Stay Connected

We are facing unprecedented challenges both globally and nationally with the impact of the Covid-19 health crisis. Here at Black and Key, we are therefore determined to build a strong and better-connected interior design community. If our community can work collaboratively, we are certain that our industry can better support one another during these times […]

Dare to be Different

Whether you are an interior designer seeking inspiration for the next project or a homeowner that needs to update a tired looking room, there are so many places to source ideas from these days. Social media apps such as Pinterest are endlessly stuffed with design inspiration. Trusted retailers both on and offline will also feed […]

Design – 2020 Pantone of the Year

Another year triggers the introduction of a brand-new pantone trend. This year, pantone 19-4052 ‘Classic Blue’ enters the spotlight, instilling calm, confidence and connection. Pantone was founded in the 1950s as the printing company in New York but is now based in Carlstadt, New Jersey. Since 2000, it has chosen a colour of the year […]

Black & Key Update

This month I write not so much a blog, but more a newsletter to share some truly exciting updates with you all! Christmas Offer Take advantage of this fantastic and exclusive offer, for delivery in time for Christmas Day! For the very first time, we are showcasing a special Christmas combination discount if you purchase […]

Spotlight on Mother of Pearl

Some of the very best materials are produced by Mother Nature herself, and we could not be more grateful. This week, we highlight ‘Mother of Pearl’, a mesmerising material used in embellishment within some fundamental pieces of Black & Key furniture. Nacre, or the more commonly known term ‘Mother of Pearl’ is an iridescent combination […]

Design Trends for 2020

As each year passes, we seek to provide new inspiration for our home or amend existing details that will transform our environment, providing an ever-changing and on trend space where we feel most at peace. When a new season approaches, decorators, designers and craftsmen show us the trends in interior fashion that they propose will […]

Product Focus – Hepburn headboard and bed frame

This glamorous bed-frame in Raven walnut oozes luxuriance and glamour. I can only imagine it’s name was inspired by the most bewitching Hollywood actress of all time, Audrey Hepburn. Both emanate class, majesty and opulence. The unique nature of what we do, allows you to customise both the headboard and bed frame in fabric of […]

The Meaning of Luxury

According to the Oxford Dictionary, the term luxury means: “A state of great comfort or elegance, especially when involving great expense.” I feel as though the term ‘luxury’ has been exploited at present, losing its true essence and significance, instead demonstrating a broad interpretation of an often warped perception. I had always understood the term […]

Friday Finish

We have come to the end of another busy week and my goodness, we are heading towards the closure of yet another month! Rather than dwell on the speed of time, let’s embrace the wonder that is Friday and with it, a long Bank Holiday weekend. My Friday ‘finish’ of the day is our aptly […]

Product Focus – Malden Sideboard

There are so many gorgeous pieces within the Black & Key range, that it is nigh-on impossible to choose a favourite. If I had it my way, I would kit the entirety of my home with the plethora of glamorous sideboards, console tables, and cabinets! However, I fear that I would get into almighty trouble […]

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