In our second installment we’re talking disco balls, yes, disco balls. The confines of the dance floor no more. Actually an extremely chic focal point, and an opportunity to give your lighting scheme some sparkle and a dash of playful whimsy. How to use them: 1. In the bathroom ofRead More →

Maria Speake of reclamation experts Retrouvious shares four essential tips to guide the process of any reclaimed flooring installation 1 Although people worry about laying reclaimed wood flooring over underfloor heating, it is totally possible. Choose your wood carefully – go for a wood with a dense grain, such as mahogany or pangaRead More →

BY EMILY SENIOR As anyone who has looked at a paint chart lately can attest, deciding to paint a room in a neutral colour often isn’t as simple as it first appears. The vast number of whites, off-whites, beiges and taupes on offer is frankly, quite mind-boggling; not least because theRead More →

Little Greene A symphony of greys has been chosen by Little Greene. Smart, dark walls with woodwork and cornicing in pale but tonally distinct shades. From top: wall, ‘Lead Colour’; cornice, ‘Clockface’; both £38 for 2.5 litres of emulsion; woodwork, ‘French Grey’, £54.50 for 2.5 litres of eggshell. The strong, timeless coloursRead More →