How to create a relaxing home interior

Homes that feel relaxing and serene are ones that have well considered interiors that flow seamlessly from one space to another. So, instead of jarring the senses when we move from one disjointed space into another, there is a sense of ease and “predictability” that makes us feel calm and content within the space - because we’re not overstimulating our senses.

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How to find your design direction

If you’re considering a renovation, or redecorating project, it can be hard to know where to start. There are so many decisions you’ll need to make that the whole process can feel very overwhelming.

There is one thing that made the whole process much easier for me, and it can help you too!

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How to work with Focal Points

An alternative way of designing your room, is less about focal points and design aesthetic, and more about the usability of the room from a practical point of view. Don’t worry they can still be beautiful and inspiring spaces - but they’ll work well too!

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How to give your special items pride of place

I firmly believe that in order to feel connected to our homes, we need to be surrounded by personal pieces we really love. But it’s more than just having these items in your space. It’s the effective curation of these pieces that will help you create a welcoming and inspiring space to call home.

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How to create a living room layout that works

Furniture placement dictates how the living room is used - and how effectively you use the space. It can impact on the flow of conversation when entertaining, the ease of TV viewing during a big game, or how you enjoy family time when you’re all spending time together in the evenings.

A successful room layout is one where the configuration works well for what the room is used for.

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How to use texture to create an inviting interior

A room that has too much sheen, and that lacks soft and tactile textures may feel cold and uninviting. The space may also have an echo due to there being no soft textures to absorb sound. Artificial light will also bounce around the surfaces and reflect off things - basically lack of texture will make you crave more cosy!

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