Incorporate a Loft Conversion

Incorporate a Loft Conversion

If you’re looking into doing a loft conversion, but aren’t feeling inspired by the ideas you’ve seen so far, read on. In reality there are many and various solutions for loft conversions; they can be imaginative, creative and uplifting, not just a ‘box on a roof’. Don’t accept the norm – explore what’s possible and get a fantastic loft space.

The Architectural Secrets of Tudor Houses

The Architectural Secrets of Tudor Houses

Although style periods never have fixed beginnings and ends and tend to overlap into other movements, the Tudor period is generally agreed to have taken place between the late 15th century, with the accession of Henry VII to the throne in 1485, and the end of Elizabeth I’s rule in 1603.

Ways to Open Up a Kitchen Extension

Ways to Open Up a Kitchen Extension

Creating a generous, open-plan kitchen-diner in an extension with glazing to a rear garden is a very popular way to enlarge and enhance a home.
Folding doors, French windows, sliding, concertina or around-the-corner doors… Which should you choose?

Incorporating a Balcony Into Your House Design

Incorporating a Balcony into Your House Design

Balconies can grace every sort of home – whether you live in a sprawling rural retreat or a compact urban crashpad. They allow you to take advantage of a fabulous view, extend valuable living space or simply add a touch of luxury to your daily life with an outside area where you can enjoy a quiet moment of calm.

Making the Most of Side Extensions

Making the Most of Side Extensions

Where there is space to do so, extending your home to the side – rather than at the back – is a smart way to maximise your living area while retaining as much of your garden as possible. Be inspired by the many different ways to approach such an extension.