GO AND FIND THE REAL THING – There are limits to this of course. In the case of some obscure fish, I'm not often in a position to don a wetsuit and jump in the deep if it lives at the bottom of the inky blue, but there's always a
KEEP IT SIMPLE, MAKE IT INTERESTING - Don't clutter. Mix traditional and modern; for example, a modern piece of art looks great in a classical setting. Don't be afraid of bold colour and bold texture.
SIZE MATTERS - Say goodbye to lots of little bits of furniture and hello to a