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Apr10

Contemporary Garden Ideas for London Gardens Large or Small

Contemporary garden ideas from top garden designers to make the most of a London garden or outdoor space, from outdoor kitchens and firepits to natural swimming pools

Apr1

Rattan Garden Furniture: 15 of the Best Buys for Your Home

Summer is on the horizon and this year it’s all about rattan, closely followed by cane and bamboo. The mood to aim for is laidback 70s lounging…

Dec3

5 Key Christmas Decoration Looks for 2018

‘Tis the season to be jolly, so go all out with one of 2018’s most impactful Christmas decorating schemes, from forest-themed decorations to full-on disco-inspired colour

Nov7

Why You Should Embrace the Poinsettia this Christmas

Interiors writer Kara O’Reilly has been inspired by Christmasses past to embrace all things natural this year, from the holly and the ivy to the fiery poinsettia

Oct29

Designer of the Month: Thornback & Peel

One of the first things one of my best friends did when she moved out to the country was to buy some limited-edition Thornback & Peel prints for her new kitchen…

Jul11

7 Inspirational Garden Room Ideas

Garden rooms are an increasingly popular way to add some extra square footage to your home, and now there are more options than ever. We pick out 7 inspirational garden room ideas, from orangeries to shepherd’s huts

Feb26

10 Ways to Rock the Blush Pink Interiors Trend

Dulux has named its colour of the year and it’s Heart Wood – a muted blush pink. It’s certainly a lot easier to rock than the Pantone Colour of the year – Ultra Violet – but at the risk of turning your home into a candy crush

Feb6

Expert Advice: How to Add Colour to Your Home

Expert tips on how to add colour to your home with style and panache by interior designer Gail Taylor of Chelsea Harbour-based th2 designs

Jan23

3 of the Best: Decadent Decanters by London Designers

Channel the cocktail culture of the 1920s with a stylish bar car populated by stylish decanters, from the contemporary to the traditional…

Oct25

Hot Seat: 10 Stylish AW17 Sofas

The Resident interiors writer Kara O’Reilly picks out her top 10 sofas for a super stylish AW17, from the bright and beautiful to the pale and interesting…