This week's instalment of the #SBIDinspire series features JHP Design's stunning Muscat based Amouage project. Middle Eastern brand Amouage is a luxury perfume specialist. Known for incorporating local Frankincense into their perfume they have now expanded the brand to include home and accessories. The centre in Muscat...
16:32 20 March
On Tuesday 11th March saw the return of the Interiors Design Summit, an invitation only event where architects, interior designers as well as other industry professions come together for a day of meeting suppliers who are seeking new solutions as well as attend the series...
16:05 20 January
What did the Georgians ever do for us?
Quite a lot, actually. The Georgian age was the start of a golden era in architecture, art and interior design.
Just look at the West End as well as the terraces of Regent’s Park and you will see the...
17:07 13 November
Situated opposite Hyde Park at Number 11 Knightsbridge where the famous jazz club Pizza on the Park used to be (oh the memories!) and tucked away between the equally opulent ‘grande dame’ hotels The Lanesborough and The Berkeley, the 1920s townhouse is the new contender...
14:12 22 October
Last week, A-Gent of Style thought that the best way to start the weekend would be to mix business (design) with pleasure (well, one of them – food) and to have breakfast in stylish surroundings.
The London EDITION opened its doors during London Fashion Week last...
10:32 12 September
SBID is constantly looking for ways to make life better for our members.
From its inception, SBID has been dedicated to increasing the depth of knowledge and professionalism in our industry.
This is why we believe Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to be so important. As professionals we...
11:14 21 August
Although modern interior design probably conjures up images of fancy homes in glossy magazines along with some high-class designer websites such as Lampcommerce.com, when studying the history of interior design, it becomes apparent that perhaps there is more than meets the eye. Here is a...
To think of only one woman who inspires me the most is a difficult task as there are so many wonderful and influential heroines to mention for example Rosa Parkes, Josephine Baker, Beatrix Potter, Dolly Parton, Virginia Woolf, Ella Fitzgerald and Audrey Tautou…an eclectic and...
16:01 17 January
by Lavinia Engleman
You only have to say it and my toes begin to wiggle. Sharp , clean, grid formation.
In my final year at University I spent an inordinate amount of time in the studios screen-printing my own graph paper. My favourite place to go – and...
16:00 09 January
by Lavinia Engleman
Most surviving examples of wallpaper from times long past are found in private collections and museums and if it weren’t for these carefully stowed prints, the history of wallpaper would have disintegrated along with the fragile paper itself.
Though often used as a backdrop rather than...