The Beauty of a Rug

As an interior designer, we consider rugs as an essential part of a room’s decoration. They define spaces, frame ambiences and establish interfaces whilst conveying a sensation of warmth that creates a welcoming work or home environment. Rugs convey emotions and beyond the impression created by their beauty, colours, textures and design, rugs also affect…

The Renovation of Millwater – Part II

I have split the renovation of this project into sections. Part 1 focuses on the kitchen renovation, which you can read by clicking here.  This part focuses on the externals; windows, doors, lighting, paint colours, landscaping and the driveway etc. As many of you know, this is a personal project so I have been able…

Windows – the Eyes of a Property

Windows are the eyes of the property and are the most important external feature of a building. Windows alone can absolutely transform any property and as an owner of Victorian home, it is no wonder that I swear by sash windows. Victorian and Georgian buildings are by far the most attractive properties in the UK…

The Typical ‘Side Return Extension’

The side return extension is one of the most common domestic building projects in the UK and in the Spring of 2015, we did just that to transform our 1899 Victorian Terrace in Surrey. The millions of terraced and semi-detached houses that define so much of our urban landscape are ripe for this addition. But…