Inspiration and advice for your building project
Why do so many self builders lose their nerve at the last minute and sacrifice clever individual design at the expense of hoping to boost saleability years down the line? Charlie Luxton questions the sense of market wisdom
Jane Burnside explains her techniques for designing contemporary interiors
Jane Burnside explains her techniques for designing the exterior of a contemporary home
If you’ve got a passion for fabulous, mid-20th century design and you want to achieve this look in your own home, follow these simple tips to creating a space that incorporates some of the most iconic design features of the period.
Functional yet elegant, understated but effortlessly full of character — there’s a lot us Brits can learn from Scandinavian interiors. Claire Lloyd explains how to achieve the look
Avoid the common design pitfalls of big self builds
Design expert, Pete Tonks, reveals how to design your home with children in mind.
In any living room, the key piece of furniture is undoubtedly the sofa. It is therefore very important to choose a good quality sofa that reflects the style and design you want your whole room to convey.
It is just about possible to build a vernacular style home from scratch - but there are rules.
Taking on an old house with local charm? Make sure you do your research.