home: featured [ A New Tribe ]

home: featured [ A New Tribe ]

We love finding new brands and today we share A New Tribe – an exciting curated collection of textiles and objects all sourced from independant makers.

A lot of the items are handmade or produced in small batches making them very individual and appealing.

Choose from painted ceramics, woven rugs, cushions and stationary.

Head to anewtribe.co.uk or visit their store.

92a Chatsworth Road, London, E5 0LS

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home: featured [ River Island ]

home: featured [ River Island ]

High street fashion giant River Island has joined the ranks of Zara, HM and French Connection and introduced a homeware department to their already popular fashion clothing brand.

Their launch products are small homewares, including vases, candle holders and dishes and soft furnishings, including cushions, rugs and bedspreads. It’s a mix of luxe boho and wild jungle and has got the usual RI sparkle and panache.

home: trend [ colour block ]

home: trend [ colour block ]

Colour block – a trend that comes and goes across the interiors world but with the abundance of strong products on the current market, it’s definitely sticking around for now, is proving popular and is an easy look to achieve and evolve with homewares through the changing season – refreshing with different cushions, throws or artwork. Plus it’s also easy to update with a fresh coat of paint on a single wall.

It’s about picking a few strong colours that sit well together and emphasising with accessories in the same tone. For example -A bright yellow wall, a green sofa with green cushions and then dashes of orange in the curtains or rug. Keep patterns to a minimum and break up with lots of white and wood to ensure the few colours stand out strong and bold.

This trend is really aided by the great selection of bold coloured modern silhouette sofas currently filling high street homeware stores. Head to Made, John Lewis or Ikea for a range of affordable options. There are great options in the perfect colours of the year – emerald greens, mustards and deep rich blues.

Guide to products (main image)

Top row

chair, Made £149 / paint, Wickes £12 / cushion, Heals from £39

Middle row

curtains, Dunelm from £30 / chair, Anthropologie £398 / cushion, Sainsburys

Bottom row

sofa, Maisons Du Monde £394 / rug, Amara £89 / set of bottles, Made In Design £223

home: featured [ Dunelm ]

home: featured [ Dunelm ]

For a designer look and trend aware furniture and homeware, we’ve headed to Dunelm and discovered some incredible pieces to work with some of the current trends – including jewel tones, traveller, natural textures and midcentury.

Create modern looks for each room on a low budget with Dunelm’s purse friendly prices.

There’s lighting that makes a bold statement, furniture pieces that give you the amazing design style of more expensive stores and on trend home accessories to finish the look perfectly.

home: found this [ Habitat X Shrimps ]

home: found this [ Habitat X Shrimps ]

Everybody has been talking about this new collaboration and it’s finally here. It’s been a while since Habitat has joined forces with a fashion label, but the result is something fresh and fun.

Shimps signature pallette of reds and pinks form the base of this collection, with touches of gold and blue. Playful hand drawn motifs and patterns adorn cushions, rugs and bedding.

Hannah Weiland’s first fashion-meets-interiors collection is finally here. Delving into the archives of her cult London fashion label, Shrimps, she’s translated her iconic designs into a series of must-have textiles and artwork for the home. Fantastical creatures roam. A crowd of faces gather. Venetian jesters carnival until dawn. Yes, it really is as crazy, and amazing, as it sounds.

Shop the collection at habitat.co.uk

home: featured [ Aldi ]

home: featured [ Aldi ]

Home of the bargain delicious cheeses, place to get decent wine at low low prices, destination for all sorts of tasty cheaper food – but also the perfect shopping haunt for homeware and furniture with so many great pieces for the home – head to Aldi in store or online to kit out your home.

Whether your style is monochrome, marble, scandi or boho – there’s some pieces that will suit your home.

home: trend [ statement rugs ]

home: trend [ statement rugs ]

To bring a room together or to give you a starting point for styling and picking colours for a room; a statement rug is the place to start.

The two main routes to take for interior designing from the chosen rug is to keep the rest of the room simple and minimal and take colours from the rug for small highlights around the room or follow the maximalist trend and continue from the statement rug with bold walls, patterns in soft furnishings and layer textures.

Picture guide :

Top row

Maison Du Monde £103.50

Habitat £600

Benuta £59.95

Middle row

French Connection £155

Rugs Direct £385.99

Made £299

Bottom row

Modern Rugs £959.20

Ikea £250

La Redoute from £99