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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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Ten ways to update your rented home

Living in rented accommodation? Then you’ll know how frustrating it is, living with someone else’s taste in furniture and not being able to have everything to your liking. As an interior designer with abundant personal experience of brightening up rented accommodation from Battersea to Brighton, I want to share with you my top 10 tips […]

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