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The power of sound

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

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Sarah & her Henley kitchen

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

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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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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...

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Easy ways to enhance your bathroom

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

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A potted guide to painting

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

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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...

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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...

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An alternative guide to relaxing at home

We all know that gardening, baking, practising yoga and taking a bath are ways to relax and unwind w...

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Shaker Maker

Shaker kitchens have been popular for decades, and there’s a very good reason why. The chameleon of ...

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A brief history of kitchens

The kitchen is the heart of the home, true? Well, not always, as a quick romp through the changing f...

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Pairing patterns with plains

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

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Kitchens through time – part two

Continuing on from our first article, where we looked at kitchens in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardi...

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Hotel interiors to inspire your own schemes

Whether you’re on the cusp of decorating or are the sort to see a scheme and bank its look for a fut...

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Kitchens through time – part one

Creating a kitchen to suit the period of your home is easy if you follow a few basic principles. Rea...

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Larder love

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

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Re-new, reuse, re-love

Using the furniture and accessories that you already have – or giving a new home to an antique, vint...

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The joy of sitting in

Ways to rekindle the joy of an evening in, from the practical (choosing the perfect seat), to the fu...

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Bringing Christmas into the kitchen

Think beyond the purely practical in your kitchen this Christmas, with our tips on making the heart ...

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All wrapped up - our home gift guide

Taking the time to find just the right gift for each person on your list is one of the most joyful p...

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Deck the hall

Five ways to create a cheerful and uplifting welcome in your hallway this winter (even if it’s just ...

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A slow Christmas

Journalist and author India Knight reflects on the positives of taking it easy this festive season....

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Decorating your bedroom for winter

When it comes to decorating your home’s bedrooms come winter, it’s very often only children’s spaces...

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Welcoming in winter

How to dress your home for the season from early November right through to Christmas with our three ...

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Chris & her Chichester kitchen

A country green kitchen for a countryside home and a green-fingered couple…...

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Savouring Bonfire Night at home

Autumn is a season to relish all by itself, but there’s one particular November celebration that bri...

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Colour scheming

Interior designer Emma Sims Hilditch shares nine colour schemes to suit the different rooms in the h...

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A natural, seasonal palette

Nature has always had a big influence on our style and nowhere more so than in our paint collection,...

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Design in every detail

The often unnoticed – but always important – details that make our designs as useful and as beautifu...

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How to create the perfect reading nook

With a guiding, practiced hand from our home designer at Neptune Fulham…...

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When old favourites met new friends

Our autumn photography shows just how, when chosen carefully and with timelessness in mind, older fu...

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Olive's perfect partners

One colour alone doesn’t create a decorating scheme, so whenever we bring out a new seasonal hue (wh...

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One kitchen: three ways

The Suffolk collection is our most pared back kitchen – drawing on the refined simplicity of Shaker ...

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Trend report: kitchen colours

When it comes to deciding what colour to paint your kitchen, chances are you’re going to fall into o...

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How to create a warm and characterful minimalist home

'Less is more’ has always been a guiding principle for us here at Neptune. Understated, edited and p...

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Installing your Neptune kitchen: what to expect

Tony Cramp, our kitchen installation manager, talks us through the unique installation process at Ne...

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Small kitchen cabinetry

Any kitchen, no matter how big or small, needs to include effective storage to feel considered and u...

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The foundations of interior design

One of the questions we’re often asked in our stores is how you can recreate the same calm and consi...

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Flower school: ways with our vases

We break down the four main shapes of vase (pot and jug) in our collection, and offer advice and ide...

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An ode to the occasional chair

What makes a chair ‘occasional’? And why should you welcome one into your home?...