Inspiration and advice for your building project
There are many ways to bring the outside in. Claire Lloyd explains how.
They are sleek and stylish, but what are polished concrete floors like to live with and install?
A selection of interesting design features to add to your self build or renovation
Securing your home should not be an afterthought when it can be factored in to design.
Brick arches above door and window openings will add considerably to the character of a traditional style property, whether finished in brick, stone or render. It is essential, however, to get the details right.
"This early Victorian house had suffered a disastrous makeover in the 1970s,” comments Steven James Taylor, the designer behind this transformation. “Its appearance was ruined by the inappropriate installation of cheap, modern windows which were the...
Understanding your chimney and how it works is the key to ensuring a successful installation. Lindsay Porter explains why a good chimney is a key part of any wokring fireplace or woodburning stove. Plus a brief history of the chimney.
Projecting upper storeys have been around since the 16th century, but it is only recently that the benefits of space efficiency and exterior appeal have made them popular again, as Clive Fewins discovers.