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Expert Advice

The Country Homes & Interiors Summer Show

WIN TICKETS TO THE COUNTRY HOMES & INTERIORS SUMMER SHOW

This June, for the first time ever, ICHF Events will be bringing the summer vibes to Islington’s Business Design Centre with Country Homes & Interiors Summer Show – and you could win tickets!

London's safest boroughs

Ad Feature LONDON’S 5 SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE

Like any capital city, London has a higher crime rate than other areas of the UK. But there are still some places in London where you can feel secure. AZ Locksmith has analysed data from the MET Police’s official crime statistics to find the safest places to live in London

How this Tudor home in Sheen got a modern makeover

HOW TO TRANSFORM A PROPERTY FROM MOCK TUDOR TO MODERN

Roselind Wilson, founder of Roselind Wilson Design, on how she gave this beautiful Mock Tudor property in Sheen a thoroughly modern makeover while remaining sympathetic to the original aesthetic

Chamberlain & Co share their pottery know-how

Ad Feature CHAMBERLAIN & CO ON HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BOWL

With BBC Two’s Great Pottery Throw Down proving a huge hit, it seems pottery is one the up. Here, Chamberlain & Co’s Royal Porcelain Works, which has been creating luxury fine bone china for years, gives us an insight into the secrets behind their timeless Elmley Bowl

Why townhouses are proving popular again with London families

WHY LONDON’S TOWNHOUSES ARE MAKING A COMEBACK

London’s townhouses are proving popular again with families looking for space and style. Property expert Fiona Brandhorst takes a look at some of London’s most popular new additions to the market

Designer Drapes in Penge celebrates 30 years

DESIGNER DRAPES’ HUSBAND & WIFE DUO ON THE EVOLUTION OF PENGE

Drawing on her experiences, Judy Barrington speaks to The Resident about the launch of Designer Drapes 30 years ago, the evolution of Penge and the art of surviving recessions…

The Listed Property Show

EXPERT ADVICE ON BUYING & MAINTAINING A LISTED BUILDING

Want to buy a listed building? Sure, they’re beautiful, but there are issues to consider when buying a Grade I, II or II* property. The Resident gets some expert advice

Zac Monro of Channel 4's Inside Out Homes

ZAC MONRO ON WHY 60S HOMES ARE SUPERIOR TO VICTORIAN HOUSES

Presenter of Channel 4’s Inside Out Homes, Brixton-based architect Zac Monro, tells us why 60s builds are the future

Andy Martin Architecture, real home, The Ugly House, Kensal Rise

ARCHITECT ANDY MARTIN TRANSFORMS ‘THE UGLY HOUSE’ IN KENSAL RISE

Award-winning architect Andy Martin, who has created spectacular interiors for some of London’s hottest restaurants including Barrafina, has turned the tricks of the trade on his own home, ‘The Ugly House’ in Kensal Rise

INTERIORS TREND ALERT: MARVELLOUS MONOCHROME

This week’s hot interior trend is marvellous monochrome, with a multitude of black and white rooms demanding attention over on Houzz. The key to creating this look is simplicity. Be inspired by these pictures of real homes working the trend…

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