Category Archives: Design

Monument Interiors Black Friday Sale

Black Friday

24 Nov 2016

To receive one free Wallpaper / Fabric Sample : Apply code BLACK at checkout To receive 10% discount off any Wallpaper / Fabric order over £150 : Apply code FRIDAY at checkout Happy shopping! x Ps, Offer extended until Sunday

Craft of Wallpaper at London Craft Week 2016

The Craft of Wallpaper / London Craft Week 2016

07 May 2016

Of course the highlight of London Craft Week was The Craft of Wallpaper Exhibition at The Geffrye Museum in Hoxton! An excellent exhibition of wallpapers by 11 of the UK’s most innovative makers featuring two of our favourites Erica Wakerly + Identity Papers. Leading the …

Retro blog - Mitas and Co Walnut Whirl Wallpaper

Going retro with 1950s wallpaper

29 Sep 2015

What word is best associated with 1950s wallpaper? One that sounds archaic without sounding dull. Traditional? Old-fashioned? Vintage wallpaper? At Monument, we’re firm believers that retro wallpaper is the best way of describing styles that capture the essence of the …

Bold and Noble Blog

Why Bold and Noble Wallpaper?

08 Sep 2015

Never has the British landscape been so simple, yet so elegantly dazzling, as it makes the jump from the outside world to the walls of your home, all thanks to Bold and Noble wallpaper. That’s because the designers understand, like …

Polka Polka floral pattern wallpaper and vintage upholstered chair.

Florrie + Bill x Abigail Borg

22 Apr 2015

Spring has officially sprung and so it’s the perfect time to add a few floral tributes to your home. We are currently lusting after these fab pieces from The Botanical Collection, a collaboration between vintage furniture restoration brand Florrie + Bill x Abigail Borg. …

Weekend Inspiration Blog

Weekend Inspiration // 01

26 Sep 2014

Four favourites from round the web to inspire you for the weekend…   Oh, this dining room. Where to start? I need the light, the wallpaper, the furniture. A weekend of sourcing ahead! Designed by Dallas Shaw, read on and see …

Ella Doran Blog

New Brand : Ella Doran – Photographic Wallpaper

13 Feb 2014

Ella Doran’s photographic wallpaper brings to life colourful butterflies, letter print presses and sun dappled leaves bringing out the collector in everyone whether you have a taste for the eclectic or more traditional. Difficult to choose a favourite I am …

Out with the old and in with the new!

07 Jan 2014

Resolutions for the New Year are as follows: 1. Read more books 2. Blog more 3. Set monthly goals 4. Travel somewhere new What are you planning for 2014? Make it count, K x

Text Wallpaper Blog

The Writings on the Wall

16 Apr 2013

For a couple of weeks I have the good fortune to be out in Hong Kong teaching interior design at the university here. Whilst I am off and about I am very pleased to introduce you to our first guest blogger …

Clifton Arms Hotel Blog

Clifton Arms Hotel : Room 205

30 Mar 2013

It has been a busy start to the Easter Break for Team Monument completing another lovely room at The Clifton Arms Hotel in Lytham. Take a look at the before and after shots and see what you think… Starring in …

Stripes Blog

Earn your stripes

18 Mar 2013

Whether bold and colorful, chic and tonal, straight or diagonal, stripes create a graphic appeal. As seen here  making a statement with horizontal black and white striped walls or a timeless black and white striped chair spotted on one of my favourite …

Animal Homeware BLog

Animal Magic! : Animal Homewares

10 Mar 2013

Bring out your inner animal with these super animal homewares. Feeling wild? Why not try introducing bear’s to your flatware with the super El Guapo Side Plate by illustrator Jimbob art seen in this weeks Sunday Times Style Magazine. Or suprise …

Emerald Green Interiors BLog

Green With Envy : Emerald Interiors

12 Jan 2013

Results are in and Emerald has bee chosen as the Pantone Colour of the Year 2013. So lets take a look at how we can introduce emerald interiors to your home … How to bring into the home you ask? …

Day Tripping: London

26 Nov 2012


Black Magic Blog

Black Magic

21 Nov 2012

I’m not sure if its the colder weather but dark interiors are so appealing right now and the darker the better. Black and grey, blue and black, black and black, I will take it all! Check out some of these …

Painting Blog

DIY : Paint Work

05 Nov 2012

I love shopping, I love to buy pretty much anything! My shopping skills are exceptional. However sometimes its fun to do it yourself and there really are a whole heap of good ideas out there so heres the first of …

Halloween Blog

Happy Halloween!

29 Oct 2012

Decorating your home for Halloween? For a party night or longer see some creative ideas for how to dress your home for the spookiest holiday of the year and remember …. Start it off with the front door, wreaths aren’t …

Picture Perfect Blog

Picture Perfect

12 Oct 2012

Artwork & pictures are an asset to any home. It brings a little bit of you into the whole thing. However its one thing choosing the picture / photograph and quite another to decide on how you should hang it! Here …