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Dec 5th 2019

The Pantone Colour Institute forecasts global colour trends and advises companies on colour for product and brand visual identity and ‘Pantone’ has become the universal language of colour. The company has announced that its Colour of the Year for 2020 is Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue: a ‘timeless and enduring blue hue’. The annual colour forecast influences product […]

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Dec 4th 2019

Sixty two percent of respondents to a new YouGov survey, which was commissioned by property data company Landmark Information Group, stated that they have never checked the flood risk level of their home. Only 23% of people checked flood risk before moving into their current home despite increased incidents of flood events across the country. Twelve percent […]

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Nov 23rd 2019

Christmas is expected to come earlier than usual this year as desperate Britons seek distraction from Brexit. One in ten of those putting up Christmas decorations this year say they will have them up before 30 November, while four per cent already had them up by Bonfire Night. Around half of those surveyed, across all age […]

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Nov 18th 2019

The latest data release shows a continuing grim overall picture for activity in the Chiswick property market with just 86 sales reported in the third quarter of the year. As reported on local news website ChiswickW4.com, the situation is even bleaker for flats which normally make up the majority of sales in the area but […]

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Nov 10th 2019

A quarter of Britons are breathing polluted air in their own homes. That’s the message coming from Netatmo, a smart-home company that analysed data from one of its products – a Weather Station – in homes around the country. Key findings: • CO2 levels are in excess of 1,000 ppm impair your ability to concentrate […]

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Nov 8th 2019

Mindfulness is the ability to stay present in the moment without allowing the mind to get side-tracked. Mindful living teaches you to appreciate the beauty of each moment and embrace serenity in your life. This approach can inspire your home interior choices to create a peaceful retreat and a fresh start to 2020. 1. Start with […]

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Oct 20th 2019

For the past seven years, homelessness in London has been on the rise, with almost 5000 people sleeping rough on the streets last year. Although often portrayed as the result of individual circumstance, homelessness is as much a product of our built environment and the policies and infrastructures that sustain it. Chris Hildrey is an […]

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Oct 7th 2019

Brewing Stories is a project set up and run by educational charity digital:works. The three West London breweries included in the project are the Griffin Brewery (Fuller’s) in Chiswick, the Ram Brewery (Young’s) in Wandsworth and the Stag Brewery (Watney’s) in Mortlake. This undertaking is an oral history of the people who worked in these main […]

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Oct 2nd 2019

To coincide with the release of Fifa 20, Ogilvy & Sneyd have recently completed research into the weekly wages of some of the UK’s most well-known Premier League footballers.  An interactive resource shows how many days, weeks or months it would take these footballers to purchase your house outright. A new tool allows you to […]

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Sep 30th 2019

There has been a consistent rise in residential property owners looking to let their property, with a 15.3% increase across London from January to August this year compared to the same period in 2018. Properties on the market through real estate firm JLL have increased across the capital, though there are notable hotspots in key […]

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