Interior design and decoration

GETTING THE BEST OUT OF OPEN PLAN LIVING

GETTING THE BEST OUT OF OPEN PLAN LIVING

For many years now open plan living has been a preference for homes. Kitchen, dining and sitting areas usually all combined into one large room creating an open and spacious feel. However, living with an open plan footprint isn’t as easy as it looks, especially if you...

FURNITURE DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2022

FURNITURE DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2022

Happy new year everyone, I hope you enjoyed a peaceful Christmas and a great start into teh year. I’m back on board and this is my first blog post for 2022. I always try to start the year on here with a forecast for what’s to come in the interior design space. Last...

Merry Christmas from Anoushka Allum Design

Merry Christmas from Anoushka Allum Design

Hi everyone, the end of another year is approaching. I’m not going to go on about Covid, and what a difficult year it’s been. Of course, it’s had its challenges but also it been a year of seeing so many wonderful client’s homes coming to fruition.  Despite it all, we...

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME LOOK HIGH END ON A BUDGET

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME LOOK HIGH END ON A BUDGET

Often after a renovation there is very little left in the budget to spend on decoration. Or perhaps you are looking to freshen things up and want to inject a more luxury high end look without breaking the bank. Well, there are a few ways you can achieve this and...

Bathroom tile design

Bathroom tile design

I’ve often spoken about good bathroom design on my blog, but never specifically a whole post about tile design and how to pull a scheme together. For me this is the most enjoyable part of any bathroom design process. I always get my clients to join me at the tile...

KERBSIDE APPEAL FOR YOUR HOME

KERBSIDE APPEAL FOR YOUR HOME

I’m talking about this today as I’m finally thinking about the front of my property. After a few years of an internal renovation, back garden landscaping and new deck, and we did manage to wrap the house in new weatherboard and paint the roof, I need to finish off the...

5 DESIGN TRENDS TO AVOID FOR A CLASSIC INTERIOR

5 DESIGN TRENDS TO AVOID FOR A CLASSIC INTERIOR

It’s hard not to get caught up in trends. Especially when you see something again and again online it’s hard to ignore. However, when I’m working with clients on a home that’s needs to stand the test of time, we need to make design decisions that last and that my...

Globe West 2022 Trends & New Collection

Globe West 2022 Trends & New Collection

It’s been yet another year of challenge in terms of the way we live day to day. I mentioned in my last trend update with Globe West how I was noticing consistency around how people are feeling and thinking about their homes. More than ever these spaces have become the...

KITCHEN DESIGN MISTAKES

KITCHEN DESIGN MISTAKES

You’ll notice I’ve talked a lot over the past few blog posts about kitchen design, finishes, layouts, appliances and how to get the best out of your space. But what I haven’t talked about are the mistakes that we often see as Designers. I don’t like talking in the...

DULUX 2022 FORECAST IS IN!

DULUX 2022 FORECAST IS IN!

This year Dulux are introducing three new tonal palettes that are inspired by nature. I think it’s fair to say we all need a little connection to nature at the moment. Earthy tones, natural textures and summery hues all play a part in this years forecast. Check out...

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