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Home cinema with lighting design by John Cullen

HOW TO CREATE A DREAM HOME CINEMA

Martin Redwood, Managing Director of The London Home Cinema Company  and John Kempner, Buyer for Vision at John Lewis, offer a beginner’s guide on how to install a ‘home cinema’ space at home. Words: Kara O’Reilly Choosing a room for your home cinema Before you do anything else, you need to decide where you are […]

Christmas table decoration ideas

HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TABLE

Christmas is a wonderful time for entertaining. To wow your guests this festive season, decorate your table with more than just a few tired Christmas ornaments. Kristina Linde, founder of Lexington, the interior homeware company, shares her top tips for decorating this Christmas Layering & colours Laying a table with warm red table linens and bringing lots of cosy […]

Miss Adams Helpers is one of London's few eco-friendly cleaning companies that specialises in getting your home spotlessly clean using products that are good for the environment and good for you

5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR CLEANING ROUTINE GREEN

Miss Adams Helpers is one of London’s few eco-friendly cleaning companies that specialises in getting your home spotlessly clean using products that are good for the environment and good for you. Here its expert cleaners share why it’s so important to think natural when it comes to cleaning  FEATURED PROMOTION   Improve your health Using eco-friendly products is not […]

WHAT CHANGES TO STAMP DUTY MEAN FOR YOU

In George Osborne’s Autumn Statement he announced dramatic reforms to stamp duty. As of today stamp duty has been lowered for many properties, wiped out completely for homes under a certain value and increased for those over £2.1m Yesterday, the chancellor announced cuts to stamp duty for 98% of home owners in his Autumn Statement. […]

What to consider when letting properties to people with pets

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO RENTING WITH PETS

As new research shows that over three quarters of UK private renters think that having a pet would negatively affect their ability to rent a property, Chestertons has teamed up with Dogs Trust to champion the charity’s ‘Lets with Pets’ scheme and is now offering London’s largest selection of rental properties where pets are considered. […]

How to light up your home

HOW TO: LIGHT UP YOUR HOME

Sally Storey, Design Director at John Cullen Lighting, shares some trade secrets to help you achieve a successful – and chic – lighting scheme at home plus The Resident’s round-up of the best pendants, table and floor lamps available to buy. Story by Kara O’Reilly There are three main types of lighting: ambient, which is […]

banham door

INCREASE YOUR ‘CURB APPEAL’ WITH BANHAM

With the London property market at an all-time high and an insatiable appetite from buyers seeking investment in the Capital, Banham Security advises home owners on how to gain curb appeal by having an attractive front door FEATURED PROMOTION Within Banham’s security product offering, its bespoke door service is becoming increasingly popular as home owners look […]

What to consider when buying a new house

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING PROPERTY

Here Vickie Stone, 30, shares three key things everyone should consider when purchasing a new home – whether it be your first or last…

Tredwells

THE DESIGN BEHIND TREDWELL’S RESTAURANT

Interior designer Robert Angell is the man responsible for some of London’s most beautifully designed restaurants and hotels. His latest project Marcus Wareing’s restaurant Tredwell’s has received rave reviews from food critics and interiors experts alike. Here he tells The Resident where his inspiration comes from and what it was like working with the Michelin-starred […]

Bright Bazaar's picks on Joss & Main

BRIGHT BAZAAR’S PICKS ON JOSS & MAIN

Will Taylor-Willis, the man behind one of our favourite interior’s blog Bright Bazaar has curated an exclusive collection of interiors buys on Joss & Main, the great value online furniture shop.  As is his trademark on Bright Bazaar, Will has chosen pieces to brighten up a space and add pops of colour and fun.  “Colour […]

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