Homes & Interiors

Faded Glamour: Pearl Lowe on interiors

“To me, an object that was once the height of elegance but is now a bit battered has far more allure than something brand new,” says Pearl Lowe, the Frome-base...

Architecture:
Georgian refresh

How do you rework a Georgian property in a contemporary way? Architect James Grayley explains his firm’s design approach to a Lansdown Hill property whose desi...

Kevin McCloud: A man with grand designs

Kevin McCloud is a familiar face in our homes as the presenter of Grand Designs, and he’s just been awarded an MBE for his work on sustainability and energy sa...

Interiors: Apartment
of light

Interior designer Clair Strong recently completed work on a beautiful Georgian apartment in the centre of Bath. Here she shares the brief, the design evolution ...

Mary Schoeser: A room of one’s own

Why do we feel the need to decorate our homes? The use of an exotic paint shade, the creative upcycling of an antique chair and the choice of a black quartz kit...

Interiors: Period Style

How should you approach the design of a period interior? Sarah Latham, creative director of Etons of Bath, specialises in the design and renovation of Georgian ...

Interiors: Time for a new kitchen?

The decision is made – your kitchen needs a revamp. But what happens next? How do you plan a new space that does just what you need it to? Graham Craig from Hob...

Interiors: How to chase
the trends

Have you been perusing some of the new interior trends and want to know where to start, without spending a fortune? Clair Strong explains how small adjustments ...