Definition of space

For a contemporary look that smooths away hard edges, try combining clean-lined furniture with sculptural lamps and works of art in strong, vivid colours Read more

Reflective mood

Shimmering surfaces, eclectic furnishings and an ornate touch make this apartment come alive at night Read more

Shades of black and white

Contrasting textures and black, white, silver and pewter tones enliven a neutral backdrop in this city house Read more

Glittering prizes

Reflective surfaces and a bold colourpalette enhance the retro '60s look of thisPark Avenue apartment Read more

Manhattan project

A four-tiered atrium in this converted office building sets the stage for relaxed living in the heart of the city Read more

Movie magic

You can put together a complete home entertainment system, incorporating the latest technologies, with expert advice from CDI International Read more

Sounds intelligent

Now you can use your computer to programme your home theatre audio and get just the sound you want with the Maestro system Read more

Armchair traveller

A rich blend of colours and textures adds an international flavour to the latest solid furniture and occasional pieces from Freedom Furniture Read more

Lighten your step

Accentuate the architectural features in your home with recessed step lights and ornate wall lamps from Lighting Direct Read more

Listen up

Audio and video systems are discreetly hiddenand equipped with a wireless control in thiscustom installation from Sound Group Read more

Charm and character

Intricate craftsmanship, attention to detail and traditional English style are exemplified in each piece of Laurie's Furniture Read more

Stylish and simple

Sourcing contemporary furniture pieces with a classic feel is easy, with the range of comfortable furnishings and accessories from Apartmento Read more





Latest books

Commercial Design Trends Vol. 34/2C

Whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure, your hotel experience can either make or break your trip. Our market report in this issue looks at the changing world of hotel design – from five star establ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/3

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/2

Placing the kitchen at the heart of a home is not just about creating a convenient zone for easy food preparation and eating meals.Just as important is the way it's seen as an attractive place where family can spend time ... Read more