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Get the Industrial Chic Look with 10 of the best furniture pieces

With so much of a buzz around industrial chic, we've been out shopping again to find our favourite pieces. Today's shopper for furniture is ...

Ercol Bedroom Mid-Century Modern Style in our New Design Scheme

Get a fresh mid-century modern look with this new range from Ercol

Today's design takes its inspiration from some mid-century classics, teaming Ercol with Eames and George Nelson and decorating with olive, orange, pale blue and ...

Six Top Tips to Show Your Home to its Best

Through the rise of Unique Home Stays, AirBnB and sites such as sellmyhome, more of us than ever need to show our homes online ...

Rich blues and creams in an Easter Bedroom Makeover

In this special Easter-inspired makeover, today we join Charlie armed with a paintbrush, some William Morris wallpaper, a chocolate egg and some beautiful solid ...

Vibrant colour scheme: Kahlo inspired Mexican colours

Vivid violets, vibrant greens and oranges and rich blues. We’re taking a trip overseas today with a Mexican Colonial themed colour scheme. Drawing inspiration ...

Top Tips for Travel Photographers Part 1 – Get High, Get Close, Get Lost

One of the goals of a travel photographer is to show viewers a place from an angle they haven’t seen before. While everyone else ...