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Theme of the month – Annual Society of Garden Designers Awards

Christopher Bradley - Garden Designer

And the winners are… On Friday 27 January 2017, Christopher Bradley-Hole received the Society of Garden Designer’s highest accolade: The Lifetime Achievement Award On Friday 27 January, I was extremely fortunate to be invited by the SGD Education Committee Chair, Sarah Morgan MSGD  to sit at the ‘Educator’s Table’ at the Society of Garden Designers […]


Top 10 design Instagram accounts to follow

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Whether interiors, gardens, architecture or graphics is your thing, Instagram is a great source of design visual inspiration.  We’ve therefore compiled a list of the 10 best design-inspiring Instagram accounts for you to follow.   Number 1 – Good Design Matters: London Showcasing products from the best contemporary British designers, makers and independent manufacturers.   Number […]



Interior Design Trends 2017; Terracotta

Interior Design Trends 2017; Terracotta

Terracotta has a long and rich history, taking a number of forms since its discovery including sculpture, pottery and building materials. Its colour comes from the high iron content, which reacts with oxygen during the firing process. The most identifiable finish once the firing process is complete is the easily recognisable orange and red colours, […]


Simple materials, big impact!

Simple materials, big impact!

Designing interiors on a tight budget can be difficult to achieve, particularly if the project involves a complete or partial rebuild of a home.  However, with the use of inexpensive and unusual materials, creating a contemporary, fulfilling and desirable interior is not impossible.  In our latest blog post, we look at how utilising certain materials […]