Design and Home Interior Blog

Design tips and ideas to help you make the most of out your home.

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How to be Brave with Wallpaper in a Minimalist Interior
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Bed Size Guide
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A Chair You Can Download and 3D-Print
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The 10 Best Home Design Accounts To Follow On Pinterest
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The Most Unusual Office Chairs that are Good for Your Posture
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Furniture Layout For Easter
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10 Ways To Keep A Practical Minimalist Design In Your House
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How To Maintain Oak Furniture
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Loft Conversion Layout Tips

How to be Brave with Wallpaper in a Minimalist Interior

Geometry

Many purists and traditionalists will tell you that you can’t afford bright or textured wallpaper if you want to achieve a true minimalist feel.

However, if your idea of minimalist interior design isn’t compatible with living surrounded by four white walls, here are a couple of examples for inspiration. Read More

Bed Size Guide

double bed size

We frequently get asked what the differences are between the various bed sizes and which ones are best suited for peoples needs. Interestingly, retailers can call any bed they want “double” or “king size” without this necessarily having to mean anything. However, there are sizes Read More

A Chair You Can Download and 3D-Print

Puzzle Chair by Joris Laarman

Now that a 3D printer can be bought for less than 500 pounds and the technology is advancing rapidly, 3D printing is no longer a geek’s toy. Serious designers and manufacturing startups use printers to create amazing objects.

The territory of interior design and cabinetmaking is no exception. Although the average size of the available 3D printers doesn’t allow us to print furniture items, there are designers who have overcome this slight inconvenience by printing the items in pieces and then assembling them. Read More

The 10 Best Home Design Accounts To Follow On Pinterest

Erica Reitman

Pinterest is a great platform for displaying home design ideas and used by many creative individuals in the design industry. The innate visual nature of the platform makes it perfect for this use. It is a great way to gather design ideas from other people, pool inspirational ideas and keep pins of favourite design ideas.

The following are some of the best design accounts to follow on Pinterest for inspirational design ideas: Read More

The Most Unusual Office Chairs that are Good for Your Posture

Vespa Chair

It’s no secret that we spend most of our life sitting. Be it sitting by the computer at work or lounging in front of the TV, the sedentary lifestyle of the typical modern-day human is a big concern for doctors and fitness specialists worldwide. It is proven that excessive sitting increases the risk of heart disease.

In fact, some cardiologists suggest that sitting too much can do to our cardiovascular system similar harm as chain-smoking. Sedentary lifestyle also impacts our metabolic system and causes problems with spine and eyesight.

Medical organisations and associations recommend business owners to entice people out of their chairs. But how? The easiest answer is standing desks. But some will consider those to be uncool. The next best thing is an ergonomic chair that supports the body at the right places. And even better if the ergonomic chair is designed by somebody who’s had an eye for the beauty. Read More

Furniture Layout For Easter

Furniture can impact your life and affect our social surroundings. When Oscar Wilde was asked why America was such a violent society, he replied “because they all have such ugly wallpaper”. Possibly a tongue in cheek comment but also an acknowledgment that design and surroundings affect the quality of peoples life, and this is at it’s most apparent on large gathering of friends and families, this is why it is worth taking some time to think about your furniture layout for Easter, and any other family or group occasion. Read More

10 Ways To Keep A Practical Minimalist Design In Your House

10 ways to keep practical minimalism

Minimalism is a term used in design to reduce things to their necessary elements, with a “less is more” approach. It associated with the higher end of artistic design, but can be useful for everyday living too, in order to help give homes a sense of being de-cluttered. Below are ten simple tips to help implement this into everyday life to achieve a practical minimalist design feel-

1. Keep tidy – Clear floors on a regular basis to make sure to remove you clutter or items on the floor in order to make your rooms look more spacious. Read More

How To Maintain Oak Furniture

How to Maintain Oak Furniture

 

 

Oak furniture is made to be used and designed to last, and a few simple precautions can avoid any unnecessary damage. First step is to make sure that you carefully read any brochure and instructions received on purchase as specific instructions can vary depending on the type of manufacturer.

1. When you move your furniture it is always wise to pick it up rather than drag it to avoid damaging the foot of the furniture. Read More

Loft Conversion Layout Tips

If you have a loft in your house then it is a great opportunity to get extra space and add value to your house. Converting the space into a useable living space may not be so simple as it sounds, it requires some careful thought and consideration. Generally, lofts spaces are small with lower ceilings and thus require the need to plan adequately.

You want to avoid a situation where after you’ve converted your loft, you hardly can find a place to step on. So, when it comes to converting a loft, it is highly recommended that you take your time and plan it through first. The type of furniture that you use on your loft space will determine the amount of free space. Read More

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