Design Advice Inspiration

Extra Space means Extra Drama

Discovering a whole load of space above a false ceiling is a revelation of sorts.  I was lucky enough to experience this recently. The site was a male changing room of a gym and fitness centre. A double height ceiling is an architectural element. It will always add dimensional drama. And in turn transform an ordinary space into an extraordinary one. I was aware the grid ceiling was there to conceal a beam. But what I didn’t know was the…

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Home Maintenance Inspiration

A Few Tips To Help You While Shopping For Tiles

Tiles….what size, colour, finish?? With the vast choice of tiles available today, selection can be quite a task. Bathrooms and kitchens primarily have seen an injection of new designs and materials recently.  So what’s new? Technology has propelled tile design to another level. Methods such as digital printing and ink jet printing are transforming less expensive tiles like porcelain and ceramic and giving them looks of marble, limestone, granite, stone, and wood. Wood finish is gaining immense popularity, particularly petrified,…

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Home Tours Inspiration

A Global Look At Home Interiors

This week I thought I’d share home interiors from around the world that I just love. This Costa Brava home on the east coast of Spain is a beautiful modern structure, very different to the rustic colonial ones we’re accustomed to. Making the most of the magnificent views, the home is constructed largely of glass, giving it a very spacious and airy feel. The sophisticated cool white interiors compliment the blue sea and greenery surrounding it. From Trendland.com, property originally listed…

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Home Tours Inspiration

My Visit To Europe’s Premier Interior Design Destination

During a recent trip home to England, I made sure the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, was very much on my itinerary this time. I had read about it several times, but never had the chance to visit. The Design Centre must be applauded for its efforts to bring together top interior design brands and their accessibility to all. On a sunny afternoon in June, I made way to the Royal borough of Chelsea. Very posh! Having entered the lobby of…

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