Archive for January 31, 2019

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Colour in 2019: The Update on international interior trends for the coming year

Here at Meadows and Byrne, we are big believers in timelessly beautiful and smart design, so we have been looking at how to trend responsibly and still have fun with your interiors. We are looking at 3 key trends for the coming season: Neutrals with a difference- this trend focuses on texture and muted tones, Bold Colour- this trend was massive at every show and is hugely energizing, and finally we will be looking at Pantone’s colour of the year; Living Coral. Neutrals with a difference. Natural, simple and useful pieces which satisfy a yearning for calm and honesty. This trend features natural linen tones, with subtle tones of pink,...

The Bobby Bed in a Box – The Most Comfortable Fold Out Bed Ever…

The Bobby Bed in a Box is a space saving fold out bed that doesn’t compromise on comfort. You can change it easily from stylish ottoman into convenient guest bed in a couple of easy steps, making it very useful for accommodating guests without using up valuable space in our home with extra beds. Available in single or double sizes, the beauty of this piece is that you are always prepared for guests even when you’re not expecting them! Within a couple of minutes, you can have a comfortable, posture supporting bed ready for your guests to have a cosy and relaxing sleep. Take a closer look with this video of our single Bobby Bed in a...

Tabletop Trends 2019

We all know that creating your dream space is hard work! From decluttering to selecting the perfect wall colour and furnishings it can be hard to achieve the look you want. That’s why it pays to take note of emerging trends that can help to create your dream mood board for each room to guide you along the way. This season we are drawing inspiration from these three beautiful tabletop trends that capture a refreshing new style for 2019. 1. Artisan Details At M&B we absolutely adore glam gilt-edged charger plates and vibrant patterns that pop, but this season we are embracing natural tones with unique artisan style touches. This more earthy style...

Scandinavian Interiors – Top Trends 2019

With simplicity, minimalism and functionality at its core, it’s no wonder we are continually drawn to Scandinavian interiors, fashion and lifestyle. With a new year comes a fresh start and in 2019 we are all searching for ways to live a life less cluttered. Scandi design is wonderful source of inspiration to refresh, restyle and reorganise for the year ahead. At M&B we are embracing the 2019 iteration of Scandinavian simplicity with open arms! Here are our top tips to create a minimalist Scandi inspired haven in your home: Colour Set a tone of calmness and space with simple colours like classic white. From walls to furniture, opting for all...

Spring Clean with M&B

January has arrived and we all know what that means, budgets, diets, resolutions and promises to ourselves. Some of them we’ll keep and some we’ll forget within the first two weeks… but one thing we can all do that will last longer than the spur of the moment gym membership is a really good spring clean. A little time spent on this now will have you reaping the rewards all year long! We’ve put together this guide to help you get the most from your spring clean. I think the place to start is the kitchen. A clean and organised kitchen is a great place to start as for most...

Green Your Life – Simple Steps to live more Eco-friendly

Nobody likes waste, whether it’s wasting money, wasting time or wasting energy. One of the biggest topics of conversation at the moment is waste, creation of it, disposal of it and wasting resources. So we have pulled together some quick and simple tips to help you avoid waste. Small changes are sometimes all it take to make a positive change for the environment. Others require a little more work, but the effort is worth it both for your wallet and the planet. Cut down on your food waste We’ve all been there, Sunday starts with great intentions, you raid the fruit and veg aisle in the local supermarket and swear...