Top Interior Design Trends for 2017

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Brookside Carpets and Curtains have interior design consultants that keep abreast of the changes in style that naturally occur each season, and each year. Design consultants often disagree on the exact trend that is the definitive statement for the year, but we keep ourselves up-to-date with all the trend gossip so that we can help you choose the products you …

Why Luxury Vinyl Tiles offer a better solution than Ceramic Tiles for your home.

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At Brookside we know that vinyl flooring was once considered the less chic alternative to ceramic flooring. However this is certainly no longer the case. Our most popular products are Amtico and Karndean, and their total versatility, durability and sustainability make them a perfect choice for modern homes. Creativity and a return to our playful side, is a strong element …

‘Get a little romance in your home’ – current trends

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This romantic style is a restful retreat, layered textures and natural materials such as wood flooring, coir or sisal carpets. Various textiles such as billowing drapes made of rustic linen, fresh crisp white cotton, decadent silk and velvet. Combining all of this with ornate crystal chandeliers and antique guilt furniture. The tones are light with the neutral shades of putty, …

Our huge range of designer curtains

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Our friendly, experienced staff offer free interior design advice and quotations without obligation. With our bespoke tailor made soft furnishings we can help you create the perfect look for your home. We offer a huge variety of quality fabrics including: Jane Churchill Colefax & Fowler Osborne & Little Designers Guild Nina Campbell, and many more Choosing the right set of …

Making a statement with Monochrome

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If you are colour phobic but want to make a statement, then monochrome is for you. This is an interior design style which never goes out of fashion and is timeless. Creating in monochrome is easy to achieve with black and white interior products being in endless supply! This is a strong and bold look, however it needs plenty of …

“Get the look” Pop Art

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Pop art style makes for an unusual and colourful interior design. It emerged in the 1950’s and really challenged fine art traditions. Materials are visually removed from its known context and isolated and combined with unrelated material. The bright colour palette of pop art will immediately spruce up any décor and attract attention, ideal for teenagers which reflect their personalities …

Making use of Chevrons to beautiful effect

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A chevron, which is a V shaped pattern, has become a very popular trend at the moment. The pattern occurs in early art forms on pottery and rock carvings. It is also used in military or police uniforms to indicate ranks. This look is very contemporary and can be a strong pattern when added to your home. The chevron design …

Country Style Chic Meets “Gentlemans Club”

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Imagine a roaring fire, candles burning, comforting and snug. Use a base of natural colours to floors and walls and layer with warm autumnal tones and golden hues. Mix it with a variety of textured fabrics and flooring, including leather, herringbone, tartans, plaids checks and tweeds or even the odd quirky stag, or fish fabric! Enhance the look by adding …