A Sculptural, Simple Prefab Home in Sweden

Think low-cost homes are boring and lacking inspiration? Think again! The Happy Cheap prototype for inexpensive prefab homes proves that affordable home design can look attractive and use space wisely. Not only that, but they can be integrated beautifully into the landscape. Created by Swedish architect Tommy Carlsson, this low-cost prefab home is located in a suburb of […]

Energy Efficient Tilt and Turn Windows

This window style is becoming increasingly popular. It combines the benefits of a large area of glass with ease of cleaning and excellent ventilation. The innovative tilt and turn mechanism enables the window to be opened from the top for effective ventilation or from the side for safe and easy cleaning from within your home. […]

How to care for your orchids: maintenance tips and what not to do

There are over 25,000 types of orchids, and contrary to popular belief, they are extremely easy to look after. To a certain degree, the orchid actually appreciates negligence, and while bringing instant colour to your home, with the right care, they can give a long-lasting flower display. Get some top maintenance tips below, including how to make […]

Iron Age by KIMU design

Based in Taiwan, uphold the fresh taste of Taiwan. KIMU design introduces design into our environment by the most simple and natural ways. They believe that design exists in closeness with humanity. Their products will positively transform the world. Because of our continued thoughts if plants could look at its reflection, we have developed the […]

Shopping Guide: Ottomans

If there were a hierarchy of furniture in your home, you might think that ottomans would be way down on the list, after sofas, tables and chairs. But Frank de Biasi, a New York-based interior designer with an international clientele, sees it differently. “The ottoman is as important as the sofa,” he said, because it […]

Double Glazed French Windows

This classic double opening window complements any cottage-style property. With twin opening sashes and the meeting bar attached to one, once opened it allows an uninterrupted view. It is also the perfect solution if your window is too wide for one sash and too narrow for two, in providing an effective means of fire escape […]

How to create the perfect winter garden wonderland

The festive season may be here but don’t neglect your outside space. While you’re busy beautifying your home and getting your tree ready, you can also create a magical space in your garden. In fact, all it takes is a little planning and activity. Here, garden specialists Oeco Garden Rooms give their tips on creating […]

Giant Versions of Ruutu Vases by Bouroullec Brothers

French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have used wooden moulds to produce giant versions of their diamond-shaped Ruutu vases. The vessels are named after the Finnish word for diamond, and were originally released by the design duo in 2014. Unlike the previous range, the larger limited-edition pieces for London’s Galerie Kreo were made using wooden moulds – […]

Getting Your Home Holiday-Ready

Having everyone over for the holidays may have seemed like a good idea when you agreed to it last year. Back then, there was plenty of time to redo the guest room, fix the leaky kitchen faucet and upgrade the powder room. But with just a few weeks to spare, the thought of opening your […]

Energy Efficient Casement Windows

Windows are an important feature on any property and can enhance the character of a home. They also perform many tasks including weather-proofing, insulating and securing your property. Having good quality windows installed can instantly improve the appearance, energy efficiency and security of a home. It is the best value home improvement that can be […]