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Modern kitchen designs Many of our homeowners who use Design for Me are on the lookout for fabulous modern kitchen designs that are simple, stylish, good quality and reasonably priced. So, we have searched far and wide and whittled it down to our top five modern kitchen companies. You are welcome!   Pluck https://www.pluck.kitchen/ (See main featured image above) Kitchens designed… Read more »

 

 

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Move over PVC bi-fold doors, it’s all about stylish, black steel framed doors and windows! The traditional variety are generally known to be thermally inefficient and expensive. However, there are many new companies on the market, whose products can be much more thermally efficient and cost effective, and we’ve listed some below to get you started.   How much do steel doors… Read more »

 

 

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Bathroom design trends for the 2020s Goodbye metro tiles, grey grout and geometric patterns? See you later monochrome and slick surfaces? OK, we actually still love metro tiles and monochrome and there is still a place for them in the 2020s… but the touches below are guaranteed to move the modern industrial style into a new… Read more »

 

 

Design for Me loves... Side tables

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10 stylish side tables to brighten up your living room   We think that these side tables would be brilliant additions to any living room! What do you think? 1. Consoles / Side tables in marble and iron from Graham & Green     2. Blossom, Yellow side table from Habitat   3. Solid Oak and… Read more »

Freestanding baths

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I’m designing a bathroom at the moment. I want it to feel calm, and relaxing… but also clean and modern and it’s that balance that  is key. I’m not a fan of uber modernist bathrooms with wall to wall white tiles, white tiled floor, white polished everything. I think It’s important to have some texture and colour to… Read more »

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Letting colour in… Some people feel most comfortable surrounded by neutral colours such as calming white and soft shades of grey. Others feel uplifted and energised by lots of bright colours in their homes, making a bold personal statement. I have to admit bright block colours at home unnerve me a little, and I actually find lots… Read more »

Pendant Lights

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We’ve found some beautiful pendant lights that would look great over a kitchen island, dining table or hallway. They are all surprisingly affordable too… high-street priced fittings masquerading as expensive designer ones! They are certainly centre pieces in any space (use them sparingly!) and bring colour and interest to any room. The pendant lights in… Read more »

Design for Me loves... Chairs and Stools

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Our pick of beautiful chairs and stools for your home   Danish cocktail chairs By Florrie and Bill in collaboration with Flock fabrics, launches as part of a collection in July 2014. Pictured above is a 100% linen ‘Aldgate East Major – Mustard‘ by designer Lucy Rainbow.