Tag Archives: interior design


Do’s and don’ts of bathroom renovation

There’s so much that goes into a bathroom renovation project that unless you’re a professional who does it every day — or a homeowner who’s been through the process numerous times — then all the details, processes, options and decisions are going to sound like they’re in a foreign language. ...

Decorating colour trends for 2020

Decorating colour trends for don't just come out of nowhere, they’re slowly progressing ideas, evolving bit-by-bit until they become ‘new’ and on trend, yet they are still similar variations of the same general theme. Colours, materials, finishes and concepts build upon one another until they take shape into something better...

Tips & Tricks for Bathroom Ventilation

Your bathroom is the wettest room in your home. Steamy showers, flushing toilets, running sinks, and occasional drips all add up to high humidity. And with major moisture comes potential problems: mould and mildew, a funky smell, peeling wallpaper, paint that chips and scratches easily, and even lifting or splitting...

2019 Trends

If you’re planning on updating or renovating your home this year, here are a few of the home décor trends top interior designers say are going to be big in 2019 and into the twenties. Which do you like best? ROMANTIC INDUSTRIAL Industrial chic has become a long-term trend in...

Kitchen Trends You’ll Love in 2019!

Is a gorgeous new kitchen or stylish bespoke joinery on your wishlist for this year? Here’s the hottest trends that Prime Kitchens forecast for 2019: Colours In 2019, we’re seeing a growing interest in kitchens that feature a strong base colour such as white, charcoal, black, navy and blush. Charcoal,...

Splurge or Save?

What to splurge or save on is a very relative question and eventually comes down to home furnishings budgets and sense of style. Because everyone’s priorities differ slightly there are very few hard-and-fast rules... but generally the longer you want to hold on to a piece of furniture or home...

Green Space

GREEN PLACE Plants elevate a stylish interior into somewhere to rest and rejuvenate and are an affordable way to freshen up your interiors. Here are a few tips to turn your home into a forest filled with fabulous foliage. CUTE CACTUS When selecting a houseplant you're probably looking for something...

The Eames Identity

Americans Charles Eames and his wife, known as Ray, made some of the most significant contributions to the development of modern furniture. Although they also worked in graphic design, architecture, photography, fine art and film; their legacy remains in some of the world’s best-known designs of chairs. The couple wanted...

The Power of One

The best interiors are usually those unafraid to mix and contrast colour, but a new trend has been emerging that is equally as striking.  Layering multiple shades of the same colour in a single room is a look that requires bravery and more than a little taste, but the end...

Scandi Tribe

The tribal design has long been a source of fascination in the world of interiors, with inspiration coming from anywhere between the South American desert to the markets of Morocco. Intricately decorated brass or gold, loads of botanicals or cacti, everything tasseled and bejeweled with pops of colour on patterned...

Natural Ambience

  Using nature-inspired elements in home lighting brings in a touch of the outdoors and adds a textured and warm ambience to an interior.  This Beach Bohemian or the ‘holiday at home’ look is best captured through the use of lighting shades with a focus on natural materials that add...

A Taste of the Trends

If it’s one thing you can be sure of, trends never stand still.  We asked the colour and design experts to give us a taste of what’s trending for 2018/2019. Maximalism Forget minimalism and its constraints. Make a move towards maximalism – one of the hottest styles in interior design....