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Kitchen Tour: Contemporary but Characterful for a Georgian Home

Warm timber doors open up to reveal a host of cooking kit in this almost ‘invisible’ kitchen packed with clever storage Houzz UK contributor. Freelance interiors journalist with over 20 years’ experience… More When the owners of this Grade II-listed Georgian terraced house decided to install a new kitchen, the challenge was how to balance the desire for a sleek, ...

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The Most Unique and Unusual Kitchen Islands on Houzz

Fancy an island unit that’s a little out of the ordinary? Be inspired by this characterful selection An island is a useful addition in many kitchens, but don’t feel you have to go down the standard, rectangular-block route. There are lots of reason for going off-plan – from suiting the shape of your kitchen to experimenting with a different material. ...

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Blue Kitchen Ideas: Cabinets, Walls, and Counters

Blue kitchen ideas? Ever thought of designing your kitchen blue? It’s worth it. A sunny day under a clear, blue sky can feel rewardingly calm. Blue color will trigger a sense of relaxation, quiet, piece and expansiveness. When you put the color inside your house, it gives you those same feelings of tranquility, space and luxury.

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7 Excellent Frameless Shower Enclosure Ideas for All Budgets

Why go frameless? Just check out these streamlined wash spaces and it will become, ahem, clear… Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More A frameless shower enclosure or screen has so many design benefits. It can help a small bathroom feel more spacious, or give a large one a real air of boutique ...

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How Can I Make a Japanese Stone Garden?

Discover the roots and symbolism of these serene landscapes and pick up some tips on how to make your own 藤山佳織 7 January 2018 Characterised by rock formations that mimic water and other natural features, Karesansui – literally ‘dry landscape’ – or stone gardens are the epitome of Japanese gardening. Also known as ‘Zen gardens’ outside of Japan, they have ...

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Look Out For These Hidden Costs When Renovating Your Bathroom

Avoid nasty surprises during your bathroom project by paying attention to these key details Denise holds a degree in architecture from Richview School of Architecture in UCD…. More Bathrooms and en suites are often the smallest rooms in the house, yet refurbishment usually involves almost every trade, from plumbers to tilers, and painters to plasterers. There are so many people ...

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9 Bare Wood Kitchens to Covet

Want to know why bare wood is one of the hottest trends in kitchen design right now? Read on Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More The use of bare – as in unpainted – wood in kitchens is something seen more and more in the Houzz photo stream of late. And browsing ...

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Is the Corner Sofa Interiors Trend Over?

Should we ditch this practical classic, or does the corner sofa still have a place in our living rooms? Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Corner sofas have been a staple in living rooms for a while now, and they still seem to be going strong. They’re great for stretching out on, but with ...

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10 Tricks to Make Your Master Bedroom Feel Bigger

If your bedroom isn’t quite the spacious sanctuary you want it to be, use these smart ploys to make it look larger Houzz Contributor. I am an editor, journalist, web and copywriter. I was Editor of… More Maybe your bedroom is a cluttered, space-starved boxroom rather than the airy suite of your dreams. Perhaps you have a decent-sized room, but ...

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How Tiny Hexagon Tiles Can Elevate Your Bathroom’s Style

Remember the craze for small mosaic tiles? Now the top tile trend is for petite hexagonal or penny tiles. Here’s why Houzz Contributor. I am an editor, journalist, web and copywriter. I was Editor of… More For a bathroom to remain timelessly fashionable, it’s usually a good idea to stick to tiles that are fairly neutral and won’t date. But ...

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Kitchen Tour: A Small Kitchen Packed With Functionality and Style

A combination of practical ideas and innovative design helped to create a bold kitchen for two very keen cooks Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More The couple who own this bright and practical kitchen knew exactly what they wanted from their cookspace, and their architectural background helped them convey their ideas ...

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