Hallways and landings are one of the problem areas we get asked about the most when clients approach us to arrange some home styling. A transitional space between rooms, they can feel empty and flat. However, we really love to design these spaces using roman blinds and bespoke upholstery to link the whole building together drawing on all the elements in other rooms and provide a space to pause.
Those of you with a keen eye will notice that this is our second visit to the Eichholtz showroom. You can read about our first experience last year in a previous journal entry but we couldn’t wait to get back to see all the newness that had been designed. An invitation-only event hosted by Houseology was the perfect excuse for a trip to their showroom in The Netherlands. One of our favourite brands to work with, Eichholtz is a business-to-business seller of luxury furniture, lighting design, soft furnishings and accessories. Every piece is beautiful and reflects our Interior Design Studio core value of excellence.
We adore flicking through a magazine and seeing a pair of really top-quality curtains or a sumptuous roman blind dressing a window. But how do you achieve this look in your own home? Window treatments are one of our specialties and our made to measure service is a fantastic way to enhance your space. It can seem a little overwhelming when trying to choose the right fabric and the correct style so why not explore your options with our Interior Designer on hand to offer their expertise.
Velvet brings an opulent touch, drapes very well and is so soft to touch that it has to be one of our favourite fabric selections. Here are our top reasons for using the different types of velvet in our soft furnishings.
We have a real passion for contemporary interior designs, the elements of which are at the core of everything we do. Here are our reasons to love contemporary interior designs.
When at all possible we create bespoke joinery and bespoke upholstery for our clients because we believe it to be the best way to achieve the seamless and elegant look they come to us for. The endless fabric selections and different finish options give you full control over the look of the piece and working with our clients we achieve perfectly suited furniture every time. But why should you think about having bespoke interior design? Read on for our top five things to consider when deciding to shop on the high street or not.
With the unseasonably warm weather we were treated to in February followed by a windy and wet March, spring seems to have sprung early this year and mother nature seems a little confused. But with Eater upon us and the May bank holidays to look forward to it’s the perfect time to invite spring into your home. Through the use of decorative accessories and soft furnishings, add a little flare to your home with our top five home styling tips.
We always consider ourselves on top of the trends for interior furnishings. Whether it be the latest designs by our favourite brands or new techniques for producing quality bespoke interior design, we aim to bring the very best of the design world to our clients. Throughout the year we visit exhibitions, events and shows to scout out the very best the market has to offer, and this year is no exception.
At James Lawrenson Interiors we like to keep our schemes calm and inviting, free from clutter. However, a few chosen decorative accessories styled together with your interior furnishings can create an interesting talking point and finish a room off beautifully. Over doing things can however cause chaos and undo all the hard work you have put into your overall scheme. We have compiled a few pointers to help add those finishing touches.
Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is universally recognised as a primary destination for creative excellence, bringing together thousands of tastemakers from the worlds of interior design, architecture and style.
Focus is one of my favourite events in the autumn trade show calendar and one that I look forward to with much anticipation.