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.
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.
We live in a technology fuelled world where the popularity of gizmos & gadgets is growing at an unprecedented rate, particularly in our homes, where we are consciously or perhaps sub consciously constructing our very own “Smart Home”.
Robotic vacuum cleaners, video ring doorbells, smart bulbs, smart TV’s, smart remote controls and even smart locks are developed, all with the purpose of making home life easier.
At Style Studio, we thought we’d add something else to that list…say hello to Powershade Smart Controller, a must-have for your home!
Powershade is the name of Style Studio’s motorised blind system – compatible with Roller, Roman and Mirage blinds.… view more.
When the temperatures drop and the cosy nights draw in, as consumers it’s necessary to make a winter wardrobe change, so why not consider changing up interiors to similarly mirror the seasonal transition?
At Style Studio our top trend analysts have been hard at work finding those perfect colours, patterns and textures to get your home winter ready!
And if you find a fabric you NEED to have, don’t panic! You can order your free samples through Style Studio’s SampleRoom service, delivered to any address of your choice!
#1 Rise & Shine
Trends expert Lorna McAleer says “Metallics are almost as versatile as your favourite neutrals, with brass, copper and gold adding warmth to a room, while silver and nickel offer a cool vibe!… view more.
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It’s been months in the making, with huge amounts of planning and research going into expertly curating a collection with all the latest styles and on-trend fabrics for homes. The new Style Studio Roman Blind & Curtain Collection has just landed and it’s our most extravagant yet!
With over 320 fabrics comprised of striking plains and eye-catching patterns, there is something to suit all tastes and styles of property. Even better, each fabric has been chosen to either stand alone or co-ordinate with others within the collection giving even more options for styling windows.
“We’re real advocates of double dressing windows,” explains Lorna McAleer, Style Studio’s resident interiors expert.… view more.
One of the best things about Winter is getting home, escaping the plummeting temperatures and cosying up inside! But are your interiors as cosy as you’d like them to be?
Style Studio is here to help you transform your home into a beautiful winter retreat this season!
Roman Blinds & Curtains are always a fan favourite at this time of year, particularly due to their warm properties. Doubling up on dressings not only retains heat but also – if done correctly – can be the stylish window statement you didn’t know you were missing!
Be a superstar stylist in your home with Glamour, a rich velvety style curtain fabric, giving your home a feeling of grandeur.… view more.
As interior design planning tools go, we think our new and improved interactive online app DesignSpace is a brilliant way to start planning what type of window blinds to put in your room, letting you try before you buy!
It allows you to design your perfect window blind from Style Studio, showing a variety of window blinds in rooms of your choice, with different lighting effects and interior styles. It’s a real time saver for deciding which blinds to buy.
But don’t just take our word for it! Two award-winning interiors bloggers have reviewed DesignSpace for us, and here’s what they think…
Apartment Number 4 – Using the New DesignSpace Tool
Positive mindset promoter and interior stylist, Victoria is the creative mind behind award winning interiors blog Apartment Number 4 – an online destination that inspires people to ‘create a warm, inviting and stylish place to live’ but without breaking the bank.… view more.
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
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.
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.
Spiced honey provides a warm glow at windows when mixed with terracotta red and our warming Hive® blinds.… view more.