The English Home brings you seasonal British design and lifestyle throughout the year. Every issue includes quintessentially British kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and living rooms, with useful advice from leading interior designers and architects on how to achieve classic, elegant style.
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NOTEBOOK • Our monthly edit of news, shopping inspiration and inside information
DESIGN DISCOVERIES • Chic style and heritage influences form the focus of this month’s beautiful buys
RAY OF SUNSHINE
IN FINE TRADITION
THE EDIT • Ways to add colour to interiors is on the agenda as fabrics, wallpapers and footstools catch Editor-at-Large Kate Freud’s eye this month
Sense of BALANCE • Interior designer Emma Sims-Hilditch has harmoniously combined old and new to transform an eighteenth-century former schoolhouse into a much-loved family home
CHARACTER STUDY • The interior designer has combined some clever ideas to create a relaxed, harmonious and characterful home
Affinity & ALLURE • When their family’s lifestyles changed, Evelyne and Valentine Beresford took a fresh look at their Chelsea house introducing colour, optimising the space and creating a home filled with heart and soul
Family AFFAIR • Robyn and Peter Christie’s careful conservation of a treasured family home filled with memories has secured its heritage for future generations
House of MEMORIES • Sam and Hugh Godsal’s London home is full of family stories and special finds which have been artfully curated to create a welcoming interior
STYLE INSPIRATION • Our special section dedicated to design and decorating inspiration begins here
SPRING awakening • Reinvigorate interiors with bright and beautiful new fabrics and wallpapers from the latest collections
Ways with ART & ANTIQUES • Make the most of treasured objects, both antiques and works of art, by giving thoughtful consideration to the ways in which they are displayed
BUYING ANTIQUES • Whether adding to a collection or buying a first piece, these experts offer a few tips to help with making the right choice
RESTFUL bedrooms • As important at the beginning of the day as at the end of the day, a bedroom requires careful planning and design to create a perfect sanctuary
Dress to impress • When it comes to bedding and bed linen, it is a good idea to buy for the season as well as for style.
PASSION FOR QUALITY • From elegant rattan garden furniture to sleek indoor/outdoor dining sets, Bridgman’s luxurious pieces lead the way in both comfort and practicality
Creating AN ENGLISH SITTING ROOM • Praised for its relaxed elegance and comfort, the perfect sitting room is deceptively layered yet achievable, as Ros Byam Shaw explores
WOOD WORKS • Building a home from scratch can be a daunting prospect, but the whole experience proved a dream for one couple who put their faith in oak-frame experts Oakwrights
QUINTESSENTIALLY • Inspiration for seasonal pastimes and making the most of life at home starts here
WILD GARLIC GREEN SAUCE
FROM PATCH TO PLATE Matthew Fort • The food writer and critic praises the art of foraging and shares his deceptively simple ideas for conjuring elegant dishes with fresh, free finds from the woodlands this month
Spring THE SEASONAL HOME: Spring • Add joyful colour with displays of cheerful spring flowers, from wild buds to blooming bulbs and blossoming trees it is a season full of cheer, promise and delight
Living well • Spring brings with it a freshness and the promise of a new dawn – embrace the season as a time for renewal with positive and refreshing lifestyle changes
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