We are fans of E D U C A T I O N, and not only in the general sense of the word, but for anything including home interiors and design. If you want to learn about styles and trends – travel, go to museums and read. I discovered my first English Print Room when on holiday at Ston Easton Park in England, learned there were hundreds of varieties of Rhododendrons in northern Rhode Island and fell in love with my first swinging bed on the North Fork of Long Island.
GO out – GET out and learn as part of your journey through life and for your own growth to discover your personal, authentic styles that you can incorporate into your home.
The Brits have had this style thing down pat for centuries, even before there was anything even remotely called ‘interior design.’ Here are three British website we love that you can put into your ‘reading’ category!
Will Taylor is the darling of British Interior Design Bloggers. Not only is he personable, adorable, charming and witty, this guy knows his stuff.
PENTREATH & HALL
LOVE this website/shopping destination, Pentreath & Hall which also offers weekly blog posts that inspires, educations and intrigues.
Read and you shall see. From their article on a master Plaster Caster in Workroom Profile: Peter Hone or a personal memoir in North Norfolk Coastal touring the area; stately homes, a Shell Museum and dining and their delightful take on gardens such as Patterns in the Garden, you will be nothing but drawn into the experiences and conversation here.
Bible Of British Taste
An absolutely delightful rambling blog about British style in home, places, art, culture and folks.
They take you on a British house tours, object hunting, touring the countryside and highlighting great personalities. Some of their favorites: The Best Handmade Wallpaper in the World, The Englishman’s Room, Gavin Stamp and the anti-ugly and Thames-Side (catch that amazing azure blue on the walls!)