“Design is about making people happy, either functionally, emotionally or aesthetically” [Robin Siegerman] We don’t know what it is about spring but it really does inspire the seasonal cliché of change and all things new. Sometimes we stop seeing our surroundings because they are too familiar to us. Our backdrop simply becomes the background. We can sometimes tolerate parts of our home because we don’t know how to change them or, as a project, it just seems too onerous to tackle. We suggest looking at your home with fresh eyes in a couple of different ways… Take photographs of one room from a variety of angles to really see every aspect of it. What could you improve? What can you…
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I don’t know about you but I have noticed that rather a lot of my friends’ homes are starting to look suspiciously similar – sporting a variety of shades of grey. There is also an overt tendency towards accents of copper. Don’t get me wrong, it looks beautiful and the combination does exactly what was intended for the spaces adorned – creating a look that is calming, sophisticated and oh so current.
Shelve the romantic notions about managing a property refurbishment project and consider a few realities. Some people are born to manage a property refurbishment and others, well, just aren’t. If the very thought of it makes your blood run cold – consider that it’s a skill that runs through the blood of director Simon Edkins at Cream & Browne.
Have you got the stomach for a total refurbishment or do you prefer to take a back seat? We find that most of our clients like to direct from a safe distance!
Transforming a Staffordshire five-bedroom home into a glamorous nest of comfort A brand new house gets the exclusive Cream and Browne treatment with a glamorous modern feel that makes its owners feel special, inspired, and at-home.
The effective use of our interior spaces can have a positive impact on our health, productivity, happiness, and general well-being. Understanding your personal taste in style is an integral part of achieving the ultimate goal of interior design: to reflect personality while creating a welcoming and functional environment.
Here at Cream and Browne, we understand how important it is to have a modern, easy to use, and beautiful kitchen. It you’ve been putting off renovations because the project seems daunting, now may be the time to consider turning your dream kitchen into an everyday reality.
It’s perfect for a swanky New York City penthouse, a luxurious Mayfair home, or even a decadent yacht in Fontvieille. Deco Luxe is a contemporary style that our designers recently encountered, and fell in love with, during the recent Milan Furniture Show. Dripping with rich metallic and plain textured surfaces, this design trend is in its infancy, and we predict that it’s here to stay.
One of the most luxurious home renovations, revamping the bathroom is a satisfying way to invest in your home. Current figures state that remodelling the bathroom offers nearly a 50% return on investment. Housing trends indicate that people are choosing to remain in their homes and renovate as opposed to moving. If you’ve decided to give this room a facelift, there are a few important bathroom design trends to be aware of as you define your goals for this project.
Livened up living spaces are on-trend this season. As we head into warmer weather, it’s often tempting to try to shake off the cold of winter by redecorating. Here are a few key trends to watch for: