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Posterior Parking: The History of the Chair

Posterior Parking: The History of the Chair

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  • Author:Andrew Wareing

What are you doing right now with your bottom? The likelihood is that if you’re reading this, you’re going to have it parked on a desk chair, in an armchair or on a dining room chair with your elbows holding your phone or tablet up while you read. Is it comfy for your bottom and […]

Industrial Restaurants

Industrial Restaurants

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  • Author:Andrew Wareing

We are a champion of the industrial look when it comes to interiors, and love the exposed brick walls, steel framed furniture and metal pendant lighting that all make up this theme. While we see a lot of the industrial style tables and chairs on their own in our workshop or in the living rooms, […]

Interior Bloggers That We Love

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  • Author:Andrew Wareing

We’re always looking for interior inspiration at IronFire; both for styling shoots of our own products but also due to taking an active interest in the interiors of our own homes. I can waste hours away flicking through Pinterest and Instagram for ideas but sometimes you find you need something to read alongside the beautiful […]

Summer Interiors for 2018

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  • Author:Andrew Wareing

Spending more time outside in the garden in the summer can often mean that the inside of your home can get neglected at this time of year. Buying sun loungers and deckchairs instead of cushions and throws does seem like a much more worthwhile investment what with the sunshine being so friendly at the moment […]

The Story of Teak Garden Furniture

The Story of Teak Garden Furniture

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  • Author:Andrew Wareing

With the shy sun making a rare appearance for so long at the moment (5 days and counting!) many of us will be looking at purchasing garden furniture to take our dinner, drinks and friends outside. Whether you are looking for a completely new set as a starting point or just a couple of pieces […]

The Garden Chef

The Garden Chef

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  • Author:Andrew Wareing

If there is more than a handful of people who didn’t eat outside or BBQ’d outside in the glorious sunshine of the recent May Bank Holiday, I will eat more than my slightly raw in the middle and burnt on the outside hat. There’s nothing quite like making the most of the rare warmth and […]

The Sustainable Market

The Sustainable Market

  • Author:Andrew Wareing

Facebook images of rubbish being washed up on beaches, the banning of microbeads in cosmetic products on the news, the disappearance of plastic bags from supermarkets (leading to you taking your shopping to your car in a basket if you’re like me and forget your reusable bags)…the issues that the world has with regards to […]

Inspired by the Sunshine!

  • Author:Andrew Wareing

So today my original blog idea has been thrown aside in favour of a more relevant subject, inspired purely by the beautiful sunshine and blue skies that we are seeing here in Wiltshire after what seems like endless months of rain and snow. I’m still on a garden furniture type roll, so this post is […]

Garden Design Inspiration

Garden Design Inspiration

  • Author:Andrew Wareing

Once you’ve got the plants and the garden furniture sorted, it’s easy to think that your garden is ready for Summer and up to Chelsea Flower Show standards with nothing else you can do to make it any better. Well I’ve got some news for you…it doesn’t have to stop there! Surprised aren’t you! Things […]

Garden Trends for 2018

Garden Trends for 2018

  • Author:Andrew Wareing

Inspired by the threat of warmer weather and lighter evenings, March is the time that many people start looking into planning their garden optimistically ready for the upcoming Summer. With websites and garden centres full to the brim of different plants, garden furniture, paving stones and so on, it can be hard to know where […]