Category Archives: Colours

Wow! Pow! Neon!

I’ve been out and about on the streets lately where I’ve suddenly turned on to neon. Maybe it’s the grey winter weather, maybe it’s just a general fed-upness with neutral interiors, but I just want that colour slam dunk right … Continue reading

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Walking Softly

Sometimes you just need to get away from everything. Work, crowds, the internet, TV, shops…. Leave your cell phone at home. Hook the leash on the dog’s collar (or borrow someone else’s dog), and find a quiet place. A place … Continue reading

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You Zig and I’ll Zag

I’ve been noticing zigzags lately. They look fresh, dynamic, and, yes, a little bit cheeky. They’re not for the faint-hearted. They shout ‘look at me!’ They’re the naughty child in the stripe family. If you want to add energy to … Continue reading

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Any Colour As Long As It’s Turquoise

I love all shades, tones and hues of blue-green. There’s an old saying, “Blue and green should not be seen without a colour in between.” Well, Bah Humbug to that. Just look how well Mother Nature does it — wide expanses … Continue reading

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Bold as Brass

I’ve got a thing for brass. Yes, I admit it. I’ve slept in a Victorian brass bed since I was 18, and have been know to persuade clients to keep their brass bathroom taps rather than changing them to sleek, … Continue reading

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New Skype Consultation Service!

I’m delighted to say that I have just launched an on-line Skype interior design consultation service.  So no matter where you are in the world, if you need some interior design advice, you can contact me to talk through your project, … Continue reading

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For the Love of Gardens

I’m a flower fanatic.  I blame my father.  He was a busy executive by day and a gardener extraordinare by night and weekend.  I remember him staking out flower beds in his khaki beige trousers and shirt, placing a stake in … Continue reading

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