Tag: home

Christmas is less than two weeks away and we cannot wait. By now, you’ve probably prepped the garden and worked out exactly what you’ll be serving at your festive feast. Now it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to relax over the holidays. The festive season is a time to recuperate and recharge your batteries before the New Year. Of course, this isn’t always the case, especially if you have relatives staying over. After all the hard work is done, you need a place to really relax and unwind. You need your own Christmas retreat, where you can read books, nap, watch telly, sip wine and eat nibbles! We’ve compiled a list of everything you’ll need to transform your conservatory into the ultimate secret hideaway… Continue Reading

At Desser, we understand how difficult it can be to strike the work-home life balance. Many people can be away from their home for as much as 12 hours a day, leaving very little time to spend with loved ones. That’s why an increasing number of people are now choosing to work from their house. This gives them the opportunity to work their own hours and not feel restricted by the busy office environment. Continue Reading

Buying a new sofa can be a massive decision. Once you’ve committed to a sofa you normally have to live with it for a long time. When choosing a sofa, there are a lot of options to consider. Does it suit the ambience of the room? Do you have any pets that may be lounging around on your sofa? These are all things that can completely change the style of sofa you go for. These following 8 points will help you to figure out a sofa best suited to you. Continue Reading

Rattan is one of the most popular materials to use when creating furniture. It’s adaptability and exotic aesthetic makes it a great choice for any type of building. It is one of the best ways to create a tropical feel in your home, no matter where you live. Hundreds of people around the world use rattan, but not many people understand it. What is its history? What is Rattan produced from? These questions, and many more will be shortly answered. Continue Reading

There’s more to a good film than a gorgeous actor, great script, and an evocative music score. Set design is a vital component in encouraging audiences to believe wholeheartedly in everything they see on the silver screen. When a film set is badly designed, audiences are transported out of the narrative and back into their cinema seats. It sticks out like a sore thumb and it’s hardly professional. Continue Reading

Let’s be honest. Fashions come and go, but your home will always be the one consistent point in your life. Familiar, comfortable, and effortlessly stylish: your home should be a sanctuary. So why should you care if your home, or conservatory, is fashionable or not? Whether you update your home regularly, or just fancy a change, it’s always a great idea to do your research and find out which styles and trends suit you. Fashion doesn’t just need to be beautiful. It can be interesting, thought-provoking, and (dare I say it) functional. If the thought of rummaging through endless ‘home interior’ magazines gives you the shivers, we are here to help. Here is a brief overview of the latest interior trends for S/S 2014. With our know-how and a little imagination, you can create something in your home that’s fashionable and practical. (And, we promise; there will be no inflatable furniture or stuffed exotic animals.) Continue Reading