AW21 Lighting Report

So that you’re not left in the dark this season, we’ve put together a dossier of the very best lighting styles. That kind that shine for you, not on you. And make coming home the most sumptuous ritual of them all.

Turn Up The Texture With These 3 Soulful Stones

The season of staying in is upon us, which is why, this autumn, we’re looking for textures that can take us places. From the craggy shores of Lombardy to the epic architecture of Ancient Greece, these soulful stones share hidden histories while hinting at organic futures to come.

French Fancy: The Secrets Of Homes With Je Ne Sais Quoi

France, for many students of style, is the pinnacle of cool. A nation so effortlessly stylish, they seem to exude it instinctively. In this blog, we take a deep dive into all things chic, demystifying the French je ne sais quoi and unravelling how we can each invite it into our homes.

AW21 Colour Stories

Our AW21 palettes can be slipped into existing schemes without fuss or fanfare. Or, should you desire, used as the springboard for a whole new autumnal adventure. We hope you enjoy them. And that you try them. And that each might bring you closer to creating a rich and inviting experience of home this season.

New & Noteworthy: August Interior Design Update

August is an exciting month at Chaplins. While the world basks in the Great Outdoors, we’re busy updating our showroom with the latest ideas and styles from across the globe. This month’s Style Shortlist sees the addition of cult Scandi brand, Fredericia, and many an ethereal showroom style.

The Future Of Home: Storage That Shapeshifts

If our homes are to keep up with the myriad demands we now make of them, they must become agile. Less of a compartmentalised machine as Le Corbusier once imagined. And more of a eco-system. To do this, we’ll need a new kind of design. Nimble enough to create and connect rooms. And committed to … Continued

Meet Chester: A Sofa With Soul

There are some homes for which only a classic design will do. It might be a Georgian townhouse in Bath. Or else a beloved brownstone in Brooklyn. In both cases, the very bones of the building beg you to choose to a style with soul. We’ve entered many such homes over the years. And there’s … Continued

Designing The In-Between Space With Schönbuch

We all have them. The awkward domestic nooks that we’re not quite sure what to do with. Fortunately, there is one Bavarian brand who have taken up the charge, developing nifty designs that promise to transform in-between spaces into vibrant players in the dance of domesticity. Expect pull out coat racks. Hand-carved letter sorters. And … Continued

Why We Should All Strive To Live Slowly This Summer

In the age of information overload, one thing is clear. If we are to live fulfilled, distinguished lives, we must each become curators. Not of galleries of expensive art. Or ever-teetering antiques. But of strong and simple ideas. And while the notion usually applies to how we navigate social media, we’ve found that it’s an … Continued