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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,...

Behind the sofa – A Tour Of Our U.K. Sofa Factory

Sofas are one of the largest pieces of furniture you will ever buy and are a strong foundation for any sitting or living room. It is typically the first thing we think about when going through the process of designing the layout for the room and is definitely a decision most people do not take lightly. Here at Meadows & Byrne we think of a sofa as an investment piece, an item that is paramount to the quality of your downtime and because of that, we always take our sofa selection very seriously. Many of our long-time customers will be familiar with our signature range of sofas which we have been...

Tips to Transform Your Space with Bathroom Storage

The bathroom is fast becoming one of Ireland’s favourite rooms, with more exciting and quirky design than ever. Whether it is deep paint colours or vintage tiles, the people of Ireland are becoming more and more adventurous in their aesthetic, however, there is one problem when it comes to designing your bathroom…storage! The bathroom is typically one of the smaller rooms in the home, however, they require a huge amount of storage and typically bathroom storage is not beautiful. We have scoured the globe in the search of the answer and we are pretty pleased with how it has turned out. Our new range of Bamboo and grey fabric bathroom...

Update Your Master Bedroom

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, your safe space, your retreat from everything else at the end of the day, so here at Meadows and Byrne, we are offering our design tips to ensure your bedroom is the haven you deserve. 1. Choose a great rug for style & warmth Let’s start with one of the most troublesome areas for a lot of people; rugs. Rugs can be tricky in bedrooms but here are a few of our rules and guidelines that should help you out.   If you have room for a rug in your bedroom, you want to choose between two main options; your rug will either go underneath...

Update Your Home This Autumn

Interiors Update The chilly nights are drawing in, the “stretch in the evenings” are becoming a distant memory, and the M&B team are excitedly adding new autumn products to the shelves every day ahead of the cosiest time of year. Whether you’re finally moving into your new home and looking for the final touches or updating your home ahead of the countless visitors over the winter, we are here to help make your home winter friendly with a few styling tips. Colour Palette Colour palette is the perfect place to start. We typically say goodbye to bright, summer colours and swap them out for richer colours. For the season, we...

Care Guide: Upholstery

Upholstery Care Guide A little care goes a long way in keeping your favourite furniture looking its best. With the right cleaning and attention, you can easily refresh your home and make the most of the wonderful pieces of furniture you have chosen for you and your family. It’s well worth considering the type of cleaning items require especially when it comes to upholstery. Here’s our go-to upholstery care guide for cleaning and caring for the different types of upholstery in your home. General Care and Use Regular Cleaning Carefully vacuum your upholstery using the soft brush upholstery attachment at least once a week, dust removal may be improved by...