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Category Archives: Lifestyle

Broken Plan Living

Broken-plan takes the general concept of open-plan, but maps out specific spaces or zones within the open-plan area. The use of different flooring, semi-permanent partitions and structural elements at different heights allows you to create various areas within one large … Continue reading

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Cement Tiles

Cement tiles are a great way to achieve the look of expensive stone tiles, but without the price tag! They became a popular interior feature in the 19thcentury, and 2018 has seen an upsurge in popularity for this kind of … Continue reading

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Uncover Upcycling

In a society where people are striving for more environmentally-friendly (and cost-effective) ways to live, upcycling has become a popular method of giving old furniture a new lease of life, which adds sentimental value to interiors, and removes the need … Continue reading

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Interior Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing have never played a more prominent part in our lives than they do now. From investing in the latest fitness trends, to focusing on a healthy diet and balanced way of living, it’s natural that we’d start … Continue reading

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The Pip McCormac Makeover

In February, interior design duo 2LG completed a total renovation of Associate Editor of Red magazine – Pip McCormac’s – one bedroom apartment in London’s Waterloo. Sofa Workshop worked with Pip and the editorial team at Red magazine in 2016 … Continue reading

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Have a very merry Kitschmas

Throughout December, we’re going to be telling you all about this season’s key Christmas interior styles. Our friends over at Amara have released their top four winter trends, and we’re here to explain how you can bring these styles into … Continue reading

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How the average UK household spends Christmas

How do you and your family spend Christmas Day? Do you get into the seasonal spirit with a round of board games, or is a box set on the sofa more your style? To find out more about how families … Continue reading

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Take a trip to the orient…

What comes to mind when you think of oriental interior design? Bright, ornate patterns in deep blue, fuchsia and emerald? Well get ready for the revamped, but paired-down, version. Oriental interior design has had an upgrade. Forget vivid primary colour … Continue reading

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On the sofa with Oliver Thomas, interior designer

We can’t resist a good interior design show, so when the fourth season of the BBC TV series The Great Interior Design Challenge aired back in January, we were hooked! One of the finalists of the series was talented interior … Continue reading

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Marble is here to stay

We’ve seen the Instagram flat lays, bought the phone case and contemplated the kitchen – the marble trend has well and truly carved its way onto the style list for yet another year! Deriving from the Greek term ‘marmareos’, which … Continue reading

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