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  1. The Pantone Colour of the Year - Greenery

    The Pantone Colour of the Year - Greenery

    Greenery "A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings" Pantone, the Colour Institute have released their long awaited Colour of the year! 'Greenery' is a fresh and poignant yellow-green shade bursting with life. With 2016 being quite...
  2. A Beautiful Table - Our Virginia Casa Tableware

    A Beautiful Table - Our Virginia Casa Tableware

    Package your table beautifully. There is an old Bavarian saying 'Eating keeps Body and Soul together'. However, not all of us can cook like Nigella Lawson which is why it's important to set your table with gorgeous pieces. A great...
  3. 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...
  4. Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason

    Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason

    Skate at Somerset House Christmas is now in full flow and London doesn't disappoint when it comes to Festive events! Our newest find is Ice Skating at Somerset House. Sat in front of the Classic Somerset House, Skate is the...
  5. Gifts for the Home - In Time For Christmas

    Gifts for the Home - In Time For Christmas

    Gifts for the Home People can be very hard to buy for and with the Christmas Rush quickly upon us, it's difficult not to panic! Nevertheless Kensington Design believes that Gifts for the Home can never fail to impress! Alongside...
  6. Gifts for Her - In Time For Christmas

    Gifts for Her - In Time For Christmas

    Find the Perfect Gifts for Her Whether it be a darling Mother, Daughter, Sister or Partner, the girls deserve to be treated this year. There isn't much time left which is why you should shop for your gifts with Kensington...
  7. Join the Natural History Museum at the Ice Rink

    Join the Natural History Museum at the Ice Rink

    A magical evening awaits.. What reminds us of Christmas? Toasted Marshmallows, warm mulled wine, fairy lights and frosty trees. All of which can be found next to the Natural History Museum. Set against the backdrop of the Water house Building...
  8. Gifts for Him - In Time For Christmas

    Gifts for Him - In Time For Christmas

    Find  The Perfect Gifts For Him Christmas Shopping is an annual struggle for some of us. With the clock ticking, we at Kensington Design have done the hard work for you and curated a selection of Perfect Gifts for Him...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Inspiration - Curtain & Blinds

    Inspiration - Curtain & Blinds

    At Kensington Design we want to make buying bespoke curtains and blinds easy for everyone. We have worked hard to provide you with a service that makes ordering your curtains and blinds online totally simple. This blog also features our...
  12. 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...
  13. Christmas 2016 at Kensington Design

    Christmas 2016 at Kensington Design

    Christmas 2016 has arrived at Kensington Design! Lots of new and excited products are now available Online and In store. Babbo Natale This Christmas Collection from Virginia Casa is perfect for any Festive Feast! Hand made in Italy and hand...
  14. Trend : Explore our interactive Psychology of Colour Report

    Trend : Explore our interactive Psychology of Colour Report

    A brief Blog explaining Colour Psychology and how to translate these to 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 to nature and...
  15. Help : Free Fabric Samples

    Help : Free Fabric Samples

    At Kensington Design we are proud of our huge range of fabrics on offer. Any of these can be ordered as Free Fabric Samples and we will post them directly to you. For your ease we have organised our fabrics...
  16. Help : Get Perfect Straight Window Curtains in 7 Easy Steps

    Help : Get Perfect Straight Window Curtains in 7 Easy Steps

    Help : Get Perfect Straight Window Curtains in 7 Easy Steps A simple guide with instructions that shows you how to get Straight Window Curtains in your home. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDoSOquKq08 Try out our Curtain Calculator.
  17. Learn : How Our Hand-Painted Virginia Casa Tableware Is Made

    Learn : How Our Hand-Painted Virginia Casa Tableware Is Made

    Our most popular tableware brand - Virginia Casa is well known for their beautiful craftsmanship and the ability to re-imagine classic styles to produce unique innovative designs. Every piece that catches our eye has been hand-made and crafted with huge...
  18. Help : Get Perfect Bay Windows in 7 Easy Steps

    Help : Get Perfect Bay Windows in 7 Easy Steps

    A simple guide with instructions that shows you how to hang curtains to achieve Perfect Bay Windows. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Twirit99gKs Try out our Curtain Calculator.
  19. Help : Order Online

    Help : Order Online

    A brief Blog with easy-to-follow Video explaining how to order online from Kensington Design. https://youtu.be/PkZ4rBj41UI   At Kensington Design we pride ourselves on being available to everyone. To do so, we have moved our whole world of Interior Design online...
  20. Help : How To Clean Dash & Albert Rugs

    Help : How To Clean Dash & Albert Rugs

    This fun video has all the information you need for cleaning Dash & Albert rugs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFPvZpzfSAk Dash & Albert offer a huge selection of rugs bursting with personality and able to survive the wear and tear of high traffic areas...
  21. Learn : Kensington Design Craftsmanship Map

    Learn : Kensington Design Craftsmanship Map

    Kensington Design cares about beautiful design, people being empowered by excellent craftsmanship and the journey of all its items. Our products come from every corner of Great Britain, interact with our Craftsmanship map to learn more.  
  22. Help : How to hang wallpaper

    Help : How to hang wallpaper

    A helpful guide accessible to anyone. How to hang wallpaper in 12 Easy Steps! A simple guide with instructions that shows you how to hang wallpaper in your home. 1. Measure the width of your wall 2. Measure the height...
  23. Learn : Curio Wallpapers - The Design Process

    Learn : Curio Wallpapers - The Design Process

    The Curio Collection from Cole and Son is supremely unique, bravely experimenting with details from the planet to produce ambitious designs that toy with texture, pattern and colour. These non-woven designs, inspired by the natural world, explore animal print, raw...
  24. Inspiration : Wallpapers

    Inspiration : Wallpapers

    A brief blog to give you some Wallpaper inspiration. Here at Kensington Design we are lucky enough to be a Stockist to the Wallpaper manufacturer Cole & Son. Since it was founded in 1875 by John Perry, they have been...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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?  
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. Headboards, Valances & Cushions

    Headboards, Valances & Cushions

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

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

  39. 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...
  40. Guide: 6 Ways To Use Lime In Summer

    Guide: 6 Ways To Use Lime In Summer

    The 24 hour splash of health. The instant pick me up. The pop up colour. We love Lime. 1.Wake up to a squeeze of lime in a glass of warm water & Keep your tummy happy.   Seen here in...

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