How to set the perfect Scandi Christmas table

As an interior designer, I think it’s safe to say that one of my favourite things about Christmas is decorating. Table settings are particularly fun as you can change them up and make them unique each time. After all - the festive season is centred around food so no doubt you’ll be dressing the table a few times! For me, a table should feel special and luxurious, but not too formal - you want t ...view more

Inject some Nordic noir into your home this winter…

When we think of Scandinavian design, we typically think of open, minimalist schemes, full of light and decorated in calming, neutral palettes, but Scandi style does have a dark side… and it’s one we shouldn’t be be afraid to tread on. This edgy take on Scandi interiors has all the elements of classic Nordic design that we ...view more

Five unique headboard ideas for AW 2018 interior design

A couple of months ago, I was invited to join the lovely Jo Good on her BBC Radio London show, to talk about interior design and answer some questions she had about one topic in particular - Jo wanted me to share some insight into the history of headboards, which is actually a surprisingly interesting topic! When looking at interior design throughout history, we usually only reflect on the inte ...view more

With every shade a story

As you might have picked up from previous posts, I am currently renting- and this can prove challenging when you are passionate about personalising your home. When I moved into our flat, I was determined to make small but effective changes to inject ...view more

We’ve been nominated!

I am delighted to announce Cat Dal Interiors has been nominated for Best Luxury Blog for the Amara Interior Blog awards 2017! Now in its forth year, Amara states that these awards 'celebrates and engages with the most authoritative and respected b ...view more

Objects of Desire : My new linen curtains!

When we first viewed our top floor rental flat in Primrose Hill it was depressingly beige beige beige, and even more beige. The walls, the carpet, the joinery and even the curtains. Being a rental we were limited as to what we could improve, but you can be amaze ...view more

48 Hours in NYC for Design Lovers

NYC might seem massive, but walking is always the best way to see this magnificent city! Here I have shared my guide to discovering some design gems, from shops to great bars, from Williamsburg to Meatpacking. Grab your trainers and sunnies (as it ...view more

The Highline Hotel by Roman & Williams

Cutting edge, innovative design and NYC go hand in hand. I have always been hugely inspired by the big apple for it's continuous drive for effortlessly cool new interior design. Even just popping into a small independent restaurant in Williamsburg you can find sparks of great craftsmanship, from the magical use of an everyday material to 3D printing. For this reason on my recent visit to New Yo ...view more

Design in the desert

If you are lucky enough to be planning a trip to LA, then I highly recommend you find a way to squeeze in a few nights in nearby Palm Springs. For just 90 mins in the car, it's an easy drive with breath-taking scenery along the way. But take a deep inhale in, as it's the Parker Hotel that really threatens to slam your jaw into the ground. Designed by the iconic Jonathan Adler, the hotel design ...view more