Technology integration specialist, Crestron, is making its debut at luxury interior design show Decorex (23 – 26 September, Royal Hospital, Chelsea) and has teamed up with designer and installer Kensington Home Technology (stand F192) to show how smart home technology blends beautifully with sophisticated interior design to create a living space that balances form and functionality. [Read more...]
Matthew Cox, Stamford-based antique dealer has had a second near sell-out exhibition at April’s Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair in Battersea Park, London.
Matthew’s collection of rare street and station lighting, domestic country house furniture and period garden pieces attracted buyers from the authentic British brand Hackett, design and lifestyle brand Anthropologie and a host of top dealers and influential celebrity designers. Such was the success on the first day of the fair that Matthew had to return home that evening to restock. [Read more...]
At the heart of a home automation system is the essential wiring that links up all the features that the householder requires. These features range from an intruder alarm system integrated with lighting control plus control of heating, air conditioning and appliances, curtains, blinds, audio and video – all working together in an intelligent way. Once the appropriate wiring is installed, however, householders can choose to start modestly with, say, a basic home security system and add to it in stages to suit their needs and budgets. [Read more...]
The East and the West have been fascinated with each other’s culture since the opening of the first trade routes. From the start, European modernist design, particularly in the field of ceramics, was influenced by Japanese traditions, and this influence continues today. [Read more...]
An Edinburgh based directional lighting design studio helps you set the right mood in any home interior with visually compelling and full of symbolism statement wall luminaires. [Read more...]
The glamour of gold is timeless, and the new Carolinian Lanterns, hand-painted in luxurious French Gold, prove to be no exception. Shimmering like a valuable jewel, they are designed to create an impressive and welcoming aura to an entrance, and are destined to be the heirlooms of tomorrow. [Read more...]