In many properties, the bathroom is considered one of the key areas – a sanctuary from the outside world, where one can spend time alone to reflect and relax. The image of a bath overflowing with bubbles, while the occupier sips an ice cold cocktail, bathed in moody lighting, is the epitome of pure indulgence and decadence.
Whether you have a small space or a large suite to consider, there are hundreds of schemes from which to choose. And when it comes to how you want to use the space, from a contemporary wet room, or glamorous freestanding bath, designs by René Dekker all have one thing in common – the unmistakable scent of luxury.
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Christmas can be a magical season, and for luxury interior designers it’s a time to flex a bit of extra creative muscle and even decadence! It’s the time of year when pretty much anything goes from fun and funky to naturally Scandi, although creating a beautiful Christmas interior scheme that works well, takes skill. Popular themes this year include metallic along bold and natural, but there are some looks that will never, thankfully, go out of date.
Timeless and classic, Vintage is a skill of mixing old and new. Adding ornaments and decorations from generations gone by evoke a sense of family and continuity, which is all part of the spiritual element of the season.
Traditionally glass blown ornaments, which have been popular in the UK since the 1850, have never gone out of fashion, and mixing vintage designs with more modern versions can work extremely effectively.
In addition, classically made decorations crafted from wood include motifs such rocking horses, birds, bells, lanterns, or candle holders, all nod towards a traditional, almost Dickensian feel.
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