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Converted Coach House - All Is Calm

A tasteful combination of statement lighting, sumptuous fabrics and glimmering wallpapers envelop this beautiful home with peace, elegance and charm

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Homes & Gardens
December 2017

Colour Block

A clever layout and striking palette combine to create a dramatic yet welcoming scheme.

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Homes & Gardens
October 2017

Urban Design - A New Leaf

The transformation of an unloved town plot into a deceptively low-maintenance, verdant idyll has inspired its owners to enjoy it as an entertaining space that links inside and out.

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Homes & Gardens
October 2017

Expert's Garden - The Roseman's Paradise

World-renowned rose breeder David Austin has been developing his wife’s wild garden into a colourful, scented idyl

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Homes & Gardens
October 2017

Home Comforts

Inherited art and antiques, together with accessories from favourite design shops, bring a warm, personal style to this classically decorated Victorian family home.

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Homes & Gardens
October 2017

Victorian Villa - Original Thinking

Not wanting to pass up the opportunity to create the home they had always longed for, the owners of this handsome Scottish property used their initiative when it came to honouring its 19th-century design.

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Homes & Gardens
October 2017

This Is The Life 

After a few months of easy living in a weather-beaten South African beach house, its owners decided to replace it with an equally open and sociable design full of modern-day family comforts.

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Homes & Gardens
September 2017

The Big Picture

Instead of fussing about the little things, the owner of this converted barn has used statement lighting, bold artwork and strong colour to create an impressive family home with an inviting feel.

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September 2017

Tailored Elegance

Beautiful materials and a statement island work together in this timeless design, which is seriously dressed to impress.

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September 2017

Stewart Hearn

From his studio in the Cambridgeshire Fens, this artisan uses time-honoured techniques to create contemporary vessels inspired by nature’s rich palette.

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September 2017

Polished Up Well

Glossy marble lends an ethereal feel to this lofty en suite with fitted storage and luxury bathing.

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September 2017

Held High

A pitched roof inspired by homes in the Hamptons raises this characterful extension to new levels.

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Homes & Gardens
September 2017

Great Expectations

With a dream of what could be, this garden owner has transformed unkempt paddocks and grazing land into a vision of formal beauty with an enduring sense of history and romance.

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Homes & Gardens
September 2017

Character Reference

Despite its youthful provenance, this country home in Hampshire has been painstakingly crafted to exude Georgian elegance, all enhanced by a soft colour palette and a carefully edited collection of reclaimed and antique pieces.

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Homes & Gardens
September 2017

Built To Last

Two adjoining 16th-century cottages have been sympathetically transformed by their owner who was keen to preserve their sense of history.

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September 2017

Simple Pleasures

A soothing colour palette and gentle textures are key to the tranquil feel of this Sag Harbor home, just a stone’s throw from the beach.

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Homes & Gardens
July 2017

Open​​​​​​​ Sesame

What began as the owners’ simple desire for an updated kitchen turned into a full-scale refurbishment, complete with a spacious new layout, for this characterful Georgian home.

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Homes & Gardens
July 2017

Age Of Elegance

Seemingly endless planning applications, a dramatic reconfiguration and the installation of a show-stopping staircase have all been worth the upheaval in the case of this undeniably stylish townhouse.

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Homes & Gardens
July 2017

Debbie George

The rugged landscape of her native West Yorkshire and the simple beauty of vessels, flowers and vintage ceramics inspire this painter’s richly textured works.

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July 2017

Calm Waters

A seamless mix of European and north African styles creates an enviable sense of serenity in this relaxed Swiss home.

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July 2017

Time & Tide

This Cornish home owes much of its warm, relaxed ambience to the carefully considered layering of furniture, fabrics and interesting finds.

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June 2017

Ben Taggart

With a sharp eye for detail, this specialist artist creates exquisite miniatures and architectural drawings with precision craftmanship and historical accuracy.

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June 2017

10 Design Ideas For Your Garden

We select some our favourite designer solutions for you to take home from this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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Homes & Gardens
June 2017

By the Water's Edge

The ingredients were unpromising, but the owner of this garden in Dorset has transformed the formerly boggy, clay-filled space into a quintessential country idyll, complete with stream and wildlife ponds.

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Homes & Gardens
April 2017

Well Rounded

A carefully crafted mix of textiles and pieces from all over the world brings warmth and character to this bright new-build home.

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Homes & Gardens
April 2017

Element Of Surprise

Referencing the architectural heritage of the Hamptons, the exterior of this new-build home hides a contemporary interior of pared-back simplicity and understated elegance.

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Homes & Gardens
March 2017

Room To Breathe

Softly warmed by a palette of pinks, blues and greys, these elegantly restrained schemes allow vintage designer pieces to shine.

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Homes & Gardens
March 2017

To A Fine Art

A love of mid-century modern design and an education in and passion for collecting art has enabled this owner to create a stylishly individual but eminently practical home.

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Homes & Gardens
March 2017

Open To Ideas

This Melbourne house has been radically overhauled to create a distinctive family home with a convivial open-plan living space at its heart

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Homes & Gardens
March 2017

Light Touch

Clever design tricks were used to create a bright, welcoming interior, from the loft to the basement, in this expertly redesigned family property.

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Homes & Gardens
February 2017