Tealey Beautiful

Teal is trending. The quirky colour is taking homewares by storm and bringing a much-needed breath of fresh air to Kiwi homes.     While it may not be your everyday primary colour, ironically it fits perfectly into your everyday home. In terms of where it fits into the colour wheel, it’s a medium blue-green […]

artisan textures

Artisan textures: why you should consider furnishing your home with a shop local and keep it natural approach

Home decor enjoys taking a walk on the wild side a lot of the time, but this year, au natural is the king of the castle. When we think natural, we think artisan furniture – handmade with a raw edge. This aesthetic is by no means a perfectionist when it comes to looks and personality […]


A tribal approach: bringing a taste of other cultures into your spaces

In a fast-paced modern world, it’s not hard to see why one might yearn for a more laid-back, relaxing vibe when it comes to the home. In fact, many of the trends that are creeping into these spaces in 2018 are related by virtue of their soft and earthy nature. And, although the modern tribal […]


Handsome homewares: a masculine approach to interior design

American industrialist and Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford once said, “Any colour, so long as it’s black”. Renoir once described it as the “queen of all colours”, while JMW Turner once said, “If I could find anything blacker than black, I’d use it”. As physics would have it, the absence or complete absorption of […]


Mellow yellow: interior designers are bringing the sunshine inside with yellow decor

In the past, yellow has suffered from a bit of an image problem. But it seems interior designers have launched a full-blown PR campaign advocating for its acceptance into the colour hall of fame and public perception of this sunny shade is looking up. Once treated as somewhat of an enigma, it’s now embraced as […]

Metallic Homewares

A metallic moment: make your home shine with the trend that keeps on giving

Metallics have been having their ‘moment’ in the homewares spotlight for the longest time now, with their prevailing popularity suggesting they won’t be leaving any time soon. Which is rather an exciting prospect, when it comes to our inner-magpies. Long gone are the days when the fixtures in our houses – taps, handles, pipes, shower […]

Vintage Vibes

Vintage vibes: get the look in your home

There’s something deliciously authentic about 20, 30 and 40 year old homewares with their ability to bring a well-loved homeliness and cosy warmth to a space. The prevailing popularity of the vintage vibe has seen it become an enduring style staple with a quality that transcends time. And, with the cyclical nature of trends bringing […]


Green with envy: make this classic colour a part of your home and you won’t regret it

It’s not surprising that this nature-inspired colour is the one most closely associated with envy, because that’s exactly what you’ll be inducing in visitors to your humble abode if you style with this sophisticated shade. With some traditional textures such as velvet and timber following this hue into the homewares realm, why not weave this […]

Soho Bedhead

Popular new pairing: black and blue is trending it’s way into our homes (and hearts)

Not so long ago, black and blue were considered a sartorial sin. Now, not only has this match-made in heaven pairing marched its way down the catwalk, but it’s equally marched its way into our homes and hearts. Taking their cues from the fashion world, design darlings of the décor world have been taking this […]


A soft spot: velvet is the thing you need in your life this Autumn

It is perhaps more often seen sashaying its way down the catwalks, but we’ve developed a bit of a soft spot for velvet’s sumptuous style in a much broader application. This season the elegant material is making its way beyond the wardrobe, so now you can add a touch of luxury to almost every room […]