Cornwall LivingIssue #83

Interiors inspiration at the Cornwall Home Show 2019

Are you looking for some inspiration for your next renovation, extension, self-build or interiors project? Then make sure to visit the Home and Lifestyle Show at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebidge on 4th and 5th May.


Style your space

Duke stone of Cornwall

With a service like no other and using only the best natural materials, Duke Stone of Cornwall guarantees a dream finish and second-to-none service that focuses on you. 

Sponsors of the Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show, Duke Stone are experienced stonemasons and specialise in the design and manufacture of natural stone products for any domestic or commercial setting. They are specialists in the supply and manufacture of hand-crafted quartz and granite worktops, vanities, fireplaces and hearths. They’re passionate about stone and take pride in the quality of their work and their skill in meeting each customer’s individual requirements, however large or small.

They have a large selection of beautiful stone slabs, samples, tiles and setts from around the world at their workshops and also champion the use of traditional British stone. In addition, they also work with Cornish sculptors and artisans to create bespoke stone commissions, so you can really create a one-of-a-kind space.

With access to an extensive range of colours and finishes in granite, marble, limestone and quartz, along side their in-depth knowledge, flexible approach, reliability and driven by a love of stone, they can ensure that they’ll achieve the results you want in the most cost effective way.

Why not pop in for a coffee and a chat with their experienced team to discuss your next project?


Warmth and texture

KOBER Lighting

‘Bringing warmth, texture and character through lighting to your interior spaces.’

From humble beginnings, KOBER was formed in a garden shed in Cornwall, from the desire to create simple elegant lighting, experimenting with a variety of industrial materials.

In a modern throw-away culture, KOBER bring responsibly sourced local materials and hand craftsmanship to your interior space. In an age of environmental pressure, reclaimed and reusable materials are prioritised to be at the heart of the finished product.

Meaning ‘copper’ in Cornish, KOBER designs, hand-crafts and ships from their beautiful spot on the Roseland. Drawing inspiration from the Cornish mining heritage, it is their mission to make each piece bespoke and to create delicate and ambient tone, but also to add a quirky and artistic character to your interior. Each one-off piece brings enjoyment from the design to finish as it evolves and grows.


Cosy Cornish cottages

Choosing the right people to let your holiday home is incredibly important, but you can rest assured that with decades of experience helping thousands of owners like you get the most from their holiday homes, make the whole experience enjoyable, hassle-free and most of all, a success. is home to a unique family of specialist property collections. By joining them, your property will automatically be marketed on their website, as well as through a handpicked selection of their collections. Plus, they market through partner websites such as and AirBnB. They’ll work with you to decide which collections are the best fit for your property, showcasing it in the right way to maximise every possible booking opportunity and delivering you more income. have over 50 local experts and eight local office teams based throughout the UK. They all live and work in the areas they operate and the majority were born and bred there too. What’s more, unlike most large letting agents, their local experts offer face-to-face support and advice whenever you need it – not just at the initial property visit.

For a free guide to letting visit their website or call 0345 268 1846. 


Delightful lighting

Holdcroft Lighting & Home

If you’re looking for lighting that satisfies both style and function, then look no further than the bespoke lighting services of Holdcroft Lighting and Home. You may just find the lighting of your dreams.

Located in Bude, Holdcroft offers a brilliant service and a myriad of products available to retail and trade customers alike, including ceiling lights, wall lights, IP rated bathroom and exterior lighting, LED strip lighting and a large selection of table and floor lamps.

Talk to the knowledgeable team about lighting designs and all the latest products or simply browse their webpage for some inspiration. They offer bespoke lighting to suite any space from the design, right through to fitting, so you can rest assured that everything will be taken care of.

With superb quality and great prices, you can select your desired lighting with guarantee and confidence. Plus, there’s no need to book an appointment, feel free to visit the showroom anytime.


Treat your home

Julian Foye

Discover beautifully-crafted furniture and expert advice at Julian Foye. Kit out your space from top to bottom with furniture, soft furnishings, curtains and carpets. Take advantage of their free design service from in-house specialist Sarah who has over 30 years’ experience in the industry and oversees all of their design packages.

Whether you choose to meet Sarah on location in your property (anywhere in Cornwall and west Devon) or visit her in one of Julian Foye’s many stores and impressive showrooms, Sarah will put you at ease. She can discuss your aspirations and requirements and expertly translate your ideas into a bespoke design, complimenting your property in a stylish and sympathetic way, whatever your budget.

Unlike many other interior designers, Julian Foye showcases a huge range of furniture, soft furnishings and carpet options in their showrooms, making it easier to visualise and pick exactly what you would like, all under one roof. With Sarah’s expert guidance, she can fully manage your project, plan colour schemes, oversee deliveries and fitting or simply guide you through the process and offer you assistance with room plans and inspiration.

To find your nearest showroom, simply visit the website. For more information or to get started with your interiors project, contact Sarah Roberts on 0793 8645 781 or email.


A taste of Cornwall

Little piece of Cornwall subscription box

You don’t have to be in Cornwall to experience Cornish products – Little piece of Cornwall delivers them straight to your door! 

The little piece of Cornwall subscription box is something that has been created so that you can take a little piece of Cornwall with you wherever you go. The only subscription box in Cornwall that gives you a little taste of what Cornwall has to offer, each and every month. 

Whether you have memories that you cherish of previous holidays here, live in the county, hope to live here one day or are planning a visit; the Little piece of Cornwall subscription box offers you a hand-picked selection of treats and products from some of the best brands ‘born and bred’ here.

Make sure to stop by the Cornwall Living stand at the Cornwall Home and Lifestyle show to peruse the boxes and perhaps order one for yourself with an exclusive Home Show discount code.


Lovely, little and local

Little piece of Cornwall – online shop

If you are looking for a unique, Cornish gift or something to add to your home from your favourite place in Cornwall, the Little piece of Cornwall online shop may be for you.

Discover the ultimate lifestyle by the sea where ever you live – subscribe to Cornwall Living magazine and the Little piece of Cornwall subscription box or purchase beautiful, bespoke Cornish products such as area prints, jewellery, illustrated greetings cards and photography.

Head over to the website to browse the stunning selection, or, if you would like one of your products to be featured, feel free to email the team today or call 01326 369432. Make sure to stop by the Cornwall Living stand at the Cornwall Home and Lifestyle show to pick up your copy of Cornwall Living magazine