home: nice price [ table lamp ]

home: nice price [ table lamp ]

Grab a bargain with this reduced price table lamp from B&Q. It was £30 now £20.

The Geo Geometric table lamp combines the black linear style of the geometric trend with a little dash of copper – and metallics are very much still in favour for interiors.

Perfect in a lounge or bedroom, and works well with an eye pleasing filament bulb.

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home: favourite thing [ bamboo pendant ]

home: favourite thing [ bamboo pendant ]

Make a statement with this gorgeous pendant light from Bloomingville. The Danish design with its woven bamboo frame has so much detail and gives off a delicate light when on. Perfect for a living room or bedroom.

Available through various stores, but we spotted it at hurnandhurn.com

[ £169 ]

home: featured [ Urban Outfitters ]

home: featured [ Urban Outfitters ]

Urban Outfitters could easily feature in our top ten stores and with continual new arrivals of great homeware and furniture, plus amazing sales regularly throughout the year, it’s easy to fall in love with the brand that has a cool bohemian vibe, a vintage feel and pieces to kit out your home in a inviting, warm style.

Interiors look effortlessly cool with layered up textures of throws, cushions and wall hangings with well designed furniture that fulfils loads of needs – storage, seating, somewhere to sleep, vinyl shelving, rugs galore and small homewares and trinkets to create a unique look to your taste.

There are incredible investment pieces that can make a statement in a room but also affordable pieces to make small updates to an interior.

home: event [ Cornflakes to Cola ]

home: event [ Cornflakes to Cola ]

With a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Sainsbury’s, The Design Museum, London has put on a playful display showcasing graphic design from their products in the 60’s & 70’s.

This exhibition explores how these designs influenced customers shopping behaviour, then and now.

A fascinating insight into a commercial business, being the first self service store in the UK. Understandably the focus for customers was on the nice packaging!

Free entry

designmuseum.org

home: trend [ matt finishes ]

home:trend [ matt finishes ]

Over the last few years we have seen a lot of shiny surfaces, metalic accents and pattern on cabinets and tables. This season we seeing less shine and more matt finishes.

Solid colour on worktops, cabinets and table tops is coming through into stores and we will be seeing it everywhere. Strong colour choices are pink, black and green.

This look is very much influenced by Scandinavian design and creates a much more harmonious interior with solid shapes and strong silhouettes.

Guide:

Top row: coffee table / johnlewis.com [ £239 ], table lamp / oliverbonas.com [ £68 ], cabinet doors / ikea.com [ £35 ]

Middle row: cabinet / laredoute.co.uk [ £349 ], decanter / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £48 ], table lamp / trouva.com [ £179 ]

Bottom row: vase / habitat.co.uk [ £20 ], watering can / trouva.com [ £59 ], wardrobe / made.com [ £699 ]

home: made [ copper shoe shelf ]

home: made [ copper shoe shelf ]

Always looking for more stylish storage idea we came across this tutorial for a cool on trend copper pipe shoe shelf.

Brilliant idea, so simple and this how-to from Fresh Crush is simple and straightforward to follow.

Easy to adjust to your space or needs and made with very little tools and materials.

Use the same tutorial to create shelving for other uses too – a pot rack in the kitchen, for towels in the bathroom or even use outside for small planters of vegetables, herb garden or flower pots.