As the dark winter nights set in, here’s how to brighten up your home
Short days can wreak havoc on our sleep schedules and moods. But coming home and sitting in a poorly lit space doesn’t have to be part of the season, writes Helen Carefoot
How the top interior designers decorate for Christmas
Katharine Pooley, Martin Waller and Kelly Hoppen tell Anya Cooklin-Lofting their personal preferences when it comes to decorating their homes for Christmas
Inside the Grand Designs' flat-pack home built from plywood boxes
The custom-made plywood home was the first of its kind to be built on such a grand scale.
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In a Bid to Fill Office Buildings, Landlords Offer Kegs and Nap Rooms
Hoping to lure new tenants in a sluggish market, commercial towers across the country are dangling amenities often associated with luxury apartment living
Five creative ways to decorate your home with books
From stylish headboards to carefully colour-coordinated shelves – using books to decorate is the latest DIY design staple in the interior world
Fight stainless steel's biggest (and smallest) foe: fingerprints
Wiping grubby handprints from stainless steel can sometimes seem like an endless job