The Idealist

Ideas

Film Noir: The elegance of high contrast.

A great new look we are seeing from high end designers is the Film Noir look inspired by classic movie ...

Indian Summer: Sunshine + Eastern influences make a great look

If you take a look outside, you’ll find that summertime’s in full bloom. As the weather makes a shift towards ...

Geometry Meets Colour: Mid-Century Colours + Iconic Design Pieces

New to The Idealist and fan of all things Film Noir and Mad Men, Nigel presents a stylish look at the midcentury style, teeming ...

Timeless Italian styling – living la dolce vita

We’ve been out on a spending spree to get the look of la dolce vita and found some amazing pieces to build a striking ...

Top 10 Finds: Garden Accessories for Outdoor Living

A nice outdoor table with a set of chairs is a good start for your garden or outdoor space, but it's the accessories that ...

Take your Living Outdoors: Top 10 Garden Furniture Finds

Is there anything better than spending a warm, sunny day relaxing outdoors? Something about blue skies and sunshine seems to lift your spirits. The ...