Ask an Expert: The Secrets of Successful Second-hand Furniture Hunting
While seasoned second-hand shoppers would probably be able to dish out this advice in their sleep, it can often be difficult to know where to start looking if you’re not in the habit of hunting. Four professionals very much in the know give their tips, tricks and advice to ease you on your way.
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How Do Interior Designers Maintain a Work-life Balance?
When you’re passionate about your work, it’s easy to forget to take a break. And it can be particularly tricky to relax when you’re working from home, or are in the middle of a big project. We asked five interior designers to share some of their strategies for ensuring they create the right balance between work and life.
Orange has so much going for it, and yet it’s often overlooked as a colour to try in our homes. According to colour consultant Jill Morton, “Orange symbolises energy, vitality, cheer, excitement, adventure, warmth and good health.” If you want to welcome some positive vibes into your interior, here are some clever tips for decorating with tangerine tones.
It’s easy to overlook the floor when we’re designing our interiors and opt for a simple plain carpet, neutral tiles or classic wooden boards. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Take inspiration from these bold ways to use pattern and colour and give your feet something interesting to walk on.