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.
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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.
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.
How we helped an award-winning interiors blogger find the perfect blinds for her 1950s kitchen makeover.… view more.
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!
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.”
“Neons are back and are hotter than ever!… view more.
Delving into blockout blinds and beyond we’ve got the answers to all your common questions about bedroom window dressings, with a focus on the best blinds for summer.
Firstly, it’s useful to explore why bedroom blinds need a little more consideration than those for other rooms. The key difference is the amount of light coming in through the window.
There are over 16.5 hours of daylight at the height of UK summertime – which is fabulous for vitamin D levels but a tough adversary in the quest for sleep!
When darkness does come, more artificial light outside houses can also hamper sleep.… view more.
We love the simplicity and versatility of Venetian blinds, with such a classic design they transcend traditional period properties to contemporary living spaces. These brilliant window blinds also have a whole host of practical benefits for homes.
To celebrate the launch of our new Venetian blinds collection, revamped with hundreds of eye-catching colours, new on-trend textures and a raft of special features and finishes, we’ve compiled the reasons why we think Venetian blinds should be top of your home update list this summer.
- Venetian Blinds Offer Unrivalled Privacy and Light Control
The onset of spring prompts homeowners to fling open their windows and doors to allow the fresh air in, as well as make the most of increased hours of sunlight.… view more.
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