Interior design magazine

It's our Interior Design Magazine!

The hottest interior design ideas, fab finds for the home and the latest in interiors trends. We're always looking for new finds, designers to feature or anything else lovely for the home, so if you've seen something gorgeous and would like it featured in our interior design magazine, please get in touch!

Danish Style Rocking Chair

by Alexandra Thomas on January 16, 2014  |  0 comments
chair
Danish Style Rocking Chair, £225, from Graham & Green

Add some classic design to your space with this Danish Style Rocking Chair from Graham & Green, £225.

I’ve always had an obsession with rocking chairs which, I’m sure, stems from my love of the chair my paternal grandmother had in her home when I was a little girl.

As such, I have always yearned for a rocking chair, and now I’ve found the one for me.

This Danish Style Rocking Chair from Graham & Green is absolutely perfect for my home and I can’t wait to get my hands on it.

Beautifully crafted, this simple yet ever-so elegant chair will make a welcome addition to my bedroom. To cosy things up a little, I’m planning on adding my sheepskin rug to it which will make people watching nice and comfortable.

Shop the look...

Recycled Glass Tea Light Holders

by Alexandra Thomas on January 15, 2014  |  0 comments
candle holder
Recycled Glass Tea Light Holders, £13.25, from Daisy West

Create a warming glow with these Recycled Glass Tea Light Holders from Daisy West, £13.25.

The dark evenings are still with us for a while longer, and candles offer the perfect way to add some atmosphere while we wait for spring.

We have all types of candle holders here at Furnish from tealight holders and votives to candlesticks and candelabras, but my new favourites are these Recycled Glass Tea Light Holders from Daisy West.

Available as a set of three in complementary colours, these shallow and gently fluted tea light holders will work well grouped as a centrepiece on a dining table or in a row on a sideboard.

Lithophanes Light

by Alexandra Thomas on January 14, 2014  |  0 comments
furnish
Lithophanes Light, £375 each, from Lifestylebazaar

Update your lighting scheme with a Lithophanes Light from Lifestylebazaar, £375 each.

Lithophanes have been around for ages but it’s rare that you see them used in a contemporary way.

I’ve always been a little bit fascinated by them so was delighted to find these stunning Lithophane Lights courtesy of Lifestylebazaar.

Crafted by talented designer Beth Lewis-Williams, they come in a choice of three designs, London Cityscape, Urban London and Ramsgate Seascape.

And all that’s left to do is decide where you want to use them, switch them on and watch striking silhouettes dance across your walls.

furnish
Lithophanes Light

Eliot Metal and Pine Console Table

by Alexandra Thomas on January 13, 2014  |  0 comments
console table
Eliot Metal and Pine Console Table, £459, from Tikamoon

Give your hallway an industrial feel with this Eliot Metal and Pine Console Table from Tikamoon, £459.

Every hallway needs a good console table and we have some great designs to choose from here at Furnish from classic to more contemporary pieces.

I love this Eliot Metal and Pine Console Table from Tikamoon which is perfect for tapping into the industrial trend which continues to be popular.

Crafted from solid recycled pine with iron trestle legs, the table will provide a practical solution for hallway clutter without ever dominating your space.

The Eliot Metal and Pine range also includes a generous dinner table and coffee table to complete the look.

Shop the look...

Shop the Trend: Bargain Brights

by Alexandra Thomas on January 12, 2014  |  0 comments
furnish
A selection of gorgeous brights

Add some colour to your home with these bright and beautiful items, all currently reduced.

Perhaps, like me, you’re suffering from post-Christmas blues and are feeling fed up with the dreary January weather. Why not inject some bright accessories and furniture into your home to instantly replace the joy of those removed Christmas decorations.

This blinging Karlsson Diamond DIY Multi Coloured Clock from Red Candy is both fun and functional. It is up to you to lay out the clock face as you wish, whether circular, square or something more abstract, all in gorgeous sparkly colours.

Meanwhile, this Lampshade Designer Fabric from The Wooden Lamp Company features the beautiful 'Cut Flowers' fabric and will ensure any room looks pretty in pink.

And to help out with the January finances and add a smile to your face, these beautiful brights are all currently available at sale prices.

Shop the look...

Polar Faux Fur Scatter Cushion

by Alexandra Thomas on January 11, 2014  |  0 comments
cushion
Polar Faux Fur Scatter Cushion, £19, from made.com

Cosy up with this Polar Faux Fur Scatter Cushion from made.com, £19.

With the appalling weather showing no side of abating and Christmas cheer well and truly over, I don’t know about you, but I’m planning on spending lots of time curled up on the sofa.

I’m all set with my throws and chunky knits, but what I really need is a cosy cushion to rest my weary head against while getting over the excesses of the festive period.

We have an amazing choice of sumptuous cushions here at Furnish but my fave is this comforting Polar Faux Fur Scatter Cushion from made.com.

Made in a fox white shade with a cut pattern faux fur, this striking cushion is perfect for both classic and contemporary schemes.

(A matching throw is available should you fancy further snuggling.)

cushion
Polar Faux Fur Scatter Cushion

Memo Postcard

by Alexandra Thomas on January 10, 2014  |  0 comments
furnish
Memo Postcard, £9.95, from Design My World

Get organised for the New Year with this Memo Postcard from Design My World, £9.95.

One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to be more organised and better at remembering where I am meant to be and when.

It seems my family feel the same way as I was bought not one but two calendars and a rather snazzy diary.

However, I’m also going to be investing in this Memo Postcard from Design My World which is just the ticket for jotting down important things such as remembering the milk and not forgetting to buy the car tax.

Made from glazed ceramic, it comes with a pen so you can effortlessly scribble your To Do list and then wipe clean when it’s done.

Would make a nice change from a paper pad by the telephone, or a useful addition to the kitchen for shopping reminders.

European Flat Enamel Lamp Shade

by Alexandra Thomas on January 09, 2014  |  0 comments
lamp shade
European Flat Enamel Lamp Shade, £30, from Nook London

Inject some industrial chic with this European Flat Enamel Lamp Shade from Nook London, £30.

As regular readers will know, I am a massive fan of the industrial look and love seeking out new bits and pieces for my home.

I’ve been on the hunt for a new kitchen light for some time now but nothing has seemed just right until I came across this European Flat Enamel Lamp Shade from Nook London.

Available in a choice of two colours (Black and Midnight Blue), this factory-style light will instantly add some industrial chic to your scheme, and looks great when paired with one of Nook London’s vintage style bulbs.

(Bulbs and pendant sets sold separately.)

lamp shade
European Flat Enamel Lamp Shade

Ariel Rococo Chair

by Alexandra Thomas on January 08, 2014  |  0 comments
chair
Ariel Rococo Chair, £695, from Graham & Green

Relax in decadent style with this Ariel Rococo Chair from Graham & Green, £695.

I absolutely love an occasional chair and, despite a rather sad post-Christmas bank balance, have convinced the other half that we should splash out on a new one for our living room. One of my faves is this Ariel Rococo Chair from Graham & Green.

Designed to resemble a seashell, this luxurious chair has been upholstered in a beautiful linen fabric teamed with carved wood legs.

Perfect for creating a real style statement in the home, this chair will make a welcome addition to both classic and contemporary living rooms as well as making an ideal bedroom chair.

Hand-le Shiny Door Handle

by Alexandra Thomas on January 07, 2014  |  0 comments
furnish
Hand-le Shiny Aluminium Door Handle, £59.95, from Dutch by Design

Give your guests a warm welcome with this Hand-le Shiny Aluminium Door Handle from Dutch by Design, £59.95.

As interiors products go, door handles aren’t usually the sexiest or most interesting of pieces in the home. Generally considered functional, they tend to be plain and unadorned.

But if you’re looking to make real impact with your front door and give your guests a welcome they’re sure not to forget, then you need look no further than the Hand-le Shiny Aluminium Door Handle from Dutch by Design.

Crafted from super shiny aluminium, this door handle is a faithful replica of an open human hand which is sure to give your guests a surprise.

Dakota Mango John Long Coffee Table

by Lisa Hill on January 06, 2014  |  0 comments
coffee table
Dakota Mango John Long Coffee Table, £229, from Verty furniture

Enjoy flexible storage with this Dakota Mango John Long Coffee Table from Verty furniture, currently £229.

Every living room needs a coffee table. They can provide the perfect finishing touch to your living space; looking great whilst providing the ideal place to rest your cup of tea.

If you are on the lookout for a simple, stylish and practical coffee table, we have just the thing for you.

The streamlined design of this Dakota Mango John Long Coffee Table means that it will suit any style of living room and, by featuring two smaller occasional tables (which can be stored below the table), provides flexible space for displaying magazines, candles and your trusty remote controls!

Currently available for only £229.

Shop the look...

Grey Photo Multiframe

by Alexandra Thomas on January 05, 2014  |  0 comments
furnish
Grey Photo Multiframe, £56.95, from Daisy West

Display your precious photos with this Grey Photo Multiframe from Daisy West, £56.95.

I am ashamed to say that nearly two and a half years on, I still haven’t sorted out my wedding pictures.

It’s one of those jobs I keep meaning to get round to but a) can never seem to find the time, and b) I haven’t found the right photo frame. However, this Grey Photo Multiframe from Daisy West may be just the thing.

Stylish yet understated, this elegant frame can house 16 photos so you can really tell a story, and treasure your memories for years to come.

Shop the look...

Seaside Souvenir Cushions

by Alexandra Thomas on January 04, 2014  |  0 comments
cushion
Seaside Souvenir Cushion (Blackpool), from Lifestylebazaar

Add a touch of nautical charm with these Seaside Souvenir Cushions from Lifestylebazaar, £38 each.

Nautical is set to be a big interiors trend for SS14 but if drift wood, ticking fabric and faux lifesavers aren’t really your thing, we have some great products to add a quirky touch of the seaside to your home.

I love these Seaside Souvenir Cushions from Lifestylebazaar which are guaranteed to add a touch of retro charm.

Celebrating three iconic British seaside towns (Whitby, Blackpool and Margate), these decorative cushions look fantastic on their own or used as a set of three on a neutral sofa or bed.

cushion
Seaside Souvenir Cushion (Margate) from Lifestylebazaar

Shop the look...

Perles Coloré Pendant Light

by Alexandra Thomas on January 03, 2014  |  0 comments
pendant light
Perles Coloré Pendant Light, £127.93, from Neofurn

Brighten up your home with this Perles Coloré Pendant Light from Neofurn, £127.93.

Lighting offers a great way to make a real statement in the home and we have an amazing range of lighting options available here at Furnish. From striking floor and table lamps to elegant chandeliers and pendant lights, there’s something for everyone.

One of my favourite pieces is this Perles Coloré Pendant Light from Neofurn, a colourful 6 ball pendant which is perfect for adding some colour to a plain room.

Great for use in living and dining spaces, this statement lighting piece will create a real focal point and is sure to get your guests talking.

And if you want to go the whole hog and update your lighting scheme completely, there’s an equally gorgeous matching floor lamp available too.

pendant light
Perles Coloré Pendant Light

Leonhard Pfeifer Abbeywood Cabinet

by Lisa Hill on January 02, 2014  |  0 comments
sideboards and display cabinet
Leonhard Pfeifer Abbeywood Cabinet, £599, from John Lewis

Introduce some retro storage with this Leonhard Pfeifer Abbeywood Cabinet from John Lewis, £599.

Finding furniture which offers versatile storage combined with an attractive design is always a pleasure. Well here we’ve found just that, and it's from the High Street.

This great looking 2 door/2 drawer Leonhard Pfeifer Abbeywood Cabinet from John Lewis offers a combination of subtle colours together with an attractive retro design, and provides a multitude of storage options.

A matching bookcase and larger chest are also available, allowing you to mix and match as required.

Yoko Mahogany Cupboard

by Alexandra Thomas on January 01, 2014  |  0 comments
cabinets and storage system
Yoko Mahogany Cupboard, £339, from Tikamoon.

Keep your home clutter free with this Yoko Mahogany Cupboard from Tikamoon, currently £339.

Regular readers will know I’m a bit obsessive about keeping my home neat and tidy, so much so that I treat buying new storage solutions like others do a new pair of shoes.

The New Year is the perfect time to get your house in order and sort out the previous year’s clutter.

We have a huge range of storage solutions available here at Furnish from decorative boxes to bookcases, and shelves to create your very own library.

One of my favourite pieces is this Yoko Mahogany Cupboard from Tikamoon. With a glorious red finish, it is stylish yet ever-so practical, with two drawers and doors, and removable shelves, and is ideal for any living space.

cabinets and storage system
Yoko Mahogany Cupboard

Indian Embroidered Summer Pouffe

by Alexandra Thomas on December 31, 2013  |  0 comments
ottoman
Indian Embroidered Summer Pouffe, £76, from JasmineWay

Add colour and texture with this Indian Embroidered Summer Pouffe from JasmineWay, reduced to £76.

Summer might still be a long way off, but the dark and dingy days of January offer the perfect excuse to add some colour to your scheme.

Adding bright cushions or an ottoman is a fantastic way to liven up a space, but if you’re looking for something to really cheer up your home, look no further than this Indian Embroidered Summer Pouffe from JasmineWay.

A riot of colour and pattern, this piece has been intricately embroidered and finished with a trimming of bright pom poms.

Perfect to rest your feet on or as an extra seat in your living space, it will also make a welcome and colourful addition to the bedroom.

Shop the look...

Thomas Kent Diner Wall Clock

by Alexandra Thomas on December 30, 2013  |  0 comments
wall clock
Thomas Kent Diner Wall Clock, currently reduced to £43.20, from Red Candy

Inject some retro style into your kitchen with this Thomas Kent Diner Wall Clock from Red Candy, reduced to £43.20.

Clocks aren’t just useful for ensuring you’re always on time. They’re also a great way to add interest to a plain wall and bring a room to life.

We have some great wall clocks to choose from here at Furnish from classic to contemporary, with a good dose of retro and quirky styles too.

If you’re looking for the perfect kitchen clock then look no further than this Thomas Kent Diner Clock from Red Candy.

Made from metal, it’s based on a classic American-style diner clock and is the perfect choice for any retro kitchen.

Ruffle Ruched White Bed Linen

by Alexandra Thomas on December 29, 2013  |  0 comments
bed linen
Ruffle Ruched White Bed Linen, from £28, from The French Bedroom Company

Create the perfect bed with this Ruffle Ruched White Bed Linen from The French Bedroom Company, from £28.

I don’t know about you but for me there’s nothing nicer than getting into a freshly made bed, especially if the bed linen is super crisp and super white.

Some might think white bed linen is a bit boring, but this gorgeous Ruffle Ruched White Bed Linen from The French Bedroom Company is anything but.

Made from 100% cotton, it features delicate ruching and pretty grey stitching, and comes available as a pair of pillowcases and single, double, king and superking duvet covers.

To add a touch of interest, try adding a cushion or two in a striking block colour or a patterned knitted throw to keep the winter chills at bay.

Shop the look...

Fair Isle Knitted Cushion

by Alexandra Thomas on December 28, 2013  |  0 comments
cushion
Fair Isle Knitted Cushion, from £22, from Rose & Grey

Add a cosy touch with this Fair Isle Knitted Cushion from Rose & Grey, from £22.

We may be already thinking about trends for spring/summer, but first there’s the rest of winter to get through.

And if the weather turns out to be anything like January and February last year then it’s probably going to be a bit chilly.

Which is why I’m going to keep things cosy with lots of cushions and throws, and while I can’t say I really need another cushion, I just can’t resist this gorgeous one from Rose & Grey.

Inspired by Fair Isle jumpers, this cushion is made from 100% lambswool, features a retro pattern, and is available in two sizes. The monochrome pattern will look perfect teamed with a bold sofa or against crisp white bed linen.

Shop the look...