If you’re looking for creative inspiration then there’s no better place to go than London. The city is teeming with architecture, galleries and shops that are full of design ideas and resources. If you’re planning on redecorating your house or office any time soon then you may be wondering what kind of style to go for. It can be quite a stressful process coming up with a design style, let alone finding the right materials and actually redecorating. Don’t worry because you’re coming to the right place if you want a little help.
We’ve put together a list of the best places in London to get inspired, find design help and buy materials if you’re planning to give your home or work space a new look.
The Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture is one of the few museums dedicated to the exhibition of decorative arts and domestic design. The first step to any redesign is to get inspired and think of the kind of style you want, MoDA is the perfect place to do that. Head over to Edgeware and browse one of the country’s largest collections of interior design materials and artwork. Fill up your maybe box with ideas as you peruse the huge collection of wallpaper prints that feature hundreds of classic and contemporary patterns and colour schemes. The collection of textiles dates back to the late 19th and features some of the most iconic trends in the world of interior design. You can get to Edgeware easily from any of our hotels near Lancaster Gate.
If you’re looking for a luxurious classic style then this famous Chelsea interior design boutique will have what you’re looking for. The renowned design outlet opened its doors in 1970 and has been outfitting British spaces with beautiful designer materials ever since. The company has since expanded to become a major player on the UK interior design scene, but the flagship London store remains a cornerstone of its operation. The luxurious range of bed and bath collections, wall coverings and fabrics are some of the best in the world. Head down to the Designers Guild during your stay at the luxurious Park Grand London, and you’re sure to find something to suit your style.
This world-renowned designer has made a big impression in the industry thanks to its amazing collections that are designed by some of the best creative minds in the business. If you want to walk along the cutting edge of interior design then this is the place to do it. Mint have made it part of their mission to integrate the latest trends into their work, which means that you can rest assured knowing your home will be clad in the latest fabrics, textiles and design styles. Make your friends and family jealous with the one-of-a-kind pieces that this contemporary design house specialises in.
Pentreath & Hall
Take a stroll through Bloomsbury and you’ll find this quaint little treasure chest of beautiful textile designs and domestic accessories. One of our hotels near Lancaster Gate is the perfect place to say if you want to visit this hidden gem. The gorgeous little boutique-style shop stocks all kinds of unique materials, with everything from pillows to plates. The owners of Pentreath & Hall hand pick the collections at their shop, which often consist of items that intertwine classic design with contemporary style.