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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Conversions

Loft conversions with the wow-factor

Loft conversions can add space, light and balance to a home. Here are some of 2019’s best, all with real wow-factor.
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Extensions

Take a look at the modern transformation of this 1930s home

Discover how architect Sean Ronnie Hill exploited permitted development rights in this 1930s self-build transformation.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

8 of the best Grand Designs episodes to watch while social distancing

Need some episodes to add to your watching queue? The Grand Designs magazine team pick some of their favourite ever episodes.
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Self Build Homes

Completing your build: what does snagging mean?

If you're nearly completed on your build project, get to know what you can expect from the snagging process.
 
 
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Home Improvements

How to design a stylish and functional family bathroom

Achieve a stylish and functional family bathroom by following these practical design ideas.
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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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Self Build Homes

Kitchen inspiration: an ode to oak in a coastal New Zealand self-build

This inspiring kitchen space uses oak in an intriguing way to highlight the beautiful views of the New Zealand coast.
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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?