There are many different ways to light a home and the choice of lighting can have a dramatic effect on the appearance of a room. James Oliver Interiors stock a variety of styles of lighting for bedrooms, bathrooms, living rooms and kitchens as well as specialist outdoor lighting solutions. This handy guide gives you some design tips for the different rooms of your home.
The bathroom is possibly the one room of the home that has seen the most change in terms of design over the last few years. This is mainly because of the designer hotels and plethora of TV makeover programmes that all highlight very modern fixtures and fittings for use in the room. Lighting can play a very vital part in complementing the choice of bathroom furniture and as such the bathroom lighting range is one of the largest, giving our…
There are many different motivations for purchasing a conservatory for your home but one of the most common reasons is because homeowners want to increase living space indoors. Most conservatory designs offer a wealth of useable space when installed and can give your home a new lease of life that you were unaccustomed to for so long as the rest of your home became cluttered and you eventually outgrew the piles of stuff and the lack of relaxing space.
A conservatory can be used for almost anything from a living room, an office, childrens playroom and many, many more. The amount of uses means that they will need something functional and attractive inside to make the most of the new build conservatory rather than leaving it to become another compact space.
To keep your conservatory functional and tidy you should place a few sensibly-sized cupboards around the room so that…
The winter is well and truly upon us and the weather has taken a bitter turn for the worse. The summer was less than impressive and it gives us little hope of ever actually getting a spell of nice weather together to be happy about. We are likely to be spending the majority of our spare time indoors so we want our home to be as comfortable and warm as possible. A new fireplace in your home gives you instant access to heat which is much more attractive than a radiator as the colours flow brightly in the centre of your living room.
New fireplaces in Hull from James Oliver Interiors are the perfect solution to remove the winter blues and give you an ideal looking room feature with functionality to warm up your winter. The outdoors this week has been dropping…
Good lighting is an essential requirement in any home. Without it we would not be able to able function properly at night in those rooms we use most regularly e.g. living room, dining room, bathroom, and bedroom. Choose the right type of lighting and it can create a unique ambience, get it wrong and it can kill the entire atmosphere of a room.
What you need to consider before settling on a specific form of lighting in Hull or lighting in Lincoln is how much it will affect the existing décor of your home. You would be amazed at just how crucial it is that they complement one another which is why it makes sense to utilise the expert knowledge of James Oliver Interiors.
We can point you in the right direction of the lighting solutions guaranteed to illuminate your…
When moving into a brand new property it is human nature to want to put your own indelible mark on it as you try to make it feel individual to you and your family. Installing furniture, adopting a brand new colour scheme and building an extension are all ways of doing this, as it changing the current flooring laid out in the property.
There are several flooring types available including vinyl, carpet, carpet squares, cork tiles and wooden flooring. However tiles in Lincoln, tiles in Nottingham and tiles in Hull hold certain advantages over each of them:
One of the great strengths associated with tiling is its durability. It can withstand a considerable amount of footfall without any damage becoming noticeable, maintaining a shiny appearance at all times when properly cared for.
There may be instances when…
Choosing the right furnishings for a conservatory can make a massive difference in the way that you use and enjoy your luxurious new space. After all there is no point making such a large investment in expanding your home if you do not take full advantage of it by making a truly brilliant room to live in. Whether you choose to turn your conservatory into an office, dining room, living room or film room you must be sure to maximise the space of the room and fill it with the furniture of your dreams.
Living Room Furniture
Many homeowners who use their conservatory as a new living room choose more traditional seating styles in order to match the open and airy nature of a conservatory. Popular choices of seating materials include wicker, cane and rattan; these are all great ways to produce a fantastic looking traditionally decorated conservatory. The…
The autumn seems to have departed and the more subtle colder weather has gone with it and been replaced by the minuses, frosty car windows and slippery roads. The winter has well and truly made an appearance and as it is every year will be bitter, spirit dampening and long. No-one can endure the winter for long and it’s not too long before the thoughts of escaping the UK for slightly warmer climates begins to wash around our minds. The days become shorter and once you enter your place of work it leaves you disorientated when you leave around 5pm in complete darkness, only to have to de-ice your car again and then slowly make your way home shivering.
That paints a pretty familiar winter picture for the majority of British citizens and when you arrive home you want nothing more than to come back to a warm paradise that…
When you buy a new house or when you decide to improve one of the rooms which you want to improve with tiles it can be a minefield trying to find the right tiles for the purpose. There are tiles which are more suitable for bathrooms rather than kitchens and vice versa. The good thing about tiles however is the vast choices that are available. There are so many different sizes, styles and colour schemes available it makes matching the rest of your home or personal preferences a doddle.
Floor tiles obviously differ in their properties and appearance to wall tiles as they are made with foot traffic in mind and to withstand items being dropped on them for example. There are many considerations to be made for flooring and these can drastically change depending on the room of the house. One of the most useful flooring products is the…
Getting the right lighting in your home can completely change the way it looks. Whether you go for bright and vibrant or dark and moody with James Oliver Home Interiors you can be sure to find what you need. This article looks at some of our key ranges of lights and what they can say about your home.
Depending on the style and age of your property, you may find that the best choice in lighting styles is from our traditional lighting range. These lights are often more ornate and decorative than modern designs which tend to consist of brushed metal and sleek lines. Although traditional lights are most often ornate, they are still able to be understated and certainly not over bearing. They would look great in any cottage or older houses so if you are looking for
The first thing many people will be doing from this point forwards after a hard day at work is reaching for the heating when they get home. There is nothing worse than arriving home and making your way into a cold or draughty living room only to have to wait for the thermostat to kick into action.
This problem can be overcome when you invest in a stylish fireplace from our magnificent fireplace centre as when switched on it will heat your home throughout and allow you to curl up and keep cosy on the sofa. We can offer you over 50 different fireplaces in Hull in a wide range of shapes, designs, colours and finishes.
Once fitted in your living room or wherever it is you happen to want it placed, it will become the central focus of the room and be the area you look…