narrow living room

7 tips for laying out a narrow living room

In our latest layout guide we look at the narrow living room and run through our 7 top tips to make the most of this awkward space.   A narrow living room is very common in Victorian terraced houses, town houses and in some modern flats. Choosing a layout for a long narrow room can be tricky. It’s not easy to create an inviting, stylish space rather than something that resembles a claustrophobic hallway. But don’t worry, we’ve got you …

Layout a living room

7 ways to Layout a Living Room

Living rooms are often the Jewel in the crown of our homes. When  you find yourself considering redesigning your living room, a smart place to start is by determining the layout. Here’s 7 of our most popular ways to layout a living room.

Sunny side up: how to bring yellow into your home

Bold statement colours like bright yellow are great to bring in some fun, bright, contrasting colour and can instantly lift your mood. The trick is to bring in colour in an easily changeable, subtle way (if you can be subtle with bright yellow!). That way, when you want to move on, you can update your colour quickly and without major expense. This summer is all about bright yellow, so here are Decology’s top tips to bring in the sunshine…

moving in together

Moving in together: How to successfully combine different interiors styles

Moving in together, whether just friends or partners, can be difficult. Trying to work out how to combine different interiors styles without falling out!  Here at Decology we have helped more than a few couples find their combined style, and in doing so, we’ve developed a method (the bastard child of interior design and couple’s counselling!) that can guide you through the process.  

Choose the right rug

Cheat Sheet: How to choose the right rug for your living room

It can be tricky so here’s our cheat sheet on how to choose the right rug for your living room. Rugs are the perfect floor-covering. When you choose the right rug they add texture, colour and warmth underfoot; help create zones and define spaces and can be easily changed and updated. However, there are dos and don’ts that ensure you choose the right rug for your space. The right one will make a room look fabulously finished; the wrong one will …