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How to Pick the Perfect Shower Head

In the midst of a bathroom renovation, the shower head may seem a small detail, but it’s a well-used one. Get it right Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More If you’re in the middle of a renovation project – or can remember your last one – you’ll know the daily decisions about ...

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Looking For Your Perfect Sofa? See If These Styles Inspire

Whatever kind of seating you need for your living space, here’s how to pick a couch that will feel right at home Houzz Contributor. Editor in Chief of RealHomes.com. I am an editor, journalist,… More Your sofa needs to work for your lifestyle, fit into your space, and be comfy and gorgeous, too. That’s quite a tall order, but the ...

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Bar Stool Inspiration for Minimal, Modern Kitchens

Pick your favourite from this roundup of styles to suit a slick, contemporary cookspace On the lookout for the perfect kitchen stool? Whether you fancy backless or with support, padded or plain, take a look at this selection suitable for minimal-style kitchens to inspire your own seating choice. There’s a huge range of bar stools out there to suit this ...

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How to Choose the Perfect Composite Kitchen Worktops

Get to grips with the complicated world of composite countertops Natural stone products are beautiful and dramatic, but they can be tricky beasts in the kitchen. In response, manufacturers have come up with composite materials – a carefully balanced mix of stone or mineral and added elements, with specific fabrication processes that improve durability and design. These fall into three ...

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Striped Stair Runner Ideas to Steal

Smart and stylish, stripes can be just right for your stairs. Here’s how to pick the perfect design Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More Stripes and stair runners are a dream team: whatever style of house you put them in, they just always seem to work. Be inspired by these ...

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Simple Layout and Design Ideas for a Small Garden

Check out these tips and tricks to make the most of a mini outside space Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Planning the design of your small garden? Take some tips from the designers of these tiny plots to find inspiration for making the most of your space. Expand your horizonsA ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Dark Room Becomes a Light, Modern Open-plan Space

Deep blue cupboards and a light-filled extension transform a dark and cramped kitchen Houzz UK contributor. Freelance interiors journalist with over 20 years’ experience… More It took the expert eyes of the team at Mustard Architects to transform the dark room at the back of this Victorian house into a light-filled, open-plan design. “Our clients wanted to address the low ...

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Which Kitchen Lighting Should I Choose?

From where to hang pendants to tips for tracks and wall lights, browse these suggestions for illuminating your cookspace Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More There are so many ways to light your kitchen nowadays that it can be hard to decide which to go for. The type of lighting you ...

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Why You Should Choose Large Plant Pots for a Small Garden

See how oversized planters can transform a tiny garden by adding drama, height and style Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More In a small garden, it can be tempting to keep everything scaled down, from plants to plant pots. But, as with interiors, this approach can be counterproductive, serving only ...

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Garden Tour: A Small London Plot is a Calm and Peaceful Haven

Designed to be ‘a garden within a garden’, this tranquil space acts as the perfect counterpoint to city life Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More ‘A typical London square reimagined’ was the brief given to designer Kate Gould for this Chelsea garden, and her finished design is a fairytale wonderland, ...

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Are You Making the Most of This Neglected Area in Your Kitchen?

Fitting a new kitchen? Check out these ideas for how to make the most of the kickboards below your base units Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More The plinths below your kitchen base units add a finishing touch to the room, providing a pleasing bottom edge to the line of cupboards ...

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What Do UK Homeowners Get Up To In Their Gardens?

The results of our annual landscape survey are in and you might be surprised… Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More Are you about to start a garden makeover? Take a look at the results of the Houzz UK 2018 Landscaping Survey* first for a sneak peek into the outdoor living ...

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