Home Improvements

by Rebecca Parker

August 12, 2020

Downstairs bathrooms: 4 design tips for compact spaces

Whether creating an extra WC for the family or a powder room for guests, these practical tips will help you create a bathroom that functions perfectly…
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Self Build Homes

Studio Edward's cabin offers a fresh perspective on the mobile home

This mobile home concept is an architectural take on the classic caravan.
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Home Improvements

Buyer's guide: smart kitchen taps

Here's what you need to know before making an investment in a boiling, chilled, filter or sparkling water tap.
Kevins Column

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof.
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Home Improvements

How to design a kitchen for a period home

Designing a kitchen in a period home is all about balancing the original features with contemporary design.
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Home Improvements

5 clever design tips to make your bathroom feel bigger

Use these simple design tricks to help your bathroom feel more spacious.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

TV house: Lifeboat Station in Tenby, South Wales

These grand designers transformed a Grade II-listed lifeboat station into a comfortable home on a beach in South Wales.
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Self Build Homes

Discover this spectacular beach-front cabin in New Zealand

With breathtaking views and a minimalist design, this beach-front cabin in New Zealand is a special project.
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Self Build Homes

What new planning reform proposals mean for self-builders

Here's how proposed changes to planning laws would affect self-builders in the future.
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Home Improvements

What to consider before installing an outdoor shower

Discover what n outdoor shower can offer your garden and the practical considerations before specifying one.
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Competitions

Win a project consultation with Kevin McCloud at Grand Designs Live

A unique chance to talk to Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud about your self-build or renovation project.
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Home Improvements

How to choose the right cabinets for your kitchen design

Consider the construction and style of your kitchen cabinets when designing your new space.
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Competitions

How to enter Grand Designs Live's interior design competition

If you're an interior designer or stylist looking to showcase your talents, why not enter this Grand Designs Live competition?