Stair in style

on January 11, 2019

Stair in style Christmas is over and when you remove the decorations everything looks bare. It’s a good time to freshen up the first impression – ... Read More

The magic of mixing materials

on December 6, 2018

The magic of mixing materials A good quality mix of mediums is the basis of my interiors, writes Dr Vanessa Brady OBE International Interior Designer, ... Read More

It’s a plant!

on November 8, 2018

It’s a plant! The benefit of a plant is to clean the air and add life to a flat space, writes Dr Vanessa Brady OBE International Interior Designer, ... Read More

The art we love

on October 5, 2018

The art we love When a home is being refurbished and interior design is underway, it is the art that people often immediately focus on when they enter ... Read More

Using the key senses to attract your buyer

on September 6, 2018

Using the key senses to attract your buyer Sellers should make viewing process easier and favourable by using three of our five senses – sight, touc ... Read More

The art of lighting

on August 10, 2018

The art of lighting Dr Vanessa Brady OBE, International Interior Designer, writes about different contemporary lighting options On entering a grand pu ... Read More

The smart way to work from home

on July 10, 2018

The smart way to work from home Working from home is encouraged by large corporations under the guise of well-being and promoting trust; but the cynic ... Read More

How does your home make you feel?

on May 17, 2018

How does your home make you feel? Great design and the best way to sell a property is no longer about showcasing the most luxurious, it is based on sh ... Read More

Scale is the key…

on April 11, 2018

Scale is the key… The bigger the space, the bigger the scale of furniture must be. Getting scale right is key to a successful design, writes Vanessa ... Read More

It’s not child’s play…

on March 9, 2018

It’s not child’s play… There is a reason why bright red, green and blue are used on toys for small children, writes Vanessa Brady Children are s ... Read More

Ceilings are not made of glass!

on February 12, 2018

Ceilings are not made of glass! The ceiling has always been a good canvas for expression and a good place to start, writes Vanessa Brady The higher th ... Read More

Glass is not as transparent as you may think!

on January 17, 2018

Glass is not as transparent as you may think! As a designer my role is to add to the design of the window or glass wall, writes Vanessa Brady Technolo ... Read More

Fashion trends in design

on December 13, 2017

Fashion trends in design The trends for colour, product style and themes in interior design is a regular await for those renovating their home Years a ... Read More

The changing occupants of London homes

on November 15, 2017

The changing occupants of London homes With the influx of Airbnb taking over short-term rentals and causing a challenge to hotel rooms, it is time to ... Read More

Right first time, every time

on October 12, 2017

Right first time, every time Get the scale and shape of your centre light fitting right the first time. Follow these simple guidelines and choose the ... Read More