3 months to project completion and we are planning stunning experiences at Kalukanda House. This month – house build updates and I share a couple of other secrets as to who we’re making friends with…
Illuminating and uplifting, yellow can be used in an interior to great effect. At Velvet orange, we have used all shades of yellows and mustards to either create a statement, bold or gentle accents or even to style other elements in a room.
The second instalment about the Sri Lankan adventure, looking for local design and watching people about their daily lives. It’s far too beautiful to walk around without a camera, but in February it was becoming easier to feel like a local.
Some clients have told me they think red is either too flashy, too strong or they simply can’t see how it will work with their other possessions. So here is a list of How To’s using spaces that really pull off this most under-rated of colours in an interior.
Introducing the Sri Lankan project. I am a Londoner through and through but that inner connection has never left me, strangely Sri Lankans in Sri Lanka recognise me as one of their own yet are constantly surprised when I tell them I am actually a Sri Lankan.
It’s all about COLOUR, TEXTURE and the senses here at Velvet Orange.
Anything that sends out good vibrations and resonates individually with us.
WHAT LONDON WAS LIKE 20 ODD YEARS AGO…
I recently told someone I was a Londoner born and bred and had only spent 7 years of my life out of the city.
The Ten Bells Pub in the east end of London sits right opposite Spitalfields market and it would be really easy to miss this great little place if you are not looking for it.
BALANCE and DESIGN – two great words that are inextricably linked…
Balance implies that there is poise and thought in good measure in something,
Over the past few years, there has been a shift in the way businesses…well….do business. It used to be that one would set up shop with a specific purpose,