The importance of light

The importance of light

Light is a key element in our daily lives and now that we’re spending more time at home and inside, the light in our homes is taking on higher significance.  It seems we have evolved to need and enjoy light. As well as being an important source of vitamin D, it enables sight and provides a natural daily rhythm. There is some evidence that the amount of natural light we are exposed to improves our sleep patterns and therefore our mental health. It is therefore important to consider light when buying or building a home, rather than leaving it as an afterthought. The most common form of lighting in a home is general or ambient lighting. Choosing a home with large windows to provide as much natural light as possible is an obvious first step and then keeping those curtains open as often as possible. This can increase the energy efficiency of a property, as it will also provide warmth. If this is not an option, there are still ways to improve the liveability of our homes. Strate...

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5th May 2020
How to Design your Bathroom to Make the Most of your Space
When designing a bathroom for your new home, there’s a lot to consider. As one of the most used rooms within the home, the bathroom re...
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24th Apr 2020
5 tips for styling a statement piece in your home
Looking for a way to incorporate more personality into your home decor? Adding a statement piece is a great way to show off your unique tast...
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15th Apr 2020
Stylish bathroom storage ideas for your new home
Whether you’re looking for practical bathroom furniture for a compact space, be it an under-the-stairs WC or a cloakroom, or if you&rs...
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27th Mar 2020
Six reasons to stage before selling
If you are looking to achieve the highest possible return for your property and a quick sale, then home staging may be the answer.  Pr...
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27th Jan 2020
Property makeover: 1970s Swiss Chalet
Fine & Country Interior Design teamed up with Rime Architecture to turn a 1970s chalet in Rougemont, Switzerland, into a family holiday...
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18th Nov 2019
Make an entrance: hallway styling tips
Hallways are the first impression of any home. They introduce your guests to your style and more importantly, hallways are the first area to...
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30th Jul 2019
One simple trick to sell your home three times faster
Would you like to sell your home three times faster? Fine & Country Interior Design explain how a simple trick can transform your proper...
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23rd May 2019
Bespoke wardrobes to transform your bedroom
One of the key things to think about when you are ready to renovate your bedroom is your wardrobe space. Will you be looking at building bui...
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13th May 2019
Discover your style: Fine & Country Interior Design
Despite the perception of using an interior designer to furnish your home as a luxury, it is often less expensive and more efficient than na...
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29th Apr 2019
Making a house a home
You have found the dream property. You have exchanged, completed and collected the keys. You have purchased the essentials and even hung the...
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18th Mar 2019
Staging Your Property: Higher Price, Quicker Sale
Styling a property should never be considered a last resort or added expense. Design expert Josie Lywood from Fine & Country Interior De...
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12th Feb 2019
Interior design tips to use dark colours in your home
Colour is clever. It is one of the most transformative tools you can use to decorate a room. Dark hues can envelop you and add instant glamo...
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2nd Oct 2018

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