Dating websites for conscious living

It does a nice line in industrial chic, has an element of the vintage to it and eschews ubiquitous minimalist styling for a more opulent, personal and lived-in feel.

If eclectic urban luxury is your vibe, you really can’t go far wrong here.

Print & Pattern This British-based blog does what it says on the tin.

A site dedicated to all things print and pattern related, it’s worth a visit if you’re looking for inspiration to liven up a space with bright engaging products ranging across everything from textiles to wallpaper, tableware, books and illustrations. Founded by Portland, Oregon-based floral stylist Chelsea Fuss, this lifestyle and interiors site is rooted in floral inspiration but avoids feeling twee.

National Trust treasure hunt One for those of you with a penchant for history and restoration, this site celebrates the homes belonging to the National Trust with a behind-the-scenes look at the objects in them, the stories behind them, and the renovation and work that goes into preserving them.

All that marble, brass and paisley is also sure to inspire you to similarly grand ideas.

Author and designer Sania Pell has a degree in textile design and has worked for the likes of Elle Deco, Marks & Spencer and The Conran Shop as a stylist and creative consultant.

Her blog is an invaluable source of tips and advice from an experienced professional and a step beyond what most bloggers are able to offer.

This site sells everything from tea-towels to sofas – via pineapple lamps.There’s also a sister site, Bloesemkids ( dedicated to craft projects for children.Houzz Claiming to have more than 1.5 million images, this is the site to visit when you’re looking for ideas and inspiration.With homes from Scandinavia to Australia and beyond and the benefit of two, rather than a single editorial eye on the content, there’s plenty of style inspiration here.Lobster and Swan A UK based blog by a graphic designer-cum-stylist, Lobster and Swan is part personal diary, part styling haven and records the author’s life and home renovation, along with a series of inspiring snaps and styling tips.Loop the Loop uk Run by Laura and Adam Norgan this website stocks contemporary pieces including an interesting range of vintage one-offs, industrial lighting, mirrors, shelving and storage.

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