The Artistry OF Chinoiserie Style

The Artistry of Chinoiserie

European interpretations of Chinese and East Asian culture during the 17th and 18th century was known as Chinoiserie, although the style was more often associated with fantasy and invention than historical accuracy. Chinoiserie, from the French word “chinois” is often associated with exuberance and wealth which one could argue has no place at a time […]

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Classic Blue & Other Cool Trends

Classic-Blue-2020-Southern Guild

Can Classic Blue really be a trend? Most importantly does it even matter anymore? I wasn’t sure until I attended a recent trend talk. While Amsterdam based trend forecaster Jan Agelink’s Trend Safari talk called Woke briefly touched on Pantone’s 2020 Colour of the Year – Classic Blue, the trends he discussed made me look […]

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Studying Interior Design Online – KLC School of Design

Studying Interior Design Online

If you are planning to study interior design online then this post will give you some insight into my journey with KLC School of Design London and obtaining my KLC Online Certificate In Interior Design.

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A Peek Inside Galleria Borghese & The launch of Roman Baroque

Galleria Borghese

Nestled within the large Villa Borghese Park in the centre of Rome is the beautiful Galleria Borghese, one of the most important museums in the city as it houses masterpieces by artists Bernini, Caravaggio and Raphael.  In the early 17th century the villa was owned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese – the favourite nephew of Pope Paul V (1605 – 1621).  Cardinal […]

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Vegan Interior Design is on the Rise

Vegan Interior design is a healthy and humane way to create beautiful spaces that have a positive affect on our well-being.

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Life’s Too Short For Boring Lighting

Life's Too Short For Boring Lighting

There was nothing boring about the lighting showcase at Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW).  Celebrating their 10th anniversary, CDW was a buzz with exciting launches, talks and installations all around London’s EC1 district. First stop on the pink design trail was the lighting exhibition, held in an old nightclub. The creative designs were a highlight of […]

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