Pushing the boundaries of using every available space, the concept of multi-functional furniture will be a pre-requisite for interior designers as our homes become smaller in higher density city living. Matroshka Furniture is a Swedish company which develops new multifunctional furniture. Read the rest of this entry »
As interior designers, we are often asked by clients to make rooms flexible for children to have sleepovers, but without the addition of extra beds in the room. An updated verison of the trundle bed, the Buddy bed by Dwell gives you a great combination of storage and extra sleeping space. Read the rest of this entry »
As interior designers, we at Icon Interiors are always searching for interesting furniture for children. Both parents and children are much more style conscious and the modern vintage trend has now begun influencing the design of children’s rooms. Read the rest of this entry »
At Icon Interiors, we love the clean, simple lines of Nordic Style represented by Gustavian painted furniture. Teamed with simple fabrics, such as gingham, toile and neutral colours, this nordic design style is a refined way of working the classical/vintage look. Read the rest of this entry »
We were recently contacted by a client to check if we could decorate a young teenager’s bedroom. The client had become frustrated at limited options offered in the high street, and her daughter had outgrown the ubiquitous princess themed bedrooms.
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At Icon Interiors, we are often asked to design children’s rooms, and clients are becoming tired of the products available on the high street or mail order. The usual themes of princesses and cars tend to be a passing phase, and can’t evolve with the child as he or she grows. Our challenge is to provide beautifully made furniture which has a strong design aesthetic, and which will last for many years as multi-use pieces. Read the rest of this entry »
These beautiful curved willow structures created by Judith Needham – http://www.judithneedham.co.uk/ – work really well as focal points in a garden, and can be adapted as playhouses for children. Willow is a material which is annually renewable and which will gradually degrade over about 5 years, and as a renewable source of material, it is eco-friendly. Read the rest of this entry »