When you enter a luxury boutique, retail store interior designs are an integral part of the overall shopping experience. Beautiful architecture, the finest materials and alluring lighting are cleverly utilised to draw us into these spaces, creating a sartorial haven that we won’t want to...

“We’re full steam ahead, remaining as efficient as ever,” Jean-Louis Deniot told me back in May when Paris was in the middle of its (what turned out to be) near 2-month lockdown, explaining that “everyone could just be fully distracted only by work.” And they have...

The Sound of LuxDeco—launched last month with our own Spotify channel—is an ongoing study on the relationship between the importance of sound and ambience (also known as sound design). In this article, I explore that relationship further, framing the conversation in the context of the most personal...

I talk to John McClean of McClean Design about sustainable architecture, and the world of design. Design trends come and go, industry practices change and styles see good days and bad; nothing’s ever quite certain (and that’s what we love about it). But if there’s...

There is much to be said for one of the biggest interior trends of 2020 - luxury minimalism (luxury minimalist interior). It’s about conscious choices to create a ‘less is more’ ambience. You want understatement, tranquility and peace. It’s what luxury interior designer Alix Lawson...

Dutch experimental designer Joris Laarman, whose career is shaped by his use of emerging tech, says: "Technology is more magical than the magic in the books of Harry Potter." More on him later, but I think this description of today’s technology is a great way to...

Despite rumours that the Pantone Colour of the Year 2020 was heading for plaster pink or bright red, the final choice landed on number 19-4052 – Classic Blue. Replacing last year’s Living Coral, universal favourite Classic Blue was chosen as, according to Pantone, it “brings...

When you’re searching for design inspiration, you can’t do better than listen to some of the best interior design quotes in the industry. Here are 10 quotes from the most iconic names in the interior design world.   [caption id="attachment_570" align="alignnone" width="950"] Image Credit: Morris & Co. [/caption] William...

Each year, LuxDeco publishes a top 100 list of the world’s top interior designers. Focusing on their overall contributions and the legacy they are creating for future generations of designers the list covers designers from all around the world. Here are a selection from the...

What is conscious minimalism? Does the ownership of material goods make us happier? These are questions that have been discussed for decades. After years of maximalism and acquisition, are we finding in 2020 that less really is more. Consumerism is a difficult habit to break. There is...