Ellen Millard

Ellen Millard
Creative Content Editor
  1. A wooden table is set with patterned plates holding meringues and berries. Red-and-white napkins, wine glasses and white cutlery sit next to them.

    How to Host Afternoon Tea

    Discover expert insights from interior designer and friend of OKA Juliette Byrne, who shares tips on place settings, creating atmosphere and making guests feel welcome.

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  2. A collage of furniture essentials, including a linen sofa, leather dining chair and wooden dining table.

    Capsule Decorating: Five Home Essentials to Invest In

    How to ensure your home will endure both trends and time? Follow our lead with these timeless furniture pieces that will work with any style.   

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  3. A chest of drawers sits in a hallway, decorated with a blue lamp and pot and a white vase. A black mirror hangs above it.

    How to Decorate for Spring

    From natural hues to lightweight linens, expert Interior Designer Irene Gunter shares her tips for bringing a refreshing feel to your home this season.

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  4. A collage of images showing a brown sitting room, a wooden sideboard, a desk chair and a brown armchair.

    How to Decorate with Brown: Five Ways to Embrace Warm Tones

    From indulgent chocolate to rich walnut, the inviting shades are having a moment – discover our tips for introducing them into your home.

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  5. A leather armchair decorated with a beige cushion and sitting next to a striped ceramic stool

    Our New Collection Heroes

    Discover how our Product Design and Development Director Jessica McAuley brought our latest designs to life, as she shares the inspirations and ideas behind the new collection.

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  6. A navy sofa, pattern upholstered chairs and a wooden coffee table are arranged in front of floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

    A Grade II Listed Cottage Revitalised by our Interior Design Service

    Discover the latest project by our team, a historical home in Guildford with a nature-inspired aesthetic.

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  7. A sitting room decorated with colourful accents, including a yellow upholstered ottoman, blue vases and orange lampshades.

    Uplifting Colours to Combat January Blues

    What colours make a room feel happy? We share six of our favourite optimism-inducing shades in this guide, spanning energising yellow to inviting orange and calming blue. 

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  8. Absiola Omole is wearing brown trousers and a camel-coloured top, reading a book and sitting on a linen sofa. A large faux tree is in the background.

    How Abisola Omole Created a Calm and Peaceful Home

    Taking cues from Malibu beach houses and traditional English country homes, the Creative Director and Founder of lifestyle brand Studio Arva designed her interiors with relaxation in mind.

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  9. A minimalist-style sitting room with a white sofa, black sideboard and black coffee table

    How to Style Minimalist Interiors

    Our friends and in-house experts share their tips for adding warmth and charm to the pared-back look.

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