IDS Lifestyle Technology

1. Welcome to MyDesignHub.com to you and the IDS team, Tas. Tell us a little bit about IDS and your journey from conception to being a major player in the Lifestyle Technology and Smart Home sectors. Firstly, I’d like to thank the MyDesignHub team; we’re very excited to be a part of a community offering […]

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A guide to visual tools for interior designers

The adage of a picture being worth 1000 words has never been truer in today’s world of digital and visual communication. From websites to videos and social media, the wealth of visual channels and media available to showcase interior designs is astounding. Here is a round up of some the best digital channels for interior […]

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The luxury value of simplicity

Instinctively everyone wants to understand what is offered to them or asked of them. As brand owners it’s incumbent upon us to show we care by taking time to remove the complexity from marketing transactions so that the recipient of a brochure, an email or an advertisement can immediately understand what we mean. ‘Simple’ is […]

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Are You Motivated by Your Interior Design Career?

Shouldn’t your interior design career make you feel motivated? Everything’s going well. Great even. Your interior design work allows you to follow your creative passion. You work with a fantastic bunch of people. You even like your boss. Despite all of this, you dread Monday morning. Just because we think we should feel happy doesn’t […]

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Nailed It Creative Design – About Us & What We Do

From humble beginnings came Christian and Jonathan Walsh, two Bolton brothers from a joinery and decorating background who saw a gap in the market for high end wall finishes, media walls and quirky interiors. What started as trading scaffolding boards grew into the company we see today, Nailed It Creative Design. A generous host of […]

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5 in 5 Minutes Spotlight with Sofia Charalambous…

1. Thank you for joining us for our Partner of the Week 5-in-5 spotlight, Sofia. Let’s get straight to it; tell us a little bit about yourself and Bathroom Origins? In 1995, newlywed and working for the family bathroom retail business, Frixos, and I spotted a gap in the market for well-priced, design-led bathroom mirrors, […]

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Designer Of The Week Spotlight with Nick Sunderland

1. Tell us a little bit more about yourself and Nicholas Sunderland Interiors? I originally trained as a Graphic designer working for large agencies in London, being a  senior Director within Young and Rubicam – Wunderman Worldwide, and WWAV Rapp Collins.  I was able, during this time, to involve myself in the design of many […]

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Importance of Interior Design Goals

Let’s start at the beginning, what are goals? And are interior design goals different from any other type of goal? Enter ‘What is a goal’ into Google, and the ensuing tsunami of gobbledygook will most likely sweep you away. For instance, ‘future or desired result that a person or a group of people envision, plan […]

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The power of brand ethos and storytelling

Rather than making your marketing messages all about selling, you can bring much more engaged readers to the table by leveraging their natural curiosity for a narrative, and establish a longer-term emotional connection with them. It is estimated that we are 22 times more likely to remember a fact if it’s embellished with a story […]

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Designer Of The Week Spotlight with Federico Schilling…

Tell me a little bit about Flair Studio? The studio was born under the idea of combining the rigour and formality which are embedded in the architectural profession with little elements of unpredictability and glamour with the idea to slightly shift the angle and to generate new perspectives. The ability to work across residential, retail, […]

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How do we implement Biophilic Design?

WHAT IS BIOPHILIC DESIGN? The term ‘biophilia’ was first invented by social psychologist Eric from (5. The Heart of Man, 1964 ) and later popularized by biologist Edward Wilson (Biophilia, 1984).  Biophilia meaning love of nature which emphasises on human’s essential attraction to nature and natural processes. It proves that human beings have a genetic connection towards the natural world built up through hundreds of […]

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Tips for Securing Top Media Coverage

How to secure editorial coverage While social media has opened up a plethora of opportunities for marketing and PR, the importance of editorial coverage is as strong as ever. The prestige of editorial coverage, either in print or online, has shown no sign of waning and is much coveted by many brands and businesses. Here […]

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Staying Motivated

Staying Motivated Staying motivated can be tough at the best of times. But after the year we’ve all had, keeping upbeat is just that bit harder. Like the budding shoots and flowers, we can beat winter’s gloom. And find a place where we feel positive. But like any journey, we’ll get there one step at-a-time. […]

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Crafting the perfect case study with Stephen Fenton

Crafting the perfect case study This has to be seen as a very different beast to the project write-up, which companies commonly feature somewhere on their website, for client name dropping and showing off the finished work. This won’t hit the mark as a killer case study. The first piece of advice is you must always remember […]

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EMMA WEBB INTERIORS SPOTLIGHT

1.Tell us shortly about you and Emma Webb Design? I had wanted to be an Artist from an early age but my parents weren’t so thrilled at the idea!. So, after completing a BA in Psychology at UCD and being fascinated to learn how the environment impacts us emotionally and physically, I went on to […]

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Designer Of The Week Spotlight…

Designer Of The Week Spotlight With Maja Czarnecka… 1.Tell us a little bit about you and MM Design Centre? My name is Maja. I have worked as an Interior Designer for over 13 years and build MM design with my partner Marek. When I came to the UK it surprised me that people have an […]

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Rethinking Materials…

Rethinking Materials New Approach to Natural Material – Wood (CLT) The U. K’s dedication towards a reduction in carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions is now a matter of legal obligation. Under the Climate Change Act 2008, emissions are aimed to reduce by 26% by 2020 (by comparison with a 1990 baseline) and by no […]

Sustainability

5 in 5 Minutes Spotlight with Hannah Rogers…

1.Thank you for joining us for our questions in 5 minutes, Hannah. Let’s get straight to it; tell us about Hannah Rogers… What do you do for Interior Designers? Well, it’s hard to summarise in a catchy tag-line, but my background is in commercial carpet design, which I did exclusively for 22 years and still […]

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5 in 5 Minutes Spotlight…

1. How are things at the London showroom Olivia, are you starting to see a pick up in design projects now that we have a roadmap for exiting lockdown? The construction industry has luckily remained fairly busy throughout the pandemic, and Cosentino has continued delivering and providing materials to construction sites. Therefore, projects have remained […]

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CGI V Photography

CGI versus Photography. Can we persuade you to go digital? We like to think we can! So what are the benefits of going digital? Ask our Creative Team. With our years of experience, means we’re no stranger to a studio or location photoshoot.  The organisation required to create a series of photographs for a campaign […]

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