Lighting should be one of your first considerations when you are renovating. The golden rule is to light the edge of the room, not the centre.Read More
The iconic Danish furniture store opens two new stores in GlasgowRead More
Having launched the Interior Design Toolkit, I have a new fascination and interest in product and stationery design and designers and actively seek them out to try and learn from them. I was delighted to come across the lovely Kate Dowling, an Edinburgh based designer, with her own stationery company Kate & The Ink with a customer base far and wide. I wanted to find out more about her.Read More
Every now and then you walk into someone’s home and the beauty of it just takes your breath away!
I remember as a young child me and my mum discussing this - we were visiting some posh friends and we felt as if we were being wafted into another world. On the way home my mum said - why is their house so much nicer than ours? ‘Fitted carpets’ I wisely replied - I must have been about 12! And yes, fitted carpets are great - unless you have a dog of course, or a cat, or a child… I am now a bit older than 12 and I create features for interiors magazines and have been for a long time, with my husband, the photographer Douglas Gibb and we are still having the same conversation - why are some homes so special?Read More