An island retreat…in a north-facing room

Posted on Monday 13th June 2016 at 11:28 am

North-facing rooms can occasionally feel cold, dark and sometimes just a little bit uninspiring. With natural light often compromised, making the most of the space available is all about finding complementary colours and textures that combine and align for maximum impact. We were approached by a super-stylish client with a fantastic amount of space, who…

Taking first impressions to a new height: Bespoke staircases

Posted on Wednesday 18th November 2015 at 1:01 pm

They say you only get seven seconds to make a good first impression. After that, a person’s mind is made up. While it’s a mantra usually said about people, we sometimes think it’s something that stands for your home too. We were recently approached by a style-conscious client who didn’t want to leave anything to chance…

Making a spare bedroom more than oak-kay…

Posted on Thursday 5th November 2015 at 3:40 pm

How do you use your spare space? Is it a dumping ground for the ghosts of Christmas gifts past? Somewhere to situate old furniture that’s not quite ready for the scrap heap? Or an unwanted place to put (sometimes unwanted) guests? A survey conducted last year by Boxman found that the average home has roughly 16.58 square…

A UK premiere…for storage

Posted on Thursday 29th October 2015 at 2:28 pm

We all love a film or two, but storing a large collection of DVDs without infringing on precious, precious space is a difficult. That’s exactly the problem one of our clients had, gifting the Lomax Interior team with an exciting project to make the entertainment fans’ living space the main show! Having tried countless different configurations…

Three ways to use recycled wood that you probably hadn’t thought of…

Posted on Friday 31st July 2015 at 1:00 pm

The team at Lomax Interiors used reclaimed scaffolding planks to create an industrial, rustic look in the Dockyard Bar, Media City If you’re keen to keep up to date with the latest interior design trends in your home, you might want to consider making use of some reclaimed wood in your decor. Gone are the…

Caring for your wooden furniture

Posted on Friday 17th July 2015 at 1:47 pm

  Here at Lomax Interiors, we pride ourselves on the bespoke, high-quality hardwood furniture we handcraft in our workshop. The great thing about wooden furniture is its hard wearing qualities and, if cared for properly, once you’ve invested in the perfect furniture to complement your dream home it can last for years to come.

Introducing a stunning new home design project: Staircase and furniture

Posted on Friday 12th June 2015 at 11:56 am

  It’s easy to understand why oak continues to be a highly popular choice for home furniture design. As an incredibly strong wood which reacts well to staining and painting, you can enjoy custom oak furniture which truly reflects your tastes and ambitions for your home. Hardwood never goes out of style, and we specialise…

Designing furniture for a former knight’s castle

Posted on Tuesday 19th May 2015 at 10:10 am

What would it be like to live in a real historical castle? The servants, battles and gentry may not be a fixture of modern day castle living, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t possible to buy into an exclusive slice of history.

A dental surgery design for nervous patients!

Posted on Friday 1st May 2015 at 12:08 pm

None of us like visiting the dentist. As nice as the dental practitioners are – and as diligent as we’ve been with our flossing – there’s always the fear of the dreaded drill! Waterside Dental Care, Rochdale, is looking to change this. Recognising how daunting visiting the dentist can be, Dr Pamela Coates, the proprietor…

Hiding an en-suite!

Posted on Wednesday 1st April 2015 at 3:49 pm

Secret rooms and passageways might seem like something from a historical sprawling mansion, but it’s entirely possible to ‘hide’ those private areas in even the most modern of properties!