My Grand Home
How to choose the best sideboard or buffet for your dining room 0
Not too long ago, every family home boasted a sideboard or buffet alongside their dining table and chairs. But over time, as contemporary and minimalist styles began to rise in popularity, people were left with a tough decision: downsize the dining table, or remove the buffet?
Now it seems we’ve come full circle, and these under-appreciated gems are being reinstated to their rightful place in the home’s busiest room, ready to safely store your dinnerware and coffee cups yet again.
French Provincial Design 0
Mahogany bookcases, velvet upholstered armchairs, wingback headboard beds, entertainment units with cabriole legs… What do these pieces of luxury furniture have in common?
They’re all inspired by the French Provincial era.
Much like Napoleon’s quest for a national aesthetic for a more beautiful France, at Grand Living, our French Imperial collection pays its homage with refined furniture pieces for every room in your home.
The latest trends in home style 0Covid has impacted many parts of our lives, including our home environment. So not surprisingly, the latest trends in home styling have been heavily influenced by lockdowns, home schooling and working from home. It’s comfort, texture and natural materials, such as marble, that people crave in decor during this unpredictable time.
All About Velvet (and why you need it in your home) 0
With a history of being used an expression of power, wealth, and taste, velvet has come a long way since its early beginnings. From luxury upholstered lounges to designer clothing, velvet continues to be the upmarket material of choice.
What is velvet?
Derived from the Middle French velu meaning ‘shaggy’, velvet is a pile weave of silk, cotton, rayon, viscose or synthetic fibres typically characterised by its downy texture.
5 Ways to Refresh Your Home This Spring 0
The sun is shining, the flowers are budding and there’s a flowery scent in the air. After months of icy mornings, brisk days and cold evenings, it’s not uncommon to come out of hibernation with a renewed sense of energy and enthusiasm.
If you’ve suddenly found the drive to refresh your home interior but aren’t sure where to begin, here are 5 stress-free ideas you can use to refresh your home in preparation for the new spring season.