Whatever your personal style or size of room, there will always be the right couch for you. It goes without saying that the couch you select should not only look good, but it should be practical and most of all comfortable. When it comes to some of the current trends, Justin Van Breda, the creative director of JVB Furniture Collection notes that “the emphasis is on scale and comfort. Sofas and armchairs that you can just flop down onto are on trend right now”.
Colour plays an important and interesting role in our lives; it has a direct and indirect influence on the body and mind, as well as emotions, and can be used to balance all three. For our homes, colour can be used as a form of expression, to create different moods and visual illusions. Home owners can translate the current colour trends through the treatment of walls, floors and soft furnishings.
Cutting-edge furniture designer, Aaron Kearney is originally from Northern Ireland and studied a Foundation Diploma and a BA (Hons) degree in Product Design at Central Saint Martins, London. He went on to work for a furniture company in Wimbledon and has been living in South Africa for nearly 3 years.
Deciding on a theme for your home does not need to be as challenging and tedious a task as you may think. With an endless array of fabrics, designs, and patterns available, planning and decorating your home has never been more enjoyable.
I have a very small lounge area and would like it to look bigger than it really is. Is there any rule that applies to creating the feeling of more space. Most people say that I should paint everything white, but I also love colour. What would you suggest?