Five Storey Town House

Hello! I’m delighted to be writing about the wonderful opportunity we have been given to furnish a stunning five storey town house in the centre of Manchester. We started the process with a site analysis and then began to brainstorm ideas for each individual room. Below you can see some rough sketches from the beginning of the design process. It […]

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The Paris Project!

  Hello! I’m Caroline, a recently graduated interior designer and one of the new faces of Urban Grain….  It’s a pleasure to be writing about the first project I was given shortly after joining the company in June. This was a great chance for me to get my skills established within the organisation and give me […]

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Installing an Urban Grain Shelving System…

The workshop has finished building the customer’s shelving system and we have been asked to install them. Seeing the shelving system erected in the workshop allows an understanding of the first installation issues: how big is the system; to what extent will it need to be broken down for ease of transportation and access into […]

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5 Pinteresters worth a Follow !

What did we do before Pinterest ?!? We love it – it’s such a great tool for us designers, and the following 5 Pinteresters are our favourite users… their boards never fail to inspire… check them out ! Elise Joseph Elise Joseph is a Nashville-based stylist, art director and creative consultant. She created the Pennyweight […]

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Fabulous Floors

I’ve been researching floor options for my own flat and have come across some amazing ideas… just wanted to share a few with you here… Found on Found on Found on Found on Found on Found on Found on Found on Found on Found on […]

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Small Space ? Big Solutions !

So many of our clients live in London and constantly task us with maximising their storage options because their living spaces are generally quite small… we, of-course, do this with our made to measure furniture, but here are a few more ideas to make more of small spaces and make them feel larger… White, white, […]

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The collection

My Warehouse Home feature!

Warehouse Home is a stunning new publication created to inspire lovers of industrial style home décor. It is also a tool for owners of warehouse and loft conversions to use to inspire vision and creativity. We were lucky to be featured on the cover of the first issue a few months ago… and we have […]

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Back to Work !

Curled up on my sofa with my fire blazing and the Christmas tree lights still twinkling, going back to work hasn’t filled me with the joy it should have, so I was thinking about how to make myself more motivated, and I’ve decided to decorate the new office area with some fabulous vintage furniture… we have some gorgeous […]

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Colour Trends

There’s nothing I love more than using colour to inject interest and newness into an interior… as an interior designer devoted to sustainable interiors with longevity, I generally create classic timeless solutions for my clients. Many clients want very neutral environments these days as this is a very strong trend and, of course, they are […]

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