Monthly Archives: June 2016

Back in Black: Using Black in your Home

Black can be one of the most daunting colours to use in home design – which can often put people off using it altogether. Despite its seemingly bold appearance, black can be a neutralising colour – working in contrast with red or white to create a striking effect in your home. Whether it’s with bathroom tiles, kitchen splashbacks or bedroom accessories, black can add a touch of luxury to your home’s decor – and today’s post will guide you through the best ways to incorporate this sophisticated colour into your... Read More

Get the Look: Geometric Design

If you’ve got your finger on the interior design pulse, you’ll have noticed that geometric shapes and patterns are taking the home decorating world by storm! Geometric shapes add instant visual interest to your interior and can be seen as both a practical and artistic element in your home. The applications for geometric design are endless – from hexagon tiles to wall hangings and home accessories, the geometric trend has something for everyone. Today’s post will guide you through the ins and outs of geometric design in the home. From... Read More

Slip and Trip Proofing Your House

Whether you’ve got young kids running around or an elderly relative living in your home, practical interior design doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. With a wide range of attractive anti-slip floor tiles available, you can still find your dream kitchen or bathroom with the added safety of non-slip floor tiles. Today’s post will guide you through the varying styles of both non-slip bathroom tiles and kitchen tiles, as well as giving you some top tips for reducing slips and trips in your home. There are a number of anti-slip... Read More

Style Spotlight: Metro Tiles

The cool nostalgia of metro tiles, once synonymous with the walls of New York City subway stations, gives style-conscious homeowners an opportunity to add some traditional charm to their property. But with such a diverse range of options available, the possibilities are endless when it comes to injecting your own style into this NYC staple. From the kitchen to the bathroom, metro tiles can be utilised throughout the home in a variety of ways – and the design decisions are all yours. If, however, you need a little interior decorating... Read More

How to: Tile Over Floorboards

Whether you want a fresh look or need a more practical flooring option, tiling over floorboards is a prospect many homeowners face when looking to switch up the original flooring in their house. It’s a common misconception that tiles and floorboards don’t mix – and while they might not be the best of pals, with a little DIY know-how, they can get along harmoniously. In today’s post, we’re taking you through everything you need to know about laying tiles on floorboards so you can ensure a smooth, durable and crack-free... Read More

Tiling Hacks for Small Bathrooms

When it comes to designing your dream bathroom, space can be a problem. Small bathrooms are the norm in the UK, especially in flats and new build properties, so it’s important to fully utilise the space in order to achieve the perfect design. Choosing the right bathroom tiles can make a massive difference, opening up the space and transforming a dark and dingy bathroom into the ultimate in interior design. From choosing the right materials to picking the perfect size and colour, today’s post is your no-nonsense guide to tiling... Read More

Designing Your Kitchen: Flooring, Tiling and Dining

For many people, the kitchen is the heart of the home. From cooking up a storm to chatting away the evening over group dinners, it’s often where families touch base and discuss their days. Whether you have a kitchen with space for a dining area or you’re working with a galley rather than an open plan area, you can design your kitchen flooring, walls and accessories to suit you. If you’ve moved into a new property and can’t wait to decorate or you’re renovating your existing home and need some... Read More

High Street Secrets: the World of Retail Feature Walls

Feature walls are one of the worst kept secrets in the world of interior design. The power of a feature wall allows it to demand the attention of anyone who enters the room. Eye-catching wall art is designed to make an impact; whether it’s in your home or in the shops – a striking feature wall is sure to be remembered. With retailers becoming increasingly concerned with a contemporary store layout to suit their brand identity, it’s unsurprising that we’re seeing more and more distinctive wall art ideas when we’re... Read More

5 Kitchen Tile Ideas for a Killer Feature Wall

Contemporary interior design is all about contrasting subtle decor with bold features, to create a room that screams wow factor. Whether you’re looking for a subtle pattern to complement your Scandi-style interior, or inject some bold colour into a Mediterranean-themed kitchen, a tiled feature wall is a great way to create a powerful focal point in the room. In today’s post, we’ll talk you through our five favourite kitchen wall tile ideas – guaranteeing your kitchen gets the attention it deserves. 1. Brave to be bold A killer feature wall... Read More