Ellen Millard

Ellen Millard
Creative Content Editor
  1. An abstract artwork of light colours hangs above a black sideboard decorated with monochrome accessories, including marble book ends.

    Quick Ways to Refresh Your Home for the New Year

    One of our expert interior designers, Sarina Hawkins, shares her tips for giving your space a spruce for 2024.

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  2. A collage of interior design images, including patterned cushions, white armchairs, and a marble fireplace.

    Interior Design Trends 2024

    Discover six interior designers' predictions for the coming months, from natural materials to glossy lacquer and personality-packed homes.

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  3. A row of blue and red velvet dining chairs arranged around a rectangular dining table, with the table set with patterned accessories and flowers.

    How to Throw a Dinner Party the OKA Way

    We put our hosting skills to the test when we invited a few friends of OKA to celebrate with us at our Chelsea store. Find out how we did it – and how to recreate the look.

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  4. A black doorway decorated with a red and green festive wreath.

    How Interior Designers Spend the Festive Season

    Mother-daughter design duo Joanna Wood and Hattie Hansard share their festive family traditions, decorating ideas and plans for the season ahead. 

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  5. OKA gift bags are arranged on a table with foliage, candle holders, gifts and red patterned baubles.

    How to Shop the Sales

    Follow our guide to shopping smartly – from investing in timeless silhouettes to the materials and fabrics to look out for. 

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  6. A bright magenta velvet sofa sits in a blue-walled room. A Christmas tree is seen in the background, and the sofa is decorated with cushions.

    Christmas Colour Schemes to Inspire Your Decorations

    Whether you’re a stickler for tradition or favour a more novel approach, let us offer a dose of decoration inspiration with these festive colour combinations.

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  7. A velvet sofa piled high with cushions sits in a cosy sitting room, with a black-and-white coffee table sits and a Christmas tree decorated with warm fairy lights.

    Sue's Guide to Decorating for Christmas

    Our Co-Founder and Creative Director shares her tips for bringing a festive feel to your living space.

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  8. A cosy corner featuring an orange velvet armchair, a bookcase with integrated lighting and a kitchen counter with bar stools.

    How to Use Lighting to Create a Cosy Home

    Interior Designers Sophie Stevens and Lisa Mitchell share their tips for achieving a warm and inviting glow.

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  9. A festive hallway scene featuring a console table decorated with table lamps, a mirror and festive foliage.

    How to Decorate Your Hallway for Christmas

    Create a warm welcome with these festive decoration ideas – from ambient lighting to staircase styling.

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