2018

Year: 2018

Monday December 3, 2018

5 Instagram Accounts for Interior Design you need to follow

Looking for inspiration? Hit the ‘gram. The fact you’re going DIY for this project is impressive and shows that you’ve got the dedication to really make this project your own. Design trends change, and sometimes at the drop of a hat. Whilst the cool kids in New York might be doing something incredibly quirky that… View Article

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Thursday November 8, 2018

How to style a small space

Here at Ikon Furniture, we believe that small spaces are overlooked all too often. Don’t discount living in a smaller and more quaint house or flat just because you’re worried about how to style or decorate; this blog post will teach you not only how to create a space that you love, but also maximise… View Article

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Thursday November 8, 2018

A beginner’s guide to buying decor on Instagram

Instagram is a fantastic platform for many many things. Staying up to date with your friends and family, showing off that perfectly-lit selfie, exploring hilarious videos of cute cats and, most importantly for us, diving deep into some home decor inspiration. But that’s not all it’s good for. Did you know Instagram is also an… View Article

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Saturday November 3, 2018

Background music and bar stools

What do the two have in common? Mood, to put it simply.  According to The Guardian, the business of background music is booming, and for those with a talent for picking playlists there’s plenty of money to made. Similarly, The Independent described how the design and placement of commercial bar furniture in the hospitality industry… View Article

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Friday October 26, 2018

How to use interior design to boost office productivity

Business owners all across the UK and throughout multiple industries are always looking for ways to make their staff more productive and efficient. But contrary to what most managers think, productivity isn’t about getting work from point A to point B as quickly as possible. What it’s actually about is getting jobs done efficiently whilst… View Article

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Friday October 26, 2018

Insta-spotted: 6 amazing coffee table layouts

There can be many different focal points when you walk into a room. It could be the fireplace itself, the mantelpiece above, a particularly striking piece of furniture, or it could be the coffee table. Usually placed in the centre of a living room, the coffee table is incredibly practical and useful, but it can… View Article

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Sunday August 19, 2018

4 retro interior design trends that are making a comeback

It’s no secret that designers, both interior and fashion and everything in between, love to draw inspiration from the past. That’s why, every now and then, something truly retro rears its gorgeous head and becomes suddenly plastered across Pinterest and every interior magazine on the market. A blast from the past can inject something unique… View Article

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Friday August 10, 2018

Trending: Autumn 2018 colours

We all know that there are certain kinds of colours that come back in full force when Autumn rolls around. It’s hard not to rely on these shades when we see them bloom all around us in nature, but we’re sure there are a few on this year’s list that may surprise you. Every year,… View Article

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Wednesday August 1, 2018

Our Ikonic Showroom Launch

On 1st August 2018 we were proud to finally open the doors to our brand new Ikonic showroom. In the heart of Manchester city centre just beside the Spinningfields district, our incredible showroom resides inside the former Freemasons building Manchester Hall. The state-of-the-art space has a range of quirky themed rooms such as a sample… View Article

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Wednesday July 25, 2018

Things to consider when buying a sofa

Buying a sofa isn’t a decision to be made lightly, but that doesn’t mean it can’t at least be a little bit fun. Once you’ve got all the practical thinking out of the way, get out there and do a lot of testing, and we mean a lot. To help you on your way, we’ve… View Article

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Tuesday July 10, 2018

Trending: Scandinavian

It may have first appeared a couple of years ago, but the Scandinavian interior design trend is one that shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. And while 2018 may have been the year that bright and funky colours re-emerged into our homes and offices, the minimalist yet chic Scandi style is one that we… View Article

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Tuesday July 3, 2018

4 things to think about when buying office furniture

Buying new furniture for your office is a big responsibility to be tasked with. Not only does it have to look good, but the final decision you make contributes to and supports the comfort and well-being of your staff along with their productivity and output. Don’t panic, though! Our quick read guide will help you… View Article

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