Alistair and Fiona Erskine have restored their 17th-century home so that its period features are not overshadowed by the decoration 'When it came time for us to tackle the redecorating, the first cue was the house itself,' says Alistair. 'When we moved in, there was magnolia paint...

One of the joys of living in an ancient home is imbibing the spirit of celebrations past, here spanning more than 600 years. This home in rural Devon is a typical medieval hall house, and one of the best preserved still being privately occupied by a family. In its Tudor past it was among the...

As the collection's launch date approached, I could not wait to finally bring these beauties home, and I present them to you here...in all their autumnal majesty! These are not only complex shades colour-wise, but deserve to be viewed from every angle possible for a true appreciation of all...

Entrepreneurs Terry George and Michael Rothwell spent no less than $1 million renovating the building, a process that lasted about four years. . Terry George and Michael Rothwell did their best to restore the original facade of the castle, using brick-wood for a genuine touch and giving...

The generous apartment occupies the entire 21st floor of a beautiful Art Deco building. . This elegant residence features: "three bedrooms, three baths, one powder room, library, two working fireplaces, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, laundry room, sunroom, Solarium and two terraces...

Orlov Sophisticated elegance meets contemporary contours; the Orlov creates a textural contrast of pure beauty with its Swarovski pyramid crystal pave set into sumptuous woven fabric. Further, the crystal's dazzling nature is showcased at its very best in an encrusted band inspired by the...

A blend of French and classically English pieces works beautifully to create an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. Elizabeth says: 'The house performs so well for everyone's needs, whether family breakfasts in the kitchen or informal drinks parties in the sitting room. It's practical at...

When plans for the extension and a layout were drawn up and submitted by the architect, the owners started renovating the interior to transform it into the rustic, lived in cottage of their dreams. 'We discovered old pine floorboards, 'They're not original but I knew I could achieve a...

You may have noticed over the past few years that I have a thing for floors, beautiful floors, I mean why wouldn't I, they make up so much of ones home and just as we decorate our walls with Art, family photos and prints we equally need to invest in something that feels good under foot. You...

people thinking that they can't walk around in here in their wellies; a home should be practical. There's no point in having cream carpets and reams of pink silk everywhere if you've got muddy dogs and small children – it's just never going to work. Besides, I think that functionality is very...

 

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