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A Beginner’s Guide to Colour Psychology

A Beginner’s Guide to Colour Psychology

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
In one of the latest articles published, I started the discussion about colours and specifically about some misconceptions when it comes to warm and cool colours. So, to expand on the topic I thoug...
A Designer at Heart at Forta Pro Webinar: Wellbeing, sustainability, modularity

A Designer at Heart at Forta Pro Webinar: Wellbeing, sustainability, modularity

| Martina Pardo | News & Lifestyle
This week we have an exciting announcement to make. Tomorrow, Thursday 18th, we are going to participate in the Forta Pro Webinar titled ‘Co-Living Apartments – Modular Solutions’. Forta Pro is a ...
Colour Psychology: the Biggest misconception about cool and warm colours

Colour Psychology: the Biggest misconception about cool and warm colours

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
When thinking about colours, not only for interiors but also to what they communicate to us in our daily life, there are some basic assumptions (that I’d straight call misconceptions) about their m...
Student Accommodations 2020-2021 what do the students think?

Student Accommodations 2020-2021 what do the students think?

| Martina Pardo | Exhibitions & Design Finds
Last month I reported my experience at the Property Week Student Accommodation Conference. Especially, I discussed the main topics and the key learning points highlighted during the conference. Th...
Design the New Hospitality for 2021 – A Summit by Elle Decor Italy

Design the New Hospitality for 2021 – A Summit by Elle Decor Italy

| Martina Pardo | Exhibitions & Design Finds
A few days ago, in Italy, it was held a summit about the future of the Hospitality Sector and how it’s going to be affected by the year that just ended and the pandemic. It involved numerous design...
Sustainable Interior Design: Energy Saving in 2021

Sustainable Interior Design: Energy Saving in 2021

| Martina Pardo | Sustainability and Well-Being
Hello everyone, this week I would like to talk about sustainability for this year that just started but giving the topic a different spin. Mostly the one of energy saving. Because when we think abo...
5 Most Important Changes for Interior Design in 2021

5 Most Important Changes for Interior Design in 2021

| Martina Pardo | News & Lifestyle
As 2021 begins, it is time to look ahead and start making plans for this new year. But how does one make plans after such a weird year and so much uncertainty? That’s why rather than making plans,...
The Most Important UK Interior Design Trend in 2021 | Cottagecore

The Most Important UK Interior Design Trend in 2021 | Cottagecore

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
Predicting the market trends is always difficult whatever industry you’re in, and many people even say it’s impossible. Sometimes though, trends appear in the short-term and stay there, in broad da...
Best Wishes from all of us here at A Designer at Heart

Best Wishes from all of us here at A Designer at Heart

| Martina Pardo | News & Lifestyle
Hello Design Lovers! As the end of 2020 approaches, I thought it'd be nice to send out my personal wishes for a great start of 2021 and to have a quick recap of what I've been up to this year, and ...
6 Steps to Design the perfect Private Cinema Room

6 Steps to Design the perfect Private Cinema Room

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
With the Christmas Holidays and New Year’s Eve approaching, this period might become quite hectic if like me you’re dealing with all the stuff to complete before the end of the year. However, these...

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    6 Modern Living Trends for 2020 as seen at Home Futures exhibition

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    5 Utterly Christmassy things to do in London this year

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    7 Top Design Trends for Hotel Restaurants in 2019

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    LDF18 | 5 exhibitions that stood out for Innovation & sustainability

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    Interviewing Michael Anastassiades at London Design Festival 2018

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    Interviewing Christian Andersen, head of Design at Fritz Hansen

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    TOP 5 SUMMER DESIGN STAYS IN SICILY

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    Interviewing Laura Bethan Wood at Milan Fuorisalone 2018

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    Orea Malià hair salon, an edgy interior design paradise

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    Interviewing Paola Navone at Salone del Mobile 2018 in Milan

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    7 emerging designers to watch out from Milan Design Week 2018

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    London’s fanciest restaurant toilets | The TOP 5

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    A LONDON SHOREDITCH GUIDE FOR DESIGN LOVERS

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    Top creative brands bringing dog-friendly travel to the next level

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    What travellers want: hotel bedroom interior trends in 2018

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