Inspiration

  1. 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...
  2. Light up your Days with Soothing Aroma Candles

    Light up your Days with Soothing Aroma Candles

    Summer is drawing to a near and Autumn/Winter is approaching, immerse yourself in tempting aromas and light up your home with a luxury range of invigorating and energising scented candles. Get in the mood for soothing, comforting, inviting nights wrap...
  3. Millennial Pink: 2018’s newest trend

    Millennial Pink: 2018’s newest trend

    This year sees millennial pink as one of the emerging trends in interior design. It is a perfect summer colour and is a great way to add a subtle warmth to any room. In today’s blog we explain the various...
  4. Unlock Your Style with KD Painted Furniture

    Unlock Your Style with KD Painted Furniture

    Leave your mark, express yourself and make your own unique statement……… Get creative and add a personal touch to any room in your home with the addition of KD painted furniture. All of our wonderful pieces can be customised to...
  5. A Pressie For Your Teacher

    A Pressie For Your Teacher

    The end of the academic year is just around the corner, teachers are busy preparing end of year reports and packing up their classrooms. Parents are planning that well deserved summer break and  children are looking forward to their summer...
  6. Picnics & Dining Al Fresco This Summer

    Picnics & Dining Al Fresco This Summer

    Happy Summer Solstice! June 21st has arrived which means summer is officially here. When London is enjoying a summer heatwave there is no better day out then getting some friends together and enjoying a meal outdoors.   Having that perfect...
  7. Trending Design Ideas for a Modern Outdoor Living Space

    Trending Design Ideas for a Modern Outdoor Living Space

    Do you take pride in redecorating your home? Yes of course, who doesn’t love the idea of bringing a wave of freshness and innovation to their house? And, since the summer has arrived, people love to spend their time out...
  8. The Magic of Rugs: 6 Unknown Benefits of Area Rugs

    The Magic of Rugs: 6 Unknown Benefits of Area Rugs

    Every year, interior designers come up with a new trend to surprise people and create a wave of elegance. But, there are some items which are time-honoured and never go out of style. You can see variation in designs but...
  9. New Dash & Albert Autumn Rugs

    New Dash & Albert Autumn Rugs

    We are so excited with the natural, earthy tones just launched by Dash & Albert. Available in Cotton, Jute and Polyester Fibre which is suitable for outside. Here is a flavour of this exciting collection. Cotton Jute Jute is a...
  10. OCCASSION: EASTER

    OCCASSION: EASTER

      Easter has to be one of our favourite Holidays at Kensington Design, being filled with chocolate and adorable Virginia Casa Pasticceria pieces (as seen above). Easter, a Christian holiday, celebrates the resurrection of Jesus after he was crucified. Many...
  11. Inspiration : Tableware

    Inspiration : Tableware

    Tableware Inspiration Kensington Design is very popular for it's tableware, we have a range of Collections sourced carefully for both beauty and diversity. We have sorted our huge range of ceramics into style schemes, for example: Simplicity - The perfect...
  12. Father Christmas at The Royal Albert Hall!

    Father Christmas at The Royal Albert Hall!

    The Royal Albert Hall plays host to a Magical adventure this winter with special guest Father Christmas. The Royal Albert Hall, one of London's most iconic venues, is taking you beyond the main stage for an interactive experience. Journey through...
  13. Inspiration - Tiebacks & Tassels

    Inspiration - Tiebacks & Tassels

    Houles We stock the elegant and beautiful Tiebacks & Tassels of Houles - a French family-owned company. Houles' creations are often selected for the decoration of Palaces and Castles, for instance le Chateau de Versailles, or Presidential Residences in France...
  14. Inspiration : Rugs

    Inspiration : Rugs

    Wool or Cotton, Striped or Spotted, we have any kind of rug you could dream of! Designs that burst with personality in a range of sizes and colours that can only be made better by their durability. As every room...
  15. Icons of London: The Royal Albert Hall

    Icons of London: The Royal Albert Hall

    Our favourite Concert Hall would have to be the one right on our doorstep, The Royal Albert Hall. We will be researching and sharing information with you, on this great, iconic building, one of the great statements of love, commissioned...
  16. Celebrating Drama, Theatre, The Opera & Ballet

    Celebrating Drama, Theatre, The Opera & Ballet

    We believe Design Is Inspired By Everything. Cole & Son have just launched the most exciting and elegant wallpaper collection. 10 stunning designs feature in the Mariinsky Damask collection, celebrating stars of the stage, and iconic theatres. Seen here is...
  17. CELEBRATE THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

    CELEBRATE THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

    350 Years since the Great Fire of London The Great Fire began in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane on the 2nd September 1666. This Sunday 4th September at 8.30pm, the most amazing 120ft (37 metres) floating sculpture, designed by...
  18. Guide: Top Tips & University Essentials

    Guide: Top Tips & University Essentials

    A few home comforts go a long way... While at first everything will seem like a pretty tremendous adventure it is likely that students will feel homesick at some point.To try to lessen this and to help them to feel settled...
  19. LATE NIGHT LONDON: THE 24HR TUBE STARTS TODAY

    LATE NIGHT LONDON: THE 24HR TUBE STARTS TODAY

    Londoners have expressed their delight as the Night Tube finally launches this evening. Trains will operate through the night on the Victoria line and parts of the Central line every Friday and Saturday, with the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines...
  20. SPOTLIGHT: FARROW & BALL - BABOUCHE

    SPOTLIGHT: FARROW & BALL - BABOUCHE

    CHEERFULLY DIGNIFIED Babouche takes its exotic name from the distinctive colour of the leather slippers worn by the men of Morocco. It has a cheerful brightness that will intensify when used in large areas, but it is always dignified and...
  21. Celebrate The Spirit Of Carnival In London

    Celebrate The Spirit Of Carnival In London

    Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s biggest street festival, is a vivid spectacle representing London's multicultural past and present. A celebration of the capital's Caribbean communities, their culture and traditions, which has been taking place since 1964, the carnival features two days of...
  22. Be Prepared For This Weekend's Heatwave

    Be Prepared For This Weekend's Heatwave

    Summer days out are great fun for friends and family. Arm yourself with a handy all weather tote, with all the necessities:  sunscreen, hydration, a good book and an outdoor rug. Who needs sunburn and soggy bottoms?  
  23. Dream Jars All Over London This Summer

    Dream Jars All Over London This Summer

    From Saturday 9 July, 'Dream Jars' from The BFG story started to appear all over London. Dream Jars feature in the ever-popular Roald Dahl story The BFG, about a big, friendly giant who blows dreams into the bedrooms of children around...
  24. Kensington Design Olympic Chairs

    Kensington Design Olympic Chairs

    It's all about colour this Summer. Did you know the Olympic rings are made up of five interlocking rings, coloured blue, yellow, black, green, and red on a white background. I'm sure you do. However do you know what they...
  25. How To: Decorate Outdoor Spaces In A Snap

    How To: Decorate Outdoor Spaces In A Snap

    Step 1: Keep It Simple Calm, Clean & Serene - Lightweight Soft & Natural Want a fresh new option for sitting outside?  Our poufs are durable, washable, lovable and made for a simple life.  No need for storage as they...
  26. Collection of Cole & Son Wallpapers from Contemporary Restyled - Palm Colourways

    Collection of Cole & Son Wallpapers from Contemporary Restyled - Palm Colourways

    The original Cole & Son Palm Leaves print has been multi layered to create a dense jungle of foliage. Five colour-ways are offered in vibrant hues of emerald green, teal, china blue and subtle metallic and a further two luxurious...
  27. Headboards, Valances & Cushions

    Headboards, Valances & Cushions

  28. Quiz: Get your space designed in your style & budget all online

    Quiz: Get your space designed in your style & budget all online

  29. Trend: Explore Our Interactive Psychology Of Colour Report

    Trend: Explore Our Interactive Psychology Of Colour Report

    A brief blog on Colour Psychology and how to translate emotions from Colour into interiors.   Green: The main positive psychological properties green communicates are peace, balance and harmony. It can rejuvenate and restore, giving the feeling of being connected...
  30. Design: Explore our Interactive Tableware Solutions For Tables Pining For Personality

    Design: Explore our Interactive Tableware Solutions For Tables Pining For Personality

    Tableware in a spectacular variety of colours & designs to suit any style.  
  31. Design: Explore our Interactive Wallpaper Solutions For Walls Pining For Personality

    Design: Explore our Interactive Wallpaper Solutions For Walls Pining For Personality

    Wallpapers in a Spectacular Variety of Colours & Sizes.  
  32. Design: Expolore our Interactive Rug Solutions For Floors Pining For Personality

    Design: Expolore our Interactive Rug Solutions For Floors Pining For Personality

    Contemporary Rugs in a Spectacular Variety of Colours & Sizes.
  33. SUMMER: Dual purpose items are essential for British living

    SUMMER: Dual purpose items are essential for British living

    Fantastic news all round.  Don't let any little bits of rain get you down.  Make sure your gardens, terraces, patios and parks are kitted out in style. Dual purpose items are essential for British living.  There is always a rush...
  34. Summer: eleven tableware essentials for BBQs

    Summer: eleven tableware essentials for BBQs

    Decorative hand-painted tableware made in Italy.   We are working with a family owned workshop in the heart of Tuscany where skilled craftsmen create stunning ranges using traditional methods. Number One: Chic sets for salt, pepper, oil and vinegar Number Two: Cake stands to...
  35. How To Nourish Your Soul This Weekend - Take Our Quiz

    How To Nourish Your Soul This Weekend - Take Our Quiz

     A quick quiz to find out how best to nourish our souls this weekend. We all want to remember the event long after the last slice of cake is served.
  36. Wellbeing: Self-Knowledge Questionnaire

    Wellbeing: Self-Knowledge Questionnaire

    According to the philosophers of Ancient Greece, the summit of achievement was to have followed the injunction to ‘know yourself.’ While we all have some ideas about who we are, the knowledge we have is often patchy, and we have...
  37. Sport: Rise of the smart city consumer

    Sport: Rise of the smart city consumer

    Article taken from Raconteur. According to many thought leaders, the force driving them towards sustainability is consumer demand. “Consumer expectations of business around the world are changing as an increasingly internet-enabled and connected global citizenry becomes more informed about environmental...
  38. Lifestyle: Travel this summer to 40 of the worlds most beautiful buildings

    Lifestyle: Travel this summer to 40 of the worlds most beautiful buildings

    Infographic charting the world's most beautiful buildings from far and wide.  If you are travelling this summer make sure you don't miss out on soaking up beautiful architecture from around the world.   Taken from Raconteur - click here for...
  39. Culture: V&A - Elytra Filament Pavilion

    Culture: V&A - Elytra Filament Pavilion

    Elytra Filament Pavilion - Inspired by beetles and fabricated by a robot, this striking garden pavilion kicks off the Engineering Season This newly-commissioned Garden installation by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart is inspired by the forewing shells of...
  40. Design: Painted Furniture In Any Farrow & Ball Colour

    Design: Painted Furniture In Any Farrow & Ball Colour

    Handmade in Britain in solid, sustainable wood, and available in a Farrow and Ball colour of your choice. With 23 different chest of drawers sizes/designs and 132 Farrow & Ball paint colours to choose you have over 3,000 unique combinations for...

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