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From kitchen worktops to floors and walls, concrete is making a big impact in interiors
Converting a barn is a chance to create a unique home in a rural location — so why do so many people get it wrong? Michael Holmes explains the key internal layout design issues and how to go about extending a conversion, plus advice from architect...
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.
Jane Burnside explains her techniques for designing contemporary interiors
See the full contents of the February 2009 issue of Homebuilding & Renovating magazine and find out how to order back issues...
Ingrid and Warren Furlong have self-built a traditional farmhouse using stone from their own land and reclaimed materials.
If you're planning on renovating a period house, make sure you hire tradesmen and designers that know about conservation. Whether your home is Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian, here's some advice on what you need to consider.