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Your New Holiday Home: How To Achieve The Perfect Design

The sun has decided to show itself. Thus, our thoughts are invariably turning to holidays in sunny parts, or even retirement. We are thinking of a holiday home… some beautiful French chateau, an Italian villa, Spanish finca. But first, one has to find it.

Why You Should Use A Good Interior Designer (And How To Get One!)

A good interior designer doesn’t just throw cushions, select a new sofa and choose paint colours. Read our blog to find out what qualities you should be looking for ahead of your next renovation project.

Kitchen Island Lighting: The Dos & Don’ts

When designing a kitchen, the kitchen island lighting is often seriously overlooked – but it's an incredibly important thing to get right. Read our dos and don'ts, plus how to get that added 'wow'.

How To Wow In Your Guest Cloakroom

We've all been there. You quickly nip into a friend's guest cloakroom and a vision of hell is beholden before you! But it doesn't have to be that way. We discuss the best brassware, flooring, lighting and more.

What Is A Moss Wall? (And Why You Should Get One)

Moss walls – wow, what a statement they can be! We recently installed a double height preserved moss wall and are here to answer your burning questions, including how to maintain them.

Where Do Our Historical Interior Designs Come From?

Hint: Pompeii and all things Roman/Greek. The London Contemporary team recently visited Pompeii to find out more – indulging in ornate cornicing, beautiful painted walls and, of course, columns.

The Christmas House Nightmare

Well Christmas is upon us, and you are all no doubt panicking about where to put Aunty Sybil as she doesn’t get on with cousin Jack. The grandchildren will be staying over as well, and your dining room can only hold six… yet 14 are coming.

How To Fly The Union Jack Correctly

May the 6th is almost upon us, Coronation Day. Lots of us will be hanging Union Jacks outside our windows and on our flag poles. It is important that we get it right and we hang our nations flag correctly. It is so easy to make a mistake.

How Much Does A Glass Box Extension Cost?

Glass box extensions have become very popular recently and they make a stunning addition to any home. Using structural glass to build the entire structure, they can bring light into dark homes, and they can also add modern design to older homes.

5 Valentine’s Favourites: How Are You Dressing Your Table?

The 14th February will be a little different this year. No-one will be going out for a Valentine’s meal, so how about creating a special evening at home? Invest in a few key pieces for your table and you can create a lovely table for Valentine’s Day.