Design Inspiration

We’re delighted to be teaming up with luxury home-rental destination onefinestay for an inspiring panel event in the evening of Monday, 26th June. Get your ticket now. We’ll be inviting three design greats to share the stories behind their established careers and offer a personal look at the designs of their own homes. With a […] Read More

Beautiful preloved clothes and design furniture in one place? Yes please! We’re starting the month of March off right by teaming up with to bring you the ultimate #PrelovedPortobello pop up shop at 199 Portobello Road. Come along and visit us for the chance to shop beautiful one-off clothing, furniture, lighting and artwork all […] Read More

Gone are the days when a holiday home’s success was just about its location. Today’s guests and weekenders are often just as interested in the property’s look and feel, as its sea view or charming village atmosphere. Today, we’re once again welcoming our resident expert Simon Andrews of The Andrews Partnership, to talk us through why Ercol […] Read More

Meet Sarah Mitchenall and Alexa De Castilho – the creative and dynamic duo behind Black Parrots Studio, who have been supporters of Layer since our launch. (You might also recognise Sarah from the BBC’s Great Interior Design Challenge, which she won in 2016.) With a passion for layering their designs to create a story and bring […] Read More

Claudia Dorsch is a highly sought after luxury designer based in London. With an extensive background in property development and antiques collecting, Claudia reflects her client’s taste in every project she works on, as well as advising them on the best way to create value in their homes. When Claudia came to us with the […] Read More

Having launched as a lifestyle and design blog, Little Yellow Couch has evolved into an insightful (and delightful) podcast featuring interviews with industry leaders, celebrating their individual design approach. Run by two design addicts, founders Zandra and Karen are supporting homegrown businesses whilst making design accessible and fun for their listeners. We were hooked immediately! […] Read More

Meeting someone in the social melting pot that is the London Design Festival isn’t unusual. But meeting someone with a shared vision and passion for design is particularly exciting.   So when we got talking to Katerina Pospisilova at a design event during the Festival (a Martyn White Dawn + Dusk candle event to be […] Read More

“Creating this collection from pieces on was a lot of fun. I went through a lot of different products and shortlisted what I felt attracted to. I loved the bright bold colours of the Beech Framed chairs, I think these could be really fun to have around your house, just moving them about to […] Read More

We’re drawing insta-piration from our designer collaborations to guide us in the right direction when it comes to industrial chic, midcentury modern and vintage French. Find your tribe with these three distinct styles… Master Mid Century Mood The clean lines, elegant craftsmanship and practicality of the mid century aesthetic puts this style on everyone’s wish […] Read More

You can tell that Geert Van Halewijck takes great pride in his work having spent the last three years working as the creative force behind Møbelfabrik. At the core of Møbelfabrik’s offering is beautiful mid century furniture that has been lovingly restored to the highest standard. With Geert and his parent’s passionate approach to design, it’s […] Read More

If you didn’t already know – Layer HQ is based in the creative hub of Peckham in London and roughly a 5 minute walk from our offices is the inspirational showroom of designer Matteo Bianchi. ‘We’re celebrating 10 years in the industry next year’ Matteo tells me proudly. It’s easy to see why Matteo has […] Read More

Earlier this year, we interviewed interior designer Shaun Clarkson who offered some wise words about the invaluable influence of colour in a living space: “I always think that people are scared of colour but we live in England – a grey and dull environment – and those little shots of colour in your home will […] Read More