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15 mins with…interiors & architecture photographer Richard Gooding

Richard Gooding reveals all on why photography became his passion, his family life and some of his favourite projects. With published work in the Andrew Martin Design Review and Homes & Gardens, to name a few, we also find out where he gets his inspiration from. So, get comfy and enjoy our exclusive interview with the successful interiors and architecture…

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Why chocolate is good for you

The nation’s love of chocolate knows no bounds. Nor should it! On top of being delicious, it can work wonders for your body too (honest!). Apparently, it boosts mood, reduces blood pressure and even lowers stress – and that’s on top of tasting pretty darn good! To reap the benefits, the key is to choose chocolate with a high cocoa…

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How to find a good builder

Want to end up with a good builder? These days, it seems we’re all turning to the experts to carry out essential, major building works. After all, you may find your amateur skills just won’t cut it and you’ll make costly, time-consuming mistakes if you attempt to do it yourself. However, help is at hand as our director Sarah knows…

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How to combat dull skin

Autumn has well and truly arrived, bringing with it cooler temperatures, shorter days – and dry, dull skin. If you enjoyed soaking up the sun over the summer, your complexion is probably paying the price. Common post-summer skin concerns include dullness, dehydration and hyper-pigmentation. Less fresh air, high central heating and stodgy autumnal comfort foods often exacerbate the situation. Luckily,…

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Autumn food Fresh pumpkin soup and vegetables

6 deliciously seasonal autumn foods

Whether it’s crisp mornings, colourful leaves or cosy jumpers, there’s a lot to love about autumn. But it also happens to be when some of the UK’s tastiest veg are harvested. Carrots, onions and garlic are just some of the many ingredients at their prime right now. So this simple combination of autumn food can form the basis of everything…

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15 mins with… furniture makers Zelouf & Bell

We catch up with bespoke furniture makers Zelouf & Bell to lift the lid on this award-winning team and their solid-wood contemporary furnishings. After all, their projects are gracing homes in Paris, Beijing and New York as well as taking price of place in the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks. Want to find out more about Susan Zelouf…

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The benefits of walking

Hippocrates famously declared that “walking is man’s best medicine”. Over 2,000 years later, that opinion still stands. The Greek physician known as ‘the father of medicine’ was way ahead of his time in so many ways. You can gain countless health benefits from a daily walk – and virtually no reason to not make the effort. Walking is an easy,…

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Rockett St George Sexy Snakeskin new wallpaper

15 mins with…Jane Rockett of Rockett St George

We chat to Jane Rockett, the co-founder and co-director of online homeware emporium Rockett St George with Lucy St George. Pull up a pew and grab a G&T then read on to find out how they got started, their signature quirky style and how they use their designs in their own homes. You can even find out the latest on…

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15 mins with…interior designer Julia Alexander

Join us as we get up close and personal with Julia of Julia Alexander Interiors as she spills the beans on what makes her tick and some expert tips for the interior designer on how you can de-clutter your home. Julia also reveals her success at home staging and where she gets her inspiration from. Read on for the big…

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Studio Suss entranceway Decorex 2018

Decorex 2018 – the highlights!

Decorex 2018 officially opened its doors to the discerning interiors masses on Sunday. So we couldn’t wait to get down to Syon Park to see just who would be showcasing their wares at this year’s event. The interiors collections tend to range from the finest furniture and lighting to luxury textiles and accessories. As a result, you can imagine there’s…

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