Creative Ideas For Tiles

The sheer functionality of tiles has, for too long, seen them relegated to specific “zones” in the home: namely floors that need sweeping, and walls that need wiping. With the ever-expanding choice of patterns, colourways and finishes available to consumers, isn’t it time we thought of tiles as moveable murals, rather...

How to Decorate Your Hallway  

Once you’re through the front door, the hallway sets the tone for your entire home. If yours currently functions as a kind of three-dimensional storage tunnel – strewn with coats, shoes, bags, bikes and unopened mail – chances are, it is not giving you and your guests the welcome...

Inspirational Green Living Room Ideas

Green is good for you. And we’re not talking about spirulina, avocados or kale. Psychological studies have shown that the colour green focusses the mind and boosts your mood – it can even enhance creative performance. But, if the view from your window is less than evergreen, there are...

How to Decorate Your Fireplace

Fireplaces provide a readymade focal point like no other. If you have the time and fuel you need to keep it flickering, you’ll appreciate the transformative power of a glowing, open flame. They can be tricky to live with, though, especially if the bare bones of what you have...

How to Choose a Kitchen Splashback

When remodelling – or even just updating – your kitchen, choosing the right splashback can cause even the most confident interior enthusiast to falter. The permanence (and expense) of the decision, coupled with the thought of all that scouring can provoke some serious procrastination. Our guide to good-looking solutions should...

How to Live with Houseplants (and Keep Them Alive)

Pantone – the almighty authority on colour – have recently announced their colour of the year for 2017. It is called “greenery” and is described as “a refreshing and revitalising shade … symbolic of new beginnings.” After months spent indoors with the windows firmly shut, it’s exactly the kind of colour...

The Style Secrets of Soho House (and how to recreate them at home)

The international success of private members’ club, Soho House, is, we have concluded, largely down to cushions. Actually, not just cushions, but velvet cocktail chairs, outsize leather sofas, perfectly-proportioned side tables, covetable wallpaper, burnished table lamps … In each and every Soho House property (and there are 18 across the...

The Best Mirror Tricks for Your Interior

At this time of year, daylight is in short supply. If your home isn’t bathed in natural light, you will find that mirrors are the best way to boost both artificial and natural light, as well as inject a sense of airiness – and just the right level of...

How to Live with Pattern

Of all the interior and design choices you make in your home, your choice of pattern is probably the most personal. That’s because pattern has the uncanny ability to evoke a host of memories and emotions – most of which are impossible to articulate. Whilst most colour choices you...