Category Furniture

Luxury in Barbados

Very recently I booked to stay at the Colony Club in Barbados a hotel located on the renowned platinum West Coast of Barbados. I’d heard that the Colony Club had an appeal towards not only your average Barbados visitor looking for a great hotel and families, but to those who enjoy healthy eating, unique health conscious amenities and togetherness, which all sounded superb. I had to see for myself what

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Outdoor Living

What better way to enjoy summertime than by making the most of the great outdoors. As an interior designer I am often asked to help improve and dress outside spaces to make them feel part of the lifestyle and home overall. You can make your outside space as luxurious as the inside, trust me. Selecting the right furniture is essential. What type of look are you trying to create? Modern,

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Exploring the New Forest this Summer

I recently discovered a haven of tranquillity whilst touring the Hampshire countryside. Set in the heart of the New Forest, Careys Manor Hotel and Spa boasts three superb restaurants, excellent facilities and a fantastic level of service from staff. The elegant country house hotel and spa offers a friendly and tranquil environment, whilst being conveniently placed within an hour and a half from London and the M3 corridor only a

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Holiday Homes Around the Globe

The Lodge – By Sir Richard Branson Fancy a stay at an exclusive mountain lodge owned by Sir Richard Branson, with 24-hour driver service and gourmet all-inclusive board? The Lodge is the epitome of luxury, with modern features and stylish decor, set in one’s of the finest nature retreats in the world. The exclusive Lodge is located in the Alps in beautiful Switzerland, in the prestigious resort of Verbier. You

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Hotel Shopping for 2015…. Grand Hotel Tremezzo on Lake Como is a must!

It finally feels like Spring/Summer is on its way which I love, so I am researching hotels in which to stay. When it comes to hotels I adore those that tell a story and offer luxury through and through. From the style to the service, there aren’t many hotels that capture my full attention but Grand Hotel Tremezzo does just that. It is a beautiful luxury resort dating back to

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Top tips for starting an interior design project

Embarking on any interior design project can have its difficulties and listed below are some important pointers to help if you are about to begin a project or looking at interior design as a career. As an interior designer you need to be able to deal with a lot of different personalities; your clients may be a couple who disagree about everything in their home, you could be dealing with

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Attention to Detail

Creating a home with attention to detail is something I pride myself on. Whether it is a project purely to furnish, or creating from the ground upwards, it is always very important to ensure comfort, peace of mind and quality of living. A recent project of mine has some amazing attention to detail; from the fittings and fixtures to the soft furnishings of the house, my team and I ensured

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Creating a Mood Board

Mood boards are really important as they are the inspiration of your room. They act as the central foundations for you to refer to prior and during a project.   To create the perfect mood board, one that portrays exactly what you are trying to achieve and as something that is functional and helps you visualise your interior design concept. A simple way to start is to go out and buy

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Choosing Your Accent Colour

Accent colours form an important part of my interior design schemes. I often advise the simplest way to create a harmonious scheme is by staying neutral but livening up the neutral or monochrome tones with a bright, strong accent colour. By juxtaposing against the neutral canvas you will create a star-piece in a room, especially if its one specific item of furniture created in your chosen accent colour. Below: A

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