Charlotte Luxford

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These Cool Apartment Blocks Show How Great Design Can Help Build Communities

Torr Kaelan: Synergy and sustainability<p>California, USA<p>Activist, architect and pioneer, Rob Wellington Quigley has helped reinvigorate depressed …

See Inside Pantone and Airbnb's Amazing Green-Themed Pad in London

If you’re embracing Pantone’s Colour of the Year right now, you’ll love the new collaboration between Pantone and Airbnb. The two brands have created …

Snøhetta's Amazing New Treetop Cabin is THE Place to See the Northern Lights This Year

Sweden’s Treehotel was already a renowned bucket-list hotspot, but it’s just become even more sought after due to architect firm Snøhetta’s new ‘7th …

Romantic Love Shacks From Across The World You’ll Want To Snuggle Up In

Check out these homey hideaways and charming cabins that are the epitome of the romantic getaway. Showcased in new book The Hinterland, the small and …

A First Look At The Stunning New Science Museum Gallery By Zaha Hadid

The opening of the new Winton Gallery at London’s Science Museum is hotly anticipated, with visitors wanting a first peek at the breathtaking design …

These Jaw-Dropping Buildings Make The Most Of Their Stunning Natural Habitats

New book <i>Elemental Living</i> celebrates the best of contemporary architecture that is both sensitive to and celebrates its envious natural surroundings. …

View China's Famous National Park From Amazing Floating Walkways

This is definitely one to add to your bucket list for the future if you’re heading to China – incredible pavilions, bridges and observatories are …

Look Out for These Epic Retreats Hidden in Secret Spots in Wales in 2017

The scheme is part of a design competition to create eight boutique cabins that will be built in three locations, with one site being by the sea, a …

Check Out London's Top Starchitects And Their Signature Designs

While there are plenty of legendary London landmarks created by world-famous architects of old, ranging from Sir Charles Barry’s Big Ben to Sir …

Hamburg's New Elbphilharmonie is a Glittering Modern Masterpiece

It may have taken 10 years to complete and cost 10 times the original estimate, but Herzog & de Meuron’s stunning new concert hall is worth every …

Yves Behar's Snoo Crib Is A Life Saver For Sleepless Parents

Sleep-deprived parents will rejoice at this revolutionary baby crib by designer Yves Behar – the Snoo rocks their babies to sleep whenever they cry, …

This Bizarre Looking Spaceship House in Prague will Blow Your Mind

More like a spaceship that’s landed in the countryside than a house, this incredible property was designed by Czech architect Jan Šépka for an old …

Beat The Winter Blues With This Season's Must-Have Lighting

Scandinavians tend to get the least daylight over winter, yet they are deemed the happiest people on earth. The secret? Cosy, warm interiors, where …

Dutch Designer Is On A Roll With Homewares Made From Used Toilet Paper

OK, so it’s not turning water into wine, but these surprisingly beautiful homewares are made by repurposing used toilet paper (yes, used) – it’s an …

Beautiful New Design Book Delivers The Ultimate Chair Porn

Midcentury fanatics rejoice – 100 Midcentury Chairs is the ultimate compendium of both truly iconic and less well-known chairs from this golden era. …

How To Be An Amazing Host This Christmas Without A Guest Room

Sweet dreams<p>If you can, it’s wise to invest in a futon or a daybed. This one is a no-brainer, as it can double up as a sofa during the day. However, …

12 Ways To Create The Danish Hygge Look At Home

There’s no getting away from it, with no less than ten books published on the subject this year, <i>hygge</i> (pronounced ‘heurgha’) is the new trend …

10 Creative Bookshelf Ideas You'll Want To Try At Home

With winter on its way, there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book, so we’ve come up with our favourite home library ideas for both …

How To Create A Beautiful Indoor Garden This Winter

Just because Jack Frost is on his way, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy being surrounded by fresh plants and flowers. There’s a real trend for indoor …

Lazy People Will Love This Christmas Tree That Comes In The Post

If the idea of going out on the hunt among chaotic crowds for a Christmas tree and then spending a small fortune on it doesn’t appeal, we’ve got just …

12 Creative And Simple Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas You'll Love

When you’ve spent so much time choosing the right gift for a loved one, it only seems right to wrap it with the attention it deserves, too. Here are …

These Dreamy Scandinavian Interiors Are The Most Beautiful Thing You'll See Today

Forward-thinking meets fairy-tale in Nordic countries, where folk tales, nature, sustainability and comfort are key when it comes to designing a …

How To Create A Mini Wreath That Will Give Your Christmas Gift Wow Factor

This craft will make your gifts that little bit special this year and add a personal touch – just follow the easy video tutorial for how to make …

How To Make A Car In A Jar Christmas Snow Globe

This simple craft will make the perfect addition to your festive interior and is a fun thing to make with the kids over the holidays. Watch the video …

How To Make Simple Cork Christmas Trees In Under A Minute

This craft takes hardly any time at all and is super easy to make. The trees are a great touch to a dinner table, mantelpiece or side table. Watch …

These Home Cocktail Bar Ideas Are Perfect For The Party Season

Raise the bar this holiday season with an ultra-glamorous cocktail cabinet that’s bound to cause a stir with guests. Whether it’s buying a bespoke …

Pantone’s Color Of The Year 2017, Greenery, Is Inspired By Monet, Rooftop Gardens... And Doctor Strange

Home & Design Editor Charlotte Luxford speaks exclusively to Pantone Color Institute’s Leatrice Eiseman about why ‘Greenery’ is the Color of the Year …

Forget 'Hygge' – The New Scandi Trend You Need To Know In 2017 Is 'Lagom'

While 2016 was all about getting cosy and warm with the Danish trend ‘hygge‘, 2017 is all about the Swedish concept ‘lagom’, which, just like in the …

A Design Lover’s Travel Guide To Kensington, London

South Kensington tube station | © Iain Reid<p><b>1. Brompton Design District</b><p>Get off at South Kensington tube station and you’ll have landed right in the …

A House With Two Faces: You'll Never Guess What It Is Like Inside...

Walking by on the street in Toronto, you may come to the conclusion that this 116-year-old home is just another beautiful heritage property. Open the …