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Autumn 2018 Colour Trends

Posted October 17, 2018 /
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Our interior trend experts have been busy researching and selecting the colours and styles which are going to be everywhere this season. From drama filled darks to rustic themed aesthetics, we are here to guide you on the top ways to dress your windows this Autumn.

With the weather getting cooler, and the nights getting longer, is it time for you to update your interior style?

#1 Golden Hour

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Golden hour represents the seasonal change we see across the sky, maintaining the warmth of summer through the colder winter months.

Interiors expert Lorna McAleer says “Roller blinds are the epitome of the window coverings industry, their slimline and seamless style lends itself well to bold prints.… view more.

Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

Posted September 19, 2018 /
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How to Introduce Dulux’s Colour of the Year into Homes

Spiced Honey, a deliciously warming neutral shade, has been chosen as the colour of the year for 2019 by a panel of trends analysts and colour theorists at Dulux.

Billed as a reflection of homeowners’ desire to let in light, Dulux’s new hero colour is said to represent optimism and activism after the tumultuous global events of recent years.

Our interiors expert, Lorna McAleer explains how to ‘hit the sweet spot’ with caramel and honey coloured window dressings from our extensive collections.

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Spiced honey provides a warm glow at windows when mixed with terracotta red and our warming Hive® blinds.view more.

Natural Light Holds the Key to Happiness

Posted August 6, 2018 /
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A home with lots of natural light is at the top of the wish list for many homeowners and it’s no secret that sunlight has a whole host of health benefits. A new study has confirmed that natural light is the key to homeowner happiness, with 70 per cent of Brits claiming it improves their mood and wellbeing all year round.

Conducted by aluminium glazing specialists Express Bi-folding Doors, the survey found that 84 per cent of Brits value natural light ‘greatly’ when buying their dream property and on average would pay £4,786 on top of their budget. A further seven per cent were willing to fork out a staggering £15,000 – £20,000 above the asking price in order to bathe their homes in sunlight.… view more.

What’s NEW with INTU?

Posted July 23, 2018 /
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Have you ever experienced the struggle of opening your windows but the blind gets in the way? Have you ever thought “What a genius idea it would be if my blind connected to the glass and opened with the window”?

At Style Studio our INTU blinds are revolutionary, clipping into the window frame, securing the blind to the window whether you’re opening or closing it. Meaning there are No Holes, No Screws, Just Style!

The system is available in 4 standard colours, white, brown, silver and newest addition anthracite which co-ordinate well with similar toned window frames, blending in nicely and making it look as though there is no system there at all!… view more.

Curtains or Blinds? 4 key points to consider – BT Lifestyle

Posted July 12, 2018 /
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How you dress your windows can have a big impact on the overall look of a room, but picking colours and materials is just the tip of the iceberg. Often, one of the biggest decisions will be choosing between curtains or blinds (although sometimes a combination of the two is best), but even this isn’t just a question of aesthetics, as it’s important to consider functional practicalities and maintenance too.

After all, we don’t just dress windows to make a style statement – it’s also about privacy, controlling the flow of light into a room, and keeping heat in and draughts out.… view more.

Summer Lovin’

Posted June 26, 2018 /
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Our interiors experts have carefully selected 3 of this Summer’s top trends! For further inspiration and interior ideas, download our FREE Spring/Summer Lookbook today!

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Colours within this trend are inspired by natural elements which surround us in everyday life. From the warm tones of a sunset to the cool blues of the ocean. It’s all about bringing ‘Elements’ of the outdoors in.

Interiors expert Lorna McAleer says “Hive Lusso Stone is a classic neutral with slight textured linear features, which would suit any room of the home. Hive fabric with its cellular structure isn’t just aesthetically pleasing, it also boasts performance features, retaining heat in the cells keeping your room cooler on those hot summer days.”

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Neon Jungle

“Neons are back and are hotter than ever!… view more.