home: trend [ rust ]

home: trend [ rust ]

The rust tone is warm and it’s best layered with lots shades of this one colour – plus splashes of rose as a lightener. This creates a lovely building of the colour with no striking other colours to distract from the colour. It’s not overwhelming at all. It’s also a colour that works with trends including Traveller, Moroccan and Woodland.

If you just want a little rust, use in a clean white or soft grey interior with lots of wood tones and keep minimal so the rust stands out.

For walls we’ve found Red Earth (Farrow + Ball) and Heat (Little Green Paint Co). Create the full impact by also painting skirtings, doors, frames as well as walls in a rust tone.

Top row

Sofa £389.97 Furniture 123 / Cushion £45 John Lewis / Rug £175.20 (sale) Houseology

Middle row

Cushion £10 (sale) Made / Chair £160.65 (sale) Clippings / Rug £96.99 Wayfair

Bottom row

Armchair £499 (sale) Made / Throw £30 Trouva / Pair Cushion Covers £6 Dunelm

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home: nice price [ vintage lighting ]

home: nice price [ vintage lighting ]

It’s a special thing to have a unique and original piece of vintage lighting in your home.

We found this beautiful Space Age Chandelier By Gaetano Sciolari in the sale at Vinterior.

A beautiful example of the incredible design from Italy in the last century.

Was £790.00 Now £553.00

They say;

This Italian space-age chandelier was designed by Gaetano Sciolari with smoked glass globes produced by French glass maker Vianne. Depending on the ceiling height, the chain can be adjusted to the correct height. The original ceiling cap is included. In excellent vintage condition. 

home: featured [ La Redoute ]

home: featured [ La Redoute ]

Take a look across the broad range of homeware and furniture at La Redoute with up to 50% off.

We’ve picked out our top features from their sale but explore and find products for every room.

Fancy a new look for the lounge? New crockery for the kitchen? New bedding for a better night sleep? The discounts are large and the style, quality and design is perfect.

The all time favourite Afaw rug is in the sale, lots of great midcentury inspired pieces and the best indoor planters across the high street.

home: trend [ vanity units ]

home: trend [ vanity units ]

Trends have changed a lot across the last decade in bathrooms. No longer are designs so traditional and pieces purely designed for a bathroom.

It’s now about furniture that makes a statement and allows the room to feel more like any other – considered, with thought and more than just a ceramic sink and toilet in a tiled room.

Interiors trends of minimal, maximalist, monochrome, traveller, midcentury, mosaic, herringbone, black – are all trends we see translating into the design of the bathroom.

When it comes to picking the vanity unit it’s about the style and design, the practicality and function, and also now we have a far broader range of furniture to choose from – and even growing in popularity is using furniture pieces that aren’t for a bathroom but converting them to work. Typically midcentury sideboard work incredibly well. The shape lends itself to working well, with good counter area and storage space in the form of draws and/or cupboards.

Consider balance of the size of furniture in the room as bathrooms aren’t often the biggest of rooms. Choose a mirror that suits the style of the unit and is not to over powering in size to dominate the room.

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Noir 1000 / Bathstore £999

Michal / Tikamoon £329

Lower row

Foresters Bow / OldFashionedBathrooms £1899

Consider using a concrete look square sink resting on top of a sideboard unit

home: event [ the basics store ]

home: event [ the basics store ]

In London this December? – a definite stop-off for shopping is the beautifully curated Christmas concept store at 40 Earlham Street, London.

‘Give + Receive’ has been curated by Marina London and Appear Here, and brings together some beautiful homeware and lifestyle retail brands under one roof for almost a month long pop up shop.

Runs from the 8th – 23rd December

home: trend [ drinks trolleys ]

home: trend [ drinks trolleys ]

Now here’s a piece of furniture which has risen and fallen throughout the decades with popularity but is having a definite resurgence. Now it is looked at with far more versatility and the options for what it can be used for far greater. Adorned with gorgeous glassware and liquor bottles is the obvious use, but we see them in dinning rooms with tableware, in bedrooms with toiletries and make up, in home offices and even playrooms!

Across the retail market there are so many options in materials and styles used for making, there’s something to suit every current trend – marble, metallics, wood, industrial, linear, gold, black, terrazzo, mosaic and Art Deco ! So there is something to work in any home interior.

1 Urban Outfitters £200

2 Freemans £340

3 Dunelm £160.30 (sale price)

4 Vinterior £817.00

5 Venoor £385

6 Oliver Bonas £375?

7 Made £199

8 Rose & Grey £155

9 The Vintage Trader £1,550

home: featured [ Cissywears ]

home: featured [ Cissywears ]

Home to a beautifully curated selection of homewares (and lovely stuff for babies and children), there’s an awful lot to love at Cissywears.

Gorgeous minimal design, ethical and morally sourced pieces, a lot of midcentury style to fill your home, and something to make every room unique.

There’s everything from blankets and throws to wall hangings and prints. There’s ceramics for the kitchen and dining, and lovely tableware for the kids that you’ll want to use too. Fall in love with a few carefully selected items of furniture, keep warm in gorgeous to touch quality bedding in the best shades of colour or simply stock up on incredible scents of candles for your home and for gifting.