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The rise and rise of Hygge as an interior trend

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in News, News Slider | 0 comments

The rise and rise of Hygge as an interior trend

Autumn 2016 saw newly-published books about the Danish concept of Hygge popping up like mushrooms in a pine forest. I thought I would investigate further and try to find out why Hygge is such a massive trend for Autumn/Winter 2016. What is Hygge?  The Visit Denmark website is a useful source of information on all things Hygge. It says: “Hygge is as Danish as pork roast and cold beer and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul. In essence, hygge means creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. The warm glow of candlelight is hygge....

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Margo Selby for Osborne & Little

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in News, News Slider | 0 comments

Margo Selby for Osborne & Little

The exceptionally talented fabric designer and weaver, Margo Selby, has joined forces with Osborne & Little to produce a stunning collection of fabrics called Ragtime. Suitable for upholstery and drapery, and available in Margo’s trademark vibrant colours as well as more muted palettes, this is a very up-to-the-minute mix of fabrics that would suit any style of...

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I am delighted to be stocking Black Edition by Romo

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in News, News Slider | 0 comments

I am delighted to be stocking Black Edition by Romo

            Black edition, the luxury brand by Nottingham-based Romo Ltd, is a new collection to be stocked by Olivia Fawkes Interiors this autumn. There are gorgeous, soft viscose velvets, amazing digital prints, super sheers and some really breathtaking new wallpapers. Please contact me if you would like to see the collection – pattern books due early October!...

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Buying and displaying art: new blogpost published

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in News, News Slider | 0 comments

Buying and displaying art: new blogpost published

Art of any kind is one of the most personal purchases you can make for your home. Unless you are a collector focusing solely on the value of an artwork, you will most likely be buying something because you feel a connection to it. Art may move you, make you smile, or remind you of a favourite place. It could range in value from a £12 Ikea print up to an original painting or sculpture by an established artist – and stop at all points in between.   See the rest of this article at...

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Whimsical wallpaper from Cole & Son

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in News, News Slider | 0 comments

Whimsical wallpaper from Cole & Son

‘Whimsical’ from Cole & Son presents an enchanting selection of magical wallpapers, inspired by classic childhood stories and fairy tales. Fifteen new designs, including three wonderful borders and a reworking of the classic Woods design (now with stars) will appeal to the young as well as the young at heart. If you would like to see the Whimsical wallpaper book, or any of Cole & Son’s beautiful collections, please contact me and I will be happy to visit at your convenience.

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Stunning new fabrics from Designers Guild

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in News, News Slider | Comments Off on Stunning new fabrics from Designers Guild

Stunning new fabrics from Designers Guild

This spring, Designers Guild has launched a vibrant collection of fabrics and wallpapers with an oriental theme. Entitled Shanghai Garden, the collection features trademark bold florals alongside softer bamboo patterns and trailing blossom. To see how these and the other collections I stock can fit into your decorating plans for 2015, get in touch by filling in the contacts page on the website.

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