2021-01-26 SS21 Eagle House3906

Inspiration

Easter menu salmon
Spring feasting recipes: whole side of salmon with lemon and dill

An easy yet impressive centrepiece dish from our café, The Provenist, that’s perfect for springtime ...

Clemmie Headboard_Portrait_V1
How to choose a rug

Six quick tips on choosing a rug – from when you might want to use a runner to how to avoid the comm...

FEARNEHOUGH_KCS_133
Hidden elements of design: AGA

At 99 years old, the AGA has earned its place in our kitchens (and hearts) thanks to its classic des...

Knutsford store, rear
When in Knutsford

While we have stores up and down the country, we know that, quite often, you’ll be making a longer t...

HARDING_KCS_034
Cool, classic white kitchens

The best ‘trends’ are the ones that don’t fade away; it’s what differentiates a passing fad from som...

Stories 13_Henry Tovey Portrait__1
Talking to Henry

Those of you who’ve been with us a while might remember that in our second volume of Stories, way ba...

Larsson Grand Wardrobe_Moss & Burnt Sienna 07
Pairing patterns with plains

Pattern. For some, it’s a thrilling world to dive into and unleash on their homes. For others, the v...

Dualit
The hidden elements of design: Dualit

How 70 years of original thinking and a constant drive to improve has marked Dualit out as one of th...

Easter decorating tree rabbit
Oh Easter tree

Much like its December counterpart, the Christmas tree, it seems it’s the Germans we have to thank f...

EASTER_DINING_MAIN_LS_018
An Easter tablescape

This year Easter may not be quite as big an occasion for feasting as we’d like, but with the possibi...

LUCY_GILLIONS_KCS_500
Lucy & her Chichester kitchen

“A traditional style kitchen with a modern twist” was the brief for this couple’s renovation project...

WYCOMBE_FOLDING_DETAIL_125715
Hidden heroes: the Wycombe folding chair

Everything we do at Neptune is about making your life better in ways big and small. Sometimes that’s...

2021-01-26 SS21 Eagle House4420
The foundations of using pattern, the Neptune way

There are some designers (and homes) for whom pattern is something to be draped across many surfaces...

Clemmie Headboard_Portrait Tighter_01
Making a statement with Clemmie

We do love a statement headboard. Much like a fireplace in a living room, it’ll anchor your bedroom ...

Burnt Sienna & Salt Moodboard 01
Ways with Burnt Sienna

There’s so much creative fun to be had in putting together a colour scheme, but sometimes it can be ...

WOOL_ETTIE_TILES_01_010
Hidden elements of design: Marlborough Tiles

The tile specialists with an eye for colour and detail....

CHICHESTER_FLAX_04_166 SQUARE CROP
Ways to use Flax Blue in the kitchen

Soft shades of white and grey are amongst the most-loved colours to use in the kitchen. As are, at t...

Olney Decorative Bowls_Spring Bulbs
How to make a spring bulb arrangement

Cut flowers are stunning (we’ll always have a place in our home for our life-like ones) and house pl...

CHICHESTER_FLAX_05_020
The hidden heroes

Every time we create a new collection – which we do twice a year in spring and autumn – we always li...

Eva Sofa Large_Harry Rust_Living
Behind the collection

The inspiration behind a collection can come from anywhere – a sunset, an unexpected find at an anti...

Clemmie Headboard_Portrait_V2
A few of our favourite things

A new season collection is always a moment of anticipation and excitement. Here, we’ve asked a handf...

2021-01-26 SS21 Eagle House4760
Introducing Burnt Sienna

This season’s new colour owes much to history yet feels refreshingly contemporary...

Houghton Lodge-28
March’s flower

For many of us, daffodils mark the beginning of spring. While snowdrops and crocuses may be the firs...

Spring Flowers 02
A celebration of spring in nature

Spring. Is any season so welcome, so wanted? While autumn brings relief after the heat of summer, th...

Clare Nolan - A shed of one's own
A shed of one's own

Author and stylist Clare Nolan explains why a shed at the end of the garden is every grown up’s drea...

Hannah Flowers May18_16
Greenhouses, orangeries and conservatories, a short history

What is the difference between an orangery, a greenhouse and a conservatory? Like many ‘back of hous...

POLLYANNA_KCS_500
In the larder: our spring staples

A well-stocked larder is the secret to kitchen calmness. When a delicious and nutritious meal can al...

Anonymous KCS 2
In praise of green spaces

Elizabeth Metcalfe is the Deputy Features Editor at House and Garden magazine. Having studied Englis...

HAYES_KCS_093_rt
How to: light an open plan kitchen and living room

From architectural to ambient lighting – advice from two of our home designers…...

AW20_WardleyChairCafeShot_HarrogateTable_328
Novels and their interiors

Escape into the world of literary interiors with Elizabeth Metcalfe – deputy features editor at Hous...

Sonos_004_RT
The power of sound

What constitutes the perfect home sound system? We asked Greg McAllister, sound experience manager a...

BATES_KCS_184
Sarah & her Henley kitchen

No matter how small the space is, there’s always room to dream big…...

PR_Living_Trend_Story_AW18_027
How to add character in a new build

A few clever design and decorating decisions can add years to a newer home...

Pantone Colour_Yellow & Grey Moodboard
On Pantone’s 2021 Colours of the Year

This year, as they have been doing since the first year of the new millennium, Pantone have selected...

_X3A9989
Let’s Design: home edition

In part two of our ‘Let’s Design’ blog series, one of our home designers George talks us through the...

SS18_EDINBURGH_017_A1_final_v2 __RT
Easy ways to enhance your bathroom

Our bathrooms are working hard at the moment. Not only during the morning rush but as welcome retrea...

BEDROOM_1_036
The joy of the bath tub

Elizabeth Metcalf shares why to her, and so many others, taking a bath is a time for both rest and i...

Olive-Chestnut mood board
A potted guide to painting

Paint’s one of the simplest and quickest ways to update your home – the right combination of shades ...

Designer, Cheltenham store-4
Talking to Jessica, a Neptune home designer

Every now and then, here on our journal, in our print magazine, Stories, and on our Instagram, we li...

AW20_ChawtonTVCabinet_626
The versatility of Chawton

Chawton’s not a new topic for us here on the journal. And rightly so: as a storage design that you c...