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Trend Focus: Reeded Glass and all things Fluted

28th January 2020
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A look at the recent trend for reeded glass and fluted designs with Kate Watson-Smyth. This Canaletto cabinet by Ligne Roset has a reeded glass top and a modern open cubic base. #reededglass #madaboutthehouse #interiortrends

As January is all about new stuff – from trends and trade shows – I thought it might be interesting to focus on some of the things that are coming into store and also to show you how the ideas are being incorporated into real homes. Today let’s look at reeded glass. This is one…

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The Key Interior Trend for 2020

2nd January 2020
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Kate Watson-Smyth looks at interior trends and the recent beige revival. Layering with different textures and adding accent colours create a modern look. The tall proportions and windows of the living room by H&M home help to keep the scheme light and contemporary. #modernliving #livingroom #madaboutthehouse

There’s always a lot of talk about new trends for interior design at this time of year and when I have written about this in the past it has proved to be one of the most read posts of the year. But this year I’m not sure things have changed that much since I wrote…

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Interior Trends: How To Do Beige

29th August 2019
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Kate Watson-Smyth looks at ways of introducing the interior trend for warm neutrals. The easiest way to do it is with the accessories, especially with texture like this ecru throw from Himla. #interiortrend #neutraldecor #warmneutrals #madaboutthehouse

Updating this post to include some new pieces and also as you have had several months to get your head round this idea. It’s not going away! There are some lovely things around and it’s all about what you mix it with. Personally I love a milk and chocolate with a dash of biscuit on…

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Find Your New Season Style (my piece in Grazia)

27th August 2019
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Kate Watson-Smyth compiles a guide to the new season's trends for Grazia magazine 'find your new season style' #grazia #newseason #trends #interiortrends #madaboutthehouse

Things are beginning to take on that back to school feel and in honour of that I wrote a piece in last week’s Grazia magazine looking at the key trends that will be coming into the stores in the next few weeks. I have reproduced the pages here with a few of my favourite pieces…

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