprised of: Miami Deco by Mr & Mrs Smith – At Home. A classic pastel inspired by South Beach’s architectural district, […]








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Home Decoration: What to Consider when Choosing Flooring or Carpet

Home Decoration: What to Consider when Choosing Flooring or Carpet

How you and your family live and use your home is the most significant factor in choosing flooring or carpeting. If your family has pets and children or are very active, a carpet may not be ideal.  You could instead, consider flooring, such as ceramic tile, vinyl, or wood flooring. If your home is less hectic then carpeting may be a better choice. Whatever the flooring in your home, it should give reflect your lifestyle. However, if snow, rain or mud is a factor in the entry to your home, then you could consider more durable flooring, such as slate, tile, […]








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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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