Lifestyle Upgrade: More Light, Space & Flow for a Drab Terrace (29 photos)

In this Q&A series, we turn the spotlight on one thought-provoking renovation each week. Here, Nicole Chapman, interior designer at Empire Interiors, shares the journey of turning a skinny, two-bedroom, one-bathroom terrace on a into a three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home with multiple living…


Lifestyle Upgrade: More Light, Space & Flow for a Drab Terrace (29 photos)
Lifestyle Upgrade: More Light, Space & Flow for a Drab Terrace (29 photos)
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Everything You Need to Know About Adding a Garden Arbour (26 photos)

When you think of an arbour, the first image that comes to mind might be that of a garden entry arch covered in blooms. It’s a classic look, and one that fits the simplest definition of an arbor: two side panels with a connecting top piece that adds a vertical element to the garden. But arbours


Everything You Need to Know About Adding a Garden Arbour (26 photos)
Everything You Need to Know About Adding a Garden Arbour (26 photos)
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20 Half-Indoor Half-Outdoor Rooms Perfect for Winter (21 photos)

Garden rooms, cabanas, deep decks, outdoor kitchens… whatever the name or design, sheltered rooms are great for the season. Ideally this space would have a few (but not four) walls, a sense of enclosure and a source of warmth, but most important is a connection or view to nature. Here are 20 great examples…


20 Half-Indoor Half-Outdoor Rooms Perfect for Winter (21 photos)
20 Half-Indoor Half-Outdoor Rooms Perfect for Winter (21 photos)
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Before & After: How Clever Thinking Renewed a Broken-Plan Home (18 photos)

This project in London, UK, is a perfect example of how clever thinking can entirely transform a home with relatively few changes. The homeowners couldn’t think of a way to make their very long, narrow kitchen feel attached to the rest of the house without going open-plan. So, having seen the work of…


Before & After: How Clever Thinking Renewed a Broken-Plan Home (18 photos)
Before & After: How Clever Thinking Renewed a Broken-Plan Home (18 photos)
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My Spanish Houzz: Plants, Sea Views and a Touch of Morocco (18 photos)

This Barcelona flat is nothing like the warehouse full of shelves and boxes that Karima El Bertaai and her partner bought seven years ago. As an interior designer, she immediately spotted the potential of the space and set off on her most personal project, adding decorative elements from her native Morocco…


My Spanish Houzz: Plants, Sea Views and a Touch of Morocco (18 photos)
My Spanish Houzz: Plants, Sea Views and a Touch of Morocco (18 photos)
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