The arrival of the new millennium ushered in the era of the indoor/outdoor lifestyle with the humble back garden being transformed across the land into luxurious outdoor living spaces adorned with feature walls, decked floors and stylish furniture. The home became the sanctuary for the family with much more time invested in creating a comfortable space to relax and spend time in. The ‘naughties’ illustrated a more casual look for interior decorating, using warm tones and a more open approach to everyday living.

2000sStyling by Ruth Welsby, photography by Martina Gemmola.