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Are you a UK-based interior designer, architect or garden designer? Do you provide a brilliant design service? House & Garden has launched The List – an indispensable online directory for anyone wanting work done to their home, from a single pair of curtains to

Revealed: Favourite decorating styles across the UK

A new survey carried out by Hillarys has uncovered the country’s favourite decorating trends region by region. Those in Yorkshire are most likely to deck out their homes in leopard print, while other notable findings include the East of England’s love of animal-themed designs and the

5 top tips for decorating with Colour of the Year Cherished Gold

Every year paint manufacturer Dulux gathers a team of design experts to predict colour trends for the year ahead. ‘The common thread coming through for 2016 was yellow – and gold in particular. We drew inspiration from all the different tones of this colour,

How to decorate with shades of yellow and grey

Combine yellows, from pale lemon to golden buttercup, with soft grey and off-white. Geometric patterns and intricate repeats bring an element of contrast. CONSTRUCT FABRIC IN YELLOW, £74 A METRE, KATE FARLEY. BAKER’S TWINE, £5.75, MERCHANT & MILLS. WALLPAPER: MONO IN SUNSHINE (WHITE DOTS ON

How to plan the perfect bathroom design

Whether you want a sanctuary or a wow factor space, these essential bathroom design ideas will set you on the right track. HOW TO START BURLINGTON BATHROOM EDWARDIAN SUITE, £1343, PURE BATHROOM COLLECTION Draw up a wish list of all the things you want

Breeze Bloc House by Architect Prineas

The Breeze Bloc House offers beautiful cohesive and modern renovation example of original charm and functional simplicity. Renovating this 1950-s Australian suburban house the architect Eva-Marie Prineas –Architect Prineas, has preserved the unique characteristic and charming features and had introduced more open and spacious

Modern Tropical Minimalist House by Studio MK27

When enjoying the tropical climate and luscious surrounding the architecture and design seems to have an easy task to create inviting, intriguing and comfortable dwelling. At least, the modern Brazilian designers make it look so. But in reality, considering the harsh climate conditions: heat, constant salty

House U in Como by Marco Carini

A serene expression of contemporary architecture and design this house located in the pastoral surrounding of Como, Italy is a result of collaboration between architect Marco Carini and designersBesetetti Associati. The natural, easy going float of the premises in the house, the rich material

Concrete Home in Mexico

Mexican architect Isaac Broid has teamed up with Chilean duo Assadi + Pulido to design a single-family residence that proposes an H-shaped scheme with two parallel pavilions. Located in one of the most prestigious areas of Mexico City, Casa Roel shines with its simplicity

Marquise House – Tropical Paradise in Sao Paulo

The Marquise House – a tropical paradise, dynamic playground with artistic twists, an embodiment of young spirit, a family sanctuary or masterpiece in interior design? Or all of the above? Creating this São Paulo home the architects from FGMF Arquitetos had fallowed the limitations