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View of a handmade rug in grey and pink hues.

How to Choose a Handmade Rug

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Well hello there! I’m back! Hope you all had a great weekend and a good start to this new week. Today, I want to share with you my tips for…

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The Elle Decoration Worklife showroom exhibit during DDW18.

Highlights of the Dutch Design Week 2018

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The Dutch Design Week (DDW) that takes place every October in Eindhoven, is probably the largest design event in Northern Europe. Unlike other design fairs, it has a strong flair…

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Best Home Office Inspiration

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Storing bills and documents and being able to check on emails can give anyone a headache and that calls for a desk (even the smallest of the kind) to feel…

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The Normann Copenhagen Eddy table lamp on a mustard colored velvet pouf amongst other furniture including a blush pink two seater sofa. The surrounding walls appear to be made of two different kinds of marble. Image by Nest.co.uk.

Interior Trends 2019

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OK we’re halfway through this week already and I just realized that I haven’t posted anything design related for over a week. So, without further delay let me share with…

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A beautiful Scandi interior with light stain wood accent floors, walls and ceiling that creates such a cozy warmth. Image by John Lewis.

How to Mix Wood Tones for an Up to Date Interior

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One of the most common questions people ask me is: How do you mix wood tones in a room? Apparently it still puzzles people, despite their bold approach when it…

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Three Odger chairs from IKEA in different colors.

Will IKEA’s Democratic Design Make a Breakthrough :: Personalized Style For a Mass Audience

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There’s one thing that we can all take for granted: change is inevitable. And change will be. Always. As such, a company like IKEA – the flat pack Swedish giant…

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An industrial dining setting with a brick accent wall in the background. Image by Amara.

Dining in Style

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Dining in style is an experience. It is certainly not about big money. It’s mostly about a mindset and an uncompromising attitude towards life; to take it slow and appreciate…

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Curvy sofas, one of the 2018 sofa trends. A very stylish white room with built in bookcases around a window door, a pink curvy sofa, an airy coffee table and a rusty colored armchair as the perfect accent. Image by Nest.co.uk.

The 2018 Sofa Trends

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While looking at images of different interiors, I couldn’t help but notice five distinct sofa trends for 2018, each one with a particular appeal to me. A common denominator among…

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A soothing ambiance in a bathroom like this is dreamy. A copper free standing tub, soft towels and lit candles - is all you need. Image by Dunelm.

6 Easy Ways to Create a Zen Bathroom

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Fancy a weekend at a spa resort but you can’t make it? Sounds like my life story. The good news are that in our daily lives, there is one space…

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The Vitra RAR Eames plastic rocking armchair paired next to an Akari floor lamp in a house vignette with lots of wooden shelving and a wooden floor. Image by Nest.co.uk.

Japandi :: The Cross Cultural Fusion Design Trend

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Last year, one of the emerging design trends was the Japandi, named after the fusion of the Scandinavian minimalism and the Japanese aesthetic. I’ve watched it grow and bloom into…

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