Fine dining is not just about great food but also about enjoying an exquisite experience. That’s why when it comes to choosing the best restaurant, your palate is just one of several things to consider. A unique atmosphere and impeccable service are also important, and of course the restaurant's design is a crucial element of its success. The UK is filled with some great choices for dedicated foodies who want to take their dining experience to the next level.  Some restaurant projects are designed and built from the scratch, whilst others take of a building's location and history. As we love a good design and architecture makeover, today we share with you the most stunning restaurant conversion projects in the UK. From churches to factories, everything is possible when true creativity is applied to reaching the next level in restaurant design.   Blixen, London  A former bank built into the walls of London's Old Spitalfields Market, Blixen...

Rose Quartz and Serenity – two names that you may have already heard of since the end of 2015. This is because Pantone chose not just one, but two colours of the year for 2016,  giving us many new colour combinations to suit each home's style.  Although many people associate these two colours with a child's nursery  we believe that if mixed correctly, they can provide great results for any room. This is why we are bringing you 5 home decor ideas making use of these two great colours.   Mix it with black and white When working with an unusual colour, one of the best home decor ideas is to mix it with black and white. These two neutral colours will help you frame the new one, adding a very graphic touch to your home. Firstly decide whether you prefer Rose Quartz or Serenity,  then add it to the wall behind your favourite furniture piece –...

New year, new interior design possibilities! If you love the world of decor and interiors as much as we do, you are probably already planning some exciting changes at home - a new colour here, a different room layout, a new sofa to make the room feel more comfortable. As every home needs some challenges every once in a while, find out which interior design trends will rule this year and get creative at home.   Portuguese tiles inspiration We already shared on the blog just how much we love Portuguese tiles and we believe that these beautiful items will be an even greater source of inspiration this coming year. No matter if you use them in upholstery, as a way to remodel your kitchen, on your bedwear or simply as a decorative detail, Portuguese tiles will be one of the greatest interior design trends for 2016. So don't miss this opportunity to...

Lofts, studios, flats - there are many ways of describing a small apartment but they all have one thing in common, a lack of space. If you are a Londoner, this will ring true as space is a precious commodity, fitting everything in and making your space comfortable can be a challenge.   Above all, Londoners must be demanding when it comes to choosing the right furniture. Today we'll start with the bedroom, one of the most important areas in the home given its versatility. To help you relax, read, organize your clothes or watch a movie in your own cozy bedroom, Open Plan Living portfolio offers you some great choices. From beautiful tables to stools, lamps and comfortable rugs – here are 5 pieces that add a special touch to any bedroom!   Lune stool A stool can be a very interesting piece and can add both space and versatility to your bedroom. This beautiful stool is elegant enough...

Small apartments don’t necessarily have to lack comfort and coziness. If you are moving to small place, the first rule is to optimise every inch of space it and to make organisation your best friend. Besides that, there are plenty of small tricks you can use to make the space feel larger, and to transform it in to a comfortable nest.    Lighting is vital Small apartments always require high quality lighting. Since you will be creating many different areas within the same space, lighting will help you to divide them. Our suggestion is to start with a great ceiling lamp set in the living area, and then add some wall or floor lamps to create smaller corners like the dining or working areas. Our suggestion:  The beautiful Giacomo Floor Lamp and Gio Ceiling Lamp are perfect for small apartments With a mid-century modern touch and minimalist design, these two pieces will help you to highlight separate...

Christmas home decor plays an important role during the Holiday season, especially if you have children. That’s why we should be creative during the Christmas period to inspire our home and the kids too.  This is one of the best times of the year to let our imagination flow and be innovative with our home decor.  That’s why we searched for the best Holiday inspirations for you to enjoy and make your children smile!   An original advent calendar Christmas is just not Christmas without an advent calendar. This year, make your own and add some creativity to your Christmas home decor. This is one of the sweetest we found and seems easy to make. Want to give it a try?   A creative Christmas tree Your Christmas tree doesn’t necessarily need to be a traditional one. Actually, you can make an original tree for your Christmas home decor out of almost anything. Paint it with chalk...

Christmas time is all about lights and colours, giving your space some special festive sparkle.  Just as the streets are decorated, your home also deserves special attention, creating the right mood for the winter holidays. In Christmas home design, colour is crucial when it comes to creating the right decor set for your taste. Choose your favourite colour scheme and be creative this season!   Black and White: the eternal anchoring neutrals No matter how many colour schemes there are to choose from, we just can’t get enough of the good old black and white as anchoring neutrals in home design. In fact,  this colour scheme is so balanced that it fits perfectly even with Christmas decorations – who needs colours when you have millions of possibilities in black and white?   Gold and Greige: the right amount of sophistication  Classic Christmas home design gives that special sophisticated touch to your living room, if you choose the right colour scheme....

The holiday season is almost upon us, bringing once again the beautiful Christmas home decor that transforms our homes into cozy winter retreats. As well as beautiful Christmas ornaments, we can use elegant furniture pieces to create the right winter mood according to our own tastes. That’s why today we bring you five different styles for your Christmas decor so that you can start preparing your home for the holiday season!   Sophisticated Christmas If sophistication is your cup of tea, start transforming your home according to your style. Furniture with classic designs, bright colours and a touch of gold will bring something special to your Christmas home decor this year. After all gold will always be a timeless Christmas colour. Our suggested furniture piece: The beautiful Lune Table will make your Christmas living room shine this year. Made with gold limed oak, light bronze and leather, this unique table will bring sophistication and elegance to your golden...

[gallery ids="668,669,670,671,672"] When it comes to a cheerful family home, there’s nothing more important than a cozy living room to gather everyone after a long day at work or over the weekends. And that’s why planing living room designs is so important to optimize the space. Today we selected 5 fabulous projects by renowned top British Interior Designers so that you can get inspired and make the most of your living room.   Elegant living room, Susan Venn In order to combine practical family living with a chic adult space for entertaining, Susan Venn created this stunning room, one of the most beautiful living room designs we have seen. The sober colours are the key to let the beautiful landscape invade the living room, giving a sense of a larger space for a big family. Storage units were also provided in this project, combining aesthetics with functionality.   Georgian renovated living room, The Design Practice by Uber This Georgian renovation...