Living room articles, tips & information

Getting the lowdown on garage conversions

Garage conversions are absolutely exploding in terms of popularity right now and it's hardly surprising. A simple and common sense way to access untold amounts of useful extra living space, a garage conversion is likely to cost far less than packing…

23 February, 2021

Simply the best stair carpet styles

Stairs might not always seem ripe for transformation, but interior designers beg to differ and are keen to showcase the many varieties of stair carpet designs that can turn a perfunctory architectural inclusion into a chic focal point in its own righ…

23 February, 2021

Choosing materials for patio surfaces

Styling up your outdoor space involves significantly more than deciding on garden benches. When it comes to patios the materials are vital, and not just for appearance’s sake. Obviously your patio surfaces need to be practical in addition to aestheti…

18 February, 2021

17 flooring ideas for your home's entrance and hallways

When it comes to choosing the right flooring for your home entrance or hallway, you have to consider two things; aesthetics and hardiness! Being such high-traffic areas, you can't be installing pretty but flimsy floor coverings—but don't start fret…

17 February, 2021

​10 great ideas for terrace flooring

Great weather definitely goes hand in hand with spending time outdoors, especially when it comes to a beautiful terrace or patio enticing one to take in some fresh air outside.

17 February, 2021

​How to pick hallway colours

It happens far too often that a home’s hallway gets overlooked, which is quite surprising, considering the important role it plays. After all, isn’t a hallway the perfect opportunity to add to a house’s style in terms of colour, pattern, texture, fur…

15 February, 2021

​The pros and cons of having large windows

As a builder of your own house, you often face unimagined decision-making questions. Particularly during consultations with the responsible architects, problems, proposals and hypotheses are placed on the table, which are foreign to the layman and ma…

11 February, 2021

Designing a dressing room? Ask yourself these 8 questions first...

From space planning and functionality to visual style, there are certainly numerous factors to consider when designing a dressing room / walk-in wardrobe. That’s because these spaces usually present far more nooks, crannies and curious corners than o…

01 January, 2021

Repurpose your dining room: 8 inspired ideas

Now that we’re all spending much more time at home, a few of us have certainly reconsidered the function, practicality, and popularity of various rooms. And while we are not saying that there is no space for a formal dining room in the modern home, m…

10 December, 2020

10 modern conservatory furniture ideas

Conservatories are a fabulous way to not only add value to your home, but also a stream of extra natural light and some added personal style. Whether you favour a rustic, country, shabby chic or minimalist design aesthetic, you will be able to perfec…

20 November, 2020