Can I alter or renovate my listed building? Your questions answered…

Can I alter or renovate my listed building?

If you’ve just purchased or are considering moving into a listed building – questions about what you can and can’t change are likely to be a top priority. Introduction. Listed buildings make up some of the UK’s most beautiful, significant and oldest homes. They are wonderful spaces to live in, full of unique character and […]

Open Plan vs Broken Plan: What’s the best option for your home?

Born in the 1960s and 70s, open plan living has been the most stylish choice for home interiors over the last four decades. It creates a sense of light, space and fluidity, keenly adopted and adored by architects and homeowners the world over. Despite the many benefits, there are some disadvantages to completely open plan […]

Bricks for beginners: your essential guide to bricks used for UK homes.

your essential guide to bricks used for UK homes

If you’re building a new home or making changes to your existing property, one of the very first considerations should be your construction materials. Brick is one of the oldest building materials in the world. Throughout the history of construction, we’ve relied on brick. As well as its long history, brick is one of the […]

7 bathroom design trends for 2022 – and how to achieve your dream look.

Bathroom Design Trends 2022

With so much time spent at home over the past couple of years, homeowners are increasingly focused on improving the look and function of their properties. Whilst living spaces, gardens and home offices were big trends for 2021, now it’s time for bathroom design!  Consider this. Bathrooms are one of the hardest working rooms in […]

Popular bedroom styles: 10 interior design ideas.

Popular Bedroom styles

Charming and quaint? Luxurious and cosy? Practical and modern? Choosing your perfect bedroom style is an exciting decision that allows you to reflect your personality and lifestyle. Introduction. As many of us have spent more time indoors than ever before, you wouldn’t be the first to find yourself imagining renovating your dream bedroom. Whether you’ve […]

The most popular house styles in the UK: Your essential guide.

For anyone building their own property, or even purchasing a new build home from a developer – you’ve got your pick of architectural styles. What styles do you like? Do you love Victorian decorative detailing, the bold geometry of Art Deco, smooth contemporary lines or the refined elegance of the Georgian period? Finding it hard […]

20 amazing ways to create an eco-friendly home.

Living in an eco-friendly manner involves minimising damaging effects on the environment as far as possible. Domestic homes contribute a massive amount to our carbon footprint, whether that’s through construction, energy usage or design choices. It’s for this reason that many homeowners are asking – what can be done? The good news is that with […]