London Design Festival…

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Check out Part Two of our LDF guide… With the UK creative community gearing up for the London Design Festival, all eyes are on the capital.  Think installations, workshops, events and design shows taking place in hot spots across London.  Wondering where to go?  Elle Decoration October 2016 has selected its favourites and from this, Futon Company presents its pick of the crop in a two-part blog…   LONDON What’s.

London Design Festival…

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With the UK creative community heading over to the London Design Festival, all eyes are on the capital.  Think installations, workshops, events and design shows taking place in hot spots all across London.  Wondering where to go?  Elle Decoration October 2016 has selected its favourite destinations and from this, Futon Company presents its pick of the crop in a two-part blog… LONDON What’s on? From 17th-25th September 2016 London will.

Time Travel

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Looking for a weekend break or day trip somewhere far away from here?  Why not take a step back in time and travel to one of England’s historic houses?  Check out where to go in the UK with homeofamazing.com and time travel to days gone by… Bowood House & Gardens, Wiltshire Enter the splendid 18th century family house of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne, where you’ll find the laboratory.

32 Minutes

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It used to be said that cleanliness is next to godliness, but in an age where technology is king and working hours are on the increase it seems that people have got more important things on their minds. According to retail analyst Mintel, the average time spent cleaning has fallen by 28 hours a year, or 32 minutes a week compared with statistics from 2014. Says Mintel’s Richard Hopping: “The.

Space for another room?

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Short on space?  Then now might be the time to have a clear out and donate your clutter to your nearest charity shop. That’s the advice from Oxfam trading director Andrew Horton, whose latest study found that that the clutter in our home totals an average of 143 unused items per household.  What’s more, the average Briton owns 53 items of unworn clothing and seven pairs of unwanted shoes.  Apparently,.

Made The Grade?

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Have you made the grade and achieved the results you need to take the next steps towards College or University?  Congratulations.  That’s the easy part! If you’re moving away from home for the first time, there’s plenty of practical stuff to get your head around.  But once your accommodation is sorted and your direct debits set up, it’s time to turn your attention to what to pack.  The rule, according.

What’s on in September… Futon Company presents ideas from across the UK

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Though the balmy days of summer are still lingering, it’s back to business, work and school.  Mourning summer?  Don’t despair – there’s plenty happening up and down the country to make September a month to remember.  If you’re looking for inspiration on where to go and what to do, check out our Blog and see what’s happening in September 2016 where you live with Futon Company…   OXFORD Listen to.

Planning Ahead

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Are you still embracing the summer spirit, dreaming of sun-drenched beaches and cocktails at sunset, or are you ready to embrace the back-to-school mood that typifies autumn? Or maybe you’re one of those with their eye firmly on the future, namely Christmas? With less than four months to go until the big day, it seems some sectors of society are already well underway with their Christmas shopping! It’s true that.

Showing Your True Colours…With Black

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In our Spotlight blog we regularly focus on a different colour and its impact on the home, taking inspiration from the team at elledecoration.co.uk as well as other experts in the field on decorating with colour. According to colour-therapists, colour can affect our mood and emotions. So when it comes to decorating and accessorising your home, the shades you choose have the power to affect how you feel. BLACK “Far.

Canny Canines

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As dog lovers, here at Futon Company we’re never shocked or surprised when we hear about clever canine capers.  But new research from the University of Portsmouth’s Patrizia Piotti has left us even more in awe of our four-legged friends. Accordingly to a study of 48 dog reported in the journal PLOS ONE, pet dogs have the ability to understand when we have misplaced something valuable to us.  What’s more,.