Product of the Week – French Louis Oak Large Sideboard

The rich and sumptuous French Louis Oak Large Sideboard is an elegant and classic furniture item that is both stylish and functional. This eye-catching sideboard will create a warm and welcoming focal point in both traditional and contemporary living rooms, dining rooms or hallways.

French Louis Oak Large Sideboard

French Louis Oak Large Sideboard

This large and spacious sideboard has been carved from the finest quality North American Oak that is both strong and beautifully textural. This item has been finished in a rich and cosy medium/dark stain that provides a regal style elegance and a stately feel that will add a period style charm to any home interior.

Crafted from authentic antique French designs this sideboard will create a refined feel within your chosen home interior and its strong and durable design will ensure that it will become a permanent feature within your home for many years to come.

French Louis Oak Large Sideboard - Front View

French Louis Oak Large Sideboard – Front View

This large and grand sideboard provides plentiful storage space within your interior setting and is ideal for creating a centralised area for your household accessories. The large and wide table top area is specifically designed to house your ornaments, photo frames or a statement lamp that will draw your eye to the textural grain and warm tones of the oak exterior.

The three small central drawers are ideally sized to hold your small items, stationary or remote controls while the two large outer cupboards are perfect for hiding away your large household items, paperwork or crockery to create a neat and organised interior space.

French Louis Oak Corner TV Unit

French Louis Oak Corner TV Unit

This elegant sideboard will look fabulous when partnered with the French Louis Oak Corner TV Unit. This compact and stylish TV cabinet is perfect for those with smaller home interiors or awkward room dimensions. The angular design means that it can be tucked neatly into the corner of your living room area to make the most of your limited floor space.

The small table top area is perfectly big enough to hold a widescreen TV and will create a visual focal point in which to arrange your seating areas. The long central open front shelf can be used to house your DVD player, TV box or games console for an easy to access multimedia area. With an additional two spacious lower drawers you will find and ideal space to store a selection of DVDs, games, media accessories and remote controls for an organised space that is both neat and stylish.

For more items that will compliment this stylish sideboard and TV unit, then head over to the website where you will find our complete French Louis Oak collection.

How To Create A Focal Point In Your Interior

Modern day homes can often appear disjointed and cluttered due to the unavoidable items that grace our homes such as media devices, accessories, heaters and general bits and bobs. With the need for extra storage space and display units, our home interiors have lost that traditional sense of organisation that created a centralised and stylish space in which to relax.

The focal point of your interior should be the first thing that draws your eye as you enter a room, it can be created using colour, furniture, accessories or a simple change of layout and can transform even the most blank of canvases into a sleek and sophisticated interior design.

 

Wall Art

Wall art and Wallpaper are a great way of creating a focal point in a neutral interior space and work particularly well in plain interiors that lack a chimney breast or natural focal point. Opt for a bold patterned wallpaper with colour and depth or for a more subtle yet still eye-catching finish opt for neutral palettes with a hint of metallic pattern or finish. Wall art can be used to draw the eye to a plain painted wall or can seamlessly highlight a sofa or sideboard area. Large and contemporary images work great in minimal homes whilst traditional portraits and landscapes can also create a soft and refined focal point in more classic interior styles.

 

Fireplaces

The fireplace has long been used as the focal point in the living room area as it provides a centralised and visually appealing area that can dictate the layout and seating arrangements of a room. A large mantelpiece creates an eye-catching centre piece that can be further emphasised using a vase, ornaments of photo frames for added detail and visual effect. Modern electric fires can work equally well, with wall mounted designs being used to compliment a wallpapered or painted chimney breast wall. This creates a zoned area of detail and colour that provides functional practicality as well as elegant interior style.

 

 

Lighting

Lighting is a fabulous way of creating a centrepiece within your chosen room and is the ideal way of creating a focal point in smaller or more awkward interior spaces. A large, single drop light works extremely well in creating a central area of detail and light that can be used to draw attention to an item below, such as a dining table, bed or seating area. Large French or Italian chandeliers look great in classic or contemporary home interiors whilst modern sculptural designs will add a visual artwork that makes a great alternative to a ornament or picture. Opt for bold coloured styles or elegant crystal designs to co-ordinate your lighting choice to your interior style and palette.

 

TVs

They may not be the most beautiful items in the world but our TVs have become to social point of our home with many an evening spent catching up on our favourites TV series and films. Creating a more visually delightful setting for these often ugly devices can be tricky, but with all eyes and furniture drawn towards your TV it becomes a necessary focal point that requires a balance of style and elegance. Opt for a grand and eye-catching TV cabinet that will provide a complimentary focal point but will also hide a multitude of wires and clutter. Alternatively you can create a wall mounted focal point by incorporating your TV as a piece of wall art on a centralised wall or chimney breast.

 

Furniture

Furniture can create a natural focal point in an interior depending on its size, colour and impact on its internal space. Sideboards, console tables and display cabinets create a visual focal point that once again will draw the eye to a particular wall or chimney breast and can be adorned with complimentary items that add to the overall visual finish. Focal points do not have to be against a wall however, a grand and eye-catching dining table, coffee table or bed can draw the eye to the centre of the room with your seating, decor and smaller items orbiting the centrepiece of your interior space.

 

For more inspirational ideas that will create a focal point within your home, head over to our latest Pinterest board – Pinterest – Focal Points

 

Product of the Week – Cheshire Oak Corner TV Unit

The Cheshire oak corner TV unit is the perfect functional furniture item for modern homes. We all want to make the most of our interior spaces without having to negotiate on storage and visual appeal and this fabulous corner unit solves a multitude of interior layout problems.

Cheshire oak corner TV Unit- Front View

Cheshire oak corner TV Unit- Front View

This stylish TV unit is a compact yet spacious design that provides the perfect space to centralise and organise your gadgets, gizmos and media devices. With designated areas for all of your items it is perfect for creating a neat and uncluttered living area. Its chunky table top area is the ideal size to hold a large widescreen TV and will create a focal point within your interior space.

Cheshire oak corner TV unit - side view

Cheshire oak corner TV unit – side view

Beneath the table top area there is a chunky single shelf that is perfectly designed to hold a TV box, games console or DVD player with open front access for ease of use. With a cut out area at the back of this shelf, you can tuck away your cables at the back of the cabinet to ensure that any unsightly wires remain out of sight . With an additional lower cupboard area you will find plenty of additional space for extra media devices, remote controls and accessories or alternatively you can use this enclosed space to store your CDs, DVDs and games.

Cheshire oak corner TV unit - Open View

Cheshire oak corner TV unit – Open View

The unique design of this item allows it to be seamlessly slotted into the corner of your living room making it ideal for compact interiors or those with awkward alcoves or window positioning. Carved from solid North American oak this sturdy design is sure to withstand the wear and tear of everyday use. The chunky frame and exterior panel detailing gives it a versatile appearance that allows it to fit perfectly in both classic and modern interior styles.

Cheshire oak two drawer coffee table

Cheshire oak two drawer coffee table

 

The perfect partner for your Cheshire oak TV cabinet is our luxurious Cheshire oak two drawer coffee table. This chunky table will provide a social focal point in your living room area that is ideally suited for cosy nights in front of the TV with family and friends. The large table top features lots of space for your cups, mugs and wine glasses to make sure that you avoid any messy spills on your flooring or rug. With two additional drawers and a lower floor level shelf this multi-functional coffee table will provide plenty of space for your remotes, small household accessories and newspapers to ensure that your living area remains uncluttered and relaxed.

Check out our complete range of luxurious matching items over at our website - Cheshire oak collection

 

 

5 Space Saving Interior Ideas

With all the necessary items we need to survive in our homes these days, its no surprise that many of us are struggling to find the space we need to accommodate all our furniture, storage and gadgets. Space saving furniture has made a huge impact on the interior design world over the past year with many well known designer names adapting a number of their designs to suit smaller or overcrowded interior areas.

From multifunctional beds to classic corner units, we have compiled a list of the best space saving items and designs that will create a fashionable floor space that does not overpower your entire interior.

 

1. Beds

Sofa beds have come a long way since the typical fold down/fold up designs that were popular during the 1990s. The latest designs fit seamlessly into any bedroom or living room area and are indistinguishable from any normal seating area. Large and contemporary corner sofas (left) can be slid and rotated into shape and create a lavish and relaxing area for guests. Bunk beds are also as popular as ever and work particularly well in children’s bedrooms. With many designs featuring built in storage and seating areas they are ideal for making use of a compact box room. Alternatively why not combine the two with some ingenious and sophisticated sofa bunk beds. (see our pinterest page - space saving furniture)

 

2. Dining

With many houses and apartments providing a distinct lack of space for a classic dining table, many of us are giving up on the traditions of eating around the table with family and friends. However new and clever designs in the furniture world have come up with space saving ideas that will allow you to transform even the smallest of areas into a functional dining space. The latest compact dining tables feature a spacious circular table with triangular shaped chairs that can be slotted beneath the table top when not in use. This sleek design is perfect for those with narrow dining areas or those who wish to keep their interiors looking uncluttered and minimal in design.

 

3. Corner Units

Chunky oak corner TV unit.

Chunky oak corner TV unit.

Corner units are as popular as ever across the interior design world and have become one of the most purchases furniture styles of the 21st century. From TV units like our Chunky oak corner TV cabinet to sumptuous desks and display cabinets these space saving items allow you to make full use of your interior floor flans without negotiating on style and visual appeal. With plentiful storage and display space, corner units are designed to fit seamlessly into both classic and contemporary homes.

 

4. Desks

With more and more of us choosing to work from home and many of us suddenly find ourselves with a house full of teenagers studying for exams our computer desks have become a hub within our homes. A cleverly designed desk can not only save space but can also provide an organised area in which to work. Corner and fold down desks are a classic design that works well in a vast range of interior styles or for a more sleek and minimal style then why not create a visual masterpiece in your home with a sculptural shelving and desk area (left)

 

5. Storage

Storage, storage, storage…we all need it, but none of us have enough of it! If like me your a bit of a hoarder (Don’t pretend your not!) you may find that your interiors are constantly filled with a stream of bits and bobs that do not really have a home within your interior design. There is only so many traditional sideboards, dressers and consoles you can fit into a room before things start to look a little overcrowded. So why not take a fresh look at your home design and work out if there are any unused areas that have the potential to be something much more. Under stairs storage is ideal for vacuums, coats or shoes or why not create a space beneath your bed for books, clothes or accessories and hide away your clutter in a concealed and unobtrusive space.

For all original images and many more space saving interior ideas then head over to our latest Pinterest board - Pinterest – space saving furniture.

 

Product of the Week – Walnut Coffee Table

Walnut furniture provides a warm and cosy ambiance to any home interior and creates a rich and eye-catching feature within your interior setting. Our Walnut coffee table provides a sumptuous balance of functional and fashionable storage space to create a visually elegant centrepiece in your living room area.

walnut coffee table

walnut coffee table

Coffee tables are a must have furniture item in any interior as they provide a central, social area for your family and friends to congregate. Whether you enjoy cosy family evenings with a cup of tea or a lively evening with a bottle of wine and friends, this table is the ideal area to place your cups, glasses and plates to avoid any unwanted spillages. Its warm walnut tones and textural grain will sit perfectly in both contemporary and traditional home interiors and works beautifully with a wide range of colour palettes.

 

Walnut coffee table, display cabinet and sideboard

Walnut coffee table, display cabinet and sideboard

This sleek and sumptuous coffee table features a chunky, straight edged design that creates a striking visual feature in the centre of your room without a sense of overcrowding your interior space. The additional perk of a floor level shelving area provides ample space to tuck away your newspapers, remotes and coasters to ensure your home and decor remains neat and uncluttered. Its opulent colour makes walnut a popular choice in living room interiors and it looks particularly complementary alongside neutral beige, cream and gold for a modern twist on rustic interior design.

walnut tv unit

walnut tv unit

This gorgeous coffee table can be partnered with our luxurious walnut TV cabinet that will add to the social family feel of your living area. This spacious TV unit is the perfect size for even a large widescreen TV set and provides a practical and stylish focal point within your interior. With a central solid base and glass shelving area you will find plentiful space to store your TV box, Games console and DVD player so that all of your multimedia devises are in one easy to access area. With two additional lower drawers you will find an ideal spot to keep your DVDs, CDs and Games as well as any remotes or games controllers. The additional plus side to this fabulous unit is its cleverly hidden wiring holes that will ensure that all of your unwanted wires and adapters can be tucked away behind the item. This ensures that your interior space remains clear and organised in order to maintain a laid back and sophisticated ambiance in which to relax.

 

 

 

Product of the Week – Mayan Walnut DVD/CD Storage Chest

Our sumptuous Mayan walnut DVD/CD chest is a multifunctional furniture item that incorporates the richness and style of central american interiors with the design and practicality of contemporary living.

The warm, spicy tones of this solid walnut chest will compliment both modern and traditional home interiors and will provide a chunky and sophisticated focal point within your home.

Mayan Walnut DVD/CD Chest

Mayan Walnut DVD/CD Chest

This stylish cabinet is the perfect addition to any living room, office or games room as it provides spacious storage for all of your DVDs, CDs and games; keeping them in one easy to access area. With six drawers of varying sizes throughout this chest you can ensure that your media collections are neat and organised creating an ordered and clutter free interior space.

Mayan DVD/CD chest

Mayan DVD/CD chest

This chunky chest features a straight edged, tonal wood exterior with chunky drawers that are set in a singular and paired layout. Each drawer is finished with a chrome effect, curved bar handle that beautifully compliments the central american hardwood design. This luxurious chest is crafted from wood selected from sustainably managed plantations to ensure that your furniture is not only stylish by environmentally friendly.

 

Mayan DVD/CD chest drawer space.

Mayan DVD/CD chest drawer space.

 

This rich and opulent cabinet embodies all the natural warmth and cosiness we associate with Mexican and central american interior design. This attractive and practical chest of drawers is perfectly suited to neutral interior colour palettes and metallic accent tones but works equally well with bright and vibrant tribal tones to create an authentic Mayan style interior ambiance.

 

Mayan Walnut Widescreen TV Cabinet

Mayan Walnut Widescreen TV Cabinet

 

Why not partner your DVD/CD chest with our strikingly elegant Mayan walnut widescreen TV unit. This fabulous cabinet features all the space you could need to display your widescreen TV and provides four large open front shelves for your TV box, DVD player and games console. This classic furniture item is perfect for keeping your multimedia devices neat and organised and hides any unsightly wires so that your interior remains immaculately smart.

For more information on our Product of The Week and to browse other stylish items from the Mayan Walnut range then head over to our website - Mayan Walnut Collection.

 

 

 

 

The Chunkier The Better!

I am happy to admit that I am a huge lover of oak furniture so when our brand new Chunky oak furniture arrived in the warehouse I was like a big kid on my birthday Chunky Oak Furniture. This stylish new collection features stunning pieces that have been individually crafted from North American oak and are so beautiful that even are brand new photographs cannot do them justice!

The chunky square edged design of this collection will make a statement in even the smallest of rooms and create the perfect balance of traditional and contemporary interior styling. The light and warm tones of this selection will create an inviting atmosphere where you can sit back and relax and their sumptuous tones make them the perfect accompaniment to both neutral and bright interior designs.

Chunky oak console table

Chunky oak console table

Our luxurious chunky oak console table will create a real focal point in any living room or hallway area. Its clean edged lines and square legs give a strong and sturdy appearance whilst still retaining a sense of warmth and femininity. Its sleek lower level shelf and spacious upper shelf are perfect for displaying your collectables whilst the two dainty drawers are the perfect size for hiding away any nick naks to keep your home neat and tidy.

chunky oak widescreen TV unit

chunky oak widescreen TV unit

 

 

 

These days we cannot imagine a home without an entertainment system however if your anything like me, you hate the never ending amount of cables, wires and remotes that ruin the ambiance of your home. The perfect solution to your problems can be found with our stylish chunky oak TV cabinets that are the perfect combination of style and functionality Chunky Oak TV Unit. With plentiful shelving space for you TV, DVD player and games console it also features the added bonus of hidden holes for your wires and a selection of drawers so you can tuck away your remotes and DVD’s.

No home is complete without a stylish dining table and chairs. For me the dining room is the hub of the home and our wonderful chunky oak ding tables are the perfect balance of comfort, style and practicality Chunky Oak Dining Table. With large solid chunky legs our dining tables are sure to withstand the wear and tear of everyday use and the truly eye catching sweeping, floor length, ladder back chairs will provide a designer feel that oozes warmth and cosiness. From 4 to 8 seats available across the chunky oak collection we have a dining set to suit all requirements.

chunky oak 6 seat, 4 chair dining table

chunky oak 6 seat, 4 chair dining table

Each item across this range provides a space that is both practical and stylish and with such a vast amount of furniture within this range you will be sure to find a combination to suit your needs. Our latest Pinterest board showcases the versatility and eye-catching presence of chunky furniture within an interior Pinterest- Chunky Oak. So why not introduce this modern take on the classic oak style into your home and create a cosy haven in which you and your family can relax and enjoy all the joys of fabulous, functional contemporary living.