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Sonova Studio: Interview With Pattern Designer Eilidh Ferguson

Fri 6 Aug 2021 Andrew Peacock
In 2019, Blinds Direct established its own inhouse design team, Sonova Studio. Two years later, the studio continues to create cutting edge, on-trend and original textile designs which excite and inspire customers up and down the country. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at the studio and – following a chat with Sonova Studio’s […]

Be Bold As Brass – A Guide To Metallic Fabrics

Thu 4 Mar 2021 Ana Zuravliova
At Blinds Direct we’re all about creating products that boost the stylishness of your home. On our blog we’ve covered trends, colours and materials but today we’re looking at something a little different. It’s a finish that can boost a huge array of colours and textures, it is of course metallic fabrics! What are metallic […]

How To Use Warm Colours And Tones In Your Home

Tue 2 Feb 2021 Ana Zuravliova
“Warm” doesn’t have to refer to temperatures. The warm colours we explore in today’s blog may not boost your °C or °F, but they will certainly make you feel warmer in a more wholesome way. Leave your radiators to warm your room, these colours will warm your soul. An introduction to warm colours Warming colours […]

Top Tips For Small Space Living

Thu 28 Jan 2021 Ana Zuravliova
Whether in small houses that have stood in our towns and cities since the Victorian era, or the post war boom in apartments, bungalows and flats – we have increasingly made our homes in compact spaces. Follow our space saving tips below. The shift to smaller places The United Nations predicts almost 70 per cent […]

Looking To The Future: Global Nomad Style

Tue 19 Jan 2021 Ana Zuravliova
A background to the Global nomad style By virtue of living in this modern age, we are very lucky. Only a hundred years ago it would be very rare for someone to leave their hometown, never mind county, country or even continent. Today, however, it’s common practice for people to move across the country of […]

Product Focus: Introducing Panel Blinds

Fri 8 Jan 2021 Ana Zuravliova
January is upon us and with it comes new resolutions, new plans and yes, a totally new style of blind for your windows. We are delighted to announce the launch of our striking new panel blinds! Wondering “what are panel blinds?”, well relax and enjoy our exploration into the newest way to stylishly dress your […]

Trend Focus: What Is Cottagecore Interior Design?

Tue 5 Jan 2021 Ana Zuravliova
As eagle-eyed readers may have already seen in our Interior Design Trends 2021 blog, Cottagecore is a trend sweeping the world of interior design. An amalgamation of muted neutral colours, intentional clutter and a twist of nostalgia, Cottagecore has been a hit on social media that’s rapidly filtering into homes both near and far. Where […]

Pantone Colour Of The Year 2021

Fri 11 Dec 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Colour of the year 2021 For more than two decades, the fine folks at Pantone have unveiled their official Colour of the Year, and 2021’s has been announced. 2021’s joint colours of the year are PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating. So why did Pantone decide this vibrant yellow and robust grey deserve […]

Christmas Colours – Enjoy The Magic All Year Round

Fri 4 Dec 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year but as things stand, we could probably do with keeping some wonder and merriment in our homes throughout 2022 and beyond through using Christmas colours all year round. Christmas colours in your home Now we’re not advocating Christmas trees are kept up, or cookies and […]

Trend Focus: Mindful, Spiritual Homes

Sun 25 Oct 2020 Ana Zuravliova
Today we look at how you can create a space that encourages spirituality and mindfulness in your home – inspired by astrology, crystals and magic. Look to the heavens and style a room that both dazzles and relaxes, making it a sacred and spiritual place you can retreat to, feeling connected and at peace. Crystal […]

The Sonova Studio Process

Sat 30 May 2020 Amy Kilvington
Sonova Studio encapsulates a love of colour, a connection to nature, and a passion for pattern design. For us, it’s not just about the product, but the process. Our pattern designer, Eilidh, grew up in the Scottish Borders. Surrounded by nature’s glorious forms and colours, she was never short of inspiration, spending many hours painting […]
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