• Posts Tagged ‘traditional’

    In the mix

    by  • July 6, 2016 • Cool kitchens, Desirable dining • 0 Comments

    Kitchen-diner-with-period-dining-area-and-modern-cooking-spaceIf you just can’t decide which interior style you want for your kitchen-diner, then why not have them all, as the owner of this modern/classic/traditional home has done. The beautiful period details of the property, including elegant window shutters and exquisite cornicing, are the real stars here, however. They are

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    Balancing act

    by  • April 26, 2016 • Beautiful boudoirs • 0 Comments

    Whatever I know about interior design has been learnt through observation – it certainly isn’t taught and definitely isn’t theoretical. But believe it or not, there is science behind good design, whether that be interior, exterior, product, graphic… As soon as I saw this image, it appealed on a certain level. It wasn’t the monochrome (I like a bit of colour in my life), it wasn’t the headboards (a little too feminine) and it certainly wasn’t

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    A bath less ordinary

    by  • April 22, 2016 • Bathroom bliss • 0 Comments

    It’s not enough to just have a space to soak – these days, when updating our bathrooms, more and more of us are keen to gave a bathtub that makes a style statement in its own right, and sets the tone for the rest of the decor, whether it’s a traditional design for a heritage look, a sleek style for a spa feel, or even a sunken tub at floor level for … I don’t know, a bathroom with that thrilling sense of mortal danger?


    I mean, honestly.

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    Making a big splash in a small space

    by  • March 11, 2016 • Bathroom bliss • 0 Comments


    In a small and narrow bathroom such as this, it might sound like a tall order to make opulent fittings and statement furnishings work without feeling overpowering, but this scheme is a textbook example of how to make a strong statement in a small bathroom, using relatively minimal fixtures and fittings

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    Are you clean living?

    by  • February 23, 2016 • Stylish living • 0 Comments

    Don’t tell me about housework, I’ve been run off my feet since my wife went on a 3-week work (she calls it!) trip. Now I’ve always pulled my weight around the house, i.e. loading the dishwasher (say what you like, NO-ONE can do that like a man can), unloading the dishwasher (we’re pretty good at that, too),

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