Interior Design Tips and Guides: Best of 2017 |
It’s Official: These Are the Most Popular Tips & Guides Articles of 2017

It’s Official: These Are the Most Popular Tips & Guides Articles of 2017

From Tablescapes to Wood Panel Walls

Written by – Team
on December 24th 2017
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Our raison d’etre here at is to help you transform your house into a home you love. From delving into the world of steel framed windows, to tracking down international experts to get their two cents on how to hire a contractor for your home, we’ll stop at nothing to ensure you get all the interior design help and advice you need. It’s little wonder then that our Tips & Guides articles were some of our most read stories this year. Covering everything from seasonal tablescapes to wood panel walls, let’s take a look at your favorites.

Interior Design Tips & Guides 2017: Bright white minimalist living room with No. 14 Chairs |

Do you know your Bertoia from your Eames? For an education in the most basic of home furnishings, look no further than our whistle-stop tour of the most iconic designer chairs. Coming in as our most popular Tips & Guides article of 2017, this is a great read for getting a handle on the fundamentals of interior design.

Interior Design Tips & Guides 2017: Open kitchen shelf with glass jars |

In a year where the devastating impact of climate change is beginning to make itself heard the world over, we’ve endeavored to bring you informative and inspiring eco-friendly stories to help you finally go green. This beginner’s guide to going zero waste is one of them. You’ll be amazed at how surprisingly simple it is – all it takes is a bit of common sense and preparation.

Interior Design Tips & Guides 2017: Contemporary bathroom with decorative blue ceramic tiles |

Here at we are innately drawn to pretty things, but we’re also realists at heart. This means we’re not afraid to call out the impracticalities of that showstopping but wholly inappropriate crystal glass bathroom wall. Case in point, our ultimate guide to ceramic floor tiles, where we get real about the pros and cons of the increasingly popular boho-chic flooring option.

Interior Design Tips & Guides 2017: Kids bedroom with statement wood panel wall |

One thing we love to do on is to make difficult design trends easily translatable. Cue our breakdown of how to bring wood panel walls into the 21st century, which stands as proof that no interior design faux pas are unsalvageable.

The tablescape has, in recent years, risen the ranks to become an important component of any gathering with Pinterest-worthy aspirations. So of course, our tablescape stories, covering a range of occasions including Fourth of July to Halloween, have been popular with all you budding hosts and hostesses with the mostest this year. Your absolute favorite though was our guide to constructing the ultimate winter tablescape, complete with fairy lights, candy canes, and Scandinavian-inspired tableware. Check out the video above.

What has been your favorite Tips & Guides article of 2017? Let us know in the comments below!


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