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Latest trends in bespoke kitchens

13/03/2013
The kitchen is perceived by property developers as the room that can really impact your home’s value and this is important to consider when looking at the latest trends in bespoke kitchens . The...

The influence of Italian design

04/03/2013
The Italians have always been known as the masters of design, with the term ‘Made in Italy’ synonymous with elegance, exquisite craftsmanship, design and style. From Ferrari to Fendi, Italian design...

International fashion design influencers

18/02/2013
International design is a subject very close to my heart. I was born and brought up in Zimbabwe, but after moving to the UK I discovered, and fell in love with, the world of travel. I love visiting...

Profile: Letti & Co, the culture of good sleep

28/01/2013
Luxury bed brand Letti & Co . is the brainchild of iconic Italian design house Gervasoni SPA and Italian designer Paola Navone. The label launched this year to great acclaim, presenting a capsule...

The 'Cradle to Cradle' philosophy in interior design

16/01/2013
At the Design Junction show last year I came across a tile company, Mosa , who boasted about being a Cradle to Cradle® company. Having recently read the book Cradle to Cradle by Michael Braungart and...

Decorex 2012 ' how the exhibitors found it

09/01/2013
We know that 2012 was one of our most successful and loved shows from a visitor’s perspective, but how did the exhibitors find it? We asked a few key players to reflect on our 35 th anniversary show...

Emerald ' the 2013 Pantone Colour of the Year

20/12/2012
This is the time of year when Pantone release their ‘colour of the year’, and they have just announced that the colour of 2013 is Emerald Green (PANTONE 17-5641). Emerald is a tone of green that is...

Five picks from Cockpit Arts

13/12/2012
Here are five picks from the Holborn event which ran earlier this month. Cockpit Arts is a social enterprise founded in 1986 to nurture and support talented designers and artisans. They currently...

The hotel design movement

05/12/2012
Travel and hospitality has never been so important in the world of interior design. Increasingly we’re finding that our customers are seeking design inspiration from beautiful hotels around the world...

Cafe culture

21/11/2012
No longer just culinary pit stops, cafés across the globe are morphing into consumer hotspots for work, play and community connections. According to Howard Sullivan, director of UK branding agency...

From shagpile to Victoria Ghost chair!

08/11/2012
Decorex International is 35 years old this year so I decided to take a look back at our design’s heritage; let’s explore this exceptional design journey from the 1970s through to the present, while...

Spotlight: Brimfield Antiques Market

31/10/2012
After years of middling crowds and disappointing sales, business was brisk at the latest Brimfield Antique Show. Even high petrol prices, incessant rain and bumper-to-bumper traffic couldn’t dampen...

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