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From Nature to Industry: Exploring the History of Dyeing

Posted on 09 Apr, 2024

An old craft that has been important to our human history is dyeing. Using artificial or natural dyes, dyeing is the process of giving textiles, fibres or other materials colour. The history of dyeing is a monument to human imagination and inventiveness, from the colourful textiles used by ancient civilisations to the highly developed dyeing processes of today.

Ancient dyeing techniques and materials

The history of dyeing dates back thousands of years. In the past, people mad... Continue reading >

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How Easter is Celebrated Around the World

Posted on 26 Mar, 2024

Enter a world of vivid hues, elaborate décor and delightful surprises as we set out on a worldwide eggstravaganza to discover the fascinating Easter customs that span across cultural boundaries. Every nation celebrates this happy occasion differently, from the fascinating egg hunts in the United States to the quirky egg rolling here in the UK.

With traditions as varied as the cultures they represent, Easter transforms into a genuinely global festival of life and revitalisation. We wanted to explore the hidden treasures of Easter customs from around the world and what as interesting journey it's been. Continue reading >

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Networking Strategies for Introverts

Posted on 12 Mar, 2024

Do you consider yourself an introvert? Do you often find it challenging to navigate social situations, especially when it comes to networking? If so, you're not alone. Many introverts struggle with the art of networking, but that doesn't mean they can't be successful at it. In fact, introverted people have unique strengths that can be leveraged to create effective networking strategies.

We will look at tried-and-true socialising tactics tailored to introverts in this article. We'll give you helpful advice and strategies to help you succeed in your networking endeavours, from crafting the perfect small chat to creating deep connections. You may overcome your introversion and take full advantage of every interaction opportun... Continue reading >

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The Art of Imperfection - Incorporating Japanese Wabi Sabi into Interior Design

Posted on 27 Feb, 2024

Welcome to a world where perfection takes a backseat, and beauty thrives in the unique charm of imperfection. Having recently come across this, we wanted to explore the fascinating philosophy of Wabi Sabi, which celebrates the unfinished, imperfect, and transient, as we go on a creative journey that goes beyond perfect aesthetics.

The Principles of Wabi Sabi in Interior Design

The Japanese aesthetic theory of Wabi Sabi celebrates life's impermanence and imperfections. Using natural materials and textures is one of the main ideas. Your room can feel more genuine and cosier by including materials like wood, stone and natural textiles. These materials' flaws and quirks give your interior design personality and ... Continue reading >

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Guide to the Top Design Books for Furniture, Interiors and Products

Posted on 13 Feb, 2024

Discover some of the top design books to fuel your creativity in 2024  Whether you're a furniture, interior or product designer, staying ahead of the curve is essential in today's fast-paced world and we have created a list of resource books to help you.
Looking at the crème de la crème of literature from timeless classics to cutting-edge publications, these books provide invaluable insights, inspiration and techniques. Explore their work and uncover their processes, philosophies and innovative concepts. Discover new trends, experiment with unconventional approaches, and push the boundaries of your own creativity. Interior design books f... Continue reading >

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How Different Cultures Influence Furniture Design

Posted on 25 Jan, 2024

The design of Furniture has always been a reflection of the cultural values and aesthetics of a particular society. We thought we'd explore the impact on furniture design, highlighting the historical perspective, examples from different regions, popular fusion styles, material choices, the role of technology, challenges, and the importance of embracing diversity in design for a global audience.

Historical perspective

From ancient civilisations to modern times, culture has shaped the way furniture is designed and crafted. In Ancient Egypt, for example, items were intricately decorated with hieroglyphs and symbols representing their rel... Continue reading >

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New Pantone Colour for 2024

Posted on 10 Jan, 2024

Peach Fuzz PANTONE 13-1023  The Psychology of Colour in Interior Design
Colour plays a powerful role in interior design, evoking emotions and setting the mood for a space. Understanding the psychology of colour can help you make informed decisions when it comes to selecting the right hues for your home. When it comes to Pantone Colour 2024 Interior Peach Fuzz, it is important to consider the impact it can have on your overall interior design scheme.

Peach Fuzz is a warm and inviting colour that has the ability to create a sense of comfort and tranquillity. The softness of peach combined with the subtle tan undertones makes this shade perfect for creatin... Continue reading >

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Mastering the Art of Time Management

Posted on 21 Dec, 2023

Time Management isn't just about ticking off tasks on a checklist; it's about maximising productivity and minimising stress. In an era where every minute counts, being able to prioritise and allocate time effectively can be the defining factor between landing your ideal design role or missing out on opportunities. Our expertise in understanding what employers look for in candidates has led us to create this essential guide that looks into practical techniques and strategies tailored specifically for designers seeking employment. So, if you're ready to take control of your time and elevate your job search game, join us as we explore the importance of mastering the art of time management when embarking on your next job hunt.

Identifying what's most importan... Continue reading >

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Mentorship and Career Guidance

Posted on 13 Dec, 2023

Are you feeling lost in your career journey, unsure of which direction to take next? Imagine having a seasoned professional by your side, offering wisdom, support, and guidance as you navigate the twists and turns of the professional world. Mentorship has long been heralded as a crucial element in achieving success, yet many individuals overlook its profound impact on career development. In this blog, we will explore the transformative benefits of having a mentor and provide practical strategies for finding one who can help illuminate your path to success.

The importance of mentors

The importance of mentors lies in their ability to offer personalised advice and constructive feedback tailored to the individual's goals and aspirations. This ... Continue reading >

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Transforming Public Spaces with Accessible Design

Posted on 27 Nov, 2023

Have you ever stopped to consider how an environment can shape our experiences? From grand museums to bustling shopping centres, every space has its own unique vibe that influences how we interact with it. Yet, in many instances, accessibility for people with disabilities is overlooked or compromised.

In our research for this blog we've looked at the significance of accessible interior design and shed some light on why ensuring equal access for all should be a top priority for public buildings. Understanding accessibility regulations Creating public spaces that are accessible and inclusive is crucial for ensuring equal opportunities ... Continue reading >

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