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 […]

The Last Straw – Straw Marquetry

If you are yet to witness the incredibly art form that is straw marquetry, please do let me introduce you to this highly skilled, and much desired decorative feature. Just take a moment to analyse our Petite Lombard Mirror. On first glance, it may not seem like much, but this piece has undergone painstaking work […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet the Maker – Jeremy Higson

Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to have been given an opportunity to interview one of Black & Key’s most experienced and well-esteemed craftsman. Jeremy Higson from Evesham, Worcestershire has been in the carpentry trade for 35 years and comes with a wealth of experience, knowledge and advice. I could feel the passion oozing […]

The Art Deco Revival of 2019

Interior design trends, like any trend, will develop organically, and will follow patterns. Art Deco, also known as style moderne, was a movement in the decorative arts and architecture that originated in the 1920s. Its name was derived from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, held in Paris in 1925, where the […]

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