Interiors

How To Turn Your Rented House Into An Urban Jungle

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Your proximity to nature has been proven to make everything better – from increased general wellbeing to physical health and long life expectancy. N...

Primark Sells £5 Version Of Disneyland's Coveted Enchanted Rose Tumbler

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to ‘Beauty and the Beast’ merchandise, Primark has it covered - from those sell-out Chip cups to makeup sets and pyjamas. Now, it ha...

Woman Orders Plastic Chair On Amazon, Gets Way Less Than She Bargained For

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’ve all been there: you’re perusing Amazon and the bargain of the century catches your eye. Not wanting to miss out on the find, you immediately...

Beauty In The Details

Simone de Gale | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Simone de Gale

I recently visited the Salone di Mobile exhibition in Milan and was full of excitement for the beautiful furniture, fittings and fabrics I engaged. Interior design is an important aspect of the work we do as architects, and has its own department in our business.

Is Minimalism The Lifestyle Of The Future?

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Leizrowice

Books were considered a weak cousin to thinking. Now we consider them to be the purest, the most intellectual way of learning- much better than those damned Kindles. Need I continue?

18 Instagram Accounts Giving Us Green-Fingered Goals

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Gardening has been touted as ‘the new food’ on Instagram - but with more than 10 million results alone for #plants and four million for #gardening...

Man Wins At Love With Romantic Gesture Involving 7,000 Post-It Notes

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Just when we thought love was dead, along came Jennifer Brinley’s husband with the most epic of Valentine’s plans. The thoughtful husband filled a...

This Is What The Drawer Under Your Oven Is Really For

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us use the shallow drawer under our oven to store baking trays, but it turns out some have a far more useful purpose. Some of these drawers ar...

So Long Hygge, Hello Lagom!

Helen Redding | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Redding

Whether you go Swedish with lagom or Danish with hygge, you are without doubt destined for great happiness (although where was hygge when Hamlet needed it?). It seems that all our troubles can be solved with a dash of Scandi. Thankfully, lagom presents precisely the same opportunities to be smug as hygge did. You're just doing it in a less wintery way.

Great Interior Design Challenge Makes Its Return

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kelly Hoppen

It's so amazing to see how brave the amateur designers have been. Not only are they boldly going on the show to try out their interior passion, but they also have the cameras watching their every move, while they meet the home owners for the first time.

Vulva Vases Are The Feminist Home Upgrade You Never Knew You Needed

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Proud feminists can now store their freshly picked flowers in a vulva. Perth-based ceramic artist Laurie Melia handcrafts vagina vases, complete with ...

Cuddle Chair Means You Can Be Single Forever

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Call off the search party, your hunt for Mr (or Mrs) Right might as well be over. A designer has created a chair that cuddles you, meaning you’ve no...

How To Create The Perfect Hygge Home

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is having a major moment in the world of interiors and once you know about it, we guarantee you’ll get on the hype train....

Depression Sufferer Praises The Power Of A Bedroom Clean-Up

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A person with severe depression has spoken of their relief after they finally took the plunge and tidied their bedroom. The anonymous individual share...

Make Good Choices.... Basically No-one Ever Did

Olivia Cox | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

So, I think I finally concede that I need to stop making assumptions. Because, turns out there is a very good reason why my bedroom window has (had) thick old-school curtains. And that everyone who told me to leave them alone was right.

These Freshers Gave Their University Halls A Seriously Impressive Makeover

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

As freshers most of us lived in a room that vaguely resembled a habitable cave, but Abby Bozeman and Lindy Goodson had other plans. The two university...

How Clean Is Your Kitchen? Take This Test To Find Out

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Is your kitchen a germ-free paradise or a grubby hovel? Answer the questions in the video to find out... SEE ALSO: Is Covering The Toilet Seat With P...

The Kitchen Renovation Survival Guide

Vicki Marinker | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

Now that I have had the time to appreciate the kitchen in all its glory and cook for two sets of guests, I can pass on some of the things I've learned along the way - through trial and error.

Finding your Zen | Interior and Exterior

Rae Duke | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

The term that best encapsulates the dots I am trying to join up here - spirituality and home design - is well being: that is our 'elephant'. Whether it's the thread count of the Egyptian cotton sheets you're sleeping on, your newfound yoga addiction, or unquenchable prayer/meditation habit that keeps you sane, we're all essentially doing the same thing when it comes to these lifestyle choices.

10 Expert Interior Design Hacks

The Huffington Post | Joanna Carrigan | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We asked you to let our interior design expert Anna Tobin help solve your decorating dilemmas. She’s picked out ten of the most challenging and come...

The Ultimate Guide to One-Day DIY Projects

By Lucy Searle | Dave Leonard | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

Forget makeover shows that boast a whole house transformation in a day – what can you realistically do yourself in under 24 hours to improve your ho...

Supporting the Prince's Trust with Dynamo and Graham & Brown

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kelly Hoppen

Having been a fan of Dynamo's by a long time and bewitched by his amazing live shows, it truly was a pleasure to be able to incorporate his skill for illusion and my experience as a designer to come together and create something truly unique and experimental.

Women in Business Q&A: Debbie Williamson, Co-Founder, Swoon Editions

Laura Dunn | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK
Laura Dunn

Debbie Williamson is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer for online furniture retailer Swoon Editions. Founded in March 2012, Swoon Editions lau...

How To Create The Perfect Room For Your Baby In One Day

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Parents

From choosing the colour scheme to stocking up on all those adorable accessories - decorating your baby's nursery has to be one of the most exciting t...

Getting Yourself and Your Home Autumn Ready

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Hoppen

As the seasons change and the days get colder, our bodies and homes need rebooting. It's a time to make your home more nurturing and cosy, somewhere you want to spend more time in as the nights get longer, and a time to really look after yourself as well.