Bedroom Refresh – Achieving the perfect crumple

The trend for the perfect 'unmade' bed continues to be strong in 2016.  This pared down style is born out of the fashion for Scandinavian and industrial style interiors, where a more manicured bed would seem out of place.   Achieving the look involves swapping...

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Sofa Revival – Styling Tip of the Week

For simple restyling - scatter cushions rule! I was asked to upgrade the Kensington rental flat featured here. The property had good quality but tired furniture, especially the sofa which was looking so out of shape the owner felt they would have to replace it, but...

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Kitchens – How to upgrade on a budget

Deciding to install a new kitchen is always a big investment, and although I love the opportunity to start from scratch there is no reason why with a little creativity you can't either upgrade existing or go for one of the less expensive suppliers, as...

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Design Week has started at Chelsea Harbour

Spring has finally sprung and what better way to get inspired by the new colourful interior trends for Spring/Summer than to visit Design Week at Chelsea Harbour.  For anyone who has never been to the Design Centre its  a mecca for beautiful fabrics and high end...

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Ecora Photo shoot Styling

As I'm such a magpie and collector i've always got a great selection of props for photo shoots.  A bit cold but I loved working on this shoot and using 28 Great Suffolk Street as the location.  The back yard mural and naturally shabby exposed...

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Product Styling for Ecora

A wonderful day styling and propping photo shoot for Ecora. This eco wood flooring range is just gorgeous.  Currently using their oiled extra wide planks in Portobello on a new project, its the perfect industrial chic grey wash....

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New Project – Four Contemporary Homes in Acton

I'm contemplating moving into one of my own designs.  Just finished four new build four bed houses in Acton around Poets Corner and they are just so spacious and light and such good value on square footage.  Particularly proud of the kitchens which are a...

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28 Great Suffolk Street

28 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1

A mixed-use development of flats over retail and office space, minutes from Tate Modern and the Thames. An architecturally design lead development with unique integration of old and new materials within an urban environment in a fast regenerating part of London. Claire Bloom Interiors worked closely...

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