Archive for interior design West London – Page 2

Best interiors shops in SW8 and SW11

When it comes to finding stylish home décor, Cathy Phillips knows all the hidden homeware treasure spots in London. Here she shares her pick of the best places to shop in Battersea. Battersea, that large and prosperous area in South West London, is as rich in interior design shops as it is in cafés and […]

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Find great things for your home in Shepherds Bush and North Kensington

Want to know where to pick up amazing things for your home? Ask an Interior Designer! Cathy Phillips, opens her little black book to reveal her favourite stores in Shepherds Bush and North Kensington. Often considered poor relations to Notting Hill, Shepherds Bush and North Kensington have much to recommend them. Anyone who has a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What Does An Interior Designer Do All Day?

A lot of people think – I know, I asked – that we interior designer types spend most of our time faffing around with bits of fabric and sketching far-fetched schemes in beautiful leather-bound notebooks. Er, not really. Interior design is a discipline and we run projects as rigorously as any other service industry. Yes, […]

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