Nicola Holden Designs – Contemporary Interior Designer, London.

A new year is often the start of new beginnings and so making small changes to your life that will improve your happiness are really important. I am not big on making new year’s resolutions, but I do have a few intentions for 2019.

2018 was a good year, but it did also have its fair share of challenges for me.  But, as with the Christmas decorations, it is time to put 2018 behind me, and to look forward to what 2019 has to offer.

I started new year’s day this year with a walk around my local common, and then had a look through my Pinterest board of inspiring words and quotes that I keep, and the one quote that jumped out at me to be my motto for this year is “Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, “Oh crap, she’s up!””  I think that sums up all of the other quotes about hard times and difficult roads, and being brave, and finding joy.

So, how do I see 2019 panning out in order to achieve this:

  1. To Finish Decorating my House

For the past few years I have slowly been working on my own house renovations, and I have been doing the majority of this work myself.  My wonderful husband is not at all DIY minded, so he keeps me fed and watered – which is a very important job!  But, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel of all of this hard work, and then I will get the house photographed so that you can all have a nose around.

  1. Nurture my Creativity

I plan to spend more time this year nurturing my creativity.  It is very easy, when I’m so busy with other things (ie. working on the house), to neglect this activity.  However, my holiday to India towards the end of last year reinforced just how rejuvenating I find surrounding myself with art and design. 

  1. Find More Joy

I have recently bought the book ‘Joyful’ by Ingrid Fetell Lee – having been inspired by watching a TED talk she did.  I plan to read this book, and to increase the joy aspect of my life and my home.  And then apply this to my client work too.  I’m sure most of could do with a little more happiness in our lives!

  1. Look After my Wellbeing

I am going to continue on the path that I started last year of improving my health through eating better, exercising more and maybe even learning how to relax!  Although that last word will be a lot easier to achieve once the first of these four intentions have been accomplished!!

  1. Reignite a Passion

Last year the work that I do as a trustee for Makomborero, a charity that supports Zimbabwean children through their A-levels and beyond, took a bit of a back seat as I struggled to juggle everything else happening in my life.  This year I would like to find renewed energy for the amazing work that this charity is doing in transforming lives and bringing hope to some of Zimbabwe’s poorest children.

I also plan to get back to being more active on this blog, so if there is anything you’d like advice or information on, please do let me know.  I am still working on the plans for this blog, so I will try to slot your requests in where I can.

So that’s me in a nutshell!  What resolutions / intentions do you have for 2019?  I’d love to hear from you.

“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.”
Elon Musk

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Now, onto the subject of this newsletter! I was recently interviewed by SW Resident magazine, and one question that the journalist asked me is ‘where do I get my inspiration from’? I happened to mention that I am an avid birdwatcher, and I love taking note of the colour combinations of birds’ feathers. So, I thought I’d share with you here some of those colour combinations from trips to Trinidad and Tobago and Costa Rica that I went on a few years ago. The colours seem particularly suitable in light of the tropical weather we’re currently having in London at the moment!

First up is this Blue-grey Tanager. At first sight this colour combination is fairly monochromatic, but on closer inspection there are accents of violet and a bright cyan blue that lift the otherwise cool, calming colours of this scheme.

Next up is this rather cool Keel-billed Toucan. Its body is predominately quite a severe black and yellow, but its bill is a rather colourful combination of lime green, petrol blue, burnt orange and a deep plum! It is these added colours that bring a playful element to this otherwise very stark colour scheme.

At first glance this Scarlet Macaw is a blend of four simple primary colours – red, yellow, blue and green. However, on closer inspection there are different hues of these colours in the feathers, adding depth to this colour combination.

And finally, this stunning little Rufous-tailed Jacamar! This is a pretty good example of a split-complimentary colour scheme, combining the harmonious effect of adjacent colours on the colour wheel (blues and greens) with the contrasting effect of the browny-orange colours situated on the opposite side. The white on the throat of the bird adds an unexpected punch into the mix!

Would you use any of these colour schemes in your home? And if yes, which room would you put it in? I love to hear your thoughts!

“There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another.”
Edouard Manet

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I know, I know, it is a VERY long time since my last blog post. Let’s just say that 2017 was not my best year ever, and leave it at that. Because 2018 is here, and even though we’re fast approaching half way through this year, it is proving to be a good year – especially now that the UK seems to have finally shaken off winter, and the days are warming.

I had such fun yesterday visiting the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead. I was there with clients, but I always come away from art exhibitions feeling so inspired by all of the creativity I see at these shows! I dream of turning my home into an art gallery, and surrounding myself with beautiful pieces! Sadly, my budget doesn’t quite stretch to that currently!! So instead I satisfy myself with looking…

So without further ado, here are my fifteen favourite pieces from the day:

Did you visit the show? What was your favourite piece?

“Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.”
Claude Monet

100% Design tends to be where the larger companies hang out, and there are light switches, staircases and pocket doors, surface finishes and office furniture on offer. However, it is still worth a visit as you never know what you might find nestled in amongst these stands.

Ethnicraft furniture is all about functionality, simplicity and quality. Wood is infinitely renewable, and Ethnicraft consider the consequences of their designs on the environment. I love the contemporary timelessness of their designs.


I have been keeping an eye out for flooring for my new living room, and was drawn to these metallic-effect tiles from Porcelain Tiles. They come in three colours and various sizes, including large format (1.5x3m), and the overall effect is simply beautiful!

Porcelain Tiles

Keeping to the theme of tiles, Antolini had the most spectacular stand at the show with these gorgeous marble tiles inlaid with brass strips – beautiful!


If the beautifully decorated basins I spied at Decorex are not your cup of tea, you might prefer these concrete basins from Kast Concrete Basins. Kast have developed a wide range with customisable options for size, colour and shape.

Kast Concrete Basins

Industville offer a fantastic range of vintage retro antique industrial lighting and furniture, and I am currently specifying several of their lights for a commercial project that I am working on.


Light switches don’t have to be boring white. They don’t even have to be chrome. Look at these little beauties from Focus SB! It’s these sorts of details that can make or break an interior design project. Mind you, I’m glad I’m not the decorator or electrician when it comes to these sort of switches!

Focus SB

I spotted quite a lot of South African design as I walked around the show, although most of it was gathered together on the South Africa stand. A couple of the exhibitors there included Studio 19, which had some interesting lighting and home décor pieces, and Aboda, whose gilded tableware and unique porcelain items caught my eye.

South Africa Pavilion

Another South African product that caught my eye were the handwoven rugs from Coral & Hive. Their range of rugs includes cotton, mohair and karakul wool.

Coral & Hive

Andrew Dominic is originally from Devon, but now creates simple yet beautiful pieces of furniture from his workshop in Cape Town – lucky him! I love the design of this server that features a playful mosaic of opposing angles that toy with light and shadows.

Andrew Dominic

How about these giant ceramic and brass insects by Mambo Unlimited Ideas? Their collection includes ants, beetles, praying mantis, rhinoceros beetles and crickets. One of these is definitely on my wishlist!

Mambo Unlimited Ideas

Next door to 100% Design was a new show, LuxuryMade – a collection of exhibitors all trying to answer the question of ‘What is luxury’. Held in Olympia’s Pillar Halls, many of the exhibitors were companies that I am already familiar with, but some did stand out from the crowd.

So, whilst we’ve got our quirky hats on, how about Emma J Shipley’s cushions? Inspired by the South African plains, her cushions are printed on a cotton and silk blend, and are perfect for adding some jungle exoticism to your home!

Emma J Shipley

But, possibly the best discovery of all at Luxury Made is that this beautiful wallpaper from Calico is now available in the UK! Hip hip horrah!


Well, that’s it from me for the London Design Festival. Now just to put all these brochures into my product library and tidy up my office. I promise not to bombard you all with such regular posts for a while, and hope to get back to my usual schedule of one or two posts a month. Until then…

Image credits from respective companies.

Also part of the London Design Festival this year were Design Junction, at its new home in Kings Cross, and The London Design Fair, on the other side of town at the Old Truman Brewery. My day started early, with a breakfast reception at Design Junction. It was a beautiful, crisp, sunny day as I walked from Kings Cross station.

Design Junction was made up of two main sections, Cubitt House, with its spectacular facade designed by architectural firm Satellite Architects alongside Icons of Denmark, and The Canopy. Cubitt House was the place to be for cutting-edge furniture, lighting and accessories, whist The Canopy was a pop-up venue for 70 luxury retail brands selling everything from fashion accessories to technology, textiles and stationery to ceramics.

Kicking off my highlights from Design Junction is well-lit, a new brand of LED lighting that promises no compromises to the quality of light and ambiance in your home. In fact, they are so confident about their products that they give you an entire year to change your mind and get your money back!


Still on the subject of lighting, I came across these outdoor oil lamps from Norwegian company, Northern Lighting. Inspired by a field of tall these lamps are available as a table lamp, a floor lamp or a lawn light. So, for those who appreciate ‘living light’, this is a good and flexible solution.

Northern Lighting

Bethan Grey was exhibiting a stunning now collaboration with Mohamad Reza Shamsian, an Iranian artist renowned for merging traditional craft with modern, elegant and contemporary design to create a truly unique and timeless aesthetic. The result is truly beautiful – solid brass and paua shell inlays into coloured solid wood and maple veneers.

Bethan Grey x Shamsian

I was drawn to the texture and patterns in Cavalcanti’s range of contemporary woven rugs, made by hand using pure New Zealand wool. These flatweaves are very hardwearing and can withstand heavy traffic areas such as corridors and staircases, as well as making great loose lay rugs.


Floor_Story were exhibiting these stunning rugs made in Pakistan. The rugs are all hand woven in cotton and wool before being washed, dried and then embroidered with around half a million stitches.


My magpie eye picked up on the exquisite trays from Notre Monde! Their trays, mirrors and furniture have all been made using a mix of traditional techniques and global ideas, and each piece is one-of-a-kind.

Notre Monde

Then, after a relaxed lunch enjoying the sunshine by the canal, it was off to The London Design Fair, featuring Tent, Superbrands and the British Craft Pavilion. This rabbit warren of a venue features a treasure trove of international exhibitors, designers and brands, and is always worth a look.

Kicking off on the international front I came across Canadian company Norquay Co. whose northern heritage and canoeist lifestyle has inspired their collection of artisan painted canoe paddles. These would be a fun piece of art to add to your walls.


Staying on the other side of the Atlantic is Bend Goods, a Los Angeles based design and manufacturing company. Bend make a range of products that are functional yet sculptural and playful.

Bend Goods

Heading west from LA is Australian brand Totem Road, a sustainable furniture company, dedicated to bringing you on-trend, timeless pieces without any hidden costs to the environment. Their solid oak furniture combines contemporary mid-century design with Scandinavian influences to create pieces that are designed to last a lifetime.

Totem Road

Next up is Indian brand Syzygy, who were exhibiting their debut collection of solid brass & copper accessories. I love the contemporary form on these pieces!


I was particularly drawn to the colourful stand by Taxi Fabric, which started out as a project to turn Mumbai taxi seat covers into canvases, creating an outlet for artists to channel their talent as well as enhancing the everyday travel experience of thousands of people in that crowded city. I love the playful designs and bright colours of these fabrics!

Taxi Fabric

3rd Culture’s stand also caught my eye for its colourful products. This Istanbul-based store showcases a collection of unique furniture, photography that is “Inspired by the World, Created in Istanbul”.

3rd Culture

And finally, we’re back in the UK with these beautiful vessels from Forest + Found. This sustainable craft and design partnership places an emphasis on material and process, working with traditional craft methods to produce contemporary wooden objects and hand stitched textiles. From sourcing wood and dye plants in the forest, to each mark of the hand on an object, their work endeavours to tell a story.

Forest + Found

So there you have it – my highlights from Design Junction and The London Design Fair. Does anything here catch your eye? I’d love to hear from you.

Image credits from respective companies.

The end of last month saw a frantic week of activity surrounding the London Design Festival. Usually the important trade shows at this time of the year take place over two weeks, but for some reason this year everything happened during the course of one week! It was a busy week!!

So, before time runs away with me too much, I thought I would give you all a quick run through of my highlights from that week, starting off with Decorex. This is my all time favourite show for the quality of the products on display. It is held at Syon Park, and seems to be getting bigger and bigger each year.

So, without further ado, here are my highlights from this year’s show…

I have been a huge fan of A Rum Fellow ever since I first came across their work in the damp surrounds of the House of Detention during Clerkenwell Design Week a few years ago. The duo, Caroline Lindsell and Dylan O’Shea , were awarded the much coveted prize for best new product launch at this year’s show. Caroline and Dylan travel the globe in search of the wonderful and unique, introducing collections inspired by an explored country, taking in that region’s finest traditional design and translating it into their own uncommon style. They have a firm belief that beautiful design can be a force for positive change by working direct and with weaving cooperatives and social enterprises.

A Rum Fellow

Naomi Paul’s beautifully crocheted lampshades caught my eye. Her designs are born out of childhood on a farm in Sussex surrounded by nature and craftsmen. All her pendants are handcrafted in their studio in East London.

Naomi Paul

The unusual finishes on Tamsin van Essen’s porcelain caught my eye. Her designs involve embedding and partially obscuring baroque decorative elements within Parian porcelain.

Tamsin van Essen

Carola van Dyke’s textile taxidermy has caught my attention before, but this year she has launch an African collection for Decorex. Carola is an artist with experience in illustration, fashion, art and design, and her work draws on her passion for textures, mismatches and the contrasts of colours, textures and layers, creating works that are quirky, intricate, and with a sense of humour!

Carola van Dyke

Whilst on the subject of taxidermy, I was captivated by French company Design et Nature who sell real taxidermy, made from zoo animals that have died, or butterflies that are bred specifically. They had some ethereal displays of dyed pigeons that Damien Hirst I’m sure would admire!

Design et Nature

Seeking out beautiful things at the show, I couldn’t help but be drawn in by The London Basin Company’s stunning designs! Founded by mother and daughter, Anna & Nathalie, they have created a collection of beautifully decorated basins that would transform your bathroom from bland to spectacular.

London Basin Co

I was totally blown away by the light installation at Tangent designed by Hideki Yoshimoto and Yoshinaka Ono. Inaho is inspired by golden ears of rice swaying in the wind. Light from LEDs is cast in dots, reminiscent of paddy rice, through perforated tubes attached to narrow stems. Human-detection sensors, embedded in the base of the installation, cause the stems to sway as a person passes by. Wow!


I always love products with a good story, and that is certainly what is behind the Newton Paisley wallpaper and fabric designs. Founder Susy Paisley is a conservation biologist, artist and textile designer. Her designs tell stories of neglected and endangered species, and contribute towards the preservation of critical wild habitat. Collaborating with the World Land Trust, for every metre of fabric sold, 100 m2 of wild habitat will be preserved.

Newton Paisley

The new Bolle lamp, designed by the Anglo-Italian team Giopato & Coombes, and made from hand blown glass, is inspired by the lightness of soap bubbles. And that is exactly what it does look like!

Giopato & Coombes

The picture of this coffee table by Method fails to convey the intricacy of the carving on it, and the difference between the textures of the frogs and the water lilies. This particular piece took Method’s creative director and co-founder, Callum Robinson, a month to create, and it is a truly beautiful and unique piece!


I have blogged about Kaia’s beautiful lighting before, but this year they excelled themselves with their new Ora collection. I can see this beautifully sculptural piece hanging above a dining table, and I want one!


And finally, something for outdoors. A Place In The Garden was exhibiting this contemporary water feature. It is completely self-contained, so does not require a water supply to the feature. I only wish that I had discovered this water feature before installing the pond in my own garden!

A Place in the Garden

Well, that’s it for Decorex 2016. I’ll be back with another post soon.

Image credits from respective companies. The Method table © Graeme Hunter Pictures.

It seems like forever since I last blogged. I am pleased to say that my interior design projects have been keeping me very busy of late, but there seems to be a bit of a lull in the office today, so I am taking advantage of this to catch up on some much planned blogs.

So, before October is out, I thought I would start by telling you about Little Greene’s ‘Pink’ collection which they have launched to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October 2016.


Little Greene is one of my favourite brands of paint, and I often specify their colours in my projects. Their new ‘Pink’ collection comprises eight related pink shades, providing a delicious choice from soft delicate tones associated with femininity and sensitivity to bolder, seductive hues.


As a colour, pink comes across as being nurturing, caring, warm and romantic. Too much pink, however, can leave us feeling needy and physically weak. Soft pinks are soothing colours, and I have to say that my eyes are constantly drawn to the first image in this post – probably for exactly those reasons.


In keeping with Little Greene’s heritage links, ‘Pink’ has its roots in history. During the Renaissance period, pink was used in paintings for the flesh colour of the human body, the ‘skin’ colour being created from a combination of two pigments – ‘Sinopia’, also known as Venetian Red, and Lime White. Whilst pink colours had been used in artists’ work for centuries it was only during the 18th Century that pinks became popular in fashionable clothing and porcelain, with architecture following across Europe soon afterwards. The name ‘pink’ derived from the flower of the same name and was adopted in the late 17th.


Pink fell out of fashion in the 19th Century and only with the introduction of lightfast chemical dyes in the 20th Century creating bolder, brighter and more powerful pinks was there a resurgence in popularity. It was in the 1940s that pink truly became associated with girls; before that, pink had been for boys too.


Little Greene have also launched a new colourway of the Paradise (c1940) wallpaper design, re-coloured in a gentle pink, with a subtly shimmering mica ground. The English Heritage-owned document from which this paper is drawn is actually a 20th Century piece, but the subject – exotic flora and the familiar oriental ho-ho birds – is classic ancient Chinoiserie.


During the month of October, 15p of every can of paint and roll of wallpaper sold will be donated to Breast Cancer Haven, a charity providing one-to-one support to improve the quality of life of anyone affected by breast cancer.

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Whilst the whole of the UK is reeling today from the shock of the EU Referendum, I dragged my dazed self out of the office and to The House Fair, on what is a beautiful sunny day in London.

I didn’t go to the inaugural House Fair last year, so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect this year. The number of the exhibitors exhibiting in the House Fair bit of the show was reasonably small, but combined with the Spirit of Summer Fair, there was just about enough to keep me interested. So, here are my top finds:

I was delighted to come across Yorkshire based company TurnPost, whose gorgeous four poster beds have recently made it onto my product radar. Their beds are totally customisable, and really beautifully made.


Next is Urban Organic, the trade name under which Kelly Washborune sells her oil paintings as well as throws. It was the abstract art that caught my eye though, especially as I am on the look-out for some pieces for a client of mine.

Urban Organic

Dare & Do produce a range of playful wallpaper, fabrics, cushions, lamps and wall stickers for kids, in a selection of bright colours.

Dare & Do

Talking about kids and art, I was captivated by the beautiful children’s portraits by Nousha. Run by former Royal photographer Lionel Cherruault and his wife Claire, the way they capture the children and families they shoot is just beautiful!


Anna Owens Designs had some gorgeous accessories on their stand that caught my eye – little single-stem glass vases, and the most beautiful matt and metallic shot and champagne bowls. Those are definitely on my wish list!

Anna Owens Designs

In the Spirit of Summer exhibitors my top pick is Anna Jacobs whose lamps I have already used in clients’ projects. The colours in her silk lampshades are just exquisite!

Anna Jacobs

From Montes & Clark, I love these striking and vibrant multi-coloured hand embroidered stretched canvas artworks from Mexico. They would make a fabulous accessory to brighten up almost any scheme! A real statement piece!

Montes & Clark

And, if bright is not your thing, then how about the beautiful, natural texture of this handcrafted hemp rug from Northwood?


Will any of these items be added to your wish list?

A while ago I was approached by Ronseal asking if I would be interested in collaborating in a DIY project. As I am in the middle of my own home renovation project, much of which I am doing myself, I said yes.

My husband had inherited a mid-century Swedish corner cabinet from his Swedish family that I thought would make a good project. A lot of Swedish furniture is painted but this was plain varnished pine, and the yellow tones and country-cottage feel of the piece didn’t work with the scheme in our home, so I was only too pleased to attack that with paint.


As with most projects, preparation is key. I could have just painted over the varnish but the paint probably wouldn’t have stuck very well and would have chipped off as we used the cupboard. So, the first steps were to give it a good clean with sugar soap and then to get rid of the varnish. I thought the varnish might just sand off but that was wishful thinking and I had to resort to Nitromorse which is not very pleasant to work with.


As part of the collaboration I needed to use a Ronseal product and as Ronseal don’t do a wide range of paint colours I decided to use their undercoat which I had had a good experience with on my office shelves. It is a one-coat undercoat which obviously saves time too!

Then it was time for the main paint colour. After much deliberation I had chosen to use Jazz Cafe from Fired Earth – a rich and gorgeous cobalt blue that will really ‘pop’ in the finished room scheme, and totally transform the corner cupboard from a very bland piece of furniture into something bright and fun. (My mother-in-law thinks the colour is very Swedish which is an added bonus!)

The penultimate step was to stencil a pattern into the panels in the doors. I have long been wanting to find an excuse to use a Royal Design Studio stencil, and this was the perfect opportunity. The pattern we selected is actually a traditional African pattern which links to my African heritage. I painted the white bits in some very matt ceiling paint that I had lying around. I wanted the matt finish to add texture to the unit. And then, to add a final layer of interest and texture, I sprayed on some Rust-Oleum Metallic Bright Gold paint to bits of the pattern to add a bit of pizazz.

After trawling the internet I came across some brass knobs whose size, shape and style worked with the African pattern on the Swedish mid-century unit. They’re a bit cheap and cheerful, but they will work fine until I see something else more suitable.


I have put together a video of the transformation process. Please be kind as being on camera is not my favourite thing to do!

So there you have it – a totally transformed piece of furniture! My still plaster pink dining room walls don’t do it quite justice but I have an image in my head as to how it will sit in the finished scheme, but you’ll have to wait a while for those photographs. But in my mind the colour of this unit will be an unexpected pop of colour, and I for one can’t wait to see the whole room come together!

Swedish Unit

What do you think? Do you love it or loathe it?

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, in partnership with Ronseal.

If you haven’t heard of it, the Surface Design Show, held at the Business Design Centre in Islington each February, is a fantastic little show to visit. And, as the title suggests, it is all about surfaces – tiles, wallpaper, floor coverings, kitchen worktops, acoustic panels, you name it. It’s a great show to source surfaces that are at the very forefront of design.

There is always a vast array of companies exhibiting wooden floors, but it was some of the more unusual floor patterns at Beyond Wood that caught my eye.

Beyond Wood

Or how about these beautiful parquet floors with contemporary inlays in metal, stone, resin and acrylic from Cheville? Aren’t they just beautiful?


Sterling Studios is a specialist decorative arts company offering an extensive collection of exquisite bespoke finishes all hand crafted in their workshop right here in London. Materials used include leather, metal, glass, lacquer, crackle gesso and painting and gilding.

Sterling Studios

From halfway around the world comes Pintark, an Indian company that draws upon materials and finishes from across the world, to create unusual ornamented surfaces.


I am on the hunt for tiles for my own pad at the moment, and so made a beeline for Grestec Tiles, whose tiles I have used my guest en-suite. Their new range of Shapes tiles is different and interesting.


These tiles from Bedrock Tiles also caught my eye. They’re not right for my pad, but they are lovely, and patterned tiles are still very much on trend.

Bedrock Tiles

Plexwood produces panels, planks and tiles using innovative end grain and with the grain veneers. I can see these products being used more in commercial interiors than residential interiors, but food for inspiration nonetheless.


The next image itself is not the most exciting, but the possibilities for this material are! Abel Magnets have produced a flexible iron-rich sheet, made from re-cycled materials, that is receptive to magnets. This sheet can be used as a “magnetic” lining paper prior to decorating a wall with either wall paper or paint.

Abel Magnets

And, when you think surfaces, don’t forget the outside of your home or building. How about these beautifully textured wood shingles from German company Rapold Gmbh.

Rapold Gmbh

There were also some outstanding displays put on by the University of Huddersfield and Bolton University – watch this space for these up and coming surface designers!


So there you have it – just a snapshot of some of the products on offer at Surface Design Show this year.

Image credits from respective companies except for final two images which are from Emma Linney and Barbara Chandler respectively.

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