Interior design is one of the most creative ways for us to express our personalities. Great design need not be constrained during the difficult times of the pandemic, but much of our browsing for new ideas is currently having to take place online. For design fans who can’t wait for stores to reopen, here are some of the best places to plan your new interiors and get some inspiration for your interior wall art.
One of the better-known interior design platforms on the web, Houzz is centred around home design with an aspirational edge. It is the perfect antidote for browsing during quarantine, as it effectively replicates the look and feel of an interior design boutique.
As well as being impressively stocked with plenty of must-have interior design choices, Houzz also includes links to buy them all and browse through a world of great interior designers. For anyone looking for inspiration or simply keen to find out more about the world of interiors, this is a wonderful place to start.
Desire to Inspire
A website white feels simultaneously homespun and knowledgeable, Desire to Inspire was founded by a Canadian-Australian duo who love nothing more than sharing their passion for interiors.
Neither of the individuals running the site work a design-related day job, but they are arguably some of the best ‘hobbyists’ around, shining a spotlight on the best designers, stylists, architects, art & interior design.
The site features extensive categorised listings for more agile browsing.
This site is focused on providing rich editorial content about art and interiors. It also provides plenty of inspiration for aspiring decorators, giving you the information you need to revamp your home. As a bonus, the site has a truly global reach.
In addition to its editorial side, Remodalista provides opportunities to buy the items you find while scouring for interiors online, so if you are feeling inspired on the spot you can also make that all-important purchase.
Sources Antiques specialises in reclaimed pieces, which are then transformed into either restored period designs or items with significant contemporary flair. The company is based in Bristol and works with everything from lighting through to furniture.
This is also a great place to find out more about vintage kitchens, a particular area of expertise for the company.