Interiors

Why do people extend their homes?

From creating a modern feel to designing an integrated living space, Dominic Lutyens explores the thinking behind four home extensions

Bright ideas for home illumination

Nothing spoils the mood more than a badly chosen fitting throwing off unappealing shadows. We recommend pendants and lamps by three top designers to show your interior in its best light

When did chairs become works of art?

Originally designed to fulfil a simple function in the home, chairs have become closer to works of art with the advent of modern materials and contemporary designs. So when is a chair not just a chair?

Which type of coffee table is right for you?

The coffee table is one of the hardest working pieces of furniture in your home. But which one is best suited to your needs and style? Luxury homes expert Steven Short gives some options

Super home extensions guide – part 2

After the dust has settled and the builders have packed away their tools, property expert Nicola Venning finds out what words of wisdom homeowners can pass on about their new extensions