Pantone Colour of the Year 2022

The Pantone Colour of the Year comes about as a result of lots of careful consideration and analysis from those in the industry who know best. So it is always enjoyable to see what the specialists have to say!

Colour experts at the Pantone Colour Institute look through many different industries. These include film, TV and fashion, as well as new art collections, new technological advancements, and even socio-political events and conditions, just to name a few of the areas. It has been going on for 23 years, and the choice of the Pantone Colour of the Year has been consistently influential. Often inspiring trends in many industries and areas of design. It is one of those things that takes the temperature of global trends whilst also sets a marker for the future. For this reason, it is worth considering which colour they choose; it can give you design inspiration which will be on trend, and maybe even a bit ahead of trend. Let’s take a look at the Pantone Colour of the Year 2022 …

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Decorating with Micro LED Lights

The Christmas period is a wonderful time for those of us who like to experiment with festive decorations. There are all sorts of ways in which to express yourself through your decoration choices. For example, you can do so much with some handy micro LED lights! Take a look through our ideas and you can pick out many different ways to use micro LED lights to decorate your home, business or event at Christmas (any beyond).

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What Are Gonks & Where Are They From?

You may have seen these Nordic style Father Christmas decorations pop up here and there in people’s homes and in window displays at shops and the like. They are short, they have their hat pulled right down, their little round nose sticking out, and they seem to sit equidistant between Santa Claus and a garden gnome in their style. They have become, in the last five years or so, one of the country’s favourite Christmas decorations. But what exactly are they and where did they come from?

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Cosy Up With an Alpine Christmas Theme

We love that feeling that is generated by the cosiness and warmth of home during the festive period. There are lots of different factors which come together to create this magical feeling. Some of those will be to do with the joyful sense of returning to family and friends over the winter break. You might also get a literal feeling of warmth from a glowing fire! But then, there are many ways in which that welcoming, warm, relaxing feeling can be enhanced by the stylistic choices you make with your Christmas décor. One such style that can work wonders is the alpine Christmas theme.

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Stylish Autumn Decorations to Welcome The Season

With the change of seasons comes a glorious change of colours and textures. We only have to look to the trees and fields for inspiration! Autumn leaves usher in a period of classic colours such as chestnut brown, honey gold, rust red, olive green and mustard yellow. But also jewel tones are perfect for autumn with dusty blues, smoke greys and heather tones. This year, why not welcome in this stunning seasonal transition by updating your décor with some stylish autumn decorations? The shift from late summer into autumn lends itself to earthy and rustic materials and colours, with wood and leaves often being a central foundation. Whether at home or in a commercial space, in autumn you have the opportunity to create a stylish yet warm and cosy space for visitors and yourself!

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Garden Seating Ideas to Quickly Refresh Your Space

With the easing of lockdown restrictions over the last few months, we have been taking advantage of the freedom to see our friends and family more regularly than we have in a long time. (Hooray!) Many of us are now also realising the importance of having an outdoor space that is comfortable and welcoming. But, is your garden seating looking a bit old and tired? Are you in dire need of furniture that will quickly refresh your space and bring it up to date? We have put together some fabulous outdoor seating ideas that would make your garden area more stylish and sociable in no time at all! With everything from impressive fire pit dining tables to cool ice bucket bar sets, we have a great selection to make those summer months (and beyond) a whole lot more enjoyable!

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