Journal

a conservatory for all seasons

Conservatories and garden rooms come into their own in autumn – a place to savour slower days and the changing landscape outside. From furniture... Read More

Rugs for every room

Contemporary or classic, minimalist or maximalist, rugs make a house a home. Warm under foot, they deaden noise, anchor furniture and protect... Read More

The story of the dining table

The dining table. Scene of raucous dinner parties and long Sunday lunches, children’s homework, the Saturday papers, deep discussions and quiet... Read More

decorating with potters pink

Versatile and timeless, Neptune's new-season shade, Potters Pink, is a restful homage to the pigments of potters' clay and setting plaster.... Read More

Furniture for flying the nest

A-level results are out and, for many, university beckons. Here's how to make your teen's halls a home with furniture that'll last way beyond... Read More

10 ways to let the sunshine in

Fill your home with light using these clever tricks, and it'll feel like summer all year round. From window treatments to paint, here's how to... Read More

Instant impact pieces for the garden

You don't have to embark on an ambitious landscaping project to breathe new life into your garden. Sometimes, all it takes is a bench or a... Read More

How to make small rooms look bigger

Small sitting rooms and snugs definitely have their charms – cosy spaces to kick back and relax, binge-watch the latest Netflix series, get lost... Read More

Five rules for outdoor living

Parasols are on the up, weatherproof cushions are out, and outdoor rugs are all the rage. Here are our five rules for stylish outdoor living... Read More