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Tips & How To

"We want to share our years of fabric experience so everyone can understand the basics when it comes to soft furnishings and fabrics."

Elegant and thoughtful; striking and daring; lush and leafy; bold and colourful; calm and serene. Creating successful home interiors is part design magic and part functional excellence and we have developed a wealth of knowledge over our many years in the business.  

We want to share our fabric insights so everyone can understand the basics when it comes to soft furnishings and fabrics.  So whether you are new to all of this, or maybe you just need a refresher, we strive to provide something for everyone. Browse the topics below to find helpful tips and advice to ensure you get a great end result.

Textiles play a major role in the absorption of sound within everyday spaces such as your home, the office, hotels and conference centres.  With the movement toward minimalist spaces and the noises generated within them, the management of sound has become of utmost importance particularly in the design of public spaces.

Curtains have the ability to transform a space.  They soften the hard architectural edges of a room, provide warmth, privacy and light filtration.

Whatever fabric and style you choose, curtains can add the finishing touch to a room by working with the furnishings and decor in the space to make a room feel cohesive.  To help the decision making process we have put together six tips to get you on your way: 

Colour and pattern is all around us, creating the mood and ambience of a space. The opportunity to play with colour and pattern is huge ultimately transforming a room, producing multi-faceted interiors that are alive and inviting.

The measuring of curtains must be done thoroughly and accurately and is vital in ensuring a great final result. In this blog we explain how to measure your window and what to consider when calculating you fabric dimensions.

In this blog Stephanie Moffit, Design Director of Mokum gives us some insight into the technical requirements of outdoor fabric.

Hard window treatments include roller blinds, shutters, sunscreen blinds, venetian blinds, vertical blinds and wooden blinds. They can be used in conjunction with curtains, swags and tails, top treatments and pelmets to create superb window treatments.

In this blog we discuss the most common upholstery problems that can arise in use. We will break each problem down, looking at what it is, the likely cause and recommended remedies and solutions to avoid future reoccurrence.

Wallpaper is creative way to bring colour, texture and pattern to your home.   In a vast range of options, wallpaper provides an effective and personal touch to your décor.