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  1. Contemporary pendant lighting for a kitchen island

    Everyone knows that the kitchen is the social hub of the home, from sitting down every evening and catching up at family mealtime to having guests over for a wine and cheese night, the kitchen is the go-to area.

  2. Post Modern Lighting

    Originating in the 1960’s, post modernism really flourished between 1970 and 1990. As a stark contrast to the minimalist designs found in Modern design, post modernism utterly rejects the linear ideas that one thing leads to another. 

  3. Bring In The Modern - Italian Style Floor Lamps

    It is no big secret that Italians have an inherent eye for good design. With their Roman roots, interior designing was a hobby of the Italian upper class.

  4. What is Art Deco Lighting?

    Although Art Deco originated in Paris during the late 1910’s, this design movement truly came to life in America, fuelled by the roaring twenties.

  5. The Perfect Lighting for Open Plan Living

    First appearing in the post-war years, open plan living was used as a more relaxed approach for young growing families.

  6. The Difference Between Modern and Traditional Ceiling Lights

    When planning the lighting for your home, whether it be a new home or a renovation, ultimately it comes down to style and functionality. 

  7. The Perfect Lighting for Small Kitchens

    It’s no big secret that lighting can have an amazing effect on a room, so if you’re looking to make your slightly smaller than desirable kitchen feel more spacious the right lighting is key.

  8. Take a walk on the wild side: Discover the Animal Lighting Trend

    Animal lovers rejoice! What started out as just cute lamps being used for nurseries, has evolved into an ever-growing trend with a wide range of animal lighting that’s not just for kids anymore! 

  9. Get the Look: The industrial Trend

    An industrial interior is the perfect balance of vintage and modern and is an ever-growing trend starting in the early 70’s when old warehouses, factories and mills were being renovated into new living or commercial spaces.

  10. Embrace Your Garden | Using lighting to create a zonal space

    Having a large garden is a luxury in itself, but that doesn’t mean those with smaller gardens cannot make the most of the small space they have. 

  11. Embrace Your Space: @housenumberone_1930s

    Mackayla’s 1930’s semi detached home is every aspiring renovator’s dream. Mackayla couldn’t wait to get stuck into the renovation.

  12. Embrace Working From Home: Styling your Workspace

    The majority of us are currently working from home and have had to throw together a quick workstation.

  13. Embrace Working From Home

    For those who have never worked from home before, the premise can be quiet daunting.

  14. Embrace Your Space: Hardcastle Towers

    Joanne’s Edwardian home is far from ordinary. Her love of eclecticism, ‘pretty things’ and infectious personality is perfectly demonstrated in her home.

  15. Embrace Your Space: @KJG_Home

    Kirsty’s contemporary classic style oozes sophistication and cool. It is effortless by design and we love everything about it. Kirsty’s show stopping open plan kitchen extension is the stuff of dreams.

  16. 2020 Trends: Nordic

    Take the Structured Simplicity trend which grew from the scandi trend. We are in love with all things scandi, it’s the perfect effortless trend to make any room feel homely and well designed.

  17. 2020 Trends: Pattern

    Anyone who has completed a full interior renovation will tell you that there is a bit of science behind creating your perfect space. Interior designers consider 7 elements when deciding how best to approach each room, space, line, forms, light, colour, texture and pattern.

  18. 2020 trends: Curves

    Curved shapes were one of the biggest trends in the 60’s and they are certainly making a comeback. With classic curved furnishings this interior style has now also taken hold of suspension lamps, floor lamps and even table tops

  19. 2020 trends : Bringing Nature In

    The notion of ‘bringing nature in’ isn’t something new. All you have to do is look for living room inspiration on Pinterest to see people have been lusting over houseplants for all of 2019.

  20. 2020 trends : Japandi

    The Japandi trend was love at first sight for us. The rich accent colours, natural materials and elements of our favourite style – scandi. 

  21. 2020 Trends: Marble

    Marble has been used for centuries for awe-inspiring statues from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome as well as grand buildings like the Taj Mahal. 

  22. 2020 Trends: Humble Materials

    Colour palette of natural pigments with layers of comforting textures, this trend is perfect for cosy winter months and is light enough to see you through into spring.

  23. 2020 Trends: Eclectic Glamour

    Plush velvet furnishings,  scalloped furniture, and stacks of metallic finishes are the direction for this bold, statement look that is on-trend for 2020. 


  24. 2020 Trends: Structured Simplicity

    The perfect beige walls, panelling and clean lines are just beautiful and bang on trend for 2020.

  25. 5 Ways to Make Your Workplace More Eco Friendly

    Advancements in technology and an elevated understanding of environmental concerns has seen man of us wanting to reduce our workplace carbon footprint.

  26. 5 ways to make your home more eco-friendly

    The first step to an eco-friendly home would be to tackle single use plastic, we produce roughly 300 million tons of plastic each year and with 90% of this plastic not getting recycled this ends up in landfills and pollutes our oceans.

  27. Eco Friendly design: Our Favourite eco homes on Instagram

    With Veganuary in full swing, we’re going to take a look at our favourite Eco homes on Instagram for all the new year new home inspiration you need.

  28. 5 Ways to Style the Eden Eco-Friendly Shade

    The Iconic Eden Eco-Friendly Recycled Pendant Shade represents one of our most eco-friendly products to date.

  29. Eden Eco-Friendly Pendant - the Story

    Eden is inspiring in its simplicity. It's low-impact and light-weight breeziness is the very essence of this season and the new decade's optimism. 

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