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...colour is a language that speaks to us everywhere, every day. Colour plays an important role in design, not only in the way we behave and feel but also in the way we live. It can effect and control our behaviour in both interior and exterior environments from our homes, to pub...
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In the second of his two-part series, architect Piers Taylor advises on how to go about managing your home alteration project. Many people fall into ‘project management’ without a true understanding of what it means, what their responsibilities are, or the limits of their knowled...
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At the beginning of a house design journey it’s hard to resist the instinct to go shopping for fancy features or products. In the first of the two-part series, architect Piers Taylor shares his tips on what you need to consider before embarking on a home alteration project, such...
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As much as we’d all love to spend more time outside, it’s not always practical. We don’t need science to tell us that daylight has a big effect on our mood – we can feel it after a short walk in the sunshine. But the proof is there all the same, lower levels of daylight lead to l...
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Letting daylight into your home in the right way offers so much more than just natural light. We all know how important daylight is in our daily lives. But considering how crucial it is, you’d think our homes would be better designed to make the most of it. Sadly, all too many ho...
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A window is not just a window. When it comes to investing in your home, daylight is the safest bet you can make. With its all-encompassing ability to lift the mood of you and your home, the money spent is always going to be well-spent. From doors to lightwells, and roof windows t...
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