The Idealist

Colours

Get the Look: Citrine and Olive in this Vitra-inspired living room

Citrine and olive green work well in the living room and today's inspiration comes from Vitra's range of classic and modern designers including Jasper ...

Rich blues and creams in an Easter Bedroom Makeover

In this special Easter-inspired makeover, today we join Charlie armed with a paintbrush, some William Morris wallpaper, a chocolate egg and some beautiful solid ...

Mamma Mia Inspired Bedroom Colour Scheme

Island dream colour scheme: Blues and whites in our Mamma Mia inspired bedroom

The breezy fantasy of a Greek island romance found expression in the hit musical and movie Mamma Mia. Shot on the idyllic island of ...

Vibrant colour scheme: Kahlo inspired Mexican colours

Vivid violets, vibrant greens and oranges and rich blues. We’re taking a trip overseas today with a Mexican Colonial themed colour scheme. Drawing inspiration ...

Get the Look of Soft English Meadows this Spring!

Fill your bedroom with the romance of a soft spring meadow with our design expert Charlie Douglass. This week’s makeover uses soft greens muted ...

Modern colour scheme: yellow and concrete in the dining room

Modern colour scheme: yellow and concrete in the dining room

Shades of grey and concrete combined with yellows ranging from creams and lemons to buttercup, citrine and sunshine yellow make a great combination. We ...