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Inspiration

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John and Emma Sims-Hilditch’s Chichester kitchen through the decades

Living by your values can be a challenge, but it’s one that our co-founder John and his wife Emma, o...

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Weaving the narrative: the evolution of our velvet

An introduction to our own velvet, Isla, and its sustainable, durable, colourful credentials. ...

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Curiouser and curiouser: creating a curiosity cabinet

How designs like our Shepton and Chawton cabinets can help you create harmony and personality in you...

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Ten interiors pieces to invest in

In an ideal world, everything you filled your home with would be something special. The sort of cons...

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Beetroot hummus with Jerusalem artichokes, goat’s cheese and pea shoots

As we inch ever closer towards spring, the gradually brighter days and awakening of the garden have ...

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One step forward: why you should go barefoot

The reflective ritual of ‘grounding’ is fast becoming popular, as journalist Lucy Dunn discovered wh...

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Behind the walls of Houghton Lodge

We take an early springtime stroll around this Hampshire home’s walled garden....

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Ways with tiles and timber

How to use our tiles and timber cladding across your home to create texture, atmosphere and personal...

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The gentle balance of food preservation

Food historian Dr Annie Gray explains how science and sociology have combined to keep our palettes p...

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The heirloom tray: designing Terence

A considered design story for the simplest of objects....

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Using colour in the kitchen

All the different ways you can bring colour into your kitchen, whether it be neutral or otherwise....

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The one-hundred-year mindset

Neptune co-founder John Sims-Hilditch tells journalist Suzanne Imre how looking beyond the here and ...

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Rhubarb and orange cake

A cheery cake to put a spring in your step in late winter, which can also be made to suit plant-base...

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Jo, Scott and their Henley kitchen & utility

A masterclass in making a clean and bold monochrome palette work in a period home....

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Oven baked risotto with kale pesto and crispy celeriac

A supper recipe from The Provenist cafe that celebrates delicious winter vegetables....

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James, Alex and their Suffolk kitchen

A strikingly contemporary kitchen for a Victorian London home, combining marble, concrete, a monochr...

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Butternut squash, dark chocolate and lentil chilli with coconut yoghurt and coriander

‘Hearty and wholesome with a bit of a kick’. Otherwise known as the perfect, plant-based dish for a ...

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Biophilia at home: how to bring nature into your interiors

Author Sally Coulthard explains what we mean by ‘biophilia’ and how you can use it to create interio...

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The art of accumulating: how to create meaningful interiors

The benefits of taking your time and filling your home gradually to create spaces that are a true re...

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The search for contentment by Ben Fogle

Author and presenter Ben Fogle looks at how people have discovered and protected their inner peace b...

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Nigel & David’s Chichester kitchen

A Chichester kitchen designed to reflect its owners’ personalities and passions, as well as its Edwa...

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Choosing hardware for your kitchen

How to choose handles and hardware for your kitchen, considering shape, finish, form and function....

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How to organise a kitchen larder

How to arrange your larder or food cupboards to look good and – more importantly – work well....

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Lili & Lodewijk and their Neptune home

A whole home project that brings together a calm and neutral colour palette with collected pieces fr...

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Making home design enjoyable: advice from our founders

John and Emma Sims-Hilditch share their tried and tested tips to help your home redesign go a lot sm...

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Wendy and her Suffolk kitchen

How the simplicity of our Suffolk collection proved the perfect complement to this Edwardian home....

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Tips and tricks for packing up Christmas

A handful of ideas we’ve gathered along the way to make it as easy as possible....

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Celebrating the beauty of winter light

Finding the joy in winter’s light, come crystal clear sun or moodily overcast skies....

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Our favourite interiors books

Whether you’re on the hunt for a hardback that will act as a manual for decorating your home or a ph...

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Our interior design journal archive

Our articles on planning, layout, lighting and colour, all gathered together in one place to make re...

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How to make a moodboard and when to use one

Rethinking your home’s interior, be it one of your smallest spaces or a whole home overhaul, always ...

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Small kitchen design ideas and inspiration

Whether yours is a kitchen in a city apartment or a narrow galley kitchen in a countryside cottage, ...

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Kim, Russell & their Chichester kitchen

A modern twist on a charming 16th-century cottage....

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Winter pearl barley, wild mushroom and truffle arancini

With their hearty, risotto-like filling, crispy breadcrumb casing and couple of bites size, arancini...

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The art of slow decorating

A lick of paint and some new cushions is one way to update a home. But to reap the rewards of decora...

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Kat Farmer & her living room redesign

A home design journey with celebrated blogger, Instagrammer and TV presenter, Kat Farmer....

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How to define your personal style

As social media and TV programmes have allowed us indulgent glimpses into other people’s homes, so o...

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How to add character in a new build

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

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Spiced celeriac and parsnip soup with sourdough croutons

Is there anything quite like a good bowl of soup in winter? Both comforting and nourishing, it gives...

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Ali & her Suffolk kitchen

When the Laslett family left their Canterbury home over ten years ago for a stint of living and work...