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A CRAFTED COLLABORATION: OCHRE DESIGNS THE VIP LOUNGE FOR COLLECT 2024

The House Directory member OCHRE has sponsored and designed the luxurious VIP lounge. Here, managing director Jeff Charlton tells us about the project....

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New Year’s Resolutions: How The House Directory Members Will Be Heading In To 2024

To celebrate new year, selection of our members share their decorative approaches and what changes they will be making to their practice – large or small - as we head in to 2024......

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FESTIVE TABLESCAPING: AN EXPERT GUIDE

The House Directory members share their expert tablescaping tips, so you can transform your holiday table into a veritable visual feast....

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The Christmas Gift Edit

From luxurious treats and thoughtful gifts to stocking fillers and beyond, there’s something for everyone this festive season in our edit of glorious gifts. Wax Lyrical A chic option for any secret Santa, these beeswax pillar candles from Abigail Ahern...

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Orangeries And Conservatories: Everything You Need To Know About Specifying A Glazed Extension

Everything you need to know about choosing and specifying a glazed extension...  ...

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Autumn Reset – The ‘Back To School’ Edit

September has arrived, which is a great time to get organised for the final part of the year. This month, The House Directory’s shopping edit is a roundup of smart home office furniture, clever storage options and neat desk accessories,...

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The Beautiful Bathrooms Edit

From baths to basins, tiles to taps and so much more, The House Directory’s August shopping edit focuses on the very best fixtures, fittings, surfaces and accessories to source and shop now. 1. Colour Splash A perfect mix of classic...

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Customising Bespoke Furniture: Fiona McDonald Gives Her Expert Advice

Fiona McDonald tells us about how she developed her successful business and shares expert advice on commissioning bespoke pieces. ...

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Multifunctional Kitchens That Work Hard And Look Good

Six members of The House Directory share some of their most cleverly designed kitchen projects, all of which are as hardworking and practical as they are stylish....

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The English Country Homes Edit

Traditional, timeless, reclaimed and antique, The House Directory‘s English Country Homes shopping edit takes its inspiration from the glamour, the heritage and the grandeur of stately homes, historical houses and majestic country piles. 1. Be inspired by this beautiful book...

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