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How to choose the right subwoofer for your home entertainment system

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Bass is the bedrock upon which great sound is built. Whether it’s the thrilling soundtrack to a Hollywood blockbuster, a soaring live orchestral performance, or the natural timbres of a …
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How to choose art for your home
7 years ago

How to choose art for your home

We recently spoke to Ijeoma Loren Uche-Okeke, Projects Manager at Gallery MOMO, who gave us her top tips on how to choose art for the home

Make an inspired choice with the new Plascon paint app

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Have a professional paint expert in your pocket! Colour inspiration and expert paint advice is now right at your fingertips, thanks to Plascon’s new InspireMe app.

How to create your own moodboard
7 years ago

How to create your own moodboard

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For me, Home Trends is always a bit of a challenge, and I often ask myself, ‘what can I do to make this one different, and take it up a level?’ With this in mind, once the April issue came around, I decided to do something a little different and present you with a visual aid of how to put a mood board together. Then in the May issue I showed readers how to pull it all together, and bring life to a space…

Space transformers
7 years ago

Space transformers

What is the easiest way to transform a bland interior space?

Get ready for winter

By  •  How To, Bathrooms

Newly released from The Lighting Warehouse are the bathroom heaters – a safe and effective way to turn those winter blues red hot. There is nothing worse than getting out of the hot, luxurious bath only to be hit with frost bite in the cold bathroom.

How to take care of timber windows and doors
7 years ago

How to take care of timber windows and doors

Wooden windows need periodic care in order to ensure they maintain their good looks, durability and proper function. Naturally, timber windows are subject to a mixture of weather conditions and due to the various types of architectural and installation solutions, there is no hard and fast rule that stipulates just how often these maintenance activities should be made.

How do I choose the right flooring to suit my lifestyle needs?
7 years ago

How do I choose the right flooring to suit my lifestyle needs?

Floors need to set the mood and tone of a room while at the same offer durability and easy maintenance. With hundreds of flooring options to choose from it can be overwhelming for home owners to select the right flooring for their new home.

Maximising storage space
7 years ago

Maximising storage space

My apartment lacks storage space – do you have any tips that I can implement to compensate for this?

Decorating with colour
7 years ago

Decorating with colour

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As one of the most important elements of any room, colour has the ability to dramatically change the look and feel of a space as well as the mood of those who enter it. Here we give you a few tips on how to incorporate colour into your home.

Unleash your creativity
8 years ago

Unleash your creativity

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Colour often allows us to express who we are. It helps us to reflect our moods, attitudes, and feelings. In a home, colour can also create the illusion of space, liven up a drab or ordinary living space, add warmth and bring in light dependent on the style, texture and colour choice.

Colour your world
8 years ago

Colour your world

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It’s hard to imagine a world void of colour. Yet some people find themselves too hesitant to fill their interior spaces with a combination of colourful tones; instead they choose to settle for a mundane palette.

Tantalising transformations
8 years ago

Tantalising transformations

By  •  Living Spaces, How To

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.

Planting around
8 years ago

Planting around

As the need to create more personalised and tranquil spaces within the home grows, many home owners are turning towards adding plants to various rooms in the home to give their interiors a welcoming and calm ambience.

Playing matchmaker
8 years ago

Playing matchmaker

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Choosing art for your home can sometimes be a daunting task, yet contrary to popular belief not everything has to be completely monotone and all “matchy-matchy”…

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