Thanks to “Great Gatsby”, Art Deco Tipped For Summer Interior Trend

Posted on 2nd May 2013

Art Deco interiors are expected to attract attention this year and emulating the look at home might not be as difficult as first imagined. It would appear that Art Deco is likely to make a huge comeback in 2013. The eagerly anticipated re-working of ‘The Great Gatsby’, due for release this summer, could well popularise the dramatic, sophisticated […]

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Flooring can affect psychological well-being

Posted on 18th April 2013

Choosing a new flooring concept is not an easy task, especially given the associated psychological effects. With so many options available, it’s crucial to weigh up every alternative before committing to any one thing. According to experts writing at scheritagecorridor.org, research shows that a person’s surroundings can have a profound effect on their mental well-being, from colour […]

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Youngsters are DIY illiterate, survey finds

Posted on 5th April 2013

Most 18-25 year-olds still rely on their dad for basic DIY jobs around the house, research has revealed. The survey, conducted by netvouchercodes.co.uk, found that only eight per cent of youngsters thought that they were capable of repairing a plug without guidance. Perhaps more astonishingly, only five per cent would be confident unblocking a sink, while six […]

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Experts recommends wood flooring and bold colours for contemporary interiors

Posted on 4th April 2013

An interiors expert has said that a lack of clutter and simplicity are key to creating contemporary room styles. James Gumersell from company Simply Door Handles claims many people often get confused about what contemporary actually means, but says that most of the concept is based on keeping things simple. He told sourcewire.com: “It is about the look […]

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Interior designer recommends wood in the home for “ambience”

Posted on 26th March 2013

An interiors writer has recommended using wood in the home to create a sense of “ambience”. Jacky Hayler, writing for henleystandard.co.uk, claims that using wood in the home will bring a calming influence into the home. This could include the use of wood furniture or real wood flooring. She also claims that the trend will support sustainable […]

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Wool carpet is worth extra investment

Posted on 20th March 2013

Spending a little extra on a wool carpet is worth the investment, according to femalefirst.co.uk. Although the cheaper option is often more tempting, cost should not be the main consideration. Paying attention to the use of the room should be an important factor when deciding what material to have on the floor. Bedrooms are used less […]

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Demand for flooring and carpet to increase

Posted on 14th March 2013

World demand for carpets and flooring will increase, according to prnewswire.com. By 2016, demand is expected to be at 18.6 billion square metres with an approximate rise of five per cent a year. This is a marked improvement from the rate of 2006-2011 as many countries continue to recover from the financial crisis of 2008. The […]

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Art Deco tipped for summer interior trend

Posted on 28th February 2013

Art Deco interiors are expected to attract attention this year and emulating the look at home might not be as difficult as first imagined. It would appear that Art Deco is likely to make a huge comeback in 2013. The eagerly anticipated re-working of ‘The Great Gatsby’, due for release this summer, could well popularise the dramatic, sophisticated […]

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Decluttering and organising a home doesn’t have to be hard

Posted on 27th February 2013

Decluttering and organising a home properly doesn’t have to be a mammoth task, writer Whitson Gordon advises.    Writing for lifehacker.com, he suggested homeowners go through a clutter “purge”; ridding their house of anything they simply don’t need any more. Doing this will make re-organising the belongings that need to be kept a lot easier. “Now that […]

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Non-traditional use of flooring gaining popularity

Posted on 18th December 2012

Flooring is not just being used on the ground any more, as many designers are choosing to find new ways to use such materials. Rather than sticking to paint or wallpaper on the walls and ceilings, many companies have decided to put flooring up the sides and top of their buildings. In fact, popular chain […]

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