One of the most rewarding aspects of our work at Open Plan Living is helping clients turn their design dreams into reality. This is made possible through our Bespoke Furniture Services. Often we are asked if a product can be tweaked to incorporate a particular wood, finish or fabric. Most of the times the size needs to be modified so that it fits perfectly within a client’s intricate design scheme....

Britain might have opted to exit the EU this summer but there was still a fabulous global feel to the London Design Festival this year. From Decorex to Design Junction via the various creative quarters and design districts we had the opportunity to check out the latest and hottest interior design and home décor trends! Here are our highlights of this fantastic week:   A new home for Design Junction One of the most exciting developments was the relocation of Design Junction, moving to the thriving Granary Square in King’s Cross. The area outside Central Saint Martins was filled with installations, the main focus of this year’s event being a two-floor lighting/furniture pavilion in Lewis Cubitt Square. The whimsical, clam pendants from Decode  were one of the most stunning lighting installations we saw all week, as well as the ornate light fittings from 7 Gods Lighting which also reflect the brass and black trend that we have seen...

One thing we really love in the world of decor and interiors is the diversity of styles and endless possibilities for every home. Interior design blogs make an important contribution, not only with their insightful commentary but also their constant quest to uncover new trends,  bringing readers daily inspiration. We love interior design blogs (something that we do every day!) and some of the very best come from the UK. Colourful, exciting, with plenty of character and full of the latest trends - here are the top 10 UK interior design blogs for you to follow this year. * The blogs are presented in no particular order.   1 :: Bright Bazaar He’s bright, he’s colourful, he’s Will. Founded in 2009, Bright.Bazaar is the place to be if you want colour filled ideas and make-you-smile style inspirations for your home. Bearing in mind that beige is boring, Will Taylor creates an inspirational world with colour at the centre...

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...