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Worst Interior Design Trend Pitfalls

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Beware of tempting fads, such as a kitchen with double islands, that gives out a chemistry lab vibe. It’s easy to fall in decorating trend…

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Velvet’s Guide for a Stylish Easter Tablescape

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Spring is here and Easter weekend is literally just around the corner. It is a chance to pause, connect, and contemplate, or even visit another…

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Found: 12 Portable Table Lamps to Elevate Your Space

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Creating a space you love has a lot to do with the details. It is details like a favorite artwork, or the inspirational coffee table…

A super contemporary all white outdoor space with planters standing out and softening the rugged look of the contrast between the white manmade structure and the textured rock wall. Image: MyFace.

Stylish Planters to House Your Plants

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One of the most restorative and mindful things you can do is gardening. You don’t have to know much about it. You don’t even have…

Just love this sitting room setup with muted earth colors, curvy green armchairs, round brown veined marble coffee table and soft beige sofa. Image: Soho House.

On My Radar : Musings From the Web

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The Danish design company, HAY, has launched its newly SS22 collection, made of products in bold, vivacious colors and spirit, prepping us for the warmer…

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Tips for the Making of a Happy Home

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According to SIRC, (Social Issues Research Centre – an independent, non-profit organisation), “the happiness of a home is independent of socio-economic group.” So what makes…

Texture overload. A dreamy off white contemporary sitting room with a brassy floor lamp, an off white sofa in boucle and a curvy armless chair also in creamy boucle. The Eichholtz Bond Chair. Image: Sweetpea & Willow.

Texture Trend Alert

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Texture is a huge interior design trend for 2022 and one of my favorite design elements. The flat finish drywall doesn’t seem to cut it…

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Dopamine Dressing Trend Alert

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‘Dress for the life you want, be happy and feel excited about the future to come’ makes up the mindset behind dopamine dressing. From catwalks…

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Coffee Tables to Swoon Over

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Restrain yourself from buying the first coffee table you see in a showroom shop. Hunt for that perfect piece that speaks to you; the one…

A stylish bright sitting room with windows from floor to ceiling and really long curtains pulled to the one side. Image: Luxdeco.

Choosing Window Treatments

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Long gone are the days of windows dressed in plain and dull curtains. Smart window dressing is the name of the game nowadays, that gives…

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How Good Design Affects Our Wellness

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To live well, to be well, to have a chance in happiness, we all need to invest in good design. We can’t afford not to.…

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Garden Trends 2022

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Overnight, outdoor space became the new hot destination of the year. It is now on top of the home improvement projects priority list. As many…

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