Posts tagged "colour"
Get crafty this weekend with London Craft Week

Get crafty this weekend with London Craft Week

From food to perfumery and good old-fashioned craft, London Craft Week is where you want to head this springtime weekend. Here we pick out the 10 that can’t be missed this weekend:   Mulberry: The Passion of Making Visit Mulberry’s flagship store and see craftsmen and craftswomen from the brand’s two factories in Somerset demonstrate...
JO&JOE: What's The Idea?

JO&JOE: What’s The Idea?

PENSON have always been famous for creating innovative new ways of working and combining space with all things fun, but now they bring a new way of sleeping, travelling and experiencing. JO&JOE is THE game-changing Open House for the millennial-minded go-getters that puts experience at the forefront of the agenda. Travel, live, eat, sleep &...
PENSON's Pick: Haute Couture design looks

PENSON’s Pick: Haute Couture design looks

It’s not often that Haute Couture looks and themes are relatable for us design geeks. Sometimes there are just too many jewels, monochrome palettes, pastel colours, and high-end fabrics that make us turn our heads towards the local design gallery for inspiration instead of something that resembles the set of a debutante ball. But last...
Summer Reading List For Design Geeks | Part 1

Summer Reading List For Design Geeks | Part 1

Somewhere, despite the weather here, it’s spring. If you’re like us, that means you’re already looking for something new to read over summer. Whether you are looking for a perfect coffee table book for those rainy summer nights or a book you could take to the beach – here’s a selection of books that have caught...
Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Every time I introduce myself to someone from a different walk of life saying I work with a team of interior designers I often get this “okay not bad” nod. In these scenarios I always expect the talk of home makeover shows, slick periodical spreads, IKEA and discounts on habitat.com Assisting interior designers while not being a designer myself allowed...
Stockholm Furniture Fair | Trends 15/16

Stockholm Furniture Fair | Trends 15/16

This year saw the return of ever popular Stockholm Furniture Fair. Since its first fair in 1951, it has grown into what is generally considered as one of the two top-notch furniture fairs in Europe – the other one being Salone del Mobile in Milan. SFF for interior designers, purchasers, architects and enthusiasts is like...
“The Master of Glow” has gone to “Gods Own Junkyard”

“The Master of Glow” has gone to “Gods Own Junkyard”

This week we heard the sad news that Chris Bracey passed away aged 59 after losing his battle to cancer. Chris Bracey was the founder of Gods Own Junkyard, a known for designing iconic neon lights he transform neon signage into an art form. He became a well know British artist creating and designing some...
Translating LFW Trends To Design

Translating LFW Trends To Design

As I’m sure you’re all aware, last week London Fashion Week descended on the capital and flooded the streets with stylish megababes in extravagant outfits. We all paid close attention to the shows as the week unfolded, as we believe that it’s important for the world of design to take huge influences from the world...
PENSON's Pick: Organisation

PENSON’s Pick: Organisation

If you’re anything like us (and by us I mean me) then you’ll be an advocate for all things neat and tidy. I like things to be perfectly aligned at a right angle, organised in height order and grouped by colour and/or item. In the world of design things can sometimes get a little hectic,...
PENSON'S Pick: Feature Walls

PENSON’S Pick: Feature Walls

What was the one phrase that was said so many times on Changing Rooms it nearly made your ears bleed? “Feature wall”? That’s the one. The feature wall is everyone’s go to solution when they’re trying to revamp a room on a budget or to a deadline. It’s cheap, easy and – if it’s done...
PENSON's Picks: Flooring

PENSON’s Picks: Flooring

In the world we live in we’re constantly coming up with new and exciting ways to make a space stand out – statement furniture, intricate wall patterns and quirky light fixtures are now the norm in most households across the country. But what happens when playing around with wallpaper and sofas is no longer enough...