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Design Tip – Playful Prints

Don’t be fooled in thinking painting a small room a light colour is the answer to making it feel bigger. Opt for colour and print to distract from its dimensions and create a theme. In particular a Cloakroom/ WC  is an ideal room to be creative and playful. So push yourself out of your comfort zone and have some fun with colour and print.  See our selection of favourite designs…

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Going Geometric

I have been a fan of geometric patterns in interior design for a long time now, usually just a sprinkling with scatter cushions though or the odd upholstered chair but I think it’s time to look at spreading geometrics to larger aspects of a scheme as recently I seem to have come across some really fantastic geometric designs that really need to be seen!

Of course it’s nothing new… geometric design dates back to Ancient Greece, the mysterious mathematics of geometry made it one of the most studied  sciences but what we’re interested in at Murray Hurst Interiors is the aesthetic and the effects that can be created in an interior scheme.

Whether it’s wallpaper, fabric, tiles or flooring, when using a bold geometric pattern it is important to play with scale and proportion in the scheme and consider the right pieces to compliment the pattern.  For example, strong angular furniture in a block tonal colour can help to ground the look.

When using geometric wallpapers try reflecting the pattern in the use of accessories, for example, mirrors, lamp bases or furniture pieces.   So here are some examples of how you might like to consider bringing a geometric statement into your home…

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