With the festivities well and truly over, now’s the time to take action (or inaction if we’re being really honest), and turn your attention to the next best thing – human hibernation! What with Dry January, Veganuary and money too tight to mention, this is traditionally the month where restriction becomes an art form. With human hibernation the opposite is true – the more sleep you get, the better! So.
New Year, new you! With 2018 upon us, it’s a time for resolutions, fresh starts, new hobbies and physical fitness. Get geared up for a fabulous new chapter and check out what’s on where you live with our Futon Company What’s On Guide… EDINBURGH Edinburgh’s 101 Objects Discover the rich history of Edinburgh through 101 of its most treasured objects. To celebrate the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, this.
With New Year just around the corner, thoughts are turning to new beginnings, fitness regimes and resolutions. But before that, it’s party time and there’s fun to be had. If New Year’s Eve is shaping up to be a big one and you’re panicking about where to put guests, or indeed where to sleep yourself if visiting friends, fear not – here at Futon Company we sell a fabulous.
It’s no secret that Scandi style is synonymous with perennial cool. 2016 was the year of ‘hygge’, which elevated the Danish concept of cosyness to iconic status. Meanwhile, 2017 has been all about ‘lagom’, the Swedish concept of ‘not too much, not too little.’ Whether your loyalties lie with the Swedes, the Danish or the Norwegians, there’s no denying that Scandi-chic equals a stylish home. elledecoration.co.uk, December 2017, explores Scandi.
It’s Christmas (well nearly) – the most magical time of the year! Think sumptuous food, fabulous winter wonderlands, festive frolics and shopping galore. Whatever sparks your imagination, there’s plenty to do this month. Check out the action in our Futon Company What’s On Guide… EDINBURGH Christmas Market The traditional Christmas Market spreads to George Street offering a unique, festive shopping experience for every visitor with its array of crafters, artists,.
As experts in small space living, we take an active interest in macro and micro trends in and around the home. In the past we’ve shared several blogs focusing on the increase of so-called micro homes, so a feature in the August issue of Elle Decoration caught our eye. According to writer Eliza Honey, “Developers, housebuilders and even design brands are doing a lot more with a lot less space..
All eyes are on the clock right now, with autumn time well and truly here! Despite the inevitable grumbles about shorter, darker days, others heralded the return of Nesting Season, not least because of the excuse to spend extra time in bed and on the sofa in front of Netflix! Prepare your bedroom and get set for Nesting Season with these handy hints from elledecoration.co.uk (November 2017): • A good.
Winter is well and truly here so our attention’s firmly focused on the great indoors – with the odd firework display thrown in for good measure! Think foodie delights, creative pursuits and shopping galore – whatever sparks your imagination, there’s plenty to do this month. Check out all the action in our Futon Company What’s On Guide… EDINBURGH Chrysalis Festival The best young theatre-makers with ambitious performances and radical works-in-progress.
Now that autumn is well and truly here it’s time to turn your attention to the great indoors. It might be getting colder outside, but inside the temperature is positively toasty so it’s time to get your thinking cap on, your creative brain fired up, and to liven up your living room. To get you in the mood, check out top tips from Creative Director Rebecca Wakefield in the September.
Meeting designers, suppliers and industry colleagues at Decorex and 100% Design at the London Design Festival in September 2017, we couldn’t fail to notice the abundance of ‘all things cocktail.’ While green was undoubtedly ‘the colour’ of LDF 2017 (supported by tones of ochre, yellow, teal and dusky pink, and from a fabric perspective all things velvet), the cocktail cabinet was arguably the furniture hero of the Festival. Taking inspiration.
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