The pros, cons of open plan living in modern homes

Changes in lifestyle have seen open floor plan homes continue to gain popularity, replacing the traditional design where all the room are separated by walls. The most common form of open plan living combines the living room, kitchen and dining…
How to use basic design principles to decorate your home

Principles of design define how the elements of design (colour, texture, line, space and shape) should be used in order to achieve a functional and stylish living space. These principles include balance, rhythm, unity, contrast and emphasis. 1.) Balance This…
How to use basic design elements to decorate your home

Home decoration employs five key elements that go hand in hand with the principles of design to create functional and aesthetically appealing homes. These include colour, line, space, texture and shape. Whether you are starting on a blank space in…
How to decorate a bedsitter

Bedsitters in Kenya are usually small with space just enough for one person but this does not mean you have to live in cramped conditions or without style. The fact that everything is basically in one room can make decorating…
5 Stylish bathroom decor ideas

When it comes to decorating a small bathroom, it is important to keep the phrase “less is more” in mind. A few special touches in the right places can transform an ordinary bathroom into a stylish one without spending a…
Kenyan homeowners turning to China for house fittings

Kenyan home owners and builders are increasingly turning to China for ready made house fittings as they seek to lower construction costs. The house fittings from China, including wardrobes, drawers, picture frames, ceiling boards and beams, are gaining popularity among…
Tile & Carpet rebrands as T&C

Interior décor products retailer Tile & Carpet has unveiled a new name, T&C, and logo as it seeks to better represent its diverse product offering. Managing director Chirag Sanghrajka said the new identity does not mean a change in policy…