Interiors

  • Black panel internal doors from JB Kind

    Doors are easily overlooked and we tend meekly to accept what we inherit when we move into a property. But stylish interior doors can bring impact, cohesiveness and even a quiet grandeur to your home

  • Miltonia orchid. www.orchidsinfo.eu

    They have long been the interior designer's favourite indoor plant - no Kelly Hoppen interior is complete without an arrangement of orchids. And prices have come down considerably, so get 2021 off to a bright, colourful and exotic start with some of these lovely long-lived (fingers crossed) houseplants

Black panel internal doors from JB Kind

Doors are easily overlooked and we tend meekly to accept what we inherit when we move into a property. But stylish interior doors can bring impact, cohesiveness and even a quiet grandeur to your home

Succulents were the height of bohemian chic in the '70s and they're still enjoying a resurgence thanks to a focus on easy-care plants and the need to do something about our indoor air quality. Grower Fiona Weymss of Kent-based Blueleaf Plants gives us the lowdown on these adorable little creatures

house near Valencia by Ramon Esteve

Brextit notwithstanding, with land prices in Spain still fairly low, you might be considering doing a self-build by the sea... Let this contemporary villa near Valencia by Ramón Esteve architects spur you into action

Miltonia orchid. www.orchidsinfo.eu

They have long been the interior designer's favourite indoor plant - no Kelly Hoppen interior is complete without an arrangement of orchids. And prices have come down considerably, so get 2021 off to a bright, colourful and exotic start with some of these lovely long-lived (fingers crossed) houseplants

dotcomblinds for bifold doors

Blinds offer the best solution for window treatments. They can be eminently affordable, easy to install and they give a smart finished look to all rooms

The Bocci light fitting fills the central atrium

This light and capacious modern house on a sloping plot in Vienna is heated from the ground, full of oak and has a Bocci cascading light fixture as its piece de resistance

Heritage tiles from Spain's Gayafores

Don't be afraid to use patterned tiles in the kitchen

Downstairs loos..or indeed small upstairs loos..can be made inviting by a bit of designer thinking, which means texture, quality materials and expert installation

Annie Sloan's enduringly useful and popular book Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture shows you how to upcycle old furniture and tired walls and floors using eco-friendly chalk paint 

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