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New perspectives – a sunny interior all year round

As autumn approaches, our homes can start to feel dark and drab. So, now is the time to transform your rooms into fresh, bright, cheerful living spaces. Let Cathy inspire you with her interior design advice. The end of summer (sigh!) brings new perspectives for many of us, including a desire to make your home a nicer, brighter, lovelier place…

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Letting the outside in

I have just got back from Hampton Court Flower Show and my head is full of gardens and flowers. It’s reminded me of the influence of nature and that important link between the spaces we inhabit inside and outside our homes. If you have a garden you’ll know the joy of stepping outside and relaxing there in the sunshine. Even…

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How to create the perfect workspace … in your home

If you’re one of the millions of people in Britain who work from home, whether full-time or occasionally like me, you’ll appreciate having a dedicated workspace where you can be productive and creative. But how do you carve out that wonderful workspace for yourself that doesn’t encroach on the rest of your life? At Cathy Philips & Co we’ve created…

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The hottest High Street buys

Nomad meets mid-century modern is a fantastic fresh new look for the home. However, it can be quite a tricky interior to pull off without spending a fortune. So check out my tips for surprisingly affordable on-trend collections from stores near you. Modern nomad Interiors inspired by the concept of the ‘global nomad’ or traveller chic will be a big…

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A profitable makeover in central London

How do you make your property irresistible to tenants? Call in the experts. Cathy Phillips & Co. understands the property market and undertakes all kinds of makeovers to maximise rental income and minimise void periods. See how we turned this high-end apartment into a desirable space. The landlord of this apartment with a prestigious address in Park Road, NW1 recruited…

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West London calling – an interior designer’s guide

The more I work on homes in different parts of London, the more fascinated I become about the differences in property types as well as the “feel’ of the neighbourhood. Here are some of my observations… W1 to W14 I am really familiar with West London and love working on those big Victorian houses you get in leafy places like…

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Lagom: this year’s coolest design trend for interiors

Lagom, the Swedish word for ‘just the right amount’ is the latest lifestyle concept from Scandinavia. It focuses on simplicity, quality not quantity, and bringing order and organisation to your home. Lagom inspires us to make things less complicated. Cathy Phillips & Co acclaimed in Sweden for lagom-style ideas The Cathy Phillips & Co bespoke interior design service is internationally…

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Cathy Phillips & Co Houzz 2017 Design winners

We’ve done it again! Following our success in the Houzz 2016 awards, we are delighted to announce that the Cathy Phillips & Co team are winners in the Houzz 2017 Interior Design category. You can find out more about this and our other interior design awards here. Houzz is recognised as the platform for interior design, home refurbishment and renovation…

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Six design tips for better bathrooms

A Cathy Phillips & Co-designed bathroom in west London was recently featured on Houzz, the leading interior design website, which led me to wonder… Do we invest enough time and thought into the design of our bathrooms? On Houzz, we showed how our interior designers refreshed a standard bathroom with bright accessories. However, there are lots of ways you can…

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How bespoke interior design can improve more than just our homes …

Many homes in London, whether spacious Victorian properties or compact apartments, are not being used to their full advantage. Often we buy a place (or rent it long term), move in and expect the space to immediately work for us. However, many properties could benefit from a rethink, to fit the lifestyles of their modern residents and reflect their tastes….

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