Author: Corrie McLellan

Gardens or Outdoor Rooms?

Over recent years, the garden has become a more poignant ‘room’ in our homes, with many of us taking much more consideration to the décor, ambiance and comfort element to this space. ‘Bringing the indoors out’ is a statement that reflects and summarises what people want from their outside living spaces, extending their living alfresco […]

Eating in and yet Eating Out

A fascinating phenomenon is steadily sweeping through restaurants and homes around the world involving a reversal of styles. Many restaurants are now offering unusual opportunities for social interaction akin to home entertaining, whilst in contrast we also see a trend towards people creating dining environments in their own homes more akin to that of restaurants. […]

Our top colour tips for 2017

Let us guide you through our predictions for the top colours of 2017 in the world of interiors (in no particular order might we add). A quick Google image search will show that some of these colours have already begun to filter into our lives, through fashion, retail and interior products. We’ll see how these predictions pan out […]

Maison et Objet 2017

Our adventures in Paris for Maison et Objet 2017 involved… Number of days = 3 Number of Halls = 8 Number of miles walked = 26!

Modern Design Lessons from Ancient Japan

As we look ahead with enthusiasm to a future filled with wearable technology, haptic interfaces, augmented reality and smart everything, we must also be mindful to look back and take some lessons from the innovations and wisdoms of the past. Natural dye techniques, wood preserving methods, needle crafts, slow surface design techniques, the working & […]

Christmas Cheer

Message from our MD Jackie Summerfield:   I received the below email the day after our Christmas Party, and it just made me feel so proud – this sums our wonderful business up! …   Jackie   – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Signal Radio Hero Awards

Each year Signal Radio celebrates the people of Staffordshire and Cheshire who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make a difference. Taking place on 19 October at Crewe Hall, the glamorous black tie ceremony saw Show Business Interiors sponsor the “Bravery Award.” It proved to be a moving and emotional evening filled with truly […]

Time and Place

At the end of June, Show Business Interiors had the pleasure of attending a fantastic event at Andrew Martin’s show room in Chelsea, London. As well as being able to lose ourselves in the wonderful cabinet of curiosities at the Andrew Martin headquarters, we were invited to celebrate the 20 year Anniversary since Kelly Hoppen won The […]

Show Business sponsorship of HMI conference 2016

Housing minister Gavin Barwell believes public opinion towards providing new homes is shifting in favour of development and that the provision of an adequate supply of homes was now seen as a “moral issue”. Speaking at Housebuilder’s Housing Market Intelligence conference on October 6, the minister said that those who do still object to housing […]

A cosy moorland home, a trend for Autumn/Winter

As we move away from summer and into the winter months let’s take a look at one of the trends having a big influence on the world of interior design and home decoration. This is a trend that has an enchanting mood and it relates in part to unexpected encounters with nature. It takes inspiration […]