The Latest from our Design Blog

London Design Week and Key Trends

“Hello! Let me introduce myself… My name is Sarah Slimm and I have been an interior stylist for Hammonds Furniture for the last six years. I love 80’s movies, pinterest (obsessed), garlic bread and of course I am absolutely passionate about interiors! Over the years I have built a portfolio of interiors and would probably bore the socks off you talking about wallpaper and paint colours! But hey I love my job! Read more

Blog of the Week - A Passion for Homes

We love blogs that have some truly helpful pointers for those aspects of interior design and home organisation that you might not otherwise think of. We believe that A Passion for Homes sits in a beautiful position between these two types of blogs. Read more

Our Favourite Winter Recipe

You cannot have helped but notice that the weather outside seems to be taking somewhat of a turn for the worse. Those long, dark nights are drawing in with the cold air rushing at your face as you make your way home after a long, grey day. Our latest blog post showcases some of our favourite winter recopies for you to try. Read more

The Great British Bedroom Survey – Karen Haller’s Response

Karen Haller is one of the UK’s leading applied colour psychology and colour strategy experts for business branding, interiors and marketing. Karen’s currently teamed up with Hammonds Furniture as our interiors colour expert and here is what Karen had to say in response to our recent bedroom survey: Read more

We love the house beautiful colour of the week; duck egg blue

But what makes us love this neutral backdrop so much? Perhaps this is the very reason, being a neutral shade means that duck egg blue will compliment so many items of furniture and of course furnishings themselves that it is a great base point for your home. Delicate and subtle are two words that we would definitely use to describe duck egg blue. Read more

The Great British Bedroom Survey

Here at Hammonds we have been transforming bedrooms across the country for the past 88 years. So we thought it was time to delve a little deeper into the minds of the British public, to find out exactly what Britain’s views are on redecorating the bedroom, the most popular colour choices and the weird and wonderful things we actually keep in our bedrooms. Read more

Blog of the Week - Classic Casual Home

Simplistic elegance is definitely a term that can be used to explain this week’s blog of week. Classic Casual Home is charming right from the homepage and manages to be a website that really has a sense of personal touches, making the overall feeling warm and inviting; perhaps just like a home should be. Read more

How to Improve your Sleep Routine as Clocks go Backwards

It may not seem like something that has a huge impact on your sleeping habits, but the clocks going backwards throughout the UK in October can cause issues that you may not expect. Even if you are not faced with the struggles that other sleepers seem to face when the... Read more

Blog of the Week - The Happy Housie

We always love when our blogs of the week are ones that have a real feeling of heart within them and this weeks blog; is definitely one that is packed with spirit. The blogger, Krista is a self-confessed “housie” which plays on the word “foodie” as someone who is... Read more

The Kitchen is the Heart of any Home

Kitchens, a room that we consider to be the heart of the home after all they are the place where food is prepare, dinners are created, conversations are had and perhaps even those big family decisions are made. For some, the kitchen is of course just a place from which... Read more