10 Ways to Automate Your Home Without a Re-wire

Home automation can be a fantastic proposition however it is often thought of as very costly. There are ways that, through the wonders of modern technology you can automate your home with out a large price tag and without a a re-wire. These small changes are secure, can save you move and easy to understand […]

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Tamma Design: Solid Spin Lamps

Young Estonian Designer Johanna Tammsalu has designed a collection of beautiful lamps, of which shapes were inspired by some very common every day objects, which you would never expect. She has used a very unusual technique to create these shapes which can be made in various finishes/colours. She creatively used items that no girl would leave […]

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3D Visual Aids

3D Visual Aids can help clients understand the outcome of the design process.Recently, we had a project nearing completion where the clients were unsure of the lighting choices within an open plan lounge/dinning room. Many clients get nervous as things start being put into position in projects as they cannot always visualise the final result. […]

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Porta Romana Dedication To Perfection

It costs how much?!! A problem that Kia said she stumbles on quite often is clients being gobsmacked at the price of certain items that she pitches to them. Often they will have the reply ‘I’ve seen that for half the price in…. ‘ but what the clients are not aware of is the process […]

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Interior Design Baker Street

This project in Baker Street is definitely a favourite of Kia’s and myself. We designed the space to create the perfect place to relax after a days work while still having a touch of sophistication. You would not recognise it from the before photographs if it wasn’t for the beautiful floor and doors which we kept, and used […]

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How Light Can Improve Your Health

After attending a talk at Eco Build 2015 ‘CPD: Lighting and health: What the research tells us’ I was inspired to look further into how the lighting systems that we install in homes and work places can be heavily affecting our quality of life and health without us even realizing it.   Florence Lam (lighting […]

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Best of: Yasemen Hussein

Anyone that knows me know’s that I have a passion for feathers, from earrings to tattoos to lighting, if it has feathers on you have my curiosity.  These lights and pieces of artwork have more than my curiosity they have my attention.  They are both light but bold and have a wonderful movement to them. […]

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How Recessed Lighting Could Make Your Home More Modern

Task lighting is something that is often essential but can be difficult to do well.  Spots are often the instant choice however, they aren’t exactly the prettiest of options.  Recessed lighting can be a fantastic way of creating an extremely modern look, it is also super simple to do and unbelievably striking. These astro lights […]

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Porta Romana Lamps

Glass and Perspex Lamps Porta Romana are one of my favourite lamp producers.  Their lamps add an instant feeling of luxury to our of our Interior Designs.  Here is a selection of my favourite autumnal palette lamps These colours also always remind me of this rug that you will be seeing a lot more of […]

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Super Cool Pendant Lamps

These lamps are something different, at right I was sort-of on the fence about them but now I have decided that they are actually really cool. They are like a chesterfield handing from the ceiling – would be a great twist in  a library setting! via Creative Upholstered Pendant Lamps for Original Interiors | Freshome.

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Unexpected Furniture: Sqill Table

Every now and then we come across a product that I am simply blow away by, this my friends is one of those pieces. Designed by Clay Designs this table is not only beautiful during the day but is also the most amazing feature piece at night.  Called the sqill table it can be created […]

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Leona Chandelier Gold Leaf

Here at Kia Design’s we are always so happy to find new suppliers who provide us with gorgeous products that are perfect for our luxury interiors.  Clayton Gray Home is one of those amazing suppliers, they have a huge collection of items and I am always one of the first to check out some of […]

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Spun Lamps by Evie Group

I am a really big fan of these lamps from the Evie Group, I think these would be beautiful hanging over a dining room table.  I especially have a liking for anything bronze or brass at the moment so that would probably be the version I would pick! via Spun Lamps by Evie Group » […]

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Adding a touch of ‘wow’

Interior design should be innovative, exciting and fun – for me this can be created in each room differently but one of my favourite ways is through proportion and lighting.  So these lamps are just perfect for some of my upcoming designs as they are innovative, fun and beautifully oversized! Plus I adore the lit […]

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