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When you think about it, we expect a lot from our homes. As well as providing shelter, safety, and security, we want them to help us relax, recharge, communicate, and socialize, all the while providing an opportunity for satisfying self-expression. It’s a lot to ask of four walls, yet there are homes of all shapes and sizes that rise [...]

 

Although autumn's only a few weeks old it’s already flung several weather curveballs our way, from distinctly summery Sundays to cold and dreary mid-week spells. It’s the kind of unpredictability that makes choosing the right bedding rather tricky, given you’re never quite sure where the mercury’s going to sit. This guessing game is just as likely to see you sweating [...]

 

Have you ever agonised over a piece of art, wondering if other people will respond well to it or whether it’s the right fit for your room? While it’s common to feel like you need a fine art degree or a certain number of hours clocked-up in museums and galleries to make good choices, this is simply not the [...]

 

Do you struggle to get out of bed when your alarm goes off on Monday morning, making vague grumblings about Mondayitis or lamenting the fact you always seem to be starting your week off on the wrong foot? If so, chances are you’re experiencing ‘social jetlag’, a phenomenon tied to the differences in sleep timing between our weekdays and weekends. [...]

 

Think milk’s the only thing in your home that has a use-by date? Get ready to adjust that belief as we take a look at when you should be replacing standard household items - and what happens if you don’t. Pillows Replace every two years Hygiene is the number one reason you should be replacing your pillows regularly. At the two year mark, [...]

 

Yves Saint Laurent famously said, “fashions fade, style is eternal.” As one of the world’s most successful fashion designers, it’s safe to say he knew what he was talking about. Here at Canningvale we’re big believers in this idea. We focus on our own unique style and the quality of our products rather than on short-lived fashion trends, so we [...]

 

Buying a new sofa is a big deal. Few pieces of furniture in our homes are used so often, serve so many purposes, or are on display to family, friends, and nosy neighbours at such regular intervals. All these factors - combined with the plethora of options on the market - make picking the right sofa a tricky decision. [...]

 

It’s no secret we love design here at Canningvale. We take every single one of our products from ideation through to completion, thinking carefully about look, feel, and function. To give you some insight into what goes on behind the scenes, we sat down with our Managing Director, Jordan, and picked his brains about the creation of our newest [...]

 

It's often said that great design is a balance of function and form. Give too much weight to one side of this equation and you’ll end up with a delightfully squishy but wholly unattractive brown sofa dominating your living room or a sculpturally beautiful, highly uncomfortable set of chairs around your dining room table. Unfortunate design choices can be far [...]

 

Looking to try something new in your living room? Or give your bedroom a little va-va-voom? If you’re itching to make a bold update to your home décor, try one of these ideas on for size. They’re easy to implement, incredibly effective, and won’t go out of fashion as soon as the seasons change. Play with patterns We love neutral solids [...]