Interior Design


How To Update Your Home For Spring

When spring comes rolling around, it often gets us thinking about changing things up with our home decor and accessories. As the spring cleaning tradition goes, mixing up the actual components of a room can also have a big impact on a space, and the changing season is the perfect time to go for it. Today we’re sharing with you our favourite ways to update your home for spring, featuring some brand new homeware products that are new to Black By Design. Refresh your home this spring with some simple... Read More


Striking Clocks For Your Home

When it comes to styling your home with those essential items, it can be easy to overlook the possible decorative opportunites that the humble clock can offer. If you’re looking for a feature wall clock that will act as a focal point for a room, there are so many designer clock options available that will fit right in with your existing decor. We’re embracing the latest in clock designs here at Black By Design and want to share with you our top picks from our clocks department to give you... Read More

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A Guide To The Perfect Autumn Night In

Where there was once warm, light evenings that meant after-work drinks, al fresco dinner in the back garden and no knitwear in sight, there is now an imposing chill in the air and we’re considering our plans for winter hibernation. At Black By Design we have some stylish homeware pieces that will add to your relaxed evenings at home and bring a sense of ‘hygge’ that will last from autumn through to winter time. So, shut the door, kick your shoes off and join us with our guide to the... Read More


Decorating Ideas For a Child’s Bedroom

The transition period from a young child’s bedroom to a more mature room can be tricky to get right, so at Black By Design we’ve put together a guide that includes decorating ideas for a child’s bedroom to inspire this new chapter. Whether you’re just looking for ways to update a child’s room or want to transform a young looking area into a bedroom suitable for a teenager, we’ll have some homeware and furniture that will be the perfect additions. Decorating inspiration – bedroom colour palettes This may be the... Read More


Home Interior Trends 2017 | How Popular Are Your Home Decor Spending Habits?

In our previous home interior trends post we explored the results of our in depth survey with a view to finding out more about our customer’s home decor choices. The second part of the Black By Design home interiors trends series is uncovering the spending habits behind the home decor and homeware choices. There’s so many homeware and furniture retailers on the market, from well known major brands to independent labels with homemade accessories. All of these options cater to different budgets and offer various price points, but which way... Read More


Home Interior Trends 2017 | How Popular Are Your Home Decor Choices?

The way you choose to style your home can be such a personal decision with many reasons behind each colour scheme, room use or light positioning. Equally, following the latest home interior design trends can be an artform learnt from external sources, such as the internet, magazines or even friend’s homes. At Black By Design we were curious to discover more about our interior design loving customers, and so we created a simple survey to unearth their home interiors habits and preferences to learn more about them, and in turn,... Read More

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Decorating Inspiration: Summer Fresh

With every new season comes new homeware trends, and there are plenty of fresh ways to mix up the look of your home and outdoor spaces as we enjoy the warmer season of summer. From introducing new furniture to adding some home accessories, there’s ways of bringing the influence of the summer season indoors. If you’re looking for summer decorating ideas, then look no further at this guide we’ve put together to help you get the most out of the sunnier season. Brighten up the colour palette An easy way... Read More

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How To Makeover: A Small Apartment

(Image credit: Kari Shea) It’s often difficult to feel inspired by a small living space if all you can see are the restrictions that it could bring. If knocking down walls to combine rooms into an open plan layout (ergo, creating a sense of a larger space) isn’t an option due to renting, we’ve taken a look at how to makeover a small apartment to give you some ideas. At Black By Design we like to offer practical advice for our customers and to provide some home design inspiration –... Read More

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Home

It’s that time of year again where every home requires a little refresh and a spring clean. Not only is this a great time to give your home a deep clean, it’s the perfect opportunity to change up your current home design. By altering your furniture layouts, giving walls a fresh lick of paint or simply re-organising your possessions, you can reveal a brand new home interior style, without much commitment or effort! Here at Black By Design we love offering our customers advice with their home, hoping to inspire... Read More


How To Create The Perfect Guest Room

Opening your home to friends and loved ones enables you to spend more quality time with them, and often it’s a necessity for special occasions such as Christmas. If you’re faced with a spare room that lacks a clear design, or a guest room which needs some freshening up, here at Black By Design we have just the right additions and suggestions to help you create the perfect guest room in no time. Room theme & design To create a consistent feel to the room with the rest of your... Read More