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This 17th century cottage reveals a surprisingly modern interior

The pretty whitewashed cottage is tucked away on a secluded hillside just a few miles from the Devon coast.​ Unique Home Stays Originally thatched, the property now has a slate tile roof but inside retains charming period features including wooden ceiling beams and lintels. Unique Home Stays More

David Norman invites us into his Georgian home

I live in a Georgian vicarage in Nottinghamshire with my wife and our teenage daughter. When we moved in two years ago, the décor was very Eighties. It has taken a while, but we’re slowly turning it back to how it would have looked

Pole positioning

On the Caribbean island of Mustique, interior designer Veere Grenney has redesigned a bamboo house that is a study in neutrals and natural materials, set off  by the green of the palms outside and the glorious blue of the ocean Mustique, in the Saint

Wave – Sea-Green Wood Flooring by Cora Parquet 0

A sequence of wavy shape strips whose colors tone from green to sea-green and grey, a wood flooring with delicate design and original shades enhanced by the exceptional and poetic potential of wood. Among project and design, the new colors of Wave allow a new

Is there a valuable antique hidden in your clutter?

It’s just possible that the old painting you picked up at a car boot sale could pay for your next holiday!​​ New research from insurance company Direct Line found that one in six of us has unwittingly given away high-value items to friends, charity shops and jumble sales,

MisuraEmme Wall System

All MisuraEmme designs are original “made in Italy” creations. They represent an attentive monitoring of market trends and changes; well-rounded products with exclusive quality as their main ambition, permeated with the company’s tenacious enthusiasm and manufactured directly on our premises-part of a tested balance

FRONTIN’

You know what they say: you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Well, perhaps these useful tips on how to improve the exterior of your house will prove the old adage wrong. From climbing roses and wisteria to pleached box

The top 6 living room design ideas

1. FOCUS ON THE POSITIVES Begin with a checklist of the room’s strong points, perhaps the fireplace, French windows or simply a sunny aspect. Plan your scheme to highlight these key features. Then think about the elements you don’t like and work on removing

Se Paar Lighting Fixtures by Taeg Nishimoto

Se’Paar is a series of hanging lighting fixtures by Taeg Nishimoto, made of Buckram fabric. Buckram is a resin impregnated mesh fabric that sustains the form when they are manipulated with water and left to dry. Two sheets of white and black fabric were

IDEAS FOR LIVING ROOMS

Need a little living room inspiration? From colour ideas to living room design, we have hundreds of stylish living room pictures to inspire. Do remember that living room decorating doesn’t have to be grand (we’re talking to you,  small living room owners). A simple feature wall, new living