Category Archives: Interior Design

Out with the Old and In with the New

Posted in Design Trends, Interior Design, Product Ideas
kitchen-mat

Out with the old and in with the new; so goes the old adage.  Last week, Pantone, the worldwide authority on colour announced their pick for the 2011 Colour of the Year.  Known to industry insiders as PANTONE 18-2120, the general public will recognise the code by its more common name, Honeysuckle. A lovely shade of pink with a dashing infusion of red is one … Continue reading

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Product Focus: Coordinated Rug Runners

Posted in Decorating Solutions, Home Improvements, Interior Design, Product Ideas, Protective Floor Coverings, Rug Runners, Safety, Stair Treads
floor-runner-mat

If you are looking for a simple way to tie together a recent home renovation or design enhancement, look no further than our coordinating sets of rug runners and stair treads.  Together, these floor coverings offer a professional combination of décor and functionality. Whether decorating or upgrading your stair coverings for safety reasons, stair treads are the perfect compliment to visible hardwood exposure and avoiding … Continue reading

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Underlying Thoughts: Student Gift Ideas

Posted in Chair Mats, Decorating Solutions, Gift Ideas, Interior Design, Protective Floor Coverings, Underlying Thoughts
retro-doormats

Following up on our recent post of holiday gift giving ideas, we thought we would highlight each of the offerings outlined over the course of the next few days.  Today we will discuss some gift ideas for university students.  Many of these offerings would be suitable for a teenager on your shopping list; if they are looking to enhance or custom decorate their own space … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: Autumn/Winter Interior Design Trends

Posted in Design Trends, Guest Blog Post, Interior Design
Winter Design Trends

Today’s post on interior design trends comes to us from the experts at Terry’s Fabrics. Adopt one of these autumn/winter interior design trends to inject bright colours into your home. Although all white rooms remain popular many interior designers are using pops of bright colours to bring tired looking décor up-to-date without the need for total room makeovers. The trend of having stripped floorboards or … Continue reading

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Underlying Thoughts

Posted in Decorating Solutions, Design Trends, Interior Design, Stair Treads, Underlying Thoughts
stair-pads-endinburgh-blue

“Underlying Thoughts” — Our resident rug, Mat, provides some insight to customers on questions received during the past week. As promised, I took the time to put together some brief thoughts on upcoming design trends for 2011.  There will be more to come on the subject as we approach the end of the year and industry leaders begin to offer their prophecies for 2011 and … Continue reading

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Protect Your Investment

Posted in Chair Mats, Decorating Solutions, Flooring, Interior Design, Maintenance, Product Ideas, Safety, Stair Treads
stair-carpet-nosing-capetown_1

Smart and savvy homeowners recognise their flooring as one of the biggest expenditures in finishing and maintaining their residence.  Searching for ways to protect and maintain this valuable investment should be a top priority.  No matter the surface, regular cleaning and maintenance is necessary to keep your flooring in top condition.  Easy care steps and decorating tips will help maintain the longevity of home floors … Continue reading

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Underlying Thoughts – Trends

Posted in Coir, Decorating Solutions, Design Trends, Environmental Awareness, Interior Design, Product Ideas, Sisal, Stair Treads, Underlying Thoughts
bright

“Underlying Thoughts” — Our resident rug, Mat, provides some insight to customers on questions received during the past week. Dear Mat, With London fashion week underway, it has been said that there are often correlations between runway styles and interior design.  Have you seen any projected outlooks for floor mat design trends for the upcoming year? Joseph, Notting Hill Joseph, As always, thanks for the … Continue reading

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New Product Offerings

Posted in Decorating Solutions, Interior Design, Stair Treads
alu-stairtreads

We’ve been busy here lately scouting out new, stylish and sleek product offerings to add to our inventory broadening your shopping opportunities.  The recent expansion of our aluminum stair tread line with an already extensive product collection demonstrates our commitment to being your leading stair tread and floor mat provider here in the UK. Designed for use indoors or out, we selected five distinct colours … Continue reading

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Underlying Thoughts: Sleek Modern Decorating Tips

Posted in Decorating Solutions, Environmental Awareness, Interior Design, Product Ideas, Underlying Thoughts
runner-mat-sardinia

“Underlying Thoughts” — Our resident rug, Mat, provides some insight to customers on questions received during the past week. Dear Mat, Last week we saw you had some design tips for a family renovating their home.  We’d like to see if, in your travels, you’ve encountered any notable concept designs that may be suitable for a sleek ultra modern space. All the Best! R. Jones, … Continue reading

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Underlying Thoughts

Posted in Coir, Decorating Solutions, Environmental Awareness, Interior Design, Product Ideas, Sisal, Underlying Thoughts

Our resident rug, Mat, provides some insight to customers on questions received during the past week. Dear Mat, We are in the midst of household renovations and looking to finish the project with some minor redecorating.  One of our primary themes throughout the project has been environmental awareness.  Could you offer any suggestions for floor matting solutions that would help us achieve our goals? Thanks! … Continue reading

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