Interior

8 of London’s Most Beautiful Hidden Interiors

London is home to some of the most amazing interiors in the country but many of them are hidden away in places you’d never think to look. The capital has hundreds of spaces that are celebrated for their grandeur, architecture, beauty or quirkiness, but plenty more are either not well known or the public are unable to access them apart from on special occasions.

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How to Project Manage your Home Renovation or Extension

Deciding to take on the challenge of project managing your own home renovation or extension can help you to minimise costs and make sure you stay on budget. If you’ve never done it before it can seem daunting as it requires a lot of planning and responsibility on your part. It’s important to have a realistic idea of what your new role requires and what is necessary to ensure your project goes smoothly and successfully.

So what can you do to make the process as stress-free and easy as possible? Here are our eight essential steps to a successful home renovation. Continue Reading »

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History of the Tadelakt technique

Tadelakt is relatively new to the UK but is growing in popularity due to its incredible aesthetic and practical properties. Pronounced tad-eh-lact, this beautiful plaster is indigenous to the Marrakech region of Morocco, and gives walls a stunning smooth surface that’s reminiscent of natural stone, but with a luxurious sheen. But how did tadelakt develop and how long has it been used? Read on for the history of this wonderful plaster. Continue Reading »

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7 Sustainable Interior Decorating Choices

Eco-friendly design and interior decorating choices are becoming increasingly important for people building or renovating their homes. We are all more and more aware of the need to limit our carbon footprints and think carefully about what impact our actions have on the environment. This awareness should feed in to the decisions you make about your surroundings, and help you make choices about materials and methods which are as sustainable as they are aesthetically pleasing.

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London’s best home extensions and renovations

There comes a time for many households when the amount of space you have within your home starts to feel like it isn’t enough. Perhaps those cute little toddlers have become strapping great teenagers and suddenly every room feels a bit smaller. Or maybe a business you started at the kitchen table has suddenly boomed and you need a fit-for-purpose office to work from instead.

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Best of British Interior Design – Top UK Interior Designers

British interior design has been the envy of the world for hundreds of years, with British designers creating the defining styles of the ages from the Georgian period all the way up to the contemporary luxury modern look we enjoy today. The sophistication of British interior design is rooted in this illustrious history, as well as the role call of inspirational British designers including William Kent in the 18th century, George Rennie Mackintosh and his wife Margaret MacDonald in the early 20th century and Nicky Haslam around the turn of the millennium.

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