This quote, speaks to us of the importance of not playing it safe. Current fashion trends in interior design are there to draw inspiration from, and to explore what creative ideas the artists of the world are coming up with. But ultimately, your home is your own. That’s why we love interior design – nothing is more pleasing to us than looking at someone’s home and seeing their soul reflected there.
Often so much time is spent fervently seeking the right sofa, the perfect curtains, the ideal coffee table, only for the delicate touch of a well-placed vase to tie the room together and make it feel complete. Charles Eames understood the importance of this attention to detail.
Saladino perfectly captures why we believe good interior design is such an important part of a person’s life. Your home should fit you like a glove, and make you feel like the best version of yourself.
This beautiful quote from Lella Vignelli truly resonates with us. Interior design is an art, and as such, it doesn’t need to follow rules or logic. When you truly get a feel for a room and start the process… it can be an almost spiritual experience.
The sophisticated Pompeiians always had their dining rooms specifically arranged so that all diners had a gorgeous view to enjoy as they ate. We, like Dorothy Draper, believe this to be so important today still.
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View our amazing before and after photos of the NW3 Interiors showroom!
In the past couple of weeks you may have seen images of my beautiful showroom posted on our social media sites, which is part of my home based in Hampstead. However gorgeous it appears now I can assure you that it took a lot of love, dedication, interior design and decoration. It takes a perfect balance of colours and textures, adding specifications to the design tailored to my lifestyle requirements and adding finishing touches to make it a home.
After many years of experience as an authorised Knoll dealer my home reflects my personal style and includes a range of iconic pieces from; B&B Italia, The Rug Company, Luke Irwin, Vitra, Fritz Hansen, Carl Hansen, Arte and Fromental wallpaper, local craftsman and artists – all of whom I proudly represent. I have become an expert at combining these collections and creating uniquely interesting and luxurious spaces that combine tastes as a designer and the practicalities of family life.
Master Bedroom Before Image
Master Bedroom Wardrobes Before Image
Hallway Before Image
Hallway Before Image
Bedroom 1 Before Image
Snug Before Image
Master Bed Bathroom Before Image
Spa Bathroom Before Image
Master Bedroom After Image
Master Bedroom Wardrobes After Image
Hallway After Image
Hallway After Image
Bedroom 1 After Image
Snug After Image
Master Bed Bathroom After Image
Spa Bathroom After Image
You will never know the full potential of a space until you pour your heart and soul into it. That is what we strive for when designing projects at NW3 Interiors.
This is clearly exhibited in the work I did on my own home, see the before and after images below.
If you would like a tour of my home or you are welcome to a cup of coffee to discuss how I can help you transform and maximise your space then please contact us directly.
The Science of Design – Unlocking the Secrets of Design’s DNA – is this year’s London Design Week 2017 focus. Designers, architects and interested parties alike will gather for an unmissable event at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XE. Spread over 6 days, featuring 120 exhibitors, 100 events, and some of the industry’s biggest names, London Design Week is shaping up to be everything we’d hoped it would be. In this blog, we look at what to expect from this year’s event and signpost a few things you can’t afford to miss!
Monday 13th March: 4-6pm – Home Office Couture – In Conversation with Fiona Ashford.
An opportunity to meet Fiona Ashford, BOX66’s architectural and creative director and explore her collaboration with Gallotti&Radice. She will also be discussing the inspiration behind the making of award winning Goodman’s Fields Penthouse, and this looks a great opportunity to pick up some tips on your home office design.
Tuesday 14th March: 12.30pm – Inspiring Spaces: City, Country, by the Water and on the Water.
An interesting title, but this event looks set to be brilliant. Sophia Salaman, of The World of Interiors, moderates a panel featuring Emma Burns of Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, Guy Oliver of Oliver Laws and landscape artist Graham Lloyd-Brunt. Worth a visit!
Wednesday 15th March: 2.30pm – Discovery Tour
The discovery tours are not limited to this slot; in fact, they are every day at 2.30pm. Make sure to get a tour of the Design Centre – this guided tour will take you through many of the shows highlights. Expect new collections, installations, and lots of inside scoops, all with a glass of champagne.
Thursday 16th March: 11am – What Virtual Reality Means for Architecture and Interior Design
Virtual Reality is a hot topic in every industry right now. This interesting event looks at how this exciting technology is revolutionising architecture and interior design – and gives visitors an opportunity to experience the technology for themselves.
– London Design Week promises to be full of exciting designs, technical expertise and industry leaders. We can’t wait and hope to see you there.
If you are going to be attending and would be interested in meeting with NW3 Interiors, please contact us.
“Greenery burst forth in 2017 to provide us with reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment. Satisfying our growth desire to rejuvenate and vitalise, greenery symbolises the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose.” by Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, of the Pantone Colour Institute.
After a mellow Rose Quartz & Serenity pantone colour from last year it is now time to fuse all the lushness of the great outdoors in the interiors with the pantone colour of the year – Greenery. It is a fresh and reviving yellow-green shade that psychologically communicates passion, vitality and generates a sense of revivification. The colour green when combined with other colours to achieve a theme, blends splendidly with all the other colours makings its decorative applications infinite.
Looking for interior design inspiration that incorporates Greenery? Here’s what to do:
One of the best ways to use this colour is to put it on the walls.
To draw the attention to a specific point use green to highlight it.
Pair the colour as see it being done by the nature, with deeper shades of green and warm neutrals for an earthy rooted look and pair it with softer neutrals for a mellow look.
Shades of green works anywhere, just by bringing plants into the home you bring life and reconnect with nature which is important for city dwellers.
If plants are a high maintenance then you can introduce a pop of the colour with the help of accessories with beautiful, vibrant glassware, rich green fabrics and marvellous motif wallpaper with less commitment to colour.
For an eclectic bold look, get the accent furniture in green with neutral colour on the walls for the furniture to standout in your home.
The rich moody green colour when used with warm-toned metallic colours can help you achieve that elegant, high-end look.
When the green is used with navy-blue it gives a classic look to any given space.
Black-toned green when used with pale pink provides Nordic touch.
Green being the accent colour it works well even with the monochromatic schemes too as shown here in the Viceroy Hotel reception in LA, designed by Kelly Wrestler.
This image shows how we injected green into the showroom; with art, a new wall-plate and green plans. Visit us for more such inspirations.