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
A clever layout and striking palette combine to create a dramatic yet welcoming scheme.
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.
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
Inherited art and antiques, together with accessories from favourite design shops, bring a warm, personal style to this classically decorated Victorian family home.
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.
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.
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.
Beautiful materials and a statement island work together in this timeless design, which is seriously dressed to impress.
From his studio in the Cambridgeshire Fens, this artisan uses time-honoured techniques to create contemporary vessels inspired by nature’s rich palette.
Polished Up Well
Glossy marble lends an ethereal feel to this lofty en suite with fitted storage and luxury bathing.
A pitched roof inspired by homes in the Hamptons raises this characterful extension to new levels.
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.
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.
Built To Last
Two adjoining 16th-century cottages have been sympathetically transformed by their owner who was keen to preserve their sense of history.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A seamless mix of European and north African styles creates an enviable sense of serenity in this relaxed Swiss home.
Time & Tide
This Cornish home owes much of its warm, relaxed ambience to the carefully considered layering of furniture, fabrics and interesting finds.
With a sharp eye for detail, this specialist artist creates exquisite miniatures and architectural drawings with precision craftmanship and historical accuracy.
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.
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.
A carefully crafted mix of textiles and pieces from all over the world brings warmth and character to this bright new-build home.
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.
Room To Breathe
Softly warmed by a palette of pinks, blues and greys, these elegantly restrained schemes allow vintage designer pieces to shine.
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.
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
Clever design tricks were used to create a bright, welcoming interior, from the loft to the basement, in this expertly redesigned family property.