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5 Tips on how to give your home a Feng Shui makeover this Spring!

Posted April 16, 2019 /

Feng Shui is the concept of creating harmony and balance in relation to the flow of energy (chi) within your home.

Its aim is to assure good fortune and good health for the people inhabiting the home. Core concepts of Feng Shui are Yin & Yang, with the feminine (Yin) and masculine (Yang) being opposites ultimately depending on each other for a content and successful life.

Freshen up your home by allowing the powerful and positive energy of Feng Shui to enter.

How to implement Feng Shui;

1. Declutter your home by minimising the amount of items you own. But don’t just hide items in cupboards, under furniture or up the loft, as this all affects the chi flow within the home.… view more.

When Grey is here to stay!

Posted April 3, 2019 /

Grey has been a fan favourite in interiors over recent years, from cool iron to robust concrete, the colours on the grey spectrum most definitely exceed the 50 shades mark! But what is it about grey that makes it so special, is it the versatility of creating both a cool and warm room? Or its ability to provide a platform to set the scene?

Grey is now a staple in interiors, but with colour slowly making a comeback, what can we pair with grey? Here is our top trending grey and colour combos for 2019!

Sunshine shades

Yellow & grey together are simplistically chic.… view more.

Freshen Up Homes with ‘Neo Mint’

Posted March 20, 2019 /

According to trend forecasters WGSN, the coolest colour of 2020 will be NEO MINT. It’s a bright and futuristic shade that’s set to bring a breath of fresh air to tired interiors.

For anyone looking to get ahead of the NEO MINT trend, here are some NEO MINT window blinds to incorporate this cool, refreshing hue into homes.

Our interiors expert Lorna McAleer says:

“Cool greens matching WGSN’s Neo Mint are available as Venetian blinds, Roman blinds, Roller blinds and Pleated blinds within our collections – and they all look fresh and fabulous.”

“Neo Mint feels effortlessly cool in the kitchen.… view more.

Win a Mother’s Day Bouquet

Posted March 14, 2019 /

We know mums are brilliant, that’s why there’s a whole day dedicated to showing just how much we appreciate them. And what better gift than a bouquet of flowers to show mum just how much you love her?… view more.

Step into Spring 2019 with our top trends

Posted March 6, 2019 /

Style Studio’s Spring/Summer 2019 Lookbook is here, explore the new season trends and let your imagination run wild!

With tips, ideas and inspiration – updating your interiors for 2019 has never been easier.

Back to Botanicals

Flowers in full bloom are celebrated for their colour, form and texture, with all-over designs a prominent trend for Spring/Summer 2019. Dark backgrounds continue to inspire with bright, bold floral patterns in the foreground accentuating vibrancy.

Vivacious touches of coral, yellow, heather and rich blues offer a balanced blend of natural and saturated tones. Be bold, be bright, be beautiful!
Style Studio’s Zinnia Blackout Black is the showstopper, with its dark background and contrasting coloured foreground, what’s not to love!… view more.

See Pastels POP at London Fashion Week

Posted February 20, 2019 /

Bang in the middle of the most prestigious bi-annual 4 weeks in the fashion calendar is London Fashion Week.

Showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience AW19/20 has already made its mark on fast fashion retail giants, those fashion conscious consumers, and of course, the forward thinking social media influencers ready and waiting with their endless array of stylish posts.

Looking at the designers who’ve been parading the catwalk this week, bursts of micro trends have made an appearance. However, a prominent trend which has suddenly exploded through the likes of Bora Aksu, Mark Fast, Roksanda and Molly Goddard is…pastels.… view more.

Four Interior Trends to watch out for in 2019

Posted February 6, 2019 /

Years of preparation and research go into curating our window blind collections. And ensuring that each new collection encompasses the latest interior trends is a guiding principle when we select our fabrics. Not only does this mean we’ve always got one eye on what’s the ‘next big thing’ within interiors – it also means you’re certain to find stunning, on-trend fabrics when you visit our website or stockists nationwide.

So, what are the home décor trends that will dominate this year? With florals aplenty (all year round), eco-living, and oriental influences all featuring heavily, 2019 is set to be an exciting year when it comes to decorating our homes.… view more.

From Ocean Plastic to Fabric: Sea-Tex

Posted January 22, 2019 /

We’re surrounded by plastic. Just think about every piece we touch in a single day: shopping bags, food containers, straws, water bottles – the list is endless. We depend on plastic, but this comes at a steep price.

Have you heard of plastic pollution?

It’s a growing and worrying problem. In the first decade of this century, we produced more plastic than all the plastic ever produced in history up to the year 2000. And unfortunately, every year, millions of tons of that mass produced plastic ends up in the world’s oceans. In fact, it is estimated that we have six times more plastic than plankton in our oceans!… view more.

Living Coral – ‘Get the Look’

Posted January 11, 2019 /

Pantone has announced its must-have hue for 2019, a stunning shade of coral described as “buoyant, vibrant and effervescent”. Trends experts at the colour institute chose Living Coral as an antidote to unstable global politics and to highlight endangered coral reefs.… view more.