OKA Buying Guides

Whether you're looking to elevate your sitting room, dining room, bedroom, or bathroom, we have the furniture and homeware to complement your style and transform your space into a haven of beauty, comfort and creativity.

Start with the ambience: good lighting is essential if you are looking to set the right mood in your home. The perfect lamp shade can set an entire room apart, not just the lamp it stands on. Don’t forget guidance on those big purchases that form the building blocks of your space, such as your dining table and sofa.  Beyond your interiors, we offer a full garden collection featuring our favourite garden tables, seating as well as garden accessories.

We offer a wide range of exquisite homeware and unique furnishings, which is why we’ve created a series of advice-packed buying guides to help you find the perfect piece for you and to help elevate your home.

  1. Our Guide to Outdoor Furniture Materials

    How to Design a Home for Every Season

    Sarina Hawkins, one of our expert interior designers, shares her tips for creating a timeless space that will look good all year round.

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  2. Our Guide to Outdoor Furniture Materials

    Our Guide to Outdoor Furniture Materials

    Wood, stone, metal, rattan, resin – there are so many to choose from. We break down the pros and cons of each in this comprehensive guide.

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  3. A rectangular mirror with metal gold frame up hanging on wall, in front of a chest drawers with a table lamp and a vase with flowers.

    How to Use Mirrors to Transform Your Home

    Far from simply being a practical object, a mirror is a transformative piece that can instantly make your space feel bigger and brighter.

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  4. Our Buying Guide for Ottomans and Footstools

    Our Buying Guide for Ottomans and Footstools

    Find the right design for your space with our practical tips on everything from size to shape.

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  5. The Alexey Coffee Table - Weathered Oak

    Our Coffee Table Buying Guide

    Discover our tips on everything from the perfect size to selecting the best material and style for your living space.

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  6. A lifestyle photograph of a dining room with a wooden dining table, red chairs, vases, a low hanging glass lampshade and a wooden dress in the background

    Choosing the Best Dining Table Shape for your Room

    Wondering which dining table shape is best suited for your room? Whether you have a small space or larger space, our guide explains it all.

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  7. Sue’s Guide to Buying the Right Wall Art for Your Home

    Sue’s Guide to Buying the Right Wall Art for Your Home

    Discover our co-founder's best tips on getting prints and pictures just right.

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  8. The Storage Edit

    The Storage Edit

    From bold bookcases to handy cabinets – it’s time to get organised.

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  9. How to Choose the Perfect Rug for your Home

    How to Choose the Perfect Rug for your Home

    As our Co-Founder Sue Jones will tell you, a rug is a decorator's secret weapon. Read our guide to find the perfect fit for your home.

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