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After a long hiatus and a period dominated by straight sleek lines in design, curves are back in a big way. First seen in architecture with curved walls and arches, curves have made their way back into all aspects of our interiors, and especially so for furniture! Check out our blog for all our tips and tricks for embracing the curved furniture trend in your own home. Interior Design, Design, Ethnicraft, Simple Colors, Beige, Ellipse, Sphere, Solitude, Urban Apartment
How to Embrace the Curved Furniture Trend
After a long hiatus and a period dominated by straight sleek lines in design, curves are back in a big way. First seen in architecture with curved walls and arches, curves have made their way back into all aspects of our interiors, and especially so for furniture! Check out our blog for all our tips and tricks for embracing the curved furniture trend in your own home.
Grey skies, chilly mornings and longer nights…winter is finally upon us! With the weather cooling down, now is the perfect time to look at updating your interior. To help get you started, our interior design experts have put together their top tips to keep that cosy warm feeling inside. Interior, Architecture, Upholstery, Home, Home Décor, Curtain Fabric, Harlequin Fabrics, Upholstery Fabric
Interior Design Tips to Warm up Your Home This Winter
Grey skies, chilly mornings and longer nights…winter is finally upon us! With the weather cooling down, now is the perfect time to look at updating your interior. To help get you started, our interior design experts have put together their top tips to keep that cosy warm feeling inside.
Windows are big culprit when it comes to energy loss in your home, especially so in winter as the temperature drops. On the flip-side, the low winter sun can present a challenge in some homes where large windows and bare trees can create issues with glare and even sometimes overheating! Fortunately Luxaflex have a great range of blinds that are designed to help overcome your winter weather woes. Read our blog to find out more Roman Blinds, Décor, Bad, Modern, Decor, Home Decor, Roman Shades
Luxaflex Blinds for Winter
Windows are big culprit when it comes to energy loss in your home, especially so in winter as the temperature drops. On the flip-side, the low winter sun can present a challenge in some homes where large windows and bare trees can create issues with glare and even sometimes overheating! Fortunately Luxaflex have a great range of blinds that are designed to help overcome your winter weather woes. Read our blog to find out more
There are lots of things to consider when it comes to choosing a dining table; you will after all spend many hours enjoying time with family around it so it’s important to get it right! Ultimately a dining table should suit your lifestyle, family and of course your design aesthetic. To help you get started, our furniture experts have put together all their top tips for choosing the perfect dining table for your home. Find out more on our blog. Studio, Dining Room, Dining Table, Modern Dining, Dining, Extension Dining Table
How to Choose the Perfect Dining Table for Your Home
There are lots of things to consider when it comes to choosing a dining table; you will after all spend many hours enjoying time with family around it so it’s important to get it right! Ultimately a dining table should suit your lifestyle, family and of course your design aesthetic. To help you get started, our furniture experts have put together all their top tips for choosing the perfect dining table for your home. Find out more on our blog.
Like most things in life, interior design has not been immune to the turbulent events of 2020. As we enter 2021, the pandemic has had a direct effect on the way we design our interiors, most notably in the growing appreciation for the creature comforts of our homes. As hope dawns on the year ahead, the interior design trends we have forecasted all encapsulate this idea in their own small way. Read a blog to find out more. Armchair, Outdoor Footstool, Quality Furniture, Outdoor Dining Chairs, David Shaw
2021 Interior Design Trend Forecast
Like most things in life, interior design has not been immune to the turbulent events of 2020. As we enter 2021, the pandemic has had a direct effect on the way we design our interiors, most notably in the growing appreciation for the creature comforts of our homes. As hope dawns on the year ahead, the interior design trends we have forecasted all encapsulate this idea in their own small way. Read a blog to find out more.
With their timeless appeal and practical qualities, shutters are a great alternative to curtains and blinds. Shutters not only look great but can regulate heat, control light and provide privacy. Here are our top 5 reasons to choose shutters. Ikea, Window Treatments, Sliding Doors, Window Treatment For Sliding Glass Door, Blinds For Windows, Window Blinds And Shades, Window Coverings, Interior Window Shutters
5 Reasons to Choose Shutters | McKenzie & Willis
With their timeless appeal and practical qualities, shutters are a great alternative to curtains and blinds. Shutters not only look great but can regulate heat, control light and provide privacy. Here are our top 5 reasons to choose shutters.
Snow-capped mountains, frosty mornings and the recent cold snap herald the beginning of winter. As we hunker down for the colder months and spend more time indoors, now is the perfect time to give your interior a makeover. Here are our top styling and warming tips for your interior this winter. Sofas, Home Furniture, Inspiration, Chaise Longue, Sofa, Leather Sofa
Winter Warming Tips for Your Interior | McKenzie & Willis
Snow-capped mountains, frosty mornings and the recent cold snap herald the beginning of winter. As we hunker down for the colder months and spend more time indoors, now is the perfect time to give your interior a makeover. Here are our top styling and warming tips for your interior this winter.
Find out everything you need to know about selecting the right pillow and how your sleeping position dictates the type of pillow you should choose Pillows, Down Pillows, Bed Pillows, Comfortable Pillows, Clearance Bedding, Standard Pillow, Bed Slats, Lodge Pillows
How to Choose the Right Pillow | McKenzie & Willis
Find out everything you need to know about selecting the right pillow and how your sleeping position dictates the type of pillow you should choose
After a new look for your interior this summer but not sure which type of fabric to choose? Linen could be your answer! Here are our top 5 reasons why linen should be on your list for your next interior design project. Decoration, Linen Fabric, Drapes, Applique Fabric, Edwardian House
5 Reasons to Include Linen Fabric in Your Next Interior Design Project | McKenzie & Willis
After a new look for your interior this summer but not sure which type of fabric to choose? Linen could be your answer! Here are our top 5 reasons why linen should be on your list for your next interior design project.
The countdown to Christmas is officially on and now is the perfect time to be thinking about ways to improve your outdoor space for the festive season. Although bigger renovations or extensive garden plans may be out of the question there are still plenty of things you can do to spruce up your outdoors. With the help of Goom Landscapes we reveal all our tips for getting your outdoor living areas ready for summer entertaining and that all important date – Christmas Day! Outdoor, Guangzhou, Outdoor Living, San Diego, Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Furniture Sets, Outdoor Sectional Sofa, Outdoor Living Areas, Rattan Outdoor Furniture
Summer Entertaining
The countdown to Christmas is officially on and now is the perfect time to be thinking about ways to improve your outdoor space for the festive season. Although bigger renovations or extensive garden plans may be out of the question there are still plenty of things you can do to spruce up your outdoors. With the help of Goom Landscapes we reveal all our tips for getting your outdoor living areas ready for summer entertaining and that all important date – Christmas Day!
Watch our video to find out how you can return your grey teak outdoor furniture to its original honey colour in no time... #teak #howto Furniture Details, Chandelier Style, Table
How to Care for Teak Outdoor Furniture Video | McKenzie & Willis
Watch our video to find out how you can return your grey teak outdoor furniture to its original honey colour in no time... #teak #howto
How to have a good night’s sleep is a question many of us ponder at least a few times over our lifetime. We all know the many psychological and physical health benefits of a good night’s sleep but figuring out how to actually improve one’s sleep is a highly debated issue. That’s where the AH Beard Nox Smart Sleep Light comes in... Health, Smart, Good Night Sleep, Light, Best, Night, Improve, Lifetime, Good Night
Get a Better Night’s Sleep with the Nox Smart Sleep Light | McKenzie & Willis
How to have a good night’s sleep is a question many of us ponder at least a few times over our lifetime. We all know the many psychological and physical health benefits of a good night’s sleep but figuring out how to actually improve one’s sleep is a highly debated issue. That’s where the AH Beard Nox Smart Sleep Light comes in...
To create a luxury look in your living area, choose cushions and throws in lush furs, velvets and silks. Mixing materials & prints will create an abundantly rich look. Try pairing the Harlequin Momentum velvet with the Harlequin Radial fabric pictured above.... #luxury #cushions #interiors Luxury Cushions, Throw Pillows, Curtains With Blinds, Plush Carpet, Living Area, Living Spaces, Velvet
5 Ways to Add a Little Luxury to Your Living Space | McKenzie & Willis
To create a luxury look in your living area, choose cushions and throws in lush furs, velvets and silks. Mixing materials & prints will create an abundantly rich look. Try pairing the Harlequin Momentum velvet with the Harlequin Radial fabric pictured above.... #luxury #cushions #interiors
Ever since showcasing our Hackthorne Gardens project we’ve been dreaming of its luxe interior details. With its plush carpets, sumptuous textures and gorgeous metallic accents, Hackthorne Gardens epitomises the luxury look. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you create that luxury hotel feeling in your own living area. #luxury #gold #interiors Made To Measure Curtains, Soft Furnishings, Made To Measure Blinds
5 Ways to Add a Little Luxury to Your Living Space | McKenzie & Willis
Ever since showcasing our Hackthorne Gardens project we’ve been dreaming of its luxe interior details. With its plush carpets, sumptuous textures and gorgeous metallic accents, Hackthorne Gardens epitomises the luxury look. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you create that luxury hotel feeling in your own living area. #luxury #gold #interiors
Have you always wanted to know how to fold a fitted sheet neatly? Check out our tutorial for an easy solution to that age-old problem. Fitted Sheet, Flat Sheets, Sheet Sets, Quilt Cover, Duvet Bedding, Fold
How to Fold a Fitted Sheet Video | McKenzie & Willis
Have you always wanted to know how to fold a fitted sheet neatly? Check out our tutorial for an easy solution to that age-old problem.
It’s that time of year again…The mornings are getting warmer, the evenings lighter and everyone seems to have a spring in their step. As the winter chill disappears, it’s time to consider a good old Spring Clean ... Exterior, Houzz, Taras, Tuin, Garten, Jardim, House
Spring Cleaning Checklist | McKenzie & Willis
It’s that time of year again…The mornings are getting warmer, the evenings lighter and everyone seems to have a spring in their step. As the winter chill disappears, it’s time to consider a good old Spring Clean ...