l-shaped living room

8 tips for laying out an L-shaped living room

The L-shaped living room is one of the most common shapes especially in flats and newer properties. Our guide helps you make the most of this versatile space. The L-shaped living room is a common layout but it is so easy to get it wrong with poor arrangements of furniture in the space and mismatched colour schemes and styles. Our online interior design tool is the perfect place to create a beautiful L-shaped living room layout before getting the paint, …

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 …

gentlemans bedroom

Get the look: Chris Beastall’s Stylish Gentleman’s Bedroom

For our latest transformation we create a stylish gentleman’s bedroom for men’s style guru, Chris Beastall. Chris Beastall, creator and editor of the popular male lifestyle blog, Ape to Gentleman, wasn’t even aware he needed his bedroom re-styled until he tried out Decology’s new online interior design 3D Studio service for his blog.  He decided to give it a go to improve and update his own bedroom and was blown away by the results!

Style your home for productive remote working

Style your home for productive remote working

Style tips for productive remote working, with the emphasis on productive! The flexibility of remote working is something that more and more of us are embracing. A huge reason for launching Decology in the first place – the UK’s first completely online interior design service – was to offer customers and designers the flexibility and tools to design amazing interiors wherever and whenever they wanted. We talk to three remote workers, who also happen to be designers and interior experts, …

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 …

A Dublin Spare Bedroom Transformation

This Dublin family wanted to convert their neglected spare room, into a multifunctional sophisticated guest room. As often happens their spare room became a dumping ground for old furniture and overflow boxes, they needed to transform a space where they could (proudly) host their guests, store their overflow and occasionally work in the room. The designer devised a bold blue and teal scheme punctuates with Copper and Natural accessories.   A streamlined modern built in bed, desk and wardrobe was designed …

In the Spotlight: Kids Bedroom

We are often asked to design kids bedroom. When this family moved to their new house  – their 10-year-old Sebastian got his very first own bedroom. Mum enlisted Decology to help transform the bland room into a fun and warm space for the young lad to grow. The Bedroom Before Before pictures of  Sebastian’s room   The Brief Our young client, knew exactly what he wanted, and that was not a traditional kids bedroom scheme. A Holland National Team football fan he …

Case Study: Bohemian Bedroom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When our client’s relocated back to London after a 3-year work stint in America, they were keen on redecorating their South-West London home that had been let in their absence. They were looking for an affordable service they could manage remotely, and a friend suggested Decology. They hired interior designer Trudy Blanco, while still in the States,  to help them get design their bedroom.  The brief was to create a light filled bohemian inspired bedroom, they had one requirement – the design had to incorporate a Super-King …