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An Expert’s Guide to Lighting

Bring an inviting glow to your home with these room-by-room tips from one of our interior designers.

  1. A red bobbin-inspired lamp with a pleated lampshade sits on a stone side table, next to a green velvet sofa.

    Why Red is Trending and How to Style It

    The ‘Unexpected Red Theory’ is all about adding a pop of colour to elevate a room. Discover our tips for embracing the trend. 

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  2. A cream sitting room with a spruce green velvet armchair and colourful artwork.

    Get the Look: English Elegance

    Add a dash of whimsy to your interiors with tips from our spring-inspired look, full of British nostalgia and charm. 

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. A teacup on a Rander stool surrounded by plants.

    How to Infuse Dopamine Décor into Your Home

    Gift yourself a happy home by suffusing your space with colours, patterns and textures that make you smile.  

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. A softly coloured bedroom with a fourposter bed, floral-print red, olive green and cream armchair, bedspread and rug.

    Romantic Interiors for Valentine’s Day and Beyond

    In the mood for romance? Here’s a design style worth falling for. Explore our breakdown of the look, with practical tips for embracing it in your own home.

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