Personal space

A converted malthouse, with soaring ceilings, provides ample growing room for Rachel Ford and her family. Destiny, chance, karma or plain old coincidence… it’s interesting how some things in life just happen to fall mysteriously into place at just the...

Bold and beautiful

With a background in set designing, event styling and painter-decorating, Annemarie St Vincent Farr has transformed a Victorian terrace into something extraordinary

High gloss

Space, light, contemporary art, designer furniture, with lashings of gold and sumptuous textures, Lauren Atkins’ Oxshott home is the very definition of modern glamour

Home on the farm

A beautiful Grade II listed farmhouse has been expertly nurtured into a perfect balance of cosiness and sophistication

Picture perfect

A fantasy family home has been loved back to life

The mother of reinvention

Artist Sassy Luke lives among her art – and makes art out of her life

A Passage from India

A bona fide legend of British interior design, Sasha Waddell has embarked on a charitable project designing beautiful textiles which will benefit impoverished children in Delhi – and are used to glorious effect throughout her own home. As soon as...

The House of Many Words

As Hastings launches its very first literary festival, we visit the extraordinary home of a theatrical collective where the house itself is an inspiration and performance space. Some of the most celebrated houses in the world have become such, not just...

God’s acre

A rambling old rectory is reborn as a vibrant showcase for years of collecting

House of scarves

Textile designer and pattern maker, Melanie Laslett, has transformed a 19th century fisherman’s cottage in Hastings into a light and airy home peppered with mid-century modern finds

Park Life

A stunning Georgian townhouse, next to a royal palace, combines modern flair with sublime elegance

A Slice of Heaven

She has a shop called In House Junkie – and we’re finding Samantha Bruce’s Tunbridge Wells house very hard to resist