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The minimalist trend: Lighting

The minimalist trend: Lighting

We are lovers of a plethora of interior design styles but the minimalist trend is among our favourites. In this piece we isolate the importance of light when styling your space with minimalism in mind... Lighting is required in abundance in order to create a space that abides by the rules of minimalism. The reason for this is that the purpose of the minimalist concept is to empty your space of anything that is not required. Therefore, lighting that exposes the truth of a room and doesn't allow for hidden clutter is paramount to executing minimalism effectively.  The power of white paint When we think of...

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How to cool your room without an air conditioner

How to cool your room without an air conditioner

This year, England has seen the longest spell of hot weather in 60 years and there's one thing we all want to know: How to cool down your room without an air conditioner. Tossing and turning throughout the night, praying for a tropical storm to cool down the air? You're not alone. However, there are steps you can take to eliminate the stuffy, sticky temperature from your bedroom and return to the peaceful night's sleep that you deserve.  1. Choose your mattress wisely  If you fell into the body hugging, seemingly luxurious trap of buying a memory foam mattress, this could...

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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 set your table for a dinner party

How to set your table for a dinner party

Knowing how to set your table for a dinner party is an art that can be acquired through thoughtful planning and we have spent years perfecting interiors that facilitate dinner parties so you've come to the right place. Raft is a company that prides itself on high quality, elegant, sustainable products that boast a warts and all authenticity... and a lifestyle that matches our collection. We understand that life comes with wear and tear and things don't always go to plan (take this pandemic, for example); however, as long as your home base is a place you love to return to at...

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Best outdoor dining sets for alfresco dining

Best outdoor dining sets for alfresco dining

Everyone is on the lookout for an outdoor dining set that competes with Tuscan alfresco settings. The ultimate goal is to make your garden the place to be for those sunny afternoons stretching into balmy evenings... but how do you achieve it? We're dedicated to making the domestic sphere a place of luxury, with a metaphorical magnetic force that attracts friends and family to your home for nights in and shindigs in the garden. This year, social distancing measures have called for us to rethink our interior design: creating a garden space that competes with your indoor living area is key. Here is...

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