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How to decorate your smallest spaces

Whether you’re restyling a small but perfectly proportioned apartment or bringing a forgotten cloakroom back to life, it’s easy to be tempted by traditional whites when decorating these smaller spaces. But this can create a dull finish which lacks imagination! Darker shades and richer colours create a real sense of intimacy, so be bold and… read more

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Be Inspired by These Stunning Rooms with a View

Our everyday surroundings are factors which can affect the choices we make when deciding to redecorate. The reason is simple, our surroundings are key to making the right colour choices. Colour is affected by light, and this in turn is affected by our surroundings. Take a look at these stunning scenes below and the colours we have matched to… read more

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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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A Room of my Own: Abigail Ahern on her Surprising Decorating Past

Designer, author, expert at glamorously styling up shelves, coffee tables and mantelpieces, Abigail Ahern is widely held responsible for our enduring obsession with dark interiors. Her distinctive decorating style is all about layering, clashing, and daring, but surprisingly her tastes weren’t always this way. Here she tells us about her first proper home in the… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist