Dreams and Schemes

Pick up plenty of insight and inspiration on colour and design, as well as handy tips for decorating and styling any space.
How we make it: Snowdrops The first glimpse of the humble snowdrop in January is inevitably a big moment in my calendar. Read More
Start the year with Smokey Blue Our January colour takes its inspiration from pieces of rounded beach-glass and sky before sunrises. Read More
In praise of Moss: December’s inspiration colour This month we are celebrating Moss as December’s inspiration colour. Read More
November’s Colour: Russet In a season which is constantly losing light, Russet provides its reassuring glow to distract us from the steady onset of Winter. Read More
October’s Colour: Damson If green is the colour of spring, then ‘damson’ conjures up autumn: mellow fruits and damp, dusky shadows. It is a warm, restorative colour that is both magic and majestic: the colour of kings and wizards alike. Read More
Crazy for camels Not all my design ideas are drawn from the English countryside. This camel motif was first inspired by a staircase mural I saw whilst visiting a palace in Rajasthan... Read More