Why hire a designer?

Why work with an interior designer? Everybody has their own sense of what constitutes good design. For some it’s about clean lines, a simple colour palette and contemporary furniture. Others will respond to a bold fusion of different textures, colours and forms. Whatever your preference, the key is that it’s personal. A good designer is curious and knows what questions to ask to discover your unique set of wants and needs, both aesthetic and functional. We are also constantly exposed …

choosing the right coffee table

While there are a lot of fantastic articles online to help you select the right coffee table, this write-up will focus on choosing the right coffee table for families with small kids.  And while the child’s safety is paramount, our review will also focus on the safety of the coffee table itself .. because coffee tables need to be protected from children as much as children need to be protected from coffee tables. The first point to make is that …

let’s talk about sleep

As winter approaches and the days shorten, many of us start dreaming of spending a little more time in bed! Read on to discover our round up of some of this seasons stand out products and lush accessories to smarten up your boudoir. Ideal for a cosy reading nook the Dwell Cone floor lamp has mid century inspired lines with pops of brass, the perfect addition to any bedroom.  A truly gorgeous statement piece available from One Kings Lane If …

decorating with plants

At MUSE we feel a room is never complete without at least one plant in it.  The reason being is simple, plants add life and vitality to a room.  They help purify the air and add a sense of calmness and serenity to a space. Our top 10 tips to green up your home. Happy Indoor Gardening!

nostalgia

There is a moment in everyone’s childhood that transcends all logic, one that is ingrained in your subconscious forever. Mine, was walking into my primary school English teacher’s home. It was the early 80’s but like all ‘old’ people (she was probably only in her 30’s) my teacher’s home was from another time. It was a magical wonderland of everything I now know to be the pinnacle of 60’s and 70s furniture and gardens. Her home, that incredible space she …