In the very first of our new blog series we have rounded up our 25 favourite interior posts from interior bloggers around the globe. Key themes emerged in January’s posts for example top trends for 2016 and de-cluttering tips to spring clean your home were huge which was no surprise as now is the time to look to and plan for the year ahead. We hope you enjoy the posts below as much are we did…
2016 is set to be an exciting year for interior design with dozens of events dotted across the globe celebrating this wonderful industry. The LuxPad has the ultimate breakdown of where to visit this year so get your diaries ready!
We may only be a few weeks into 2016 but this year’s trends are already making a big impact. Wear & Where have explored three of the biggest colours to burst onto the scene this year in the form of blue, pink and gold.
Part II of Mad About the House’s mini-series in collaboration with John Cullen Lighting explores sitting room lighting from picture lights to uplighters. With inspiring images and tips from the experts, this post is all you need to perfectly light the room.
Located by a lake to the north of Copenhagen, the 1960s house explored in this post on These Four Walls is a breathtaking contemporary triumph full of chic Scandinavian charm. Transformed by architects Ernst + Kindt-Larsen, it’s a must-see space for Danish design enthusiasts.
In a time where extra space is a luxury many of us can’t afford, Seasons in Colour tells us to look up – to the roof! This post demonstrates the ins and outs of loft conversions, what lofts can be turned into one, what can’t and also a handy link to part 2.
Sarah Akwisombe was born to be an interior stylist and in her post she has gathered together the ten signs that you could have been too. From restyling your bookshelves every other week to create the perfect #shelfie, to hoarding coffee table books, you too might just have the stylist edge.
The New Year is all about refreshing the world around you including your home. Sacramento Street shows us how it’s done to get a head start on the spring cleaning and to purge the clutter collected over the past twelve months.
Flat 15 explores even more interior trends for 2016 and this one has a staggering nine concepts to sink your teeth into to prepare for any interior projects you have coming up in the new year. From Concrete to 70s inspired wood panelling, there is inspiration for every room.
January is also the time of resolutions, be it go to the gym more or try a new hobby. Fifi McGee Interiors takes us through ten home decorating resolution for 2016 which are far more interesting than getting healthy!
Abigail Ahern’s post on how to choose the right colour scheme for you is a must read for anyone looking to redecorate. From using the colours in your wardrobe to listening to your own instincts over other peoples’, it will give you the confidence to make a big colour change.
We have all had our fair share of decor mistakes whether it’s buying a piece for the sake of it in a sale even if it doesn’t really fit, or combining too many patterns. In this post on Don’t Cramp My Style you will find 10 things to avoid to make sure your bedroom is always chic.
Swoonworthy’s design A to Zs are essential for anyone with a love of interiors. With something for everyone to learn from experienced designers to those that have never picked up a paint brush, it has everything you need to know before embarking on your next project.
Marble is swiftly becoming a huge trend for 2016 and in this post The Fashion Ache shows you how it’s done. From inspirational lifestyles to product snaps for you to get your hands on this trendy print/material, your marble craving will be fully sated.
It’s that dreaded spring cleaning time yet again which gives you the chance to throw out the old and tired and spruce up your home. The National Design Academy have created this essential guide for de-cluttering which will leave you with a home akin to the most discerning designers by the time you are finished.
Thanks to Pantone’s colour of the year announcement in December, the world has gone crazy for pale pinks. Simplified Bee has a colour crush on the delicate tone and this article is full to the brim of inspiration on how to style the hue no matter your interior taste.
If you are lucky enough to be blessed with a fireplace in your home, you will know it’s the focal point of the room so the design needs to be spot on. My Paradissi takes a look at the minimalist fireplace in this post to prove that fireplaces don’t need to be ornate to pack a stylish punch.
Choosing not just one but two colours for their 2016 colour of the year was a bold choice on Pantone’s part but one that the interior blogging world has jumped upon. In their post from January My Domaine have rounded up their favourite examples of decorating with these fabulous pastel shades.
Has there ever been a more classic colour combination than grey and white? After reading this post by Dust Jacket we can’t help but think not. With bright airy rooms and every shade of grey imaginable, this Swedish apartment is timelessly elegant and must not be missed.
A dramatic interior is a memorable one and inspired by a recent trip to South Africa, Interior Style Hunter has gathered a list of top tips to create drama using texture, shapes and shadows to add a dash of intrigue to your home.
With more fabulous tips on how to de-clutter your home you can really get organised for the new year and get your home looking stylish again. Focusing on the bedroom it includes tips on how to decorate at the same time as de-cluttering for a complete room transformation.
My Scandinavian Home provides beautiful design inspiration in this post which takes a look at the design studio of Christien Starkenburg, the driving force behind Dutch design consultancy firm Interieur + and handmade furniture brand SlowWood.
Even the most design savvy of us make mistakes from time to time, but thanks to Pop Sugar’s post you never need to worry about committing a faux pas again. From remembering lighting to not following trends too closely, this post is an interesting read and is essential for design enthusiasts.
A colour classic, monochrome never goes out of style and should never be forgotten when redecorating your home. A simple scheme that can be dressed up or pared back, Brit Decor demonstrate how to pull the look off.
Famed for exhibiting the finest case studies around, this month Copperline have featured this Aldergate Street apartment on the Barbican Estate. Created by Mackay + Partners, the spectacular space is a hidden gem in the heart of London.
If New York wasn’t already on your list of places to go, one look at this post on Martyn White Designs will have you booking a flight to JFK tomorrow. The colourful rooftop garden and the cosy Gordon Bar instantly catch your eye, but look closer and you’ll see every room is a design masterpiece.