home: found this [ cutlery ] 

home: found this [ cutlery ] 

With dark tones, especially black being so strong an influence in interiors trends, we look to the smallest details to include in these colours to tie in to creating s complete look for a room. 

Recently we featured dark kitchens and now IKEA have this incredible black cutlery to work perfectly in to this trend. 

The TILLAGD cutlery set is an affordable £40 for a 24 piece set and is handily also dish washer safe!!  

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home: nice price [ mirror ]

home: nice price [ mirror ]

If you are looking for home accessories with style, on-trend design and a good price then look no further than hm.com. Always a favourite of ours H&M offers a large collection of items for all rooms.

Our pick today is this hanging mirror with shelf. The black metal frame will work in most bathrooms and perfect for minimalist, monochrome and even industrial fans.

Available now online and instore [ £24.99 ]

home: found this [ Oliver Bonas lighting ]

home: found this [ Oliver Bonas lighting ]

You can always be sure to find great homeware in Oliver Bonas. Their trend lead pieces with their trademark style and colour pallete will always appeal.

Our pick from them is the Alba lighting collection. This sleek angular design with its narrow stem and gold accents will look great in any space. Choose from a wall light [ £70 ], table lamp [ £95 ] and floor lamp [ £175 ].

There is also 20% off the current price of the Alba collection, so even more a reason to invest.

Oliverbonas.com 

home: trend [ dark kitchens ] 

home: trend [ dark kitchens ]

In between the love for white minimal and Scandinavian pops of colour, the strong trend for dark tones within the kitchen is a beautiful stylish style direction to head in. 

Choosing between dark cabinets, counters, wall tiling, floor covering or all of the above creates a deep rich interior – a modern look for a home. 

Ikea // dark kitchen cabinet doors

Bringing together a lot of dark tones (greys and blacks) is a bold move but it pays off. Although high lighting with colour or white is also a great look. Intersperse dark cabinets with white tiling or use a paler paint or  flooring to soften the darkness. 

Tiles / Victoria Plumbing • Cabinets / Ikea • Floor Tiles / Terrazzo Tiles • Cabinet Doors / Ikea •

For accessories, using other on-trend colours of the moment including metallics, blushes and pastels or light greys will really add to the look. 

Tray / Mia Fleur • Tin Boxes / Ferm Living • Kitchen Utensils / Studio • Enamel Jug / Smug •

Across the high street big brands and smaller independent brands, seek out well chosen kitchenalia, ceramics, equipment and utensils to compliment the look. 

Shopping guide: 

Victoria Plumbing / Ikea / Terrazzo Tiles / Mia Fleur / Smug / Studio / Ferm Living 

home: found this [ RSG x HN ]

home: found this [ RSG x HN ]

With the huge success of their pop-up store at Liberty London, Rockett St George have ventured across town to land in Harvey Nichols. Full of their unique style be inspired by a curated selection of products including accessories, furniture and gifts.

Split into two areas RSG have created one space full of kitchenware featuring gold utensils, cut glassware, marble chopping boards and black gloss tableware to name just a few. The Harvey Nichols concession gives customers an up close and personal experience to see the products in the flesh, plus get their hands on all the new arrivals.

In the second space it’s all about faux flowers, ceramics and planters; take your pick from faux roses, peonies, chrysanthemum and more. Browse the stunning selection of vases and planters, as well as geometric terrariums perfect for cacti and small plants. All this set amongst gold ornaments, bird foot candle holders, flamingo lamps and animal money boxes, you are in for a real treat.

If that wasn’t enough there is a lovely selection of cushions including Bella Freud and an array of furniture; cocktail trolleys, coffee tables and dining chairs. What are you waiting for?

If you havn’t already, sign up to the RSG newsletter and get all the up to date info regarding the Harvey Nichols concession, with shopping events and news.

[ keep an eye out over the next few weeks on Instagram as we will be having an RSG exclusive giveaway ]

home: favourite thing [ light ]

home: favourite thing [ light ]

We love this pendant light from Woud, available at nest.co.uk. This black metal light is simple in design but creates interest with the cut-out allowing light to shine through. Painted inside with a brass colour this pendant will give out a warming glow, perfect for a living room or kitchen.

Available from nest.co.uk [ £139 & £159 ]

home: favourite thing [ black kitchens ] 

home: favourite thing [ black kitchens ] 

Don’t be misled that a dark coloured kitchen may come across as gloomy and over powering. 

We love the new love of black used in the home and kitchens can look so warm but stylish in this misunderstood colour. 

Best used in shades slightly off from jet black on walls and tiles – and a good matt finish. 

Farrow and Ball / Off Black • Homebase / Black Magic • Benjamin Moore / Black Tar

Strengthen the look by also using black kitchen doors and even worktops too. To compliment and add a break in the black, you could also use walnut tone worktops and split the colour choice of doors, instead of them all being black, drop in another colour tone – white, blush or grey. 

Add accessories in copper and metallics. A vintage copper tap would be a great feature and if using open shelves give them great bronze wall brackets. Marble also works beautifully in this colour interior, great for a worktop on a kitchen island and splash back, or in smaller touches including lighting, crockery and kitchenalia.