The colour you give your interior says a great deal about you. What’s more, certain colours have a tremendous impact on the atmosphere a space conveys. Therefore, it’s a good idea to think carefully before setting to work with a certain shade of colour. Read on for our report on the effects of the principal colour associated with autumn: orange.
Do you wish your house and garden (or balcony) looked a bit more original? Is the reject pile of things you don’t need any more getting bigger than you’d like? Then upcycling is the perfect way to transform old, ‘useless’ stuff into eye-catching features for your interior!
Understated, authentic, functional and timeless: Scandinavian influences have been gaining in popularity for quite some time. These days, it’s hard to imagine life without these influences from Denmark, Norway, Finland and other Scandinavian countries. Pure materials, calm colours and functional design above all: the plain interiors might look understated but in fact are simply bursting with character and authenticity. So how can you bring Nordic style into your own home? Read on and you’ll find out!
Amber is a woman who knows what she wants — she has a fascinating and flourishing career, and an expanding shoe cabinet, and blogs about the clothes that she wears, the places that she goes and the things that she does, plus life with her partner Terry. Choosing a floor for her new kitchen was like 1, 2, 3! Or was it?
Glitter, glamour, elegance, style… You will find it all at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. And while you’re taking in the stunning designs, perhaps your eye will be drawn to the equally stunning floor? With Quick-Step as the official sponsor, there will be plenty of opportunities to admire the items chosen specifically for this world-famous event.
Less is more. Everyone knows the saying, but at times, it can appear vague. Look at the newest interior trend however, and you’ll understand it straight away. Minimalism seeks out contrast between shapes, colours, light and warmth — a winning mix for anyone wanting to come home feeling relaxed.
With its abstract patterns, geometric motifs, bright colours and contrasting combinations, the Memphis style really was the odd one out in the eighties. And with an eighties revival in full swing, it’s only normal that the Memphis look should make a comeback as well!
Our favourite time of the year is the day we can finally bask in early spring sunshine. Spring traditionally stands for a fresh start and always brings a major energy boost. It is also the perfect time to awaken your home and interior from a long winter sleep.
Dark floors are very much in vogue. They add character and personality to your interior, and when combined in the right way, they can even make your room seem larger. However, beware: too many dark colours will have a gloomy, oppressive effect. It is therefore best to bear in mind the following tips.
White, pastel colours and a minimalist look have dominated interiors for years now, but dark colours and luxurious materials are now taking centre stage. Interiors are becoming warmer, more cosy and upscale. So how can you create such a ‘Dark Night’ look in your own home?
Many of us live longer and stay healthy longer. This means that more and more people stay in their own home for much longer. This is obviously a positive development, but it is best to think about the adjustments your home will need ahead of time. As you get older, your living requirements and capabilities will change, so here are some useful tips.
We all want our home to exude a sense of luxury, but at times this may seem difficult and expensive to achieve. However, by making a few simple changes to your home, you can lift your spaces to a higher level in no time at all. If you want to give your home a generous, new appearance, the floor, your home’s basic layer, is the best place to start. How can you make the right choice and what do you do next?
In fashion, black is an absolute classic. Black has also become more and more popular with interior designers in recent years, although many of us are still somewhat reticent about using black in the home. These reservations are unjustified, because when used correctly, black can add a very personal, unique touch to your home.
Professional cyclist Iljo Keisse and his wife An-Sofie Zenner chose parquet flooring by Quick-Step when they renovated their house. ‘We wanted a look that not only gives a warm, natural impression, but feels that way too,’ says An-Sofie. Sustainability also played an important role in their choice.
Late summer has now long gone. The days are getting shorter, and above all colder. You have probably taken out your winter clothes already, but how can you keep your home nice and warm inside without turning up the heat by several degrees? Here are five useful tips.
Although, technically speaking, white might not be a “colour” at all, it is nevertheless indispensable in every interior. White makes your interior timeless and can be very easily combined with a wide range of interior styles. At the same time, however, white can also be very, well ... white, so let’s discover how to make optimal use of this colour!
In our Quick-Step hardwood collections you´re sure to find the perfect floor for your interior. But did you know that you can also process Quick-Step wood in other, more creative ways in your interior? We’ll give you a little inspiration with these 3 ideas!