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Work in Progress - Bancha Bedroom

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Published 28 Nov 2020


A close up of the bed with pink and green wallpaper behind and dark green walls.

This month I want to share a project with you which I absolutely loved working on. It’s actually finished, so not technically a work in progress, but I will be putting the finished photos up on my website in the next couple of weeks so I thought I’d share the process with you and give you some background to it.

I’ve worked with these clients before, on the Pink and Teal Reception Rooms, so I already knew that they loved colour and were open to lots of new ideas when it came to decorating. They asked me for help with their main bedroom, which hadn’t been touched at all since they’d moved in, and as the house was previously owned by the proverbial little old lady, the decor was a bit dated, to say the least. Here’s what the room looked like when I saw it for the first time:

A before photo of the room, showing the peach walls and floral curtains at the window.
A photo of the room before, with the original fireplace and the old wall lights.
A photo of the room before, showing the bed  against a plain wall.

Those curtains were quite something, and the peach coloured walls have been out of fashion for so long that they are actually coming back into fashion! 

The brief was fairly simple - they wanted a warm, cosy, inviting room that they could relax in. Everything you’d want from a bedroom really. They wanted to embrace the period features in the room, such as the beautiful original fireplace and the bay window with its wooden sashes.

They also wanted a touch of luxury, and for the decor to have a cocooning effect with the feeling of a gentlemen’s dressing room. The Mid Century style bed was fairly new, so it was staying, and they also wanted to keep the wall lights and the carpet, but everything else was up for a change.

From the discussion of ideas we had during our initial phone call (the house is in London so we did everything virtually), I came up with two main design directions for them to choose from. I loved the Mid Century styling of the bed, and that got me thinking about the luxury of the Mid Century designs common in Palm Springs California, with its mix of strong and pastel colours and heavy use of foliage in wallpaper and fabric prints. The other concept I came up with was what I called ‘Modern Victorian’, which draws from the dark, heavy rooms popular in the Victorian era, but with the twist of added glamour and a modern, less cluttered feel. In order to help my clients see what ideas I had in my head, I created a Pinterest board with images for them to look at. If you’d like to have a look, you can see it here:

I sent the clients the two design concepts, so that they could discuss and decide which one they preferred. They came back to me pretty quickly and firmly with the Modern Victorian idea, which they loved, so that’s the one I developed. During our phone call, we’d also discussed a possible colour for the walls. As the room is North West facing (so gets a cooler light in the morning, stronger sunlight in the afternoon, and is generally not light and bright) we needed a colour which would be warm, and balance the harsher sunlight later in the day. We also wanted a colour which would embrace and give a cocooning effect, so I thought that a strong green with a yellow tone such as Farrow & Ball’s Bancha would be perfect. 

A photo from the Farrow & Ball website showing the colour Bancha.

Farrow & Ball Bancha

The Farrow and Ball website describes the colour as ‘a Mid Century modern green, perfect for those who want to embrace stronger colour, it creates rooms that feel calm and serene’. Just what we needed, and luckily the clients loved it too! I thought if we were going to use a statement colour, we should really go for it and use it on all walls, the woodwork and the ceiling. The ceiling in this period property is quite high, so it could take the effect of being visually lowered by the darker paint colour, whilst also adding to the cocooning feel we wanted. The clients were initially a bit scared of painting the ceiling in such a strong colour (we are all so used to ceilings being white) but they now tell me that it was the best decision they made!

So we had a design concept and a wall colour - what next? The next big issue for the couple were the ugly melamine 1970s built in wardrobes. 

A photo of the ugly built in wardrobes before they were transformed.

They were large and dominated the room, and I felt they really dated the decor. But because they were so large, they provided a whole lot of useful storage, so we had to think about the best way to replace them. We discussed having a carpenter build some bespoke storage either side of the fireplace, but we would then lose the alcoves and the amount of useable hanging space would be drastically reduced. I thought the best (and most cost effective solution) would be to keep the wardrobes and try to ‘hide’ them by painting them the same colour as the walls. I also found some glam brass beetle handles to replace the plain round ones. The clients say that the wardrobes have gone from hideous to looking like bespoke built in ones, which would have cost thousands to have made, and they are beyond pleased with them.

A close up photo of the new beetle shaped brass handles.

I felt from the beginning that the room could take a bold wallpaper, but I didn’t want to use it all around the room as it could easily be too much pattern for a bedroom, and might not be so restful. I had the idea of placing the wallpaper on a section of wall, surrounded by wooden moulding or beading to finish it off. It made sense to me that the wallpaper should go behind the bed, so that it would have the effect of extending the headboard and making the bed feel more luxurious and inviting. The clients loved this idea, and we played around with the exact height and positioning of the wallpaper until we were happy. 
A computer generated image of the wallpaper behind the bed.
A computer generated image of the wallpaper behind the bed.
A computer generated image of the wallpaper behind the bed.

Once the wallpaper was sorted, it was time for me to source the new items for the room. Since we’d decided on the Modern Victorian look, it became clear to all of us that we should keep the client’s original dressing table, which had a gorgeous marble top and brass detailing. It’s actually an old washstand, and had some beautiful tiling which was being hidden by a large mirror.

A photo of the washstand tiling at the back of it.

So we decided to remove the existing mirror and add a new mirror on the wall above, so that the piece could still work as a dressing table. I also sourced three foxed mirrors to go on the wall by the door, to add some interest to that corner. Even though the clients had said they wanted to keep the wall lights either side of the fireplace, I felt strongly that they didn’t work with the look of the rest of the room, so I found these stunning ones in a pearlised peach finish with a brushed brass fitting - very glam.

A photo of the new peach wall light.

Pearl LED wall light

I then thought about the window dressings. The clients had inherited some pretty hideous granny style short curtains (and I don’t mean granny chic by the way). They had to go, but I felt that full length curtains would have been too fussy, and they would also have covered up the radiator. So I suggested blackout lined Roman blinds - clean and simple in style, but the fabric could still add a decorative element. The windows already had one panel of window film in the middle, so I suggested the clients could add the same at the bottom half of the other two windows to provide privacy when the blinds were open. Then we just had to find the right fabric for the blinds. I offered a few options, including this one with elements of greens, pinks and teals, which almost made the cut.

Silver Birch fabric from Prestigious Textiles

Silver Birch fabric

But something wasn’t quite right with the fabric for the blinds (I think the base colour was too light), and the clients asked for some more options. It was then I found THE PERFECT fabric -

Genie fabric from Linwood fabrics.

Because its a velvet, it has a luxury, decadent feel, and it has exactly the right shades of pink to complement the pinks in the wallpaper and green of the walls. It even has some peach tones in it, which pick up the colour of the wall lights and the hanging shades of the new bedside lamps.

Once that was settled, I finished the visuals so that the clients could see how the finished room would look:

A computer generated visual of how the finished room will look.
A computer generated visual of how the finished room will look.

As you might have spotted from the visuals I made for the proposed design, I thought that the original window frames should be painted pink to contrast the walls, and really show off this part of the room. The clients weren’t too sure about this idea, so because it was their bedroom and they needed to be happy with it, I helped them pick a toning off white instead. They actually painted the frames in this colour, and then decided that the pink I’d chosen for the beading around the wallpaper would look so much better, and repainted. I’m so glad they did - it always pays to be brave in my opinion!

An in progress photo of the off white window frames.
A photo of the room with the window frames painted pink.

Another element which developed over time was the flooring. When we’d had that first phone call, I’d suggested taking up the beige carpet and sanding the floorboards, but the clients felt that the hassle of doing this and the mess from the sanding would be too much. They decorated the room and kept the carpet, and just when everything was nearly finished, I think they got a ‘second wind’ and decided to go the whole hog and reveal the floorboards. I helped them pick a gorgeous dark walnut shade for the newly sanded boards, and the room was finished.

A photo of the sanded floorboards with two varnish colour options

the sanded floorboards with two varnish colour options

A photo of the finished floor - now a rich and gorgeous colourthe finished floor - now a rich and gorgeous colour

Here are some pics of the room being decorated, and the clients (and one superstar dad!) doing all the hard work themselves:

A photo of the client's dad decorating
A photo of one of the clients decorating.
A photo of the wallpaper on the wall, with the pink beading on the bed ready to go up.

I have to thank them for working so hard and being so open to all of my ideas. It’s such a joy to see the results of our meeting of minds become a finished room that the clients can enjoy. Here’s a few words from the clients themselves on the whole experience:

We worked with Louise on another project and she really understands us and what we want to achieve. I’d definitely recommend taking the time to be honest with your desires up front but also be prepared to be challenged too. Louise came up with 2 different colours/design ideas and we went for the bolder one as we just loved the colour she chose for our north facing bedroom. There is no way we would have ever dared to do it without her expert guidance and there’s no way we would have chosen the colour without her.  Everything was so easy. Once we chose the colour and the look we wanted, she sourced some amazing products and helped with all the complex calculations for wallpapering panels, wood trims, painting etc. She also found a more expensive blown glass bespoke lampshade that once introduced, we simply had to have!
A photo of the new blown glass lampshade in the finished room.
Some final words from my clients:
All our family and friends comment on how warm it feels. People say the room looks bigger now that everything has been ‘Bancha’d’ - I think it’s because we went for one bold colour pretty much everywhere. My 81 year old Father was called in to paint the room with us and when he opened the paint tin and saw the Bancha green he thought we had gone mad!
We absolutely love it. It feels like a Victorian Boutique Hotel bedroom with mid century accents. The overall look really respects and brings out the best in our Victorian Terraced home in North London. My Dad did finish the painting and then went home inspired to painted his lounge……..…Turquoise!!!!

I’m not sure what that says about my design skills... 

Welcome to my design blog, where you'll see posts about anything from the projects we are working on, to the latest fabric and wallpaper collections, and 'how to' guides for all things interiors related. I love colour and pattern, architecture and old buildings, and I especially love the moment when you see something so beautiful it makes you take a sharp intake of breath.

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We won!

28 Apr 2022

The Cardiff Life Awards 2022 winners badge
This month, we were pleased as punch to receive the Best Homes & Interiors award from the prestigious Cardiff Life Awards. Cardiff Life Magazine are well-known champions of our city, and the annual awards celebrate the best of Cardiff talent, so we are over the moon to be named 2022 winners!

Morris & Co. X Ben Pentreath

28 Mar 2022

A room styled with items for the new collection of fabrics and wallpapers.
The designs of William Morris have made a comeback over recent years, and now they have been given a striking makeover by interior designer Ben Pentreath. The Queen Square Collection has reimagined some of Morris's most famous fabrics and wallpapers in rich tones and vibrant colourways. You can see the collection here.

Matchy Matchy

28 Feb 2022

A photo of Woodchip & Magnolia's wallpaper matching the fabric on the sofa.
One of my favourite design houses, Woodchip & Magnolia, have gone all out for the all over pattern trend and produced wallpapers and fabrics in the same prints, which I love. You can see the whole stunning collection here.

New fabric collection from Prestigious Textiles

28 Jan 2022

A photo of fabrics and cushions from the new collection from Prestigious Textiles.
A new collection of sumptuous fabrics has just been released from Prestigious Textiles, called Monsoon. The collection includes tactile velvets, animal motifs, embroideries and beautiful sheers, so it's versatile enough to use anywhere in your home. If you'd like to know more about these fabrics, please get in touch.

New reeded glass pendants from Mullan Lighitng

28 Nov 2021

A photo of the Nahla glass reeded pendant
Lighting designers and manufacturers Mullan Lighting have a new range of reeded glass pendant lights available. These Mid Century inspired lights come in three shapes and four finishes, but the Nahla (the one pictured above) is my favourite. You can see the range here.

Little Greene and Bert & May join forces

28 Oct 2021

A photo of some green Bert & May tiles from the new collection, in a bathroom painted green.

Little Greene has announced a collaboration with tile brand Bert & May. The collection sees eight gorgeous Little Greene shades translated onto tiles, giving you even more opportunity to add colour, texture, and a mix of materials to every area of your home. I love this bathroom combination above, with the perfectly matched tiles and paint offset with touches of terracotta, mustard and oak. You can see the full collection here.

Dulux colour of the year - Bright Skies

29 Sep 2021

A promotional photo from Dulux showing the paint colour Bright Skies in a room setting.

So, Dulux have announced their colour of the year for next year, and here it is! Bright Skies is described as the 'breath of fresh air' that we all need after being indoors for so long. What do you think? I'm reserving judgement at the moment. It looks a little cold in the picture, but I don't think the beige sofa and the styling are doing it any favours here. Maybe colour drenched (painted on walls, ceilings, trims and doors) and with some warmer burgundies and terracotta, it could be lovely. You can buy the colour here.

A new home collection from Paloma Faith

28 Aug 2021

A photo of the vintage botanical black wallpaper from Paloma Home.
British singer songwriter Paloma Faith has recently launched her first collection for the home. It includes wallpapers, fabrics, cushions and bedding, and she describes the look as 'faded grandeur and retro maximalism'. The prints are everything I love - dramatic, colourful and fun, and you can see more of the collection here.

It's all about soft yellows

28 Jul 2021

A photo for Little Greene with room inspiration for using Carys yellow paint.
I was watching an Instagram live post from The Little Greene Paint Company last week, and they were discussing a comeback for yellow. Now, as you know, I don't think you have to follow the trends but yellow hasn't been fashionable for a long time, so this sunny, uplifting shade is often overlooked. A warm yellow like Little Green's Carys (above) is perfect for cheering us all up, and you can buy it here.

The cushion that gives back

28 Jun 2021

A photo of the green velvet cushion on a chair.
Introducing the cushion that gives back, from homewares company Oka. They have produced this cushion in partnership with The Trussell Trust who support two thirds of the UK's food banks, and 100% of the proceeds from sales of this lovely green velvet cushion will be donated by Oka to The Trussell Trust. It comes in a range of other colours too, and you can buy the cushion here.

A beautiful new tile collection inspired by the National Trust

28 May 2021

A photo of one of the new tiles in a kitchen roomset with pink walls and black bar stools.
Just launched, Ca Pietra a new tile collection in collaboration with the National Trust. Every tile has been inspired by one of the historic properties, gardens or coastlines looked after by the Trust, and a minimum of £10,000 from sales of the tiles will be given to the National Trust to help them continue their important work. You can see the collection here.

Yummy new switch & socket colours

28 Apr 2021

A photo of two of the new light switches from Dowsing & Reynolds
Did you ever think that your light switches were good enough to eat? I'm guessing the answer is no, until now. You can now buy switches and sockets in these gorgeous colours from the new Dowsing & Reynolds Cafe Culture collection. They come in luscious shades like Cinnamon, Caramel Latte and Whipped Cream, so you can tone, coordinate or contrast with your wall colours and make every part of your interior scheme look delicious. You can buy the gorgeousness from here.

A sustainable fabric choice

29 Mar 2021

A photo of the some of the new Eco range of fabrics.
A beautiful new sustainable fabric range from Clarke and Clarke has just been launched. It's made entirely from recycled materials so you can refresh your home with a clear conscience. You can have a look at the fabric here. Get in touch with me if you'd like to buy any of this fabric.

Sought & Styled - Preloved items given new life

28 Feb 2021

The sought and styled logo on a green background
This month I want to highlight a business run by a very talented lady I met a few years ago (remember when we could meet people?) Not only is she a creative interior designer, she also runs an online shop where she reuses and repurposes anything from soft furnishings to larger furniture items. Everything sold is bespoke and unique, and is effortlessly waste conscious because it's being used again. You can visit her shop here.

Do kitchen worktops bore you?

27 Jan 2021

A photo of a Blackpop design on a kitchen worktop.
Thanks to a genius idea from kings of pattern Blackpop, you can now have one of their colourful designs on your kitchen worktop. They will put any of their funky fabric or wallpaper designs onto waterproof MDF to make you a unique worktop, or they can even make a design just for you. Chopping will never look the same again! You can buy the worktops from their website here.

A Fresh Take - Cardiff Life feature

18 Dec 2020

The cover of the December 2020 issue of Cardiff Life magazine.
This month's issue of Cardiff Life Magazine is out today, and features an interiors special, because one thing this past year has made us do is take a new look at our homes and how we'd like to live in them. To see what I and other local interiors experts have to say on the subject, including a round up of the trends for 2021, have a flick through the digital mag here.

An enchanting inaugural wallpaper collection from Tom Baker

26 Nov 2020

A tropical teal wallpaper plasters the wall above a wainscoting panelling and a navy fabric covered bench. The wallpaper is adorned with tropical wildlife and atmospheric jungle scenery including parrots and  jaguars.
This opulent and atmospheric wallpaper from Tom Baker immerses you in a world of tropical flora, fauna and exotic animals. With soft cool tones and hints of pink floral detailing, this is the perfect wallpaper to add a relaxing and exciting edge to your home. Find this enchanting collection here.

A new shady collaboration between Matthew Williamson and Pooky

20 Oct 2020

A picture of designer Matthew Williamson, standing next to a blue dresser with a wide array of candles and candlesticks on the top. Behind him in a ornate floral wallpaper with a sunburst mirror
The humble lampshade is often overlooked, but with the new collaboration between Pooky and Matthew Williamson they won't be for much longer! Matthew Williamson has applied his talent to design a new range of Pooky lampshades. Whatever your taste, colour scheme or budget you will find the perfect lampshade for your home in this new collection which is now available. This spectacular new collection can be found here.

Felt covered curtain poles

17 Sep 2020

Walcot House felt cover curtain poles

Now you can add some texture to your window dressing with these Walcot House felt covered poles. The pure wool coverings come with a option for bronze or steel fittings and wide spans up to six metres. The curtain track is cleverly hidden within the wooden curtain pole and there's a choice of nearly 50 colours and textures. You can find out more here.

Please vote for my blog

11 Aug 2020

A picture of the Amara Blog Awards vote for me sticker.
I'm really thrilled to have been nominated for an Amara Interiors Blog Award this year! If you enjoy reading my blog and would like to vote for me, I'm nominated in the Best Interior Designer Blog category, and you can vote for me here.

Upcoming interiors trends from Love Rugs

10 Jul 2020

A photo of the Love Rugs website featuring the article.
Love Rugs, the people who know about all things rugs have just published a feature on the upcoming interiors trends for 2020. They asked six of the UK's top interior designers (including me!) to tell them what the upcoming trends are, and in particular the changes we will be making to their homes. The article can be read here, and if you'd like to have a look at the huge range of rugs they offer, click here.

A new fabric collection from Linwood Fabrics

15 Jun 2020

A photo of the new Kami collection from Linwood fabrics.
I love Linwood fabrics - they have a fab way of mixing colour and pattern into something really special, producing fabrics and wallpapers that make me want to coo. This new collection, available at the end of June, is just as gorgeous. It's called Kami, with the pattern inspired by a 19th Century document. The collection is a range of printed velvets, so perfect for upholstery and accessories like cushions.

An easy way to update your kitchen

16 Apr 2020

A photo of the new birch handles from Superfront.
If you are looking to update your existing Ikea kitchen rather than replace it, Stockholm based company Superfront are here to help. They sell a range of fronts, handles, legs and tops to fit not just the Faktum kitchen range but also the Besta, Metod and Pax ranges - so you can customise anything from your sideboard to your wardrobe. These super cute round handles are part of their new birch collection, and the whole range can be found here

Move over boring taps - colour is the new black

13 Mar 2020

A photo of the new coloured taps from the Dowsing & Reynolds Miami colour pop collection.
Colour has been taking over our kitchens and bathrooms for a while now (yay!), and has slowly been creeping into sanitaryware and fittings. These perfectly coloured mint green and pastel pink taps from the new Miami Colour Pop Collection from amazing homeware brand Dowsing & Reynolds are spot on and would look gorgeous in any kitchen or bathroom to add a shot of colour without overwhelming with sugary sweetness. You can learn more about this new collection here.

Who knew a door stop could look this good?

19 Feb 2020

a photo  of the new doorstop from Buster and Punch, with their logo and branding.
Door stops are one of those little annoying things that we all need, but are not the prettiest to look at. Now London based Buster & Punch have turned their attention to the problem and transformed the humble door stop into something cool and covetable. They might cost more than your average one from a DIY store, but as you're going to see it every day, why not look at something beautiful? here.

Wallpaper made of cork?

29 Oct 2019

A photo of the wallpaper made from cork, By Monkey Puzzle Tree
Sustainability and concern for our environment are key in the interiors world right now (as they should be). So when I saw that Monkey Puzzle Tree (a brand I admire for their sense of style and creativity) had produced this wallpaper made of cork, I was blown away. Cork is great for so many reasons - it can be harvested every nine years without harming the tree, is grown without the need for pesticides or fertilisers, has excellent sound and heat insulation properties, and is naturally antimicrobial and antifungal. This wallpaper has an A+ rating for emissions so it creates a healthy environment wherever it is hung. Add to this that the design was produced in collaboration with the talented Drew Millward who lives in my home county of West Yorkshire, and that it's called 'Hit The North', I was bound to fall in love with it. You can buy the wallpaper here.

I'm in Cardiff Life magazine - again!

17 Sep 2019

The front cover of Cardiff Life Magazine issue no.208, Autumn 2019

Now that the summer is officially over and our thoughts turn to cosying up our homes for winter, I'm here to help. If you're in need of some inspiration, you can read all about the interiors trends for Autumn and how to work them into your home in this month's Cardiff Life magazine. Hear what I and other interiors experts have to say on pages 18-22. You can read the digital version of the magazine here.

I've been nominated for an Amara Interiors blog award!

6 Sep 2019

The Amara interiors blog awards voting banner 2019.
Exciting news! My little blog (Design Insider) has been nominated for an Amara Interiors Blog award! I'm so chuffed to be included at all, and not expecting to win, but if you enjoy reading my blog posts then please vote for me. I'm nominated for the Best Interior Designer blog category. Voting is open until the 11th of September and you can vote for me here.

My kitchen project featured on the Artifact Lighting blog!

1 Aug 2019

A view if the contemporary copper kitchen featuring the copper pendant lights from Artifact Lighting.

When I designed the contemporary copper kitchen, I wanted to use some copper elements to add warmth and also to tone in with the pink walls and pale grey units. I found these pendant lights from a company called Artifact Lighting, and they are perfect because they add to the 'warm glow' I wanted to acheive. They also have a vintage look which contrasts nicely with the sleek look of the kitchen units. When the kitchen was finished I sent some pictures to Artifact Lighting, and they liked the kitchen so much they featured it on the blog page of their website.

You can read the blog page here

House of Hackney's first outdoor fabric

26 Jun 2019

A photo of the new House of Hackney Palmeral print for outdoor use.

One of my favourite interiors brands, House of Hackney, who are known for their daring and quirky prints, have just released a new fabric which is suitable for our door use. They took one of their designs, Palmeral, and reimagined it in a fresh colour palette of off white and green. This colour fast and water resistant fabric can be used for anything from outdoor cushions to furnishing yachts (if you are lucky enough to have one!)

My thoughts on the colour Living Coral in Cardiff Life Magazine

31 May 2019

A photo which accompanies the Cardiff Life article about Living Coral
Hear what I and my fellow designers have got to say about Pantone's colour of the year, Living Coral, and how to use it, in this month's Cardiff Life magazine. The article is on pages 84-86, and you can read it here. Do you think you could use it in your home?

Sustainability in furniture design

7 May 2019

A photo of the new Componibili Bio.
Sustainability is something that is becoming more and more important in interior design - not just where we buy items from and how far they've travelled to get to us, but also the materials that they are made from. Kartell, one of Italy's best known design brands, have just released the world's first piece of furniture made from a bioplastic called Bio-On. It's a fully sustainable version of one of their best selling items - the Componibili modular unit, and it comes in four delicious pastel shades. They may be 100% sustainable, but they are also super cute and bang on trend with this seasons colours. You can buy them here

The latest trend in shutters

24 Feb 2019

A photo of California Shutters new range in ash wood.

Forget painted shutters - the new style direction for window shutters is bare wood. These full height shutters made from sustainably sourced ash are the newest product from California Shutters, and are set to be big this year.

My new favourite tile!

7 Feb 2019

A picture of the Lampas Marint pattern tile from Topps Tiles

I was searching for some tiles for a client's splashback recently and came across these beauties from Topps Tiles. There's long been a trend for patterned tiles, with lots of geometric shapes and bold colours going on, but I've begun to see more and more tiles with a pattern in the surface of the tile itself. These ones are a lovely example, and the deep blue colour is just stunning. To get a closer look at them, follow the link below.

Lampas Pattern Marine tile

Pantone announce their colour of the year 2019

11 Dec 2018

a shot of a coral reef with the description Color of the Year 2019

Leading colour experts Pantone have annouced the shade which they think will be the colour of the year for next year - Coral pink. It might look very bright and scary, but it's actually quite easy to use. I wouldn't suggest painting a whole room in it, as that might be a bit overwhelming, but I would use it in small doses, such as on cushions or in artwork, to liven up a shceme. Pantone say that the colour is meant to 'embrace us with warmth and nourishment and provide comfort and bouyancy in our continually shifting envirnoment', which basically means it's a happy, uplifting colour, and might just cheer us all up!

My work featured on Homify

8 Oct 2018

a view of the dressed bed, pink walls and blackout lined curtainsMy work has been featured in an article on Homify - one of the leading online ideas platforms for all things interiors. My project is in an article on how to avoid common mistakes when designing a bedroom. The article mentions how important it is to block out light for a good nights sleep - something I addressed by adding blackout lining to the curtains and adding an extra layer of window dressing with the wooden Venetian blinds. To see the article, please use the link below.

Homfy article - Are you guilty of these 8 bedroom design mistakes?