The 70′s Are Back – Lets Hope Not

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Open any fashion magazine toady and it will hail – in one form or another, that the “70’s are back” be it in styles, fashions or even home soft furnishings.
Yet, I for one hope that we do not make the mistake in seeing this period through rose-tinted glasses in design and architectural times.

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Small But Perfectly Formed

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When it comes to skirting boards and architraves there is often a view that bigger is better.

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WE ARE ON PINTREST

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Recently we discovered Pintrest…

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ARE CORNER BLOCKS BEING FRAMED?

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Our business is about history and design.

Often the features we create do not get the prominence they deserve in a room. They can often be “the accessory that makes the outfit” individually attractive without the setting, but often inspiring (when used in the right context).

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BUY ME FOR THE PRICE OF A STARBUCKS LATTE

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Is thicker always more expensive?

Often we will have conversations with customers about the height of a skirting board

Will its proportions be too much for the room?
Will it be tall enough for a 3 metre ceiling height?
Yet rarely does anyone when searching for a skirting board or architrave question its thickness.

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NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER VACANCY

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An opportunity has arisen at Period Mouldings for a New Business Development Manager Continue reading

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CELEBRATING OUR 1000th CUSTOMER!

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It has been some time since we founded Period Mouldings and we thought it appropriate to contact all of our current and future customers to announce a key milestone in our company’s development.

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A PICTURE PAINTS A THOUSAND WORDS

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Like many in our industry I have fallen foul of the ailment that is called ‘TLA’ (Three Letter Abreviation) or ‘IS’ (Industry Speak) Continue reading

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SKIRTING & CORNER BLOCKS…ARE THEY REALLY A “MARMITE” FEATURE?

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According to my daughter a “Marmite” feature is either something you love or hate. Never can this be truer than with corner and skirting blocks

Yet, surprisingly over the last few months here at Period Mouldings we seem to have been more actively involved in a number of Period homes where people have been both considering or even choosing to use mouldings such as corner blocks and skirting blocks to accentuate their lobby and staircase area. Continue reading

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CURVEBALL EFFECT ON A NON SQUARE REQUIREMENT

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As an architect or interior designer – shape is everything in terms of providing fluid motion in the design.
While right angles have their place, nothing sets the scene better than a curved window, door, staircase or skirting board.
As part of a creative design their inclusion can often revolutionise a room or entrance offering visitors the full splendour of what can be achieved with both modern and traditional materials
So why do people dread having to recreate these curves?
We believe the answer lies in a diminishing number of companies that can offer this service

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