If you’ve decided on using wallpaper in your interior design or contemplating whether to, then you should consider these five key themes, each possessing different qualities and characteristics that have the ability to transform your walls. Geometric: Geometric wallpapers are all about intricate patterns and vivid graphics, through well worked repeats. Meaning that they are both eye catching and well balanced, and can be used for for a feature wall or as a staple wallpaper. This concept is prominent in the two examples below, with both Ferm Living and Cole & Son demonstra..
The term ‘Rustic’ is often used to describe styles and themes in interior design, in particular a definite collection of furniture crafted from a combination of natural materials, such as soft wood and metals. In essence, it is a delicate mix of clean lines, light colours, minimal materials, and natural elements, in an attempt to ‘bring the outside in’. The concept is a soothing, calm, and soulful celebration of everything organic, which is welcoming and unpretentious. However, ‘Rustic Eclectic’ poses a refreshing twist on this concept, sticking to the general rule of thumb of using nat..
About Original BTC: We are proud to introduce Original BTC to our collection of brands here at Naken. Established in 1990 by Peter Bowles, Original BTC is a family run contemporary lighting brand based in Oxford England, renowned for its minimalist designs; with clean lines and emphasis on quality. Over the last 26 years it has grown to become one of Britain’s most loved lighting brands and has received various awards, including the Queens Award for Enterprise, for International Trade in 2015. Despite this vast growth, Original BTC still sticks to its roots with Peter designing th..
Make cool summer nights that little bit more temperate this year by introducing the hottest trend of the term to your garden: the Outdoor Fire Pit. Ensuring you can enjoy your outdoor space after the sun fades with the addition of warmth and the creation of an irresistibly ambient glow, the fire pit is the finishing touch to any garden this season, being easy to incorporate no matter your current style. Here are our Top Three Picks: The FOUCO Fire Pit: Functionality, modernity, style and ease of use are the first impressio..
The best way to express style and give your home the aura you want is by paying attention to detail; easily achieved through well thought out accessorising. With many approaches to consider, we have summed up a few of the most effective methods below: Transform with the seasons If you like to keep up to date and want this approach to be reflected in your living spaces, then one of the best methods is to adapt with the seasons. Now obviously, redesigning your entire interior every few months would be incredibly expensive, not to mention quite unnecessary when the same result can..
Metallic/monochromatic: There has been a huge increase in the use of metal in the design of contemporary lighting of recent, with a flux in the demand for copper and brass especially, due to their malleability in creation, inspiring some out of the ordinary work with a robust end product. Paired with their stainless monochromatic finish, there are some real eye catching pieces that have the potential to be stand out ones on a simple backdrop, or the ability to be blended in more colour intensive environments. Here are some of our favorites from It’s about RoMy: &..
When it comes to redesigning a bedroom, it can be difficult to find inspiration. But fear not, at Naken we have put together eight top interior design tips to help you rejuvenise your bedroom. 1. Pack in the pillows One pair of pillows on a bed can look dull and boring. Instead use at least two pairs of pillows or cushions on the bed in contrasting colours, patterns or textures to give the room some vibrancy and depth. 2. Buy a bigger bed Small scales beds can actually make a small bedroom look smaller. Instead opt for the largest bed your bedroom can take. A tall bed with a high headb..
In the Mediterranean, it's not uncommon to find homes and villas with outdoor kitchens. These are used throughout the summer months and are a great way to be able to spend time with family and friends. Outdoor kitchens have gained popularity in the UK over the past few years and are expected to be highly popular this summer. There are a number of ways that you can install an outdoor kitchen so we've put together some top tips and buys to create your own outdoor kitchen. BBQ Although in the Med, outdoor kitchens do tend to have an outdoor cooker, it is actually much easier (and cheape..
When you think of bathrooms, you often think of dull, lifeless spaces which are pretty utilitarian in design. This doesn't have to be the case as it's easy to inject some style and elegance into your bathroom and to help show you how, we've put together 8 top tips: 1. Add a stool - often in bathroom you need somewhere to sit but there isn't enough room for a chair. This usually leads to you using the toilet (with the seat down of course) as a seat. A much more stylish solution is to add a stool. This will not only provide a great place to perch but can also double as a handy table for towel..
We would like to announce that we are now selling phase 1 of the Autumn Winter 2014 Collection from Ferm Living. This beautiful range from Ferm Living is a huge one and there are great modern Scandinavian products ranging from Cushions, Throws and Baskets through to Wallpaper, Wall Stickers and Storage. We say ‘phase 1’ because some products are available now, which we are now selling online at Naken.co.uk, the other half of the AW14 collection (phase 2) is available from mid to late November 2014, which we will have online when these are available. See the entire Ferm Livi..