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Kitchen Tour: A Modern Farmhouse Kitchen in a Roomy Extension

This light-filled white kitchen has been cleverly designed to have distinct zones while keeping an open feel Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More There’s no risk of running out of cupboard space in this glorious open-plan kitchen-diner. Featuring a large, multi-tasking island and a dedicated office area, as well as ample hidden storage, it’s ...

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Yellow Bathroom Ideas: Decor, Curtains, and Accessories

Looking for an alternative to white for your bathroom? Yellow bathroom ideas may seem odd, but the energetic and quirky color can bring life to any space, especially small ones like many bathrooms. Yellow is a great color to jump start your day. There is so much you can do with yellow. Yellow offers a wide range of shades, something ...

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Mismatched or Matching Dining Chairs – Which Would You Go For?

Has this staple of eclectic interiors had its day? Find out if it’s time to update to a uniform seating selection Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More When designers started to show off interiors with dining chairs that didn’t match but looked well-chosen and perfect for the space, it was a breath ...

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How Many of These Do You Have in Your Bathroom?

We noticed these washspace trends coming through strongly in 2017 – have you embraced any of them in your home? Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Take a look at these features and finishes we’ve seen a lot of on Houzz recently. Have any of them popped up in your bathroom, ...

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Here’s Why We’re Going Nuts for Velvet Sofas

Fall for the appeal of these oh-so soft, comfortable and brilliantly coloured sofas Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More If you’re after a sofa that’s a fantastic centrepiece, a velvet number has your name on it. Subtle colourways and brilliant shades alike show themselves off to striking effect on this piled fabric, so ...

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Are You Making These 7 Design Mistakes in Your Hall?

Dodge the errors that can leave a hallway cluttered and dull with these easy-to-adopt guidelines for a stylish space Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More Whether it’s a tiny rectangle by the front door, the narrow corridor that’s typical of a period home, or a generous space, hallways frequently prove a design challenge. ...

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Mismatched or Matching Dining Chairs – Which Would You Go For?

Has this staple of eclectic interiors had its day? Find out if it’s time to update to a uniform seating selection Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More When designers started to show off interiors with dining chairs that didn’t match but looked well-chosen and perfect for the space, it was a breath ...

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Is it Over for Mismatched Dining Chairs?

Has this staple of eclectic interiors had its day? Find out if it’s time to update to a uniform seating selection Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More When designers started to show off interiors with dining chairs that didn’t match but looked well-chosen and perfect for the space, it was a breath ...

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Are These the Best Kitchen Islands With Built-in Tech?

From pop-up plug sockets to neat charging stations, power up your kitchen island with these ideas Tech is everywhere in the home these days, and no more so than in the kitchen. Islands can be ideal places to incorporate appliances, but they also provide a good area for useful tech solutions, as these smart designs demonstrate. Hide the powerThe more ...

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Is it Over for Mismatched Dining Chairs?

Has this staple of eclectic interiors had its day? Find out if it’s time to update to a uniform seating selection Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More When designers started to show off interiors with dining chairs that didn’t match but looked well-chosen and perfect for the space, it was a breath ...

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Is it Over For Kitchen Islands?

If you’re planning a cookspace redesign, could it be time to swerve the popular island and consider these alternatives? Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Islands have long been a standard feature in kitchens, providing extra storage, another work surface and a place to perch – and they can look pretty ...

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How to Arrange a Compact Teen Bedroom

Create the perfect teen retreat, no matter what shape or size of room Houzz Ireland Contributor. I’m an an Architect and House Consultant based in Dublin…. More A teen bedroom is a place of refuge, a private retreat from family life. You’ll need to provide somewhere to sleep, somewhere to study and somewhere to store clothes. With clever planning, you ...

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