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How to create industrial interiors

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How to create industrial interiors

To know how to create industrial interiors you must have an understanding of the two fundamental pillars that underpin the aesthetic. The first is minimalism and the second is durability. Industrial interiors entered the mainstream over forty years ago, marking a transition from the refined to the (seemingly) unrefined. However, as with all interior design projects, effectively executing industrial style interiors takes meticulous attention to detail.  The bare necessities     The roots of industrial interiors are not in the on-demand New York loft apartments but in the warehouses from which they have been converted and modelled. For this reason, practical furnishing is key....

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How to clean and care for your sofa

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How to clean and care for your sofa

Knowing how to clean and care for your sofa is the key to an elegant living space. We all have homes that have to cater for young children, pets and general day to day spillages but these inevitabilities needn't be the end of the world. In this blog we offer a cleaning and care guide that will help you to take sofa spillages, smells and stains in your stride.  Taking preventative measures  The first step in caring for your sofa is taking preventative measures. Our top tip when pairing family-life, pets and general wear and tear with sofas is shopping for...

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4 home decoration hacks: Thinking outside the box

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4 home decoration hacks: Thinking outside the box

Thinking outside the box when it comes to home decoration ideas can sometimes be challenging, so we're here to offer you some inspiration. Whether you're looking for a big project or just to make a few tweaks with new furniture or innovative storage solutions and accessories, we've got a few tricks up our sleeve.  1. A black bookshelf as a striking feature wall The black built-in bookcase trend is one that we are very much on board with. Not only will adding a lick of black or charcoal paint to your bookcase give your room some extra depth and dimension, it also...

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How to refresh your home for the Spring with accessories

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How to refresh your home for the Spring with accessories

Blue skies and blossoming trees outside remind us that Spring is here, but lockdown requires our homes to give us those same Spring-time vibes.

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How to clean velvet

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How to clean velvet

You want to know how to clean velvet. This could be because A) the wear and tear of everyday life on your velvet furniture is getting to you or B) you're in the mood to revamp your interiors but want to know just how high maintenance your favourite fabric is. Well, we've got some good news, this velvet care guide will provide you with advice from the experts. We will talk you through how to get the best out of your velvet, from styling to cleaning. Why choose velvet furniture? We love velvet for its timeless sophistication. Since its birth...

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