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It’s official: carpet is back in the national shopping basket. But the only ones worth considering are nothing like those of old


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You want to bring the outside in, as the cliché goes, but the very word ‘conservatory’ repels you. Have an architectural intervention instead


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Distraction-from-work alert: Dinah Hall selects her favourite interiors blogs. Hours of endless snooping into other people’s grand designs


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Digital books may now be outselling the printed word online but, says Dinah Hall, you can’t use something spineless to furnish a room


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It began life in a rural pub, becoming a symbol of the Swinging Sixties and Nostalgic Nineties. Now the lava lamp is celebrating half a century


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A carefully angled coffee table book is not enough; now you need an edited display of classic objects to show just how tasteful you are


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After he designed his own home, his folks hired him to build theirs. Now his ‘transiition building’ is becoming a bit of a speciality


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A home is not a home without a four-legged friend or alternatively a dog-themed accessory. See our favourites from PetsPyjamas


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