Finding the most comfortable sofa bed of 2020


Best sofa bed reviews 2020 Urgh I HATE sofa beds! They’re ugly, squeaky, lumpy, the mattress is too thin, you end up wedged in the middle with your bed fellow. Then to top it all, you go and lose your glasses down the side. Not only are they uncomfortable to sleep on, they’re uncomfortable as a sofa… Read more »

Our top 10 best scandi timber bed frames 2022


I’ve recently finished furnishing a house on a strict budget. Having spent an inordinate amount of time finding the best scani-inspired bedframes, I thought I’d share my favourites with you. I settled on the Spindle bed by Dunelm and I’m very happy with it.   Dunelm currently have a fantastic range of fantastically good value,… Read more »

Get the look: the Miami Beach trend



We are huge fans of the Miami Beach trend that has emerged in the UK over the past couple of years. The vibrant pastel colours and glamorous holiday vibes bring sheer joy. This trend combines bold, glitzy, and colourful elements with natural materials such as rattan, bamboo, teak, and wicker. As a result, you can… Read more »

Black steel framed doors and windows – ideas for your home extension


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 and… Read more »

Modern kitchen designs – five of the most stylish kitchen companies (in pictures)


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 (See main featured image above) Kitchens designed and… Read more »

5 bathroom design trends for the ’20s


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


Design for Me loves... Side tables

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 »

Design for Me Loves… Freestanding Baths


Freestanding baths

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 »

Design for Me Loves… Distressed Rugs


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 »

Design for Me Loves… White Flooring


white flooring

White flooring feels fresh, clean and modern as well as making small spaces feel bigger. It also provides a neutral backdrop if you’re thinking of adding bright colours to walls or showing off your artwork. Pretty much every Scandi blog you look is adorned with images of beautiful things… in a room with a white floor. Being… Read more »