The design world is forever evolving and keeping us guessing.  LDF '15 demonstrated this with the huge variety of exhibitions, open studios, pop-ups, trade shows and installations. In comparison, trends in the contemporary furniture and lighting industry tend to have a slightly longer life cycle; such as the use of metallics and marble.  We discuss some of the most apparent trends at this year's LDF...

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As you may know, some of the Tangram team jetted off to Salone del Mobile furniture fair for another year of Milan madness - so much to see and so little time! After a whirlwind 3 days; Julian, Sarah and Joanne have returned with the lowdown on this year's highlights for the home...

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Easter:  an excuse for many to eat inordinate amounts of chocolate.  We get our kicks elsewhere; for example in finding an excuse to showcase some lovely products that are inadvertently Easter themed...

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This week, Managing Director Julian takes the Tangram Talk reigns and gives some expert advice on incorporating blind installation into the early stages of architectural planning and design...

Contemporary residential architecture displays a preference for large expanses of glass, allowing the occupiers to enjoy a great outlook and flooding the interior with natural light.  However, the cost may be a lack of privacy and the need at times to screen out excess light and heat.

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T-10 days - the countdown is on to get your home Christmas-ready!  We've put together a few furnishings that could perfect your festive setting...

Swedese's Tree can add a very subtle wintery feel.  The versatile product can easily hold its own or works well with some decorative fairy lights to create a more Christmas-like setting. The  Tree is available in a variety of colours and is shown below in white in one of our show apartments for Quartermile, Edinburgh.

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With the recent introduction of new legislation on blind cords and child safety, we’re focusing on the importance of blind safety.   Blinds are an essential part of many interiors as they provide privacy while still allowing light to shine through and keep the place feeling bright! But... Keeping safe with the correct blinds is equally as important.