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Distinctify's Early Predictions For Pantone's 2019 Colour Of The Year

Distinctify's Early Predictions For Pantone's 2019 Colour Of The Year

For the last two years, Pantone have released their colour of the year choices to shockwaves reverberating through the design world. Ultra Violet seemed so entirely unpredictable as the choice for 2018 people questioned whether or not the decision had been made purely with the intention to shock. 2017’s shade, Greenery, was nicknamed ‘Kermit Green’, which, if we’re honest, is not entirely complementary and left a lot people scratching their heads.

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Are we letting trends dictate our lives?

Are we letting trends dictate our lives?

Graham & Brown released their colour of the year for 2019 this week. It’s teal, if you wanted to know. More specifically it is a stunning shade of blue named Tiru that they have pulled from the patterning of their wallpaper of the year for 2019 and it’s highly likely to be seen just about everywhere in the next year. But should you be paying any attention to this? Should you be listening to these trends? Who exactly is dictating the next big thing in interior design and why does this suddenly make these trends explode?

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5 Rules to Live By When Decorating Your Offspring's Shared Bedroom

5 Rules to Live By When Decorating Your Offspring's Shared Bedroom

Photography credit to Arnmbr Siblings are the greatest gift in the entire world. The trouble with siblings is that you don’t often realise quite how valuable they are to you until you’re an adult and likely no longer cohabiting with them. Finding ways to keep the peace between your young kids when they are determined to despise one another is no easy feat at the best of times. But with the price of housing what it currently is, more and more households are downsizing and are therefore required to have their offspring sharing a room. We’re not suggesting this is...

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Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again Lusting After Greek Interiors

Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again Lusting After Greek Interiors

Contrary to popular belief, the Greeks do not spend the majority of their time dancing around an island singing to ABBA, though it would be wonderful if we could live in a Mamma Mia dreamland at all times. Not least because of the frills and the lycra and the platforms. The release of the hotly anticipated "Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again" has got us dreaming of the crystal blue Greek seas, the delicious seafood, and the warm sunny weather. But beyond all that the wonderful thing about Greece is their interior design. We envy how they can seamlessly mix...

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5 Home Improvements to Make Before You Sell

5 Home Improvements to Make Before You Sell

The current UK housing market could easily be compared to an angsty teenage romance. One minute it is all systems go, the next things have ground to a halt. Then there’s the period of silence where you don’t see, hear or speak of it for a while. You mostly feel confusion, frustration and some underlying excitement. It is certainly fair to suggest that buying and selling property is a fundamentally dramatic and stress-inducing period. It’s unpredictable and fluctuating, particularly when selling.

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