Posts tagged as "colour"

Posted by the trend stalker on 11th December 2012

Announcing – Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2013.

Pantone Colour of the Year, ladies and folks, is… Cue the trumpet fanfare. Atop the colour wheel for next year lands the ever regal, Emerald Green of the “energize palette.” Source: pantone.com via Designing Home/Margaret Ryall on Pinterest

Posted by the trend stalker on 21st November 2012

Inherited Style: Kids’ Rooms With Grown up Style

Some children have a lot of style, which shows in their Sunday dresses and shoes as well as their bedrooms. They aren’t satisfied with just a mass-produced cartoon character duvet or fluffy pillows. They are tastemakers who often grown up in stylish homes surrounded by stylish parents. These parents understand that chic is not in […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 16th November 2012

Decorating With Print: There really is such a thing as too much of a good thing

Dear Reader, The American writer, James Baldwin, once wrote: “if I love you I have to make you conscious of the things you don’t see.” And it is from this same place that I bring you today’s post, from a place of love. I need to talk to you about using print in décor. I […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 15th October 2012

With All the colours of the rainbow at Your Disposal

If you have been a regular reader of this here blog for the past year, then you’ll know that one of the key mottos I’ve applied, and encouraged in all our readers is to break the preconceived design and decor rules. All rules except the good taste rule. I still advocate good taste in all […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 14th September 2012

Like it’s the ‘80s again

As a semi-nerd person (semi in the sense that in my nerd-hood I still enjoy running in heels and picking the perfect pink nail gel) and as such I’ve considered the invention of time-turners or time travel. I’d go back to the late ‘80s as my present day self.  The first order of business would […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 31st July 2012

When has Black ever let you down?

Though black has a bad reputation in interiors for being all-consuming and depressing. We forget that in fashion, the best things are black. Black makes you look and feel good. It was the grand dame Coco Chanel herself who said: “women think of all colours except the absence of colour. I have said that black […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 29th June 2012

Guest Post: Carmit Bamberger (Millers Antiques) talks antiques, aesthetics and ‘anything goes’…

My most vivid memory from my youth growing up around Millers Antiques is the arrival of huge 40-foot containers from England and Scotland full of English Victorian furniture. What stands out in my memory the most, is the exquisite collections of blue and white Victorian ceramic crockery, mostly the willow and pheasant patterns. They were unpacked […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 20th June 2012

The Bedside Act

I think we can all agree that the most important part of the bedroom is the bed, which is after all the whole point of the room. You go in, you sleep. Then at other times (especially in colder months) rugs join the list of important bedroom features. Or as I call them: bedroom essentials. […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 31st May 2012

PLAYTIME INSPIRATION

I always look for design inspiration in all places. I’m known to haunt showrooms, open houses and friends’ new flats in search of design excellence and inspiration to write a know-it-all blog post. Style of any kind is a journey of discovery and is best shared, hence this little nook of ours. I thought I […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 22nd May 2012

Dream Living, Sort of

Every now and then something triggers memories of dreams I had when I was young and bright-eyed. Be it a photograph or a song on the radio while I’m driving to the shops and I remember that when I was 13 I truly believed I would never drive. That as soon as I was free […]