Bringing The Outdoors In… The Outdoors In…

Whether it’s on the catwalk, on the high street, or in the home, nature-inspired and botanical designs are set to be big business for summer 2017. Think flower-infused fabrics, petal-powered prints and leafy designs – with some cute animals thrown in for good measure. These nature-inspired cushions are where it’s at home and away, and Futon Company has plenty of botanical and petal-powered prints to get you in the mood….

Extra Expert Tips for Small Spaces Expert Tips for Small Spaces

As experts in small space living, we love finding new inspiration and tips from expert sources. This week we present some smart tips for space saving living, as featured in interior style staple Elle Decoration (March 2017 issue). Architect Rodolphe Parente says: Bring creativity to your home, no matter what its size – don’t think about the proportions of the space, but about the movie you want to make! Include.

Hip Hotels And Hotel-Inspired Interiors Hotels And Hotel-Inspired Interiors

With all the buzz and media hype around London’s hippest new hotel, The Ned – a former bank in the City designed in 1924 by British architect Edwin ‘Ned’ Lutyens and converted into a lavish hotel, dining venue and members club by Soho House & Co – all eyes are on the capital’s hottest crash pads. Revered for its period features, The Ned is designed with brass and mahogany furniture,.

Stripping Back to Basics Back to Basics

In our Futon Company blog we’ve talked a lot about Marie Condo over the past couple of years. Her bestseller, ‘The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying’, which launched in 2014, shone a whole new perspective on the phrase ‘tidy home, tidy mind.’ As experts in small space living, her cathartic and almost psychological approach to cleansing the clutter really appeals to us – we’re big believers in maximising the space you.

What’s on May 2017’s on May 2017

It’s Bank Holidays galore this month. Whether you’re planning to spend time where you live, or indulge in long weekends away, there’s plenty going on up and down the country. For inspiration on where to find the action, check out our Futon Company What’s On guide and see what’s happening across the UK in May 2017…   EDINBURGH The Scottish Kennel Club Show Taking place at the Royal Highland Centre,.

Modern Roots Roots

Question: What do megawatt colour and retro florals, power couples, masculine tailoring, oversized shirts, dusky pinks and political unrest have in common? Answer: the 1980s and 2017 – simultaneously. Open a fashion or women’s interest magazine, check out BBC News on your iPad, or switch on the news at any time during April 2017 and you could easily be confused. In fact you might be forgiven for thinking you took.

What’s on April 2017’s on April 2017

Spring has sprung, it’s Easter eggs galore and we’re ready for some Bank Holiday action! Get going this month – there’s plenty to do both inside and out. For inspiration on where to find the action, check out our Futon Company What’s On guide and see what’s happening this April where you live… EDINBURGH The Tomb@ Ancient Egyptian Burial The Tomb comes to the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Old.

Expert Tips For Small Spaces Tips For Small Spaces

As experts in small space living, we’re loving Elle Decoration magazine‘s Home section dedicated to Small Spaces Big Ideas (March 2017). Embracing their ‘clever tricks for compact homes’ inspired by a range of experts, home lovers and interior buffs, we’ve selected our favourites (Part 1) and hope you feel as inspired as we do by this fabulous feature from the UK’s most inspiring home interiors magazine… Homeowner Karine Tholstrup says:.

What’s on March 2017’s on March 2017

Spring into action this month as the clocks go forward and the lighter nights kick in. With the weather on the turn, there’s plenty to do both inside and out. For inspiration on where to find the action check out our Futon Company What’s On guide and see what’s happening where you live in March 2017…   EDINBURGH Clay Modelling Evening Classes Come along to Powerhall Bronze, Leith on March.

Trend Alert: Living the Lagom Life Alert: Living the Lagom Life

The past few months have seen a bewildering range of Danish-inspired lifestyle trends. First we had Hygge (the Danish ritual of enjoying life’s simple pleasures – friends, family, graciousness), then came Gezellig (the warmth you feel when having dinner with friends, surrounded by a gentle feeling of happiness that comes from companionship). Oh, and we’ve also had clean eating and clean sleeping (although, admittedly, these came courtesy of the US)….