Home and Garden

How to create made-to-measure storage using bespoke joinery

Creating more storage can be one of the biggest headaches in interior design. Freestanding, off-the-peg bookshelves, wardrobes and cupboards can be beautiful, but sometimes the only way to get it righ...[Read More]

Best fitness trackers – the top wearable gadgets and smartwatches

Fitness trackers have come a long way from the days of the simple and wildly inaccurate step counters given away free in your box of cereal. You can now track your heart rate 24/7, get detailed inform...[Read More]

Converting your garage could add £45,000 to the value of your house – here’s how to do it!

Amy Cutmore June 26, 2019 8:02 pm It’s been dubbed the new loft – the garage is the latest room being considered for conversion by families who are running out of space, but who can’t – or don’t – wan...[Read More]

Grey dining room ideas – for a fresh and easy-going look

Jennifer Ebert December 7, 2018 1:45 pm Grey is the versatile and much-loved neutral that will work well in any room Looking for grey dining room ideas? Grey is still very much the colour of the momen...[Read More]

Jonathan Anderson awards the Loewe Craft Prize in Tokyo

Last night, in a ceremony at the Sogetsu Kaikan in Tokyo, the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize was awarded to Genta Ishizuka, for his beautiful and otherworldly piece: Surface Tactility #11. Ishizuka, one...[Read More]

A tribute to Min Hogg, founding editor of World of Interiors

It is shockingly sad to learn of the death of Min Hogg who had a profound and lasting influence on the world of design and interior decoration. More than that, she influenced how we saw, created, reco...[Read More]

Five reasons to visit the unspoiled Greek villages of Zagorohoria

Hotel hideaway The delightful Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas has just 24 rooms, suites and villas perched above Aristi village, with glorious views over Mount Tymfi, the Astraka Towers rock forma...[Read More]

Revealed: The 9 poisonous plants to watch out for in our gardens

Tamara Kelly June 26, 2019 3:19 pm We all know the perils of Deadly Nightshade, but there are some Chelsea Flower Show favourites that could also pose a danger to us and our pets. Green fingered Brits...[Read More]

Barclays has improved its revolutionary no deposit mortgage for first time buyers

Rebecca Knight June 26, 2019 1:02 pm You don’t need us to remind you that getting onto the property ladder as a first-time buyer is tough. These days more and more people are relying on the bank of Mu...[Read More]

In these FOUR areas, your house will make you the same money as your annual salary!

Rebecca Knight June 26, 2019 8:57 am Investing in a house is a huge decision and one that has got even trickier with Brexit hovering on the horizon. Ideally, when it comes to moving house and selling ...[Read More]

What to see at Masterpiece London 2019

Art and antiques fair Masterpiece London opens tomorrow in Chelsea with an impressive roster of contemporary and antique works from 160 international exhibitors. Among the many highlights are spectacu...[Read More]

We reveal postcodes MOST likely to see house prices drop in the coming months

Tamara Kelly June 25, 2019 4:17 pm Could your home be in the one of the postcodes predicted to see house prices drop over the coming months? New research from TheAdvisory, an independent consumer advi...[Read More]