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LED Bulbs versus Incandescent Bulbs
LED Bulb Brightness Because incandescent bulbs have been around for more than a century, most people use them as a point of reference, equating familiar wattages to degrees of brightness. Wattage is actually a measure of energy used and this...
Choosing The Right Fit: The Secret Five S’s of Buying a Great Sofa
Sofas are an essential piece of furniture within every living room. From entertaining your guests to family movie night, sofas are used daily, by everyone in your home.  The secret to finding the right sofa isn’t as simple as buying the first...
The 7 Essential Elements of a Winning Interior
Learn the essential elements of a winning interior style without the need for an interior designer. At Escapology, we know a thing or two about what it takes to make a home look stunning, without it appearing contrived, so it...
How Is A Sofa Made?
Ever wondered how a sofa is made? Here's a behind the scenes look at how Escapology's custom made sofas are crafted.
Time For A Spring Clean
Stuck Home? Take The Chance For A Thorough Spring Clean If you're anything like us, we are climbing the walls. So now is a chance for a good clear out and deep Spring clean! After all, Spring is a time...
Dining Table By Size - Dining Table & Seating Size Guide
Ever wondered what is the right size of dining table? Here's our dining table by size guide. Choosing the right size dining table is a common challenge. There is a balance between everyday needs and special occasions. Then there's the...
ESCAPOLOGY. X KLARNA | ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
“MILLENNIALS NO LONGER PAY WITH OLD-FASHIONED MONEY – THEY ‘KLARNA’ IT” – THE GUARDIAN. We're excited to be introducing a new payment method to the Escapology website: Buy Now, Pay In 3 Instalments. There's no more waiting for payday. Klarna...
How To Choose a Comfortable Sofa Bed
If you are considering buying a sofa bed there are some things to consider. Making the right choice will ensure that you don't compromise the quality of your seating or sleeping.
Wine & Chocolate: The Perfect Pairing For Valentine's Day

What could be better than some delicious chocolates and a great wine this Valentine's Day?

Here's our top tips to help you find the best match when you have the whole spectrum of wine, not to mention chocolate to choose from.

Lamp Shade Size Guide

What are the rules in deciding what is the correct size of lamp shade for your lamp? Here's a simple to follow guide.

Anatomy of a Brilliant Bed Sheet
Here's how to find the very best bed sheets. To understand what makes a truly brilliant bed sheet you have to delve into the science of fabric production. The fabric and the weave are what make the difference. Here's why. Long...
What's The Difference Between An Oxford Pillowcase And A Housewife Pillow Case?
So what is the difference between an Oxford pillowcase and a Housewife pillowcase? The answer lies in the border. What is an Oxford pillowcase? An Oxford pillowcase has a border around the outside, adding material and adding to the design....
The Escapology Guide To UK Bed & Mattress Sizes
What Size Bed Should You Choose? Is deciding on the what size bed you need vexing you? If so, our guide is here to help. Pay Attention To The Length Of Bed Buy a bed that is at least 10cm...
Coffee Table Size Guide - Want To Know The Right Size to Buy?
The Escapology Coffee Table Size & Shape Guide Ever wondered why some coffee tables look great and others don't? It's all in the proportions. Not all coffee tables are made equal. So you need to think about height as well...
Our Top 10 Interior Design Bloggers To Follow in 2019
We have rounded up our favourite interior design bloggers for 2019! We love people who love interiors just as much as we do. Those that provide inspiration to those of you looking for an upgrade in your home. Those that...
Care Guide - Get The Most Out Of Your Pillows
Guide to looking after your pillows Looking after your pillows is simple when you know how. Follow these 4 simple steps and you'll avoid that neck ache when you wake. STEP 1 - A Simple Daily Pillow Routine To keep...
Whats in a Feather?
We are told that good bedding needs good feathers, but what's the difference? Bedding, such as quilts and pillows that are feather filled come at vastly different prices. But does more expensive, mean better? The simple answer is yes and...
The Secret to the Five Star Hotel Bed Uncovered
Ever wondered why those beds in five star hotels look so inviting? There's a secret formula to it and here we reveal it.   Here's the tips and tricks to creating that luscious bed - great to look at, great...
Insider Tips To Keep Your Glassware Looking Great
We wanted to know how best to keep our glasses and carafes looking their best. So we turned to one of our manufacturers for their advice. They've been in business since 1475 (no that's not a typo), so they know...
Not All Stoneware Is Created Equal
BEHIND THE PRODUCT The Stoneware Factory PORTUGAL, Vagos ESTABLISHED 1998 For our first range of tableware, we travelled to the land of traditional ceramic craftsmanship. Our factory, set amongst the pine tree groves, is located in Vagos, Portugal where craftsmanship is...
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Sheets
How To Keep Your Sheets In Tip-Top Condition. Bed linen is one of the things in life that we use day in and day out. Here's a simple guide to keeping them in tip-top condition. STEP 1 - Wash New...