Articles by Alex Coles

Alex Coles

Growing up in the countryside and then by the coast, Alex was surrounded by the vivid hues of nature from an early age. With a keen enthusiasm for art, design and fashion and a creative flair for writing, she developed an avid interest in interior design after whiling away many hours on Pinterest. If she has a spare moment you can often find her in the garden of a country pub or off exploring The New Forest.


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High Contrast Palettes For The Home

There is something so soothing about using similar hues, with gentle transitions from colour to colour to create serenity and peace. However, sometimes you need to just buck the norm to achieve some contrast – to mix clashing colours and create a visual stir. Being bold with colour can be tricky, but it will certainly… read more

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Keep It Cool: Scandi Inspired Schemes

One interior trend that has established itself as a firm favourite is anything that draws it’s aesthetics from a Scandinavian look and feel (we probably have IKEA to thank for that). Rooted in the natural world and inspired by sprawling landscapes, contemporary touches and quality materials, this trend has moulded itself to our modern lives,… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist