Category: Trends

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Spotlight edit: Paint colours
04 Sep

Spotlight edit: Paint colours

A lick of paint is the most effective way to freshen up your home’s exterior, but you don’t have to stick to white – choosing alternative shades adds personality and...

How to keep your house cool during a heatwave
17 Aug

How to keep your house cool during a heatwave

Maintaining a cool temperature starts with a building’s design. Known in the architecture world as ‘passive cooling techniques’, there are ways to ensure a home feels comfortable when temperatures become...

How to elevate your property to give it elegance and character
05 Aug

How to elevate your property to give it elegance and character

Sometimes, upgrading your home’s kerb appeal can be all it takes to transform your property and make it feel extra special. Here’s our guide to the best ways you can...

How to keep your house cool with modern glazing
21 Jul

How to keep your house cool with modern glazing

We use solar-reflective glazing to address the temperature problems that arise during the summer. Find out how the right doors, windows and roof lanterns can keep your home from overheating...

Home Décor Trends: Brass and bronze ironmongery are on the rise
24 Jun

Home Décor Trends: Brass and bronze ironmongery are on the rise

In recent years we’ve seen an unexpected increase in demand for brass and bronze door handles – and it’s all down to the material’s antibacterial properties.

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts
25 Mar

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts

Whether you find architecture a fascinating subject, or you want inspiration to strike for your next design and build project – these terrific Architecture Instagram accounts are for you!

Trend Focus: Discovering Biophilia
19 Mar

Trend Focus: Discovering Biophilia

Research shows us that exposure to nature, even when we are indoors, helps us to reduce stress and improves our wellbeing. We explain what Biophilia is, and how you can...

10 easy ideas for dressing your window cills
08 Jan

10 easy ideas for dressing your window cills

Take your interior design to a new level by dressing your window cills to impress! Decorating your windows with these creative ideas will give your home a look that no...

Upgrade your home with these smart gadgets
30 Jul

Upgrade your home with these smart gadgets

Nothing embodies innovation more than the technology market, which is constantly changing and developing new ideas that make our lives better. Here is a selection of our favourite gadgets to...

Emerging natural architecture
07 Jun

Emerging natural architecture

Back in 2016, designer Alexandre Grivko successfully transformed the historical Jardin D’Etretat from a perfectly pleasant French garden into an internationally renowned, one-of-a-kind art space by using architectural principles in...