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Every new year brings change, and for you, this is the perfect time to rethink your home and embark on that grand design you’ve been dreaming of. Whether it’s a total new-build, an extension, or you’re simply revamping rooms, we have ideas to try in the February edition.

A highlight this issue – from the TV series – is Mark and Candida Diacono’s fabulous eco-friendly house that combines both traditional and new building methods.

If you want to improve your home, be inspired by Julie and Neil Archer, who gave their fifties house an impressive makeover, while our grand guide has all you need to know about building kit homes from scratch.

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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

Add a splash of colour to your home

Add interest to your home with BSW Timber's innovative range of decking and architectural cladding, which can be used both inside and outside your home,...
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Home Improvements

Bring the outside in with co-ordinating indoor-outdoor flooring

One way to create that luxurious feeling of extra space is to connect indoor and outdoor living areas. The key to this is to create...
 
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Home Improvements

5 things to consider before buying windows

Avoid pitfalls and learn how to choose the right style of windows for your self-build or renovation project with our top 5 factors to consider...
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Home Improvements

A buyer's guide to home entertainment systems

We round up 4K home cinema systems and sound systems on the market are impressive both in terms of style and substance.
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Home Improvements

Design your modern kitchen with Masterclass Kitchens

When starting your kitchen journey, planning and research is key – from deciding on layout to choosing your door finish. Here are some of our...
 
 
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Competitions

Add colour to your home with Painthouse interior paints and their cool ‘colour-combo prize’ worth £950!

We've teamed up with Painthouse to offer one lucky Grand Designs magazine fan the chance to win colourful, toxin-free paint plus a stylish three-seater sofa.
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Home Improvements

9 of the latest stylish bathroom trends for 2019

From space saving solutions and glass tiles to bold modernist designs, read our round up of the best and most stylish bathroom trends for 2019....
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Competitions

Win beautiful Kahrs wood flooring, worth £7,000

We've teamed up with Kahrs to offer one lucky Grand Designs fan the chance to win £7,000 worth rustic and characterful range of engineered oak...