Is there anything better than having a nosy around other people’s homes? We follow so many interior accounts on Instagram and love getting our daily dose of inspo but sometimes we’d just love to know how they got so good at choosing colours, where they got that wallpaper from or who inspires them! So we’ve decided to ask all of those questions and find out a little more about some of our favourite Insta influencers in this brand new blog series ‘At Home With…’
Grab a cuppa and get ready to go green with envy, because our first interview is with Emma White, founder of Apogee Interiors, who’s home we came across online last year and simply can’t get enough of!
My name is Emma White and I am currently studying Interior Design full time at university, in a bid to change my career.
I live in Essex in a 3 bed, 1970’s semi-detached house.
A complete mix! But I do tend to stick to earth tone colours and have created my own style mixing together Scandi/Mid-Century Modern/Industrial elements.
It changes all the time. At the moment it’s probably our bedroom. When designing a bedroom, I want it to feel like a sanctuary keeping the walls white and using a mix of textures. It’s my favourite space to escape to after a busy day.
Plan! I find creating mood boards either by hand or on the computer a great way to give a sense how your room will feel. It can help stop impulse buying and give you a much more considered room.
I always look to how I’m going to use the space. For example, our living room is where most people who visit will reside in. So the space has brighter colours, a drinks trolly and key hero pieces to make the room stand out.
H&M Home, French Connection & Urban Outfitters.
There are so many GORGEOUS homes I love on Instagram. But one which always stands out is Kate Watson-Symth’s home from @mad_about_the_house. Her style and colours make up my dream home.
If you love it, buy it! Rather than picking art which either goes with your colour scheme or style of a room, buy art that you love and will love for years to come. If you hang it in a room, it will go because you love it.
Body Positivity Vibes by Sara Maese. The perfect print for our bedroom.
Lucia is a Spanish illustrator addicted to lettering. She loves trying different styles and to use vibrant colours for her letters to stand out. Buy exclusive wall art by Taylor on Nine By Nine.
Danii Pollehn is a print designer and illustrator living in Hamburg, Germany. After graduating with honors in Fashion Design from the Academy of Fashion & Design in Berlin and Hamburg, Danii has worked as a freelance stylist for magazines and print-commercials for several years. Buy exclusive wall art by Danii on Nine By Nine.
Anna Dickinson (aka Type Delight) is a graphic designer, lettering artist, and illustrator. Her artwork is inspired by the good, the bad, the messy, and most importantly—the beautiful aspects of being a human being. Buy exclusive wall art by Anna on Nine By Nine.
Poppy Almond is a Leeds Based Illustrator and designer who graduated from Leeds Arts University in 2017. Her work is colourful, quirky and empowering with a passion for cute illustrations and bold colour palettes. Buy exclusive wall art by Poppy on Nine By Nine.
Grab a glass of something chilled and have a read of our latest interview with interior influencer and owner of one of our favourite gallery walls on the whole of Instagram… Nest Twenty Eight, otherwise known as Lucinda Mitra!
Taylor Weaver is a designer, illustrator, and letterer. She is focusing her most recent work on creating uplifting messages to young designers that are trying to find their way in the creative world. Buy exclusive wall art by Taylor on Nine By Nine.
Jen is a illustrator based in London. Having previously worked as an artist agent for three years, last year Jen took the leap into freelance to spend her days illustrating. Buy exclusive wall art by Jen on Nine By Nine.
Heidi is a graphic designer in the architectural world and freelance designer the rest of the time, based between London and Oxfordshire. Buy exclusive wall art by Heidi on Nine By Nine.
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