According to the German novelist Heinrich Mann, “a house without books is like a room without windows.” Indeed, as Elle Decoration concurs, “every well decorated home should have a full bookshelf.” What’s more, with a cold chill in the air and Christmas on the horizon, it’s no surprise we’re heading indoors and our thoughts are turning literary. But what if your search for space has turned into a novel-inspired nightmare? .
October is officially the month of photography. That’s according to The Royal Photographic Society whose PHOTOBLOCK 2016 Festival opens on 13th October and runs until 25th October in East London’s Old Truman Brewery, alongside a packed programme of events. PHOTOBLOCK, according to the organisers, is an exciting mix of photographic shows “reflecting both contemporary and traditional forms of practice,” offering photographers, agents, editors and producers the opportunity to showcase their.
As we shift seamlessly into autumn it’s hard to ignore the chill in the air. And difficult as it may be, it might be time to face facts – now’s the time to bring out your winter wardrobe. Warm coats, woolly scarves, hat and gloves – when it comes to the cold weather being warm and toasty is the order of the day. But if your wardrobe’s a mess and.
When it comes to understanding our emotions, few of us would admit to being the jealous type. But new research in the Journal of Science has found that more often than not, envy is the reason we behave the way we do. According to the psychologists who carried out the study, 90% of the population can be divided into four basic personality types or temperaments: optimistic, pessimistic, trusting and envious. .
Competition T’s & C’s #WIN a set of four new range baskets – including sizes in extra small, small, medium and large. We will select two winners from Facebook and two winners from Twitter. Competition closes midnight Tuesday 11th October 2016. To be eligible to win, entrants must either: LIKE Futon Company Facebook page & comment on the competition post pinned to the top of the Futon Company Facebook page..
It’s a well known fact that dogs are a man’s best friend, and many a dog owner will happily tell you the extent to which they love their four-legged friend. Well now there’s evidence to reveal just how pally we are with our pooches! According to research from ULTRA Food for Dog: 49% of dog owners regularly share a bed with their pets 38% of dogs have their names regularly.
With the clocks going back, Halloween on the horizon, and cool crisp nights, October is well and truly an autumn affair. Make this a month to remember by planning a day trip away or a local night out. If you’re looking for inspiration on where to go and what to do, check out our Blog and see what’s happening in October 2016 where you live with Futon Company… OXFORD National.
For some it’s January, for others February (think Chinese New Year), but for many it seems that September is the month for starting afresh. As Grazia’s Dolly Alderton explains, “all hail September’s fresh start.” She continues, “remember when the year always began in September? The first day of school, the squeak of new shoes… I’ve never de-programmed from that.” And writer F. Scott Fitzgerald backs up the theory that autumn.
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.
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.
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