Historical interior design

  • Viable Options for Window Treatments

    2 December 2015

    When it comes to covering your windows, you have two basic options: curtains and blinds. If it is suitable for the particular room in your house, you can combine the two. Both curtains and blinds offer protection from light and temperature changes. There are a few features of each that you can consider as you make your selection. Selecting Blinds There are so many choices available for window treatments that shopping for them may seem overwhelming.

  • Top tips for home styling the Scandi way

    22 July 2015

    There's more to Scandinavian interior design than flatpack furniture. If you've gotten hooked on any of the addictive Nordic noir series popular in recent years, you might have found yourself lusting after the homes you see on screen — homes that manage to be at the same time cosy, rustic, minimalist and pragmatic. Fact is, you don't have to live close to the North Pole to have a house like that.

  • 4 Awning Customisation Ideas for a Colourful & Unique Home

    4 June 2015

    If you're getting bored of the look of your awnings, you don't have to spend a ton of money to replace them. All you need to do is try out any of the following ideas. Put up a sign Awning signs shouldn't be reserved just for coffee shops, restaurants and other venues. If you want to give your awnings a vintage look. You can make it yourself if you're crafty, or you can order one to be made or you.

  • What to Look for When Choosing a Security Screen Door

    21 May 2015

    Thinking of installing a security screen door in your home? Here are a few things to consider before you start. Frame material Security screen door frames are generally constructed of metal; aluminium, steel or a metal alloy. In order that alloy and aluminium frames are strong enough to be suitable for a security door, they must be made wider than a steel frame. This will affect the way the door looks, and is therefore something that might influence your choice of material.

  • Retaining Industrial Elements In Your Cafe Or Bookstore

    17 April 2015

    If you are re-fitting an industrial space for use as a cafe or bookstore, it's great to reference some of the building's history in the fit out of the building. Try these tips to make your shop fit out stand out and your shop truly reflect its industrial history. A funky name A great way to reflect the history can be in the name of the shop. "The Daily Grind" for an old grindhouse, "

  • Selecting the right blinds

    18 March 2015

    Window blinds are an upgrade to the conventional curtains. They are made of vinyl, metal or wood which are linked together using cords that allow the whole assembly to be spun simultaneously, regulating the level of light that penetrates a room. In terms of selecting blinds, homeowners have a variety of options to select from. If you are daunted by the host of blind types and designs on offer, consider the following 4 important factors when purchasing blinds.