Bookshelfs. You can do no wrong with a bookcase that’s brimming with books, but if you haven’t quite reached total book nerd status, you can flush out that negative space with a few artful accessories to give your shelves a more polished look: bookends, vases, decorative boxes, framed artwork, sculptural pieces. trevor-tondro. smittenstudio1
Long been obsessed with all things Scandi? You’ll likely find the Danish concept of Hygge appealing. Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, it is best described as the philosophy of enjoying life’s simple pleasures, and is now the latest buzzword in wellness thanks to a new crop of books and blogs.
When it comes to interiors, though dark colours may seem daunting, stepping away from pale shades doesn’t mean your space needs to look dark and gloomy. Deep, rich hues, like inky blues, charcoal greys and smoky blacks, will add an instant hit of luxe sophistication to any space. So, whether you’re after cosy and intimate or grand and sprawling, here’s how to experiment with the sultriest shades of the season…
Bespoke boot room near Bishops Stortford on the Essex/Herts border. Clothes pegs in maple. Internals of cupboard and wardrobe are combination of solid oak and oak veneer. Underseat drawers on full extension soft-close runners