Tonelli Design 2013 News – glass furniture wizardry

Stand out gorgeous at the Milan furniture fair was Italian designer/manufacturer Tonelli, who make superb high quality glass furniture.  World famous for their research and experimentation, Tonelli are way ahead of the field with innovative glass design.

These masterpieces in ‘glass art’ (they really are!) not only look stunning but feature perfectly mitred joins, seamless glass panels and shatterproof glass – and in the five years we’ve worked with them we have never had a breakage!

Among the Milan highlights for us were the eye-catching Bakkarat glass side tables  designed by D’Urbino for Tonelli, with a thick central twisted glass post and mirrored base. And when you look at them from above you get the amazing illusion of looking down at a crystal.  Pretty cool!

Bakkarat glass side tables
Bakkarat side tables

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Using Colour in Interior Design

I am passionate about colour, which is why we have such a large selection & swatches of everything, so you can bring in a sample of your own fabric/flooring/paint & see how the different shades & tones fit together. So when Lee Brown of Interior Dezine sent me this email I couldn’t resist adding it to the blog. Even if he has spelt colour wrong!

How to Use Color Well
Always choose one color to start your scheme. That color can come from an existing piece of artwork, a rug, existing upholstery fabric, or a silk flower arrangement. if you are decorating from plans or blue prints then it is often best to start planning color from the floor up. Continue reading “Using Colour in Interior Design”