How To Tell If a Rug is Handmade

To the untrained eye, it can be difficult to identify the difference between a handmade, hand-knotted, and machine- made rug. To help ensure you are purchasing an authentic handmade rug, we've put together this guide to help you recognise the…

Tips For Measuring Your Rooms Correctly

If you've never done it before then measuring a room can seem like a fairly daunting task. However, with a little simple advice, it is very achievable. In this article, we'll explain how to measure a room and ensure that you get the correct…
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What is The Best Rug For Dog Owners?

At Emily’s House London, we like rugs and we also very much like dogs…We’re often approached by dog owners, who are unsure what rug to buy because of their loyal, furry companion. Just because you share your home with a dog, it shouldn’t…
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Round Up of London Design Festival 2017 by Casey Mollett

It's that time of year again when the city comes together to celebrate design in all its forms from across the globe. London Design Festival brings innovative and outstanding design to the capital for one week in September each year. We thought…

Salvage Design with Retrouvius Co-Founder Maria Speake

Known for their innovative and intelligent use of salvage materials, West London based Retrouvius have built their way to an essential and pioneering studio with a vast array of domestic and commercial projects. We chat to co-founder Maria Speake…
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Destination Marrakech by Alice Roberton

With an increasing number of people telling me that I would love Morocco, most notably Marrakech, I thought it was time to dust off my exploring shoes and give the place a whirl. After five days of experiencing Marrakech first-hand I can confirm…
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Optimal Indoor Plants And How To Let Them Thrive - by Lucy Drane

The choices we make about what we invite to live alongside us is a personal one. Each object we select to keep in our home, a chair, a rug, a fern, has earned its keep and is an extension of ourselves, a statement about our personal taste…
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Walking on Sunshine - by Alice Roberton

Summer is on its way, and with the warmth we (optimistically) await, comes a more relaxed vibe. Holidays, outdoor living, light and colour all help to make for a more enjoyable existence. The lines between indoor and outdoor living spaces…
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Spring Greens by Alice Roberton

It’s all about spring now as winter is officially last season. The northern hemisphere is getting ready to come alive with a burst of greens, and we are already marvelling at blossom on trees. Pretty little carpets of flowers in city parks…

Embracing Winter - Time to Cosy Up in your Home

As we move closer to the winter solstice on December the 21st we truly are in the depths of winter, in the midst of the darkest days of our calendar, but, let us find comfort, stay warm, and even indulge a little. Inspired by the good things…