Guest Blog: Ashley Hicks

   PUNCHY PATTERNS RETURNS TO OUR FLOORS! Ashley Hicks has designed two distinct patterned carpets called Chainmail and Daisy for Alternative Flooring’s new Quirky B – a broadloom patterned carpet collection that launches at Decorex International.  These wool carpets are … Continued

Guest Blog: Margo Selby for Alternative Flooring

       Woven Textile Designer and Creative Director of Margo Selby Ltd.   Margo’s Background   Margo Selby is a woven fabric designer who produces contemporary textile products which take weaving to a new level with innovative mixtures of … Continued

Blank Canvas

This month the FT How to Spend headlines one of its design stories ‘blanc canvas’ as it begins to tell us why white makes a return to our homes.   Vogue also spots this trend in fashion citing this season’s … Continued

Carpet – The Comeback King

                        Quirky Dotty Damson   Wall-to-wall carpets are back in fashion! Carpet is back with a bang this season and bursting with pattern, texture and colour. People are becoming … Continued

Paris, London

It’s always tricky to pinpoint trends at such a vast show as Maison. We were overwhelmed by the sheer size of this fair, the number of halls and the endless exhibitors. It takes a few weeks to grasp the full … Continued

Guest Blog: Little Greene Paint & Alternative

  Little Greene’s eco-friendly paint and wallpaper catalogues over 300 years of the best in English decoration. Its mission is to provide the best quality paints at affordable prices, which are manufactured in the UK with minimal impact on the environment. They … Continued

Alternative Highland Fling

Tartan • noun a woollen cloth woven in one of several patterns of coloured checks and intersecting lines, especially of a design associated with a particular Scottish clan. Tartan has dressed kings, festooned castles, graced catwalks and now warms our … Continued