What is Coastal Interior Design? Cornish Design Tips for 2024

  In the picturesque coastal region of Cornwall, the demand for coastal interior design is soaring. Homeowners and second home buyers are increasingly drawn to the timeless aesthetic of coastal interiors. So today, in this article, I wanted to delve into the essence of coastal interior design, various styles within this genre, practical tips for […]

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No. 7 The Beach Porthtowan Living Space

Rooms with a view – No. 7 The Beach Porthtowan

When searching for a holiday home in Cornwall, my clients Miles and Wendy, were looking for a contemporary beach property with all the home comforts for their family and letting guests.

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7 Mawgan Bay View Living Room Area

Rooms with a view – 7 Mawgan Bay View

Purchasing a new build property on an exclusive development overlooking Mawgan Porth Beach, Ruth wanted to create a home away from home, with all the luxuries and home comforts they had experienced previously staying at nearby hotels.

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John Dory Drawing by Stevie McCrindle

Interview With Artist Stevie McCrindle

Creating contemporary art, inspired by nature’s natural beauty, Stevie McCrindle designs unique prints for the home. Whether your home breathes coastal living or your interiors are classic in design, Stevie’s art works beautifully with any interior.

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Handmade Persian Glazes Tile wall installation

Talking Tiles With Corinne Twining

Inspired by nature’s colours, Corinne designs beautiful handmade tiles using traditional techniques for unique interior and exterior wall art installations.

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Curved sofa in living space looking out to sea

Rooms With A View

Vicki Lund and Jason Richardson had a radical rethink when it came to creating their ideal family home by the coast.

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Speak with Cornish Gems for friendly and professional holiday letting advice

Interview with Holiday Agency Cornish Gems

Cornish Gems is an established and award-winning agency specialising in providing luxury self-catering holidays in Cornwall. With over 180 holiday cottages, beach apartments and country houses across Cornwall, in breath-taking locations, Cornish Gems offers beautiful self-catering properties for romantic escapes and family getaways. Owners wishing to let their property through Cornish Gems must meet and maintain the company’s criteria, so I caught up with Portfolio Development Manager, Sarah Hemsley, to find out what makes the agency a ‘Cornish Gem’.

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Master bedroom with a relaxed coastal vibe

Go Coastal: How to give your home some seaside style.

Tap into the enduring appeal of the coast, with a grown-up elegant take on maritime style. Choose a palette inspired by the water’s edge, mixing fresh neutrals with blue-grey schemes that have seashore appeal.

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Tom Raffield lighting designer

Interview with Lighting Designer Tom Raffield

Lighting is the piece de resistance of any interior scheme, and can transform a space entirely. Tom Raffield is a gentleman who knows how to curate the perfect lighting. He has spent his career developing a new technique steaming wood to create eco-friendly designs. With the launch of his new green range, I caught up with Tom to find out more about the man behind the designs.

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Interior designed living space. Artwork from Whistlefish, sofa from

Setting up a holiday let

When it comes to setting up a holiday let, the house can very much be a blank canvas. Decorating your holiday cottage well and making the most of the space on offer can often be your key to success. Making just a few changes to your interior décor can make all the difference when it comes to maximising bookings. Here are my top tips on how you can spruce up your cottage and make it more enjoyable for your guests.

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