If you are as big a fan of Escape to the Chateau as we are, we have some very exciting news for you.
Dick and Angel have expanded The Chateau range to include personalised gifts. Including the Escape to the Chateau tiles that Angel created on the show to adorn the kitchen and bathroom.
The Chateau tiles
Angel created the original versions of the tiles using her tile printing machine. If you were a fan of the Diver tiles that adorned the Art Deco-inspired bathroom or the Chateau tiles that made up the kitchen splashback you can pick one up for £15 from the Chateau website.
The tiles are available in a huge range of designs, many of them can also be personalised with your name. While you could invest in a couple … Read more
If you were to ask interior designers whether ceiling fans have fallen out of fashion, you would likely get a variety of answers. Although some designers believe that they are out of date, the vast majority enthusiastically endorse adding them to your decor. The right fan is not only an attractive addition to a room, but offers some significant benefits that you won’t find elsewhere.
The Benefits of Ceiling Fans
Ceiling fans are ideal in rooms with high or vaulted ceilings, or in any space where you struggle to control the temperature. But while you may think of a fan as something strictly used for cooling in the summer, it can actually help heat rooms as well.
For starters, the electric motor powering the fan actually produces heat. Although that’s not likely to make a measurable difference to the thermostat in and of itself, what will make a difference is … Read more
Years ago, dear items of framed wall artwork were typically displayed in a lobby above the antique hutch or in the formal front room above the vintage sofa. The most important thing you do as a Seller is to have and hold good evidence of the property’s situation before you rent it out to a renter or purchaser. It’s highly really helpful that you just take a strolling video tour of your complete property and its situation and keep it to your data. It is usually recommended that you take photographs of each room in the residence to showcase its condition. When making a lease to own contract. I all the time include the pictures as part of the contract. Having an inspection completed previous to renting the home will legally prove the home’s condition and make sure the rights of the seller if damages happen. Architect Ralph Milman designed … Read more
TDF Design Awards
Liam Fleming, Graft Vase Series
Though appearing separate, each mould-blown elements of these cubic glass vases is actually a distinct part, fused with another to create a single, stacked body. To make these asymmetrical, geometric pieces, Liam Fleming uses the traditional incalmo (meaning ‘graft’ in a Venetian dialect) technique, wherein two or more elements made of different coloured glass are melded together to create one solid vessel. This process allow Liam to experiment with colour combinations in a contemporary composition, while still retaining a continuous form.
Liam draws on the colour theories of twentieth century artists Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Piet Mondrian to explore how colour and form can aesthetically express the tempo of music.