The ultimate guide to painting wood and metal (and more)!

If you’re gearing up to paint your doors, skirting boards, banisters, railings or window frames but your head is in a spin over what paint to use; whether to use a primer; if wood needs sanding or not; what the difference is between satin and eggshell; and what even is an undercoat? Don’t panic, we’re […]

Top Design Ideas for Hallways

Hallways often serve as transitional areas within our homes, but they shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to design. These small but impactful spaces offer an opportunity to showcase your personal style, set the tone for the rest of your home, and make a lasting first impression on guests. In the following post, we’ll explore […]

Crown + QEST in Partnership

To celebrate the Coronation, and having proudly held the Royal Warrant for over seven decades , we’re delighted to launch a new partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) – a charity of the Royal Warrant Holders Association. We will be donating 10% of our proceeds from the CRAFTED ™ by Crown range of […]

Five kitchen trends to embrace this year

Whether you’re cooking, dining, working, socialising, or simply relaxing while waiting for the kettle to boil, your kitchen will get plenty of use. It’s the ‘heart of the home’ for a reason – the hub of daily activities, so there’s no surprise that we want our kitchens to reflect changing trends and shifting styles in […]

Welcome spring with these fresh and joyful colours

The arrival of spring brings the perfect opportunity to refresh your interiors. Recognised as a period of new life and renewal (think cute spring lambs!), the season is an ideal time to awaken the home with fresh, joyful colours. Below, we’ll discuss some of our favourite spring-ready shades that will uplift your spaces and look […]

Transform your bathroom in these five steps

Bathrooms may be smaller on space, but they can make a powerful statement when it comes to design. Because of their size, these rooms are great places to experiment with different styles and have some fun while doing so! Bathrooms are guaranteed to get plenty of traffic, so it’s essential that they’re given the same […]

Blue: a colour fit for royalty

As the United Kingdom enters a new era with the coronation of its new King and Queen, blue has emerged as the colour of the moment. At Crown, we embrace colour, and understand the powerful impact that colour has had on society throughout history. When it comes to this culturally significant time in our nation’s […]

Introducing our Crown Colour Insights Volume 1

At Crown, we understand how colour can change a mood, change a room or even change a life. That’s why our team of colour and interior design experts are constantly researching and reviewing global trends covering lifestyle, culture, architecture, fashion, the environment and social insight. From these external influences, the Crown Colour Insights are born […]

Simple ways to refresh your home this year

A new year has arrived, and we’re taking this opportunity to make some exciting changes around the home. Even minor updates can make a large impact on the look and feel of your interiors, and January is an excellent time to revive your living space. Below, we’ll explore some simple things that you can do […]

Five interior trends to try in 2023

A new year is here, which means it’s the ideal time to rejuvenate your interiors and try some fresh looks. From shapes and materials to textures and colours, there’s no shortage of exciting trends to choose from. Below, we’ll cover five top trends we‘re looking forward to embracing in 2023. 1. Brown earth tones: Earth […]