October 16, 2017

4 Ways To Save You Tons Of Time on Social Media

Social media is something that we all feel we need but it can often be difficult to keep on top of. It's all about creating a presence that your clients know, trust and can enjoy. We also use it to find fantastic artists and artisans around the world. It needs to represent your brand and remain approachable for your potential clients, it's your...

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In Business 101

October 13, 2017

Materials List - What Makes Amazing Luxury Interior Design

If you're looking for a luxury interior design there are many materials you can use to get the look. These are some of our favourites that create a truly luxurious feel. 

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In Design 101

October 11, 2017

How To Solve A Dilemma On Site

Clients hire interior designers to make their spaces both beautiful and functional. Design isn’t always picking paint colours and pretty fabrics; most often it is about creative problem solving and helping clients find real solutions to their needs and wants.  There can be many problems with interior design and ss the designer understands what...

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In Design 101

October 09, 2017

Enjoy A Sneak Peek: Stunning Bert and May Tiles

When you have a basement dig going on it can be difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel, it can seem like work is going to go on forever. Even when the work has been perfect and the rest of the home doesn't have a spek of dust in it it can still seem like a real bore to have work going on right outsifde your front door.

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In Sneak Peek

October 06, 2017

Are Crittall Windows A Trend?

We've seen this trend slowly rise through blogs, pinterest boards and magazine coverage. So what exactly is crittal?

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In Design 101

October 04, 2017

Home Sauna Design: What You Need To Know

We often get asked about what design features will add value to a home. A sauna is not normally on the list however once you get to a certain size and style of property it is often a must. A home spa for luxury design is becoming more wanted and more attainable, for that reason we have been looking at sauna design on a more regular basis.

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In Design 101, Tech in Design

October 02, 2017

The Smartest Piece Of Furniture Ever Designed

When you are looking at small London apartment design one thing becomes clear, storage is needed. It was also needed to transform this stunning meditation room in North London. This piece of furniture was designed by our studio to not only create a wonderful chest of drawers with a meditation space above but to hide a safe, desk, double bed for...

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In Design In Depth

September 29, 2017

Timing Your Finances For A Hassle Free Home Refurb

Information can often be difficult to come by especially when you are looking for information regarding financing your home refurb or finance for interior design. It can get even more murky when you want to try and find out how payments work for a design project. This should work as a good basic layout for when payments are due and to who. 

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In Design 101

September 27, 2017

Spotlight On: Solus Modern Fire Pit Design

It has to be said, I am a huge fan of fire pits - both inside and outside. I adore them, I feel that they can instantly create a zen feeling (especially when we are design this for a client with toddler twins!) . We have several projects we are working on at the moment that will need these kinds of features to create the look and thankfully we...

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In Spotlight On

September 25, 2017

House Interior Design in Knightsbridge

Redesigning a home that you have grown up in can be a hard task. There are so many memories and it can be almost impossible to imagine the space any other way. However, if it isn't working for you to its full potential often the only alternative is to look for a major refurbishment. It can be a hard place to put yourself emotionally but working...

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In Design In Depth

September 22, 2017

Where Can I Add The Most Value To My Home?

Do you have limited resources and want to know where best to invest them? We outline where you should spend and where you should save to make the most of your home improvements when asking the question "where can I be adding value to my home?"

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In Design 101

September 20, 2017

Why You Should Never Live on Site

Renovating a home is always an expensive business, and it is tempting to throw all your available money at it. We strongly recommend budgeting for somewhere to live during the works when you are looking at how to plan a building budget. If you aren't lucky enough to have friends or family with a spare room, then getting an Airbnb for a month...

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In Design 101

August 23, 2017

9 Artists You Need To Follow On Instagram

Finding art for our clients can often be a tricky thing. Everyone has their own sense of style and taste. We adore finding new and interesting artists from all over the world who will delight our clients with every piece of work. We thought we would highlight 10 artists on instagram that are, in our option, must follows! These are just a taster...

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In Art & Sculpture

August 18, 2017

Top Floor Renovation Regent's Park NW1

We recently finished a top floor renovation project in Regent's Park. We managed to convert an awkward and somewhat unusable floor into a generous Guest Suite with ensuite, a second guest room, a kids bedroom, family bathroom and utility, providing our clients with a lot more space to work with. Here are some details on some of our favourite...

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In House Tours

August 16, 2017

How to Create An Instant Extra Bedroom

How to translate usable daily space into a private spare room

Most people value spare or extra bedrooms when house hunting. Even more than generous reception/living space. A spare bedroom will add value, but more often than not you start with big ideas of it being a multitasking office/guest room and it ends up being a junk room with the...

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In Design In Depth, Sneak Peek

August 11, 2017

Updating Your Home For The Next Generation

For many clients they have lived in their homes for decades, in some cases they are generational homes that have been passed down to younger family members. How do you keep that sense of history whilst also updating the home for a new generation?

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In Interior Design

August 09, 2017

Bespoke Furniture: What Money Can Buy

Bespoke furniture can really personalise your home, creating a space that you can use in exactly the way you wish to use it, it can also, in some cases add value, not to mention style. But well-made, bespoke furniture can also come with quite a large price tag, so it's useful to know what you can cut in order to bring down costs.

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In Interior Design

August 04, 2017

Kitchen-Diner Extension for Family Home in N16 | Kia Designs

We recently completed a side return extension for kitchen-diner in a property in N16. Here are some images of the project and information about some of the great features that have been installed!

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In House Tours

August 02, 2017

Interior Architecture: Adding Value with an Extra Bathroom

Make space: Make money

Thinking of moving? It might be worth making a few minor improvements to increase the value of your home.

Thinking of buying? Don't let a property's lack of amenities put you off, adding an extra bathroom can be quick to do (weeks, not months) and with clever positioning, won't eat up too much of your floor space.

 

Any...

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In Interior Design

July 28, 2017

Air Plants: No-one Can Live On Thin Air

So they say succulents, cacti and air plants are the easiest plants to look after, just leave them to their own devises and they will be fine. Yes, many of these little friends of ours are used to living in the middle of no-where, with little water and interaction. But there are a number of variables that can make caring for them a little more...

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