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Welcome to The Journal, your go-to destination for all things design, home improvement, and interior inspiration. Whether you're a homeowner looking to refresh your living space, a design enthusiast seeking the latest trends and innovations, or simply someone who appreciates beautiful design, you'll find plenty of engaging content here to spark your creativity and ignite your imagination.

Our team of experts is dedicated to bringing you fresh, insightful perspectives on the world of design, with a focus on the latest products, interior design ideas, and home improvement tips and tricks. From practical DIY tutorials to in-depth analysis of the most exciting new design trends, we're here to help you make your home truly your own.

So whether you're looking to create a cosy, inviting space for your family and friends, or simply want to stay on the cutting edge of design and innovation, The Journal is the place to be. Join us on our journey as we explore the exciting and ever-evolving world of design, and discover all the possibilities that await you in your own home.

Elevating Elegance: The Riding Mill Project by NOOK

Elevating Elegance: The Riding Mill Project by NOOK

  Nestled within a Grade II Listed period family home, the Riding Mill Project is a journey of restoration, transformation, and exquisite design. With a focus on preserving the property's...
October 24, 2023
Elevate Your Space with the Perfect Bookcase Ladder

Elevate Your Space with the Perfect Bookcase Ladder

     Welcome to our range of library ladders – where elegance meets practicality. Our library ladders are crafted from high-quality materials, ensuring durability and longevity. With the ability to...
August 03, 2023
Elevate Your Space: Designing a Stylish Bar Lounge for Home and Commercial Use

Elevate Your Space: Designing a Stylish Bar Lounge for Home and Commercial Use

Whether you're a homeowner looking to create a luxurious bar lounge in your living space or a business owner planning a stunning commercial establishment, incorporating wall panels, mouldings, and other...
June 14, 2023
Elevate Your Space with the New Brushed Brass Ladder Hardware

Elevate Your Space with the New Brushed Brass Ladder Hardware

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest innovation, the Brushed Brass Library Ladder Hardware. This exquisite ironmongery combines a luxurious sheen and tone with unparalleled...
May 25, 2023
Form & Function?  How to create a designer Mudroom/Laundry room

Form & Function? How to create a designer Mudroom/Laundry room

Mudrooms and laundry rooms are often the forgotten spaces in a home, but with a little bit of creativity and attention to detail, they can be transformed into practical and...
January 25, 2023
Finding the right ladder for you and your space

Finding the right ladder for you and your space

If you're in the market for a library ladder, you're probably looking for a stylish and functional addition to your home, this could be for an office, home library, kitchen,...
January 18, 2023
Wine Bar Ladder - Luxury Interior

Wine Bar Ladder - Luxury Interior

image credit: Ica Studio   Luxury Hotel featuring our Library Ladder Ica Studio, one of the world’s leading hotel architecture and design studios collaborated with Virgin to create Europe's first-ever...
November 23, 2022
Library Ladders for commercial use

Library Ladders for commercial use

We work closely with interior designers, architects and developers to specify our products for commercial use in a whole range of spaces.

Our rolling and hook over library ladders can be seen in restaurants, hotels, coffee shops, brasseries, hairdressers, distilleries, wine merchants, interiors showrooms and much more. We supplied a record length of rails that wrapped around all four walls in a large library in London!

June 18, 2022
10 Interior Trends in 2022

10 Interior Trends in 2022

Many of the interior trends we saw in 2021 are set to continue in 2022 as we recover from these unsettling years, still in need of the very real sanctuary that our homes provide.

Trends centre around natural finishes, earthy palettes and feminine curves providing a much-needed sense of calm and harmony, keeping us grounded as we move into the New Year.

December 07, 2021
Home Office Inspiration - as seen in Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms magazine

Home Office Inspiration - as seen in Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms magazine

Our rolling library ladder features in a scheme designed by Will Mundy Carpentry in the June issue of 'These Three Rooms' the Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms online magazine. 

Focusing on the very real need for home offices post-pandemic this feature highlights the demand for working spaces - from 8% to 27% to be exact - and everything surrounding this phenomenon including extensions, home tech, extra storage and garage conversions. 

September 07, 2021
On trend: Library Ladders

On trend: Library Ladders

‘Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful’ William Morris. Library ladders are more popular than ever as they combine practicality with style. They burst back into our interiors consciousness around four years ago, becoming an instant hit. But far from being a fleeting trend, savvy homeowners are realising their value in almost every room in the house. 
April 07, 2021
5 Ways to make your house feel like a hotel

5 Ways to make your house feel like a hotel

Hotel Design Envy? There’s no reason you can’t inject some 5 star style into all the rooms in your house. Capture the grandeur and elegance of Victorian or Georgian period properties, club houses and exclusive gentleman’s clubs. Here are five ways you can add some old-school understated elegance with a little modern glamour....
March 24, 2021