Design Edit: Garden Lighting

Autumn is definitely in the air, but what a glorious weekend we had in Yorkshire. After such a long, sunny summer I've got rather used to spending time in the garden, so it was nice to be out there again. I'm certainly not ready to close the door on my outdoor space...

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Design Edit: Garden Gathering

England may be out of the World Cup and it may well be raining but, my friends, Summer is not over. This weekend sees Wimbledon finals, the World Cup final and, just as importantly, England's match with Belgium for third place (which, to be honest, I find a little...

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Behind the Brand: Addicted to Patterns

In a world where creating a brand is so important, my new series of blog posts Behind the Brand explores the stories behind the brand; the people, the creativity, the inspiration and the motivation. It’s these stories; the people, that really seduce us to engage, and...

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A few of my favourite things: Bedside Lamps

Whether it's for your bedtime reading or morning cuppa, a good bedside lamp is essential. Not only practical, but a pair of bedside lamps leaves your bedroom beautifully styled. And, if you're feel confident, mix them up. No one ever said they had to match. Take a...

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A few of my favourite things: IKEA

With the news this weekend that founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad has died, I thought I’d kick off my new blog feature “A few of my favourite things…” with some of my favourite IKEA products. Making furniture and interior decor more accessible and affordable, whether...

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Dark Interiors: Autumnal tones

It’s no secret that I’m a massive fan of dark, inky hues for creating spaces which envelope and cocoon. Dark, rich walls evoke a real sense of drama, which I love. But, whilst dark greys and navy have been recent go-to dark tones, here I want to explore some other...

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Get your Bedroom ready for Autumn

With its burnished colours, subdued light and darker evenings, Autumn is upon us. My favourite season; a time for raging open fires, cosy blankets, subtle layered lighting and plenty of candles. It seems obvious that we make adjustments in our living spaces to welcome...

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Design Week: Authentic Design

London Design Festival 2017, and what a great few days I’ve had! Awash with colour, texture, the quirky and the conventional, I feel like I’ve experienced a whirlwind of design heaven. But, in addition to my sore feet, I’ve also been left with a real sense that, this...

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Tips to make your home office work for you

Working from home is such a joy. The flexibility. The (relative) freedom. No commute. No 9 ’til 5. But is your work space everything you deserve it to be? It’s far too easy to neglect your home office space, so here are a few tips to make it work that little bit...

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Cool Tropical: Keeping the holiday vibe alive

I’ve loved our UK holiday this year. I really have. Stunning Yorkshire coastline, beach huts and rock pools. But as August bank holiday looms and the nights start to draw in (yes, that’s right, they really are) I’m still holding out for some Summer sun. So, if you’re...

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Picture Perfect: How to incorporate Art into your Home

All too often I see artwork used as a styling afterthought. But it should really be an integral, even pivotal, element to a design scheme. One of my aims when designing is to reflect my client's personality in the space. It's great if a client has an existing piece...

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Caroline Wood-Robertson in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, UK on Houzz

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