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Salone del Mobile – Milano 2016

So this week Europe's biggest interior design fair has kicked off in Milan, Italy. And this year it looks to be a sell out. Salone del Mobile was originally conceived in the 1960's as an exhibition to showcase the very best of Italian furniture and design, it has now grown to be the largest interiors [...]

By |April 16th, 2016|Bathrooms, Decorating, Design, Interiors, Kitchens, Lighting, Residential|0 Comments

Lightdrop Wever & Ducre

Colour Republic have been commissioned to design and install a bathroom for some very interesting clients. We've been given a short brief but aside from that we have been told to let the creative juices run amok. Which always gets us just a little over excited! This is going to be anything but the ordinary! [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|Bathrooms, Concepts, Electrical, Interiors, Lighting, Residential|0 Comments

Why Use Lining Paper?

This article explains why lining paper is essential when hanging certain types of finish wallpaper, and it's not why you may think! Lining paper is often misunderstood, even by some professional decorators, many people believe it is used to smooth out problem walls but it is much more than that and in any case any [...]

By |June 30th, 2015|Decorating, Interiors, Trade Tips, Wallpaper|0 Comments

Brighton Office Wallpaper Mural

Another day, another wallpaper mural installed by our Brighton decorators. This installation was for Carpenter Farraday in their central Brighton offices.   We were contacted by the company to brighten up their offices making it a much more pleasant working environment for their staff. Wallpaper murals are perfect in creating this, a quick but dramatic [...]

By |June 30th, 2015|Commercial, Concepts, Decorating, Interiors, Wallpaper|0 Comments

Palace Pier Wallpaper Mural Brighton

Here we show you a wallpaper mural our decorators recently installed for a Brighton client in his lounge. The image will be familiar with many of our readers and almost as famous as our Pavilion. The client first contacted us purely to hang the mural as they had already ordered the wallpaper through a third [...]

By |June 30th, 2015|Decorating, Interiors, Living Room, Residential, Trade Tips, Wallpaper|0 Comments

Hanging Metallic Gold Wallpaper

This installation highlights the need for a good quality lining paper! At the start of the month we were contacted by another decorating firm that were having trouble hanging a metallic gold wallpaper by Harlequin, they had tried to hang the wallpaper twice but it had failed. The wallpaper installation was in a show home [...]

By |June 30th, 2015|Decorating, Interiors, Living Room, Residential, Trade Tips, Wallpaper|0 Comments

Jannelli e Volpi Glass Beaded Wallpaper

So a few weeks back Colour Republic's decorators were hired for yet another high end wallpaper installation. The wallpaper in question was from the Italian Jannelli e Volpi design house, more specifically their beautiful 901VIP collection. We have to state right here and now that sadly the pictures really don't do the paper justice as [...]

By |April 16th, 2014|Decorating, Design, Living Room, Wallpaper|0 Comments

Modern Monochrome Bathroom

Last month our bathroom fitters transformed a pretty ordinary Brighton bathroom into a modern classic. As you can see from the before picture on the right, the bathroom was looking tired and drab even though it had only been installed a just few years ago. In addition many faults had developed not least a serious leak [...]

By |April 16th, 2013|Bathrooms, Design, plumbing, Residential|0 Comments