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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Colour Palettes: Bright Lights in the Big City

Recently we took a look at nature inspired colour schemes for your home – exploring how blues can be picked from scenes such as stormy skies or misty lakes to create an atmospheric look and feel. But it’s not just nature that we can draw inspiration from – our man made surroundings can lend themselves… read more

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Six Nature Inspired Colour Palettes for Your Home

Inspiration can come from a variety of sources when thinking about colour palettes. It can be a magazine article, something in a shop or the holy grail of interior inspiration – Pinterest. Sometimes a single image can be used as foundation for décor. It give s clear view of how the colours work together, without… read more

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Inspired By Nature: Into the Blue

Our perception of colour can be so heavily influenced by the world around us, that it’s impossible not to draw inspiration from nature when considering décor schemes. Blue hues can range from cool, polar blues that bring a sense of freshness, to warmer, bright blues that evoke thoughts of tropical oceans and azure skies. This… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist