Follow these tips to find out how to put the character back into a period property. Renovating and maintaining a period house can be both a blessing and a curse, and knowing when and how to reinstate original features can be a tricky path to navigate.
More space, more light, spectacular style. Could you improve your project with a design like one of these? An extension on two floors really can turn your property into a whole different proposition that makes the decision to improve rather than move the right one.
Adding more living space? Consider horizontal or vertical planks to dress your new section’s exterior. Timber cladding has been a favourite covering for houses over centuries. Choose it for the outside of an extension to a home already clad this way.
Once the sole preserve of rustic agricultural buildings, the humble barn door has been elevated in recent years and we’ve seen it cropping up in homes across Houzz. If you like the idea of using one in your own home, here are some sliding barn door ideas to inspire you.
Homes with Striking Architectural Features and How They Can Inspire Your Next Project. See just some of the many ways in which good design can give your home a striking creative twist.
‘You shall go to the ball’ fantasies pretty much have to feature a sweeping staircase – with the house naturally of the proportions and style to match. Beautiful materials and arresting forms give these designs the wow factor.
A range of techniques are available to designers connecting or separating spaces both inside and outside your home: walls, doors, windows and level changes can be effective architectural devices.
Newsflash! Window frames really don’t have to be painted white all of the time!
A staircase will always play a starring role in the look of a home, so be captivated by these stunners.
Considering a sliding door in your home? Take a look at these hardworking examples.
Check out these clever ideas for finding extra space around your home for everything from storage to another sleep area.
Glazed doors will open up a home, transforming its look and blurring the boundary between inside and out, but which type should you pick?
Why don’t we give our ceilings the attention we give our walls and floors when designing a room? Be inspired to think differently…
French windows never go out of fashion, and for good reason. They’re a natural way to create continuity between your interior and exterior. The best ones make even a modest garden seem ultra-inviting, plus they let the light flow in and add character and romance to an ordinary room.