Bold & Punchy Velvets
Circular Coffee Tables
Foraging Walks in the UK
Velvets have long been used to showcase richness and elegance, but over time they had become a slightly dated option — until now...
Round occasional tables are becoming a popular interior trend, running rings around their rectangular counterparts — not surprising when they allow you to...
Foraging is the activity of finding, gathering, and harvesting wild foods such as nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables and more, and best of all, it’s free. With many of us now...
Best Formal Dining Chairs
Styling Statement Staircases
Pleated Lampshades Are Back
We may not be planning many dinner parties this year but we can look forward to times when we can again. Many of us focus on making sure we have enough places...
Most of us ignore the staircase in our homes as a necessary but under-utilised space, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Statement staircases have become much more popular...
A popular trend late 20th century, pleated lampshades are back - and they will bring all the retro nostalgia you need whilst also giving your space a fresh and updated feel...
Beautiful Storage Solutions for Refills
Leather Armchairs, Sleek and Comfy
Natural Wood Finishes
With the UK becoming a lot more environmentally conscious, we’ve seen lots of great refill centres open up, where one can take one's own containers....
For an elegant and sophisticated style choice, a leather armchair can really develop your space. Armchairs are a brilliant way of adding a homely feel while creating...
Wood has always been a staple in interior design. It's durable, functional, and can naturalise a room with ease, but we’ve become so accustomed to treated and polished woods...
Our Top 5 Extending Dining Tables
Gone are the days when we used shelves solely for housing our possessions - we are now seeing open shelving used as an extension of our decor details and embellishments...
Eco friendly fireplaces have been growing in popularity, and have suddenly become the hottest interior trend. With conventional fireplaces and log burners requiring a lot of...
We can all relate to the dilemma of not having enough places for everyone coming to dinner, but not wanting to give up space all year round just for a few celebrations annually....
New Cattelan Italia Ceramics
Everyone Needs a Trusty Side Table
A Step-by-Step Guide to Selecting a Rug
As interior designs continue to innovate and push boundaries, we see new finishes and styles come through. Enter the latest ceramics update from Cattelan Italia...
Convenience is key at home, so having the right side table in any setting is important when you find it becomes your resting spot for your phone, a book...
From bold statements to complimentary accompaniments, rugs (if you choose to have them) really are a pivotal part of any room, but what size do you go for? What material?...
Smoke and Mirrors
Serve Up Summer - Dining Alfresco
Things To Do In The Garden
When looking at a room, it’s often a great idea to consider a mirror to help enhance the style and texture of your interiors. It may seem like a strange consideration, but the right...
With Summer still in session, there’s still time to enjoy your outdoor spaces and really make the most of the weather, and we think one of the best ways to enjoy this time of year...
With a bit more of Summer to enjoy, we’ve collated a list of some of our favourite things to do in the garden. Whether you want some alone time, or something to get the family...
Let's Take The Cooking Outside
The Perfect Sofa Solution
Inspiring Interior Design Books
The warm weather draws us outside more and more, and so it makes perfect sense to bring your kitchen experiences outside too. We’ve selected some of our favourite...
Seating has always been at the heart of our living spaces, so it isn't surprising that finding the right sofa solution for you and your family can be a stressful undertaking....
Inspiration can come from anywhere, but for most of us, it is a visual reference. We turn to a variety of mediums to help give us the ideas and starting points that we need....
Botanical Inspiration: Top UK Garden Spaces
How To Find The Right Interior Designer For You
Bedtime Routines For Better Sleep
Mother Nature casts beauty everywhere we look, but there is no denying that a carefully curated and well designed garden can feel like a haven. We know it can sometimes...
It can be a real challenge to find the right professionals for your projects, and selecting the absolute best Interior Designer for your home design project is vital....
We all suffer from sleep related problems sometimes, and whilst there isn’t a simple fix, there are a few things you can do to help improve your sleep....
Amazing Architectural Getaways
Outdoor Accessories That Can Make All the Difference
Update Your Home Working Space
A short break in the UK is always an enjoyable experience, but why not make it that little bit more interesting by choosing a place with an architectural difference....
Summer season is upon us, and many of us have turned to our gardens as places to socialise whilst ensuring we maintain correct social distancing....
In a post pandemic world, it isn't going to be uncommon for people to continue working from home, but a makeshift desk space on your kitchen table...
Don’t Leave Your Bedroom Behind…
Five Contemporary Bar Stools
Introducing Fabula Living Rugs
When we consider decorating, it’s always the communal rooms that get priority treatment, often leaving more personal spaces such as the bedroom by the wayside....
Whether you’re sitting down for breakfast, or leaning into an evening of wine, bar stools are a go-to item at the moment. But with so many variations to choose from...
This month at Lime Modern Living we're getting ready to introduce a new brand to our collection; Fabula Living. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark...
Storage Solutions for a Minimalist Interior
Paint the Town Green with Eco-Friendly Finishes
Outdoor Suspension Lights
A minimalist interior is simplicity and serenity at its finest and there is no denying the allure of a bright, white airy room...
The importance of taking care of our planet is greater than ever before, which is why many of us are more considerate when making purchases nowadays...
As we enter the summer months, we begin to prolong the time we spend in the garden, enjoying barbecues or late evening chats with friends or family...
The Beauty of Green - Farrow and Ball's Colour By Nature
An armchair is a wonderful accent for any space. Pair up in your living room and complement a small sofa, place one in the corner of the bedroom for added comfort...
During these unusual circumstances - You may be having to juggle family life alongside work life, you may be struggling to combat boredom...
We are almost one quarter of the way through 2020 and as we are spending the majority of our time at home right now, home renovations are at the top of many people’s to do lists...
Stylish Posable Lights
Design Ideas for Smaller Terraces
Spring is now well and truly here, which can only mean it’s time to throw open the windows and tackle some spring cleaning. Once a traditional task that started as a way to...
Sometimes there’s little better than sitting in an armchair in the evening and reading a good book or watching a movie. A posable light balances practicality and style...
Smaller terraces and patios may require more thought than a larger garden, but a little care and attention can transform even the tiniest of spaces into an outdoor haven...
Contemporary Chaise Longues
Outdoor Furniture by Cane-line - A Sensible Investment
Get Ready For Summer - New Releases From Cane-line
Long thought of as a stylish boudoir chair for bedroom seating, the modern chaise longue was invented in France during the 16th century as a way to recline without retiring...
Sometimes in the UK, we can be reluctant to splash out on outdoor furniture due to the wear and tear we expect during the winter months. But when it comes to...
There’s no doubt we are all dreaming about warmer weather with no rain in sight, and that certainly makes us think about heading outside and enjoying our outdoor space...
Foscarini Lighting - New Releases
Houseplants For Wellness
Choosing Colours To Affect Your Mood
At Euroluce 2019 Foscarini launched new products set to a backdrop designed by architect Ferruccio Laviani. The new range is dramatic and contemporary...
As we come into this spring time filled with budding plants and colourful daffodils, why not fill your house with greenery. Houseplants not only look good...
Colour psychology is commonly used in branding and marketing yet it’s also a powerful interior design tool that arguably has more of an impact on the mood of a room...
Contemporary Conservatories: Bring the Outside In
Velvet Dining Chairs
Accessorise Your Coat - Our Top 5 Coat Stands
As the winter weather continues, there’s no doubt we are all desperate for springtime to make an arrival. But with the unpredictable weather in the UK...
Looking to introduce a little more luxury into your home? A simple yet effective start is through the introduction of velvet dining chairs into your dining space...
Coat stands and coat racks are making a comeback, but with new contemporary twists. Display your belongings with style on one of these playful, functional designs...
Take A Seat - Our Top 5 Stackable Chairs
Top Tips For Working From Home
How To Get Your Home Sale-Ready
Have you ever thrown a dinner party and not had enough chairs to cater for your guests? Cue the mismatched look while you hunt around your home for suitable options...
Working from home brings many advantages - from setting your own schedule, saving time and commuting costs, to a better work-life balance...
New year, new home? Getting your house ready to sell can be a daunting task, but there's no need to feel overwhelmed; just a few little changes can make all the difference...
Ochre and Plaster
New To The Sits Collection
An easy route to a calm living space is to surround ourselves with neutral tones, a mixture of greys and whites filled with texture and a pop of green in the form of a plant or two...
As it starts to get colder in these winter months, keep your feet warm with the new Calligaris rugs. Straying from the stereotypically plain rugs that fill many homes...
From traditional style and comfort to contemporary Scandinavian minimalist design, four new favourites we've recently added to the Sits collection...
Unexpected Dinner Guests
Scents for a Seasonal Spectacular
Perhaps due to the influx of social media influencers sharing their living spaces online, people are starting to consider the decoration of their homes with more detail...
The question of how to accommodate unexpected guests is one that all too often can occur to us only when we learn of a visit. But with a few key items ...
The holiday season is as much about giving gifts as it is about the memories we make. Baking gingerbread men with your children, sharing a hot chocolate...
Simplify Life With Smart Tech
Winter Warmers - Festive Days Out
Layer Your Bed For Winter
With today’s lifestyle seemingly more and more demanding on our spare time, perhaps now is the age when technology truly will be called upon to make lives easier....
There’s a chill in the air and Christmas is just around the corner. The moment you can start counting the number of sleeps until Christmas Day, you know...
When it is cold and dark outside, the thought of climbing into a warm, cosy bed is one of the first things on your mind. And now the cooler weather...
Broken Plan Living
Be Guest Ready For Christmas
Broken-plan living is all about the clever use of a space. Distinct areas are created by using different floor finishes, split-levels and semi-permanent partitions...
It has been proven incorporating direct or indirect elements of nature into our environment, can reduce stress, blood pressure levels and heart rates...
The guest bedroom is easily the first place to become a dumping ground in your home. But with Christmas around the corner and guests and family due to arrive...
Living Room Solutions
Create a Mindful Interior Scheme
Continuing from 2018, the influence of global-inspired, textural patterns remains ever popular too. With an emphasis on natural woods, rustic weaves...
According to a 2018 poll by PerfectHome, the average Briton spends almost 10 years of their life watching TV. Unsurprisingly, this has resulted in the TV unit becoming...
From the KonMari approach to Zen-inspired spaces, more and more people are trying to incorporate mindfulness and spark joy into their everyday life...
Barstools with the Wow Factor
Finding The Perfect Armchair
Breakfast bars or home bars can instantly transform the way you use your space. And one of the most important elements of a bar area is the seating..
SITS started as a family business and has become a well-known European custom-made upholstery designer at the cutting edge of contemporary sofa manufacturing...
Often used as an accent piece, armchairs can set the tone of a living room, however they also need to be comfortable as well as stylish...
Set The Mood With Metallics
Love Linen Bedding
Making Your Garden Glow
From copper industrial wall lights and pewter plant pots to entire rooms painted in luminous tones, the metallics trend is becoming more popular in all sorts of settings...
It can be difficult in the summer to keep cool overnight, which is when linen bedding really comes into its own and can actually aid the quality of your sleep...
Over the past ten years, the demand for lighting in our gardens has increased. Maybe it’s because we are working longer hours and returning home later...
Refreshing Seasonal Fragrances
Milan 2019: Seamless Technology At Home
It’s summertime - and with this glorious weather we’re being treated to, it’s time to saunter into the sunshine, pack your picnic hamper and enjoy the alfresco...
Although we tend to spend more time outdoors in the summer, it can be refreshing to take in the fragrance of summer in your own home too...
The strength of minimalism has become an important decorative and psychological consideration in the home. A focus on technological movements at this years...
How to Personalise Your Rental Property
How to Holiday at Home
Euroluce at Milan: A Lighting Spectacle
The number of people renting in the UK has doubled in the last 20 years. Rising house prices and minimal wage growth are cited as contributing factors that have led to a...
Holidays are essential for our wellbeing, referred to as a ‘vacation’ in North America, the fundamental notion of a holiday is to ‘vacate’ the routine of normal life...
The international stage for new lighting trends, Euroluce, runs every two years as part of Milan’s annual furniture fair, Salone Del Mobile, so it’s not to be missed...
Let There Be Light
Energise The Home For Summer
Summer highlights the unique correlation between light and mood. Scientifically proven to improve mental wellbeing, longer hours in the day and increased periods of light...
We love Summer, yet at this particular time of year maintaining energy levels amidst rising temperatures, busy travel plans and energetic children on school holidays...
The longest day of the year - 21 June - officially marks the end of spring. As we transition into one of the most spirited seasons, it offers the opportunity...
Outdoor Furniture - Home From Home
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019
Velvet - The Soft Touch
As these warm months approach, it’s time to take the inside out and create an outside living area for you, your friends and family to enjoy. And there are so many ways...
‘Soft and relaxed’ is the in thing, according to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year. The overwhelming trend at the 2019 show was to use native plants...
If this year’s Oscars are anything to go by, then velvet is in. And we don’t mean the classic little black dress – it was the men who were sporting velvet tuxes and dinner jackets...
The Mystique of Teak
Milan 2019: The Importance Of Design
Flexible Fitness At Home
t’s time to soak up the sun and relax on your Teak patio furniture – the highest quality outdoor furniture you can find. And it looks like teak will continue to stay in fashion...
From 9–14 April, Milan’s annual furniture fair, Salone Del Mobile hosted its 58th year showcasing the industry’s most highly anticipated design exhibitions...
Hailed as the Netflix of gyms, innovative apps such as Peloton and Fiit have fuelled the popularity of on-demand workouts that can be carried out...
Coastal Calm Living
Foscarini: Colour With Light
Empowering Design: Women-Only Spaces
During the summer months, trips to sandy shores serve as a soothing reminder of the positive effects such environments can encourage.
Foscarini has vibrantly explored the vast potential of colour and its ability to create a new personality with the BE COLOUR capsule collection...
Tied closely with the growth in the number of female entrepreneurs, demand for women-only spaces and co-working venues has propelled in popularity...
Dig Deeper With Clay
A Floral Flourish - Floral Trends For Spring
Cane-line - Life Made Comfortable
From textures to perspective, this year's home trends continue to encourage us to dig a little bit deeper. Sourced from earth, Clay is a highly desired natural pigment...
It’s the season to spruce up your interiors and let nature come inside with floral abundance. And where better to get inspiration than from Designers Guild. ..
Cane-line's Outdoor Range offers maximum comfort and minimal maintenance. And if it’s a stylish teak finish you like, then why not go for the Amaze 2 Seater Sofa....
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