The Key Interior Trend for 2020

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. madaboutthehouse sitting room in fallen plum by atelier ellis But this year I’m not

10 Things You Need To Know About… English Country Style

rita konig's english style farmhouse is available for rent
I promised you a more detailed look at this most classic of interior design styles last week so here you go. It's seen as quintessentially English and yet it was popularised by an American. It's a maximalist look that's even better when it's messy and mismatched. While some will say it's having a revival others

New Book Reviews and Minimalism v Maximalism (podcast notes)

Kate Watson-Smyth and Sophie Robinson review three new interior books, shown here on Kate's side table for the Great Indoors podcast. #podcast #thegreatindoors #madaboutthehouse
I spoke earlier in the week about how to revamp your home without spending any money (see previous post) as part of that new year feeling which is always such a big part of September. Another marker of the start of the season is the release of new interiors books. Sophie Robinson and I discussed