• New season paint colours

    by  • July 1, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Crown-Homes-&-Gardens-AW15-Retrospective-CameoChoosing paints for your home is a big decision and not one to be taken lightly. Should you be struggling to make the all important colour decision, the team at Crown Paints have announced three key colour trends for Autumn/Winter 2015. These directional colour palettes have been curated by Crown’s team of expert colour consultants and designers and demonstrate key trends and colour combinations.

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    Outdoor lighting

    by  • June 30, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Outdoor-Lighting-Homes-&-GardensFrom industrial-style aluminium wall lanterns to brass pendants, we’ve selected our favourite designs for exterior illumination. These distinctive designs will bring a warm glow to entrances and terraces, seeing you through those long summer evenings spent outside with friends.

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    Perfect patterns from Ecora

    by  • June 26, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Ecora-Homes-&-Gardens-7Some of us might have been lucky enough to have moved into our homes and peeled back a dusty old carpet to find a perfectly preserved natural wood flooring beneath. For those of us who were not so lucky, we can thankfully turn to Ecora – the specialist flooring company who are here to answer all our flooring needs and deck out our homes with beautiful, bespoke designs.

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    Bathroom accessories

    by  • June 25, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Bathroom-accessories-Homes-&-GardensFollowing our foray into Philippe Starck’s new Cape Cod bathroom range last week, we’ve been left longing to make our own bathrooms equally as sleek, organised and stylish. But as with many things, success lies in the detail, so we’ll be thinking about finishing touches first of all and taking bathroom accessories as our starting point for this mission. Here’s our pick of the most covetable pieces to help achieve that spa-like feel.

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    The inside scoop: part 2

    by  • June 24, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Homes-and-Gardens-Ice-cream-recipesMaking summer all the sweeter and more delicious, we shared three of Alice Hart’s ice-cream recipes last week, packed with fruity punches of plum and peach and even complete with a touch of Turkish delight. This week, we turn our attention to zesty Granitas and (optionally boozy) cream floats.

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    Clivework: contemporary textiles

    by  • June 23, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Clivework-Homes-&-Gardens-4Think back to the 1980’s and you might remember Lucy Clive’s whacky and wonderful fashion designs, modeled in the image below by the designer herself, who has since used her striking sense of style and trend-spotting eye to create Clivework – the distinctive textile brand established in 2013. Having caught our eye at Clerkenwell Design Week this year, we wanted to share these painterly prints and artistic textiles.

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    One to watch: Gail Bryson

    by  • June 21, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Gail-Bryson-Homes-&-Gardens-2With a client list that includes Heals, John Lewis and Jamie Oliver, designer Gail Bryson has firmly established herself as a leading figure for simple, graphic prints and colourful home accessories. Her latest range of own-label products includes printed cushions, tea towels and tote bags, all made from 100% linen – a fabric that Gail has inherited from her own family as part of her bid create products that are designed to last and be passed down through the generations.

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