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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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Sustainable Design and Eco-Friendly Practices for Designers

Posted on 13 Nov, 2023

Sustainability is more than just a trend, it's becoming an essential aspect of interior design in the UK. From reducing carbon footprints to promoting healthier indoor spaces, there are countless reasons why it should be at the forefront of every designer's mind.

In this blog, we have explored the importance of sustainable design and how it can transform not only our living spaces but also our planet. From innovative materials to energy-efficient solutions, get ready to be inspired by the possibilities of creating stunning interiors that are kind to both style and nature.

Eco-friendly materials and finishes for interiors

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the need to protect the environment, it's no surprise that eco-friend... Continue reading >

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Mastering the Art of Salary Negotiation for Job Seekers

Posted on 27 Oct, 2023

Securing a new job is undoubtedly an exciting prospect, but it's not just about landing the position; it's also about securing a compensation package that reflects your skills, experience, and the value you bring to the table. Salary negotiation is an essential skill for job seekers, one that can significantly impact your financial well-being and career satisfaction. In this blog, we'll explore the art of salary negotiation for job seekers, the importance of fair wages, reasons to negotiate, effective negotiation tips, and when it may not be appropriate.

The living wage vs. minimum wage

Before diving into salary negotiation, it's crucial to understand the distinction between the UK living wage and the minimum wage. The UK living wage is a ... Continue reading >

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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Modern Recruitment

Posted on 13 Oct, 2023

The landscape of recruitment has undergone a profound transformation in recent years, thanks to the advent of artificial intelligence. Employers and agencies have increasingly turned to AI to streamline and enhance various aspects of the hiring process. In this blog, we will examine the pivotal role that it plays in modern recruitment, exploring its applications, advantages, limitations, and the future of AI-powered hiring.

AI in Recruitment: Revolutionising the Process

Automated job advertisements and blog posts: AI-driven tools can generate compelling job descriptions and blog posts, optimising them for search engines to attract a wider pool of candidates. These tools analyse the market trends and tailor content to the t... Continue reading >

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The Latest Lighting Design Trends and Products

Posted on 29 Sep, 2023

Let's delve into the world of lighting design trends and products for 2023. Whether you crave a touch of drama or prefer a more eco-conscious approach, this blog looks at the array of exciting options to suit every taste. Discover how lighting can go beyond mere functionality and become a key element in enhancing the ambiance, aesthetics, and overall interior design of each room.

Statement Lights

Lighting design trends are taking a bold turn with statement lights becoming the focal point of any space.

Bubble lights are gaining popularity for their unique and whimsical appeal. These lights feature gla... Continue reading >

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