Pelham

Pelham

April 17, 2019

In our last blog post we introduced you to our new Borders collection. The four new designs are based around the border pattern and have been designed to work alone or as part of a scheme. With such versatility within the collection we thought we would take a closer look at each design. First in … Read More

The Borders Collection

The Borders Collection

April 1, 2019

Heritage designs, contemporary colour. One of the most enduring styles of runner is the border pattern – versatile when used with a coordinate on stairs and landings or when seamed together for larger areas. The Borders collection was developed by closely studying our current and archive collections and celebrates the versatility of how a border pattern … Read More

Ban the Beige

Ban the Beige

March 26, 2019

It has been a while since we last did a ‘behind the scenes’ post, but we think this one has definitely been worth waiting for. Prepare to be immersed in the colourful world of Sophie Robinson … Sophie is bonkers for colour! For over 20 years she has been lucky enough to eat-sleep-breath all things … Read More

Blue Hues – Part 2

Blue Hues – Part 2

February 26, 2019

Midnight, Indigo, Croft, Prussian, Denim and Lapis – just some of blues in the Roger Oates collection. Our blues have become one of our most sought-after colourways and it’s not hard to see why – this modern classic can be used in a myriad of ways …. Soft Blues For some, blue is the colour … Read More

Blue Hues – Part 1

Blue Hues – Part 1

January 31, 2019

There seems to be something about blue that people can’t resist – we find that although most clients come to us looking for a red or neutral, many end up falling for our blues. Carrying on from our Midnight Story, we take a closer look at decorating with this modern classic and help find a blue … Read More

It’s Midnight at Roger Oates

It’s Midnight at Roger Oates

January 7, 2019

Our Midnight Story builds on iconic designs from the Roger Oates collection. Refined, dramatic or subtle; this adaptable navy hue is the epitome of sophistication. With its deep tones it pairs beautifully with neutrals and brights, or keep to a monochromatic palette and add a touch of drama to your interior. Sit back, relax and indulge … Read More

Heather Shields for Roger Oates Design

Heather Shields for Roger Oates Design

December 5, 2018

Textile designer and weaver Heather Shields is known for her playful approach to colour and pattern. Here she talks to us about the joys of wool, adding textiles to an interior and a chance encounter with our Head of Design, Andy Guard. What first drew you to the art of weaving? Weaving was a complete … Read More

What should I do on my landing?

What should I do on my landing?

November 12, 2018

We talk staircases every day – that’s what we to do. It’s easy for us to come up with the answers but what we have to remember is that you may not be quite as geeky about staircases as we are – we are constantly scrutinising every tread and riser wherever we go. Why not … Read More

Abigail Ahern for Roger Oates Design

Abigail Ahern for Roger Oates Design

September 16, 2018

Queen of cool Abigail Ahern talks to us about her influences, decorating with dark colour and our brand new collaboration of runners and rugs. You are renowned for your dark mysterious palette, when did you first go over to the dark side? I experimented with the smallest wall in the house, an alcove in fact … Read More

Hayward & Fairfax – The Design Story

Hayward & Fairfax – The Design Story

August 12, 2018

The Gallery Collection, with its roots in the art world, has become a firm favourite here at Roger Oates so, we thought we would take a closer look at two of its most versatile designs. Hayward and Fairfax (named after the galleries of the same name) are a match woven in heaven, individually they are striking but … Read More