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  1. Fabrics That Are Great for Your Home Interiors

    Fabrics That Are Great for Your Home Interiors

    When finalising your home interior design, it is always important to be careful about the fabrics that you select. The fabric selection process can ultimately affect the overall design and aesthetic of your home design. If you have already started...
  2. Simple yet Stylish Window Dressing Design Ideas

    Simple yet Stylish Window Dressing Design Ideas

    The windows in our homes are one of the most important focal points in any room, and at Kensington Design, we help our clients to ensure that their windows are well dressed. Every home and space has its own unique...
  3. How to Choose the Best Outdoor Patio Rugs

    How to Choose the Best Outdoor Patio Rugs

    As the days get longer and warmer, it’s a great time to give your garden or patio a whole new look. Available in a huge variety of designs and styles under the sun, outdoor rugs offer colour, protection and personalisation...
  4. Best Feng Shui Design Ideas for Your Home Office

    Best Feng Shui Design Ideas for Your Home Office

    As many of us have been getting used to working  from home in the past month, we have started to notice that working from the sofa, kitchen island, or other areas that aren’t optimized for your comfort may not be...
  5. Design & Décor to Transform Your Living Room

    Design & Décor to Transform Your Living Room

    Design & Décor to Transform Your Living Room: As many of us are now spending a large amount of our time in our living rooms we all may have begun not notice that our living room design may be starting...
  6. Decorating With Rugs to Define a Space

    Decorating With Rugs to Define a Space

    When we think about defining a space within our home we tend to think to use our furniture, shelves or screens. Typically, we focus on the vertical plane by looking for some height that breaks up the space at eye...
  7. Advantages of Blackout Blinds in Your Bedroom

    Advantages of Blackout Blinds in Your Bedroom

    With the arrival of Spring and British Summer Time pushing the clocks an hour forward, the mornings and evenings are now much noticeably lighter, offering a refreshing change from the endless dark nights we lived through throughout the winter months...
  8. How to Create the Perfect Home Study

    How to Create the Perfect Home Study

    Each and every room in your home should be designed for a purpose. You may have a well laid out and practical kitchen and a stylish yet comfortable living room, but what about your study or workspace from home? As...
  9. Interior Design & Architecture: Building the "Parasite House"

    Interior Design & Architecture: Building the "Parasite House"

    Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s Oscar winning “Parasite” has been lavished with praise for its insightful delve into the world of class warfare, but at Kensington Design we have noted at how equally impressive the interior design and architecture of...
  10. 5 Home Décor Trends to Love & Try in 2020:

    5 Home Décor Trends to Love & Try in 2020:

    We can all envisage at some point having seen an interior where its interiors look overdone and designed when a previous design trend was in fashion. In 2019 we saw many trends in interior design come and go, but there...
  11. How an Interior Designer can add the Value to Your Home?

    How an Interior Designer can add the Value to Your Home?

    Interior design to many is sometimes a misunderstood business and can be confused with thinking someone is purely picking out pretty cushions or a nice sofa for their client – but there is so much more going on behind the...
  12. How to Pick the Best Fabric for Your Upholstery?

    How to Pick the Best Fabric for Your Upholstery?

    Is your well-worn furniture in need of a refresh? Upholstery fabric for a new sofa or armchair can be quite a big investment (normally depending on which fabric you choose). The choice of upholstery fabric is one factor that you...
  13. 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Made to Measure Curtains

    5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Made to Measure Curtains

    At Kensington Design one of our most popular services for our clients is our made to measure curtains and blinds. Having your curtains, roman blinds or roller blinds all made to measure offers you that benefit of having window dressings...
  14. Pantone Colour of the Year: Classic Blue

    Pantone Colour of the Year: Classic Blue

    For two decades Pantone’s colour forecasts have had a huge impact on all interior designers and have an even larger impact on the reigning colour authority for a multitude of industries. To ring in a new decade, Pantone announced in...
  15. Curtains & Blinds: Exploring The History Of Drapery

    Curtains & Blinds: Exploring The History Of Drapery

    Here at Kensington Design, we offer a huge range of made to measure and ready-made curtains online, as well as blinds, poles, fabrics and cushions. Having been around since 1984 we have gained a vast amount of knowledge and expertise...
  16. Top Tips to Make Your Christmas Interior Design on-trend for 2019

    Top Tips to Make Your Christmas Interior Design on-trend for 2019

    It’s coming up to the most wonderful time of the year – we’re carefully putting baubles on our trees, sipping mulled wine and wondering on what presents would be perfect for your loved ones. The most wonderful part of Christmas...
  17. Comprehensive Guide to Selecting the Perfect Indoor and Outdoor Rugs

    Comprehensive Guide to Selecting the Perfect Indoor and Outdoor Rugs

    A rug is a simple and easy solution to update the interior design of your floors, interiors and to transform the entire atmosphere of a room. The right indoor and outdoor rugs can pull a room’s design scheme together, whilst...
  18. How to Create & Design the Ultimate Luxury Bathroom

    How to Create & Design the Ultimate Luxury Bathroom

    Often the highlight of any trip away is the wonderful and luxurious bathrooms of our most favoured hotels. On returning home we long to have a hotel-worthy luxury bathroom in our home that feels relaxing and indulgent and is a...
  19. 6 Top Interior Colour & Paint Trends for 2020

    6 Top Interior Colour & Paint Trends for 2020

    Each and every year hundreds of highly respected designers, architects and paint manufacturing representatives gather throughout the year in order to discuss what colour trends they have seen from the catwalk to the street side. Each team of respected interior...
  20. 6 Brilliant Wallpaper Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home in 2019

    6 Brilliant Wallpaper Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home in 2019

    Everyone love to incorporate wallpaper as much as they can into their homes, offices as it adds a great visual impact to the interior design of any residential or commercial space.  One of the best interior designer in London find...
  21. 7 Clever Interior Design Tricks to Transform Your Home

    7 Clever Interior Design Tricks to Transform Your Home

    At Kensington Design our top London based interior designers have been working on luxury residential projects for years and along the way have learned some great but sometimes overlooked design tricks that can instantly transform your home whilst embracing your...
  22. Tips For Brightening Up A Dark Room By London's Top Interior Designer

    Tips For Brightening Up A Dark Room By London's Top Interior Designer

    We all believe that just because a room may lack the luxury of natural light (more commonly a complaint found from apartment residents), that this does not mean that you have to settle for living in your home and submitting...
  23. How To Achieve Cosy Bedroom This Autumn. Bedroom Interior Design Tips By Kensington Design

    How To Achieve Cosy Bedroom This Autumn. Bedroom Interior Design Tips By Kensington Design

    As the nights get longer, the temperatures being to drop and the leaves fall, we find ourselves gravitating to design that embraces comfort and warmth. As one of the most important rooms in our lives, our bedroom should be a...
  24. 5 Best Tips for Luxury Interior Design on a Budget

    5 Best Tips for Luxury Interior Design on a Budget

    It would be wonderful if we could all have our homes beautifully decorated to our desired style, look and finish, however one aspect always seems to block us from getting that marble topped coffee table or lusted over luxury sofa...
  25. The Cushion Size Guide You Need to Know in 2019

    The Cushion Size Guide You Need to Know in 2019

    If you are unsure of what size of custom cushions to order, here is a brief explanation of cushion sizes that may help you choose the correct cushion for your home. Cushions are small but effective home décor items and details...
  26. 5 Fundamental Lessons Of Designing A Living Room By London's Best Interior Designer

    5 Fundamental Lessons Of Designing A Living Room By London's Best Interior Designer

    As one of London’s top interior designers and studio we have written up a little guide to break down the aspects to consider when designing your living room and hopefully even the smallest of adjustments will back a large impact...
  27. Our 5 Best Online Interior Design Services For Home

    Our 5 Best Online Interior Design Services For Home

    Complete Interior Design Service: Kensington Design London based interior design company has been helping clients both locally and internationally refurbish, redesign and refresh their homes since 1984. We have the most extensive library of fabrics, wallpapers and trimmings in London with...
  28. Interior Design Styles: The Ultimate Guide To Defining Decorating Styles In 2019.

    Interior Design Styles: The Ultimate Guide To Defining Decorating Styles In 2019.

    Many of us all have a one or a few interior design styles that we love, lust or are inspired by – however when it comes to defining the styles that we envisage or point out in magazines, we are...
  29. 2019 Interior Design Ideas: Spend £100 on Your Living Room this Month

    2019 Interior Design Ideas: Spend £100 on Your Living Room this Month

    Summer is slowly slipping away and though we all hope for a long Indian Summer that will see us through to October, we are all beginning to look inwards and know that we will be spending more and more time...
  30. The Best Curtain and Fabric Ideas According to Interior Designers London

    The Best Curtain and Fabric Ideas According to Interior Designers London

    Historically, Curtains have been beautifully made in Britain due primarily to the fact that the old buildings had such dreadful drafts that lined and interlined curtains worked as the best insulator of heat! In the past when the curtains were...
  31. Living Coral: Incorporating Pantone’s 2019 colour of the year into your home.

    Living Coral: Incorporating Pantone’s 2019 colour of the year into your home.

    The final month of December not only brought us Christmas presents and mulled wine but also the unveiling of Pantone’s annual gift to us: it’s chosen colour of the year. Colour-matching company Pantone have declared ‘Living Coral’ (also known as...
  32. Design Prognosis: 5 Colour Trends that will dominate the Walls in 2018

    Design Prognosis: 5 Colour Trends that will dominate the Walls in 2018

    Home is a place where you come back from a long, tiring day, and take a sigh of relief. There is no place like your home to wind down and shut off from the world. A familiar ambience together with...
  33. Why We Love Blue

    Why We Love Blue

    The colour blue is relatively new..  Thousands of years ago – most cultures didn’t even have a word for the colour blue. There was black, white, yellow, green and red. But no blue. The Egyptians created a dye from lapis...
  34. Hello February

    Hello February

    February : Named after the latin term Februum which means purification. Today it’s most famous for Valentine’s day. Valentine’s Day they say started with the ancient Romans. The middle of February being considered the start of spring. The feast of...
  35. New Colour Inspiration From Pantone

    New Colour Inspiration From Pantone

    It's a bright and beautiful outlook for 2018, especially with Pantone's colour of the year for 2018, Ultra-Violet. According to Pantone “We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination. It is this kind of creative inspiration that...
  36. Tips For Styling The Christmas Table

    Tips For Styling The Christmas Table

    Pick a Theme By picking a theme for your table you define your look. It is far too easy to pick and choose from too many different sources which can result in an incoherent scheme. If stuck for colour choices...
  37. What do you like about Christmas?

    What do you like about Christmas?

    What do you like about Christmas? This season is definitely one of the most beautiful and magical times of the year. Everything sparkles with the abundance of Fairy Lights that adorn buildings, parks and homes. Everyone can't help but get...
  38. DESIGN: Organic Shapes - Virginia Casa Organica Selection

    DESIGN: Organic Shapes - Virginia Casa Organica Selection

    If you like perfectly straight lines – look away now! There are no straight lines in nature. Our beautiful hand made Organica bowls with their free flowing shapes have a mesmerising beauty to them. Hand made and hand glazed each...
  39. LEARN: Accent Colours

    LEARN: Accent Colours

    Accent Colours For Your Interior Your interiors will never fail with these simple schemes focusing on accent colours. Select an easy base palette of earthy tones or similar colours like whites and beige's. In the image below, we have started...
  40. Why Employ An Interior Designer?

    Why Employ An Interior Designer?

      Interior Designer = Buying Time With so much choice out there, employing an interior designer is like visiting a one-stop shop that can present and showcase to you all your choices.  The alternative is to spend endless amounts of...

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