Posts made in May, 2014

Sanderson Home Chika is here!

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Sanderson Home Chika is here!

Sanderson HOME, the diffusion line launched by Sanderson to great acclaim in 2012, is now in its third year. The Chika collection of prints and wallcoverings is a fusion of Japanese-euro-skandi design styles and influences. It has a pared-back tranquil simplicity with a hand-crafted theme running through it. CHIKA offers fresh and versatile combinations for modern interiors, whilst retaining a relaxed feel, perfect for family homes....

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Emma Bridgewater launches Sanderson collection

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Emma Bridgewater launches Sanderson collection

Exciting news! Emma Bridgewater’s gorgeous fabrics and wallpapers – her first collection for Sanderson – has launched! Expecting my sample book any day now. All paper and fabric available to order from Olivia Fawkes...

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Residential project: cloakroom

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Portfolio | 3 comments

Residential project: cloakroom

A downstairs cloakroom, under the stairs, can sometimes be a bit neglected. This was the case with this project, where the whole room needed an update. Out went the carpet, old sanitary ware, radiator and lighting. In came underfloor heating topped with a shiny black stone floor, sleek new toilet and washbasin, heated towel rail and bright modern lighting. The back wall was papered in a striking Cole & Son Flamingo Wallpaper and the splashback tiles were stunning mosaics. This cloakroom now has its own visitor’s...

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Cushions can make a big difference

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in News | Comments Off on Cushions can make a big difference

Cushions can make a big difference

Cushions are a great way to brighten up a bedroom or lounge, and can really transform a tired-looking sofa. Stores like John Lewis, Heal’s and Liberty stock a fantastic range of cushions while at the other end of the spectrum, Ikea have some great bargains. Or why not have them made in the fabric of your choice? Olivia Fawkes Interiors can help you find the perfect fabric, and supply you cushions in a range of shapes and...

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An open plan living/dining area is transformed

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Portfolio | 0 comments

An open plan living/dining area is transformed

The client, who was widely travelled, had acquired a number of artefacts, rugs and pictures. Together with furniture that had been purchased at different stages of her life, this meant that the lounge was visually confusing and in need of ‘pulling together’. We agreed that we would go back to basics, which meant a new colour scheme, furniture, lighting and soft furnishings. The client chose Sanderson’s Dandelion Clocks wallpaper for the feature walls, and the colour scheme of magenta, lime and grey informed the whole scheme. The finished result is sophisticated, modern and,...

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