• Shop talk: head to Unlimited in Brighton for playful prints and unique designs

    by  • August 27, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Unlimited-shop-brighton-homes-&-gardens-8Walk down Church Street in the heart of Brighton’s North Laine and the bright, clean graphics in the window at no.10 will certainly catch your eye. Having started life as a pop-up in 2010, showcasing work by its sister graphic design company, Unlimited moved to its current premises in 2013 and is run by husband and wife team Patrick and Sara Morrissey.

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    Autumn homewares from the National Trust

    by  • August 27, 2015 • 0 Comments

    National-Trust-Homes-and-gardens-11These lovely woodland animals leapt onto our screens earlier today, and after taking one look at the rather adorable deer and rabbit, we simply had to share them with you. Designer Sam Pickard’s whimsical screen printed linen cushions form part of the National Trust’s collection of autumn homewares alongside beautiful, chunky ceramics, knitted throws and tartan check rugs – perfect for creating a cosy idyll as the months turn colder.

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    Heal’s launch the Pinner collection for the London Design Festival

    by  • August 25, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Heals-Pinner-Homes-&-Gardens-12And so it begins! With London Design Festival just around the corner (19-27 September), it’s the exciting time of year when we begin to see the unveiling of new collections and hot off the press designer ranges. Iconic British retailer Heal’s will launch three new collections at this years festival, after a busy year that has seen the opening of both their new showroom on Westbourne Grove and a social workspace and cafe at their Tottenham court road store. First up, we take a look at the Pinner collection…

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    Ilse Crawford designs a new collection for IKEA

    by  • August 23, 2015 • 0 Comments

    SINNERLIG-Ikea-Homes-&-Gardens-isle-crawford-2If you hadn’t already heard; wood, wicker and woven is the biggest trend of the season (see our recent decorating shoot for proof). And this hasn’t escaped designer Ilse Crawford and her trend-savvy team at Studioilse either, who this month launch their Sinnerlig range for IKEA. Featuring simple forms and ‘honest imperfections’, the Sinnerlig collection explores the beauty and pleasure of natural materials, with pieces made from acacia wood, bamboo, seagrass and cotton.

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    Gardens and gardening in September

    by  • August 22, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Morgan-Stanley-Healthy-Cities-Garden---Photo-2We certainly don’t want to wish away the summer; in fact, we’re hoping very much that it will stay around for at least another month. However, we do want to draw your attention to the fact that with the arrival of autumn, there are some rather lovely garden-related things happening around the country during September, and we want to have the dates for your diaries.

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    Discover the designers behind the Bemz 10th Anniversary Collection

    by  • August 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Soderhamn-Christian-Lacroix-Bemz-Homes-&-GardensSwedish design company Bemz, who produce tailor-made covers for IKEA furniture, are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year. And if one thing is for certain, it’s that they are celebrating in style. To mark the occasion, both well established and up-and-coming designers are introducing new patterns into the core Bemz collection throughout the year. With the newest design in the series launching today, we take a look at the all-star cast of collaborators who are making this an event to remember…

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    Enjoy our new look on House to Home

    by  • August 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Blue-Grey-and-Orange-Living-Room-Homes-and-Gardens-HousetohomeStuck for design ideas? Head to our dedicated design website, housetohome.co.uk. With fresh content created and uploaded every day, you’ll find a wealth of design inspiration, interiors imagery and decorating advice all gathered on in one handy place. And now with a new, updated look, it’s easier than ever to navigate our style-savvy site.

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    The Shop Floor Project

    by  • August 18, 2015 • 0 Comments

    The-Shop-Floor-Project-Homes-&-Gardens-4Founded in 2006 by mother-and-daughter team Denise and Samantha Allan, The shop Floor Project in Ulverston, Cumbria, sources pieces of the highest craftsmanship from makers and traditional manufacturers worldwide.

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