TREND REPORT SEPTEMBER : Modern Meets Nomadic

Inspired by the free-spirited Nomads of the American West this trend harmonises the bold-tribal prints, colours and textures of nomadic style along with modern silhouettes and materials. Tribal prints are typically associated with Native American heritage; these prints were created by weaving textiles that would take months to complete but the result was truly beautiful. …

3 Links Parade Carnoustie: Holiday Home Fitting

  Having designed and installed a number of show homes we are delighted to be given the opportunity of designing and furnishing a holiday let to the Scottish golf market. This project was different to most designs as it had to be durable and practical for commercial letting, whilst at the same time oozing style …

Top Ten Tips for Buying a Carpet

  There is no better feeling than wiggling your toes through a luscious new carpet or the lovely smell straight after it has been freshly laid. If you no longer get this feeling under foot then you may well be over due a change of floor covering! Carpets can have a 5 – 15 year …

TREND REPORT JULY: Is it time for you to embrace Scandi-style?

  Scandinavian design is a huge interior trend for 2019, it incorporates design from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and other Nordic countries. The simplistic and sophisticated style of Scandinavian living is regarded ‘a way of life’ rather than just an interior design trend. Scandi living focuses on improving daily life by creating purposeful design. But how …

Top Ten Tips for Buying a Mattress

  Sleeping is a daily activity so why do we ignore the importance of a good bed? We are recommended to change our mattress every 7-10 years, but how many of us ignore this and as a result suffer from uncomfortable and sleepless nights. ON AVERAGE WE SLEEP FOR ATLEAST 25 YEARS IN OUR LIFETIME …

Brand Focus: Who are Alexander & James?

In case you weren’t aware,  Alexander & James were one of the most sought after brands of 2017. With their vast range of collections suiting every style and colour. From luxurious deep seated pillow backs with fabulous rolling arms to statement pieces with all-over buttoning, there’s something to suit everybody’s style.  Who are Alexander & James? A …

Gillies Awarded Retail Business Of The Year

What an amazing night at the Courier business awards, well done to ALL finalists and congratulations to all the winners. We are delighted to have won Retail Business of the Year and thank all our staff for your valued hard work. An extra congratulations to @clarksbakery for winning family business of the year:- we’re coming …

Out with the old, and in with the new!

Ever looked around your living room, hall or bedroom and thought, ‘I really want a new look, freshen the home up a bit’; well that’s exactly what we have just done with our Aberdeen store! With the store having now been open for over 14 years, we couldn’t fight the temptation any more. On the …