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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.

Enter your bathroom makeover in our awards to win £1,000 of prizes

It couldn't be easier to enter. Upload one photo and a description of your finished bathroom makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard — and win prizes worth £1,000. 

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

The relationship between art and property

 The procurement of art, whether for your own property or to sell a property, has an added intrinsic value

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