I’ve featured The Conran Shop’s windows displays several times over the years. From shed chic and beach hut brights to colourful Christmas their visual team always knock it outta the park when it comes to creating a display that, quite literally, stops you in your tracks. Yet their summer season windows were the result of a creative collaboration with Bert & May, a reclaimed tile and materials company based in London. Their encaustic tiles are hand-poured in Andalusia in Spain and were the catalyst for the quintessentially Mediterranean blue and white palette used in the window display schemes. In fact, I loved the tiles so much that I laid them in my own colourful cottage kitchen – click here for a sneak peek! I’m loving how they bring a Mediterranean-meets-colourful country look to the space; expect to see the full tour of the kitchen on the blog soon. If you’re looking to invite a classic blue and white decorating palette into your home then trying creating visual interest by marrying graphic, geometric patterns with solids. Here a solid injection of azure blue makes a focal point from an existing architectural detail – the fireplace, while patterned tiles anchor the table and chairs into the space. What inspires you about this window display and colour palette?

// Photography by The Conran Shop


Will Taylor

Will lives in NYC and is an interior design author and content creator. He's been blogging about his love of design, style and travel since 2009. His #MakeYouSmileStyle approach to decorating and dressing has inspired over one million Instagram uploads to the hashtag from followers across the world.


  1. These are incredible! Can’t get over how amazing the colour and patterns are!

  2. Encaustic tiles are new to me but I’m so pleased you introduced them – bookmarking for future projects!

  3. Looks so nice – happy weekend Will, hope you’re well and happy. See you soon,

  4. Will, these are lovely. They are brightening up a grey and cloudy day here in Cape Town, South Africa. Thanks for sharing.


    • @Nicole – Thank you for reading! I’m pleased you found it inspiring and fingers crossed for some sunshine in your corner of the world soon!

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Hey, I'm Will

Welcome to Bright.Bazaar, my make-you-smile style corner of the internet. I’ve been sharing my love of beautiful design, feel-good homes, everyday style, inspiring travel and, pretty much everything in between, since 2009. As well as working as a content creator, I write interior design books and edit a bi-weekly e-newsletter called Smile Mail. I live in New York City with my heartmate and can often be found listening to Madonna’s Confessions album and dreaming up my next home renovation project.