Tagged: Advice

What is a loggia?
10 Jan

What is a loggia?

Often found attached to grand communal buildings in the Mediterranean, loggias can also be a stunning feature in residential properties, adding an element of theatre and grandeur to the exterior...

Amazing modern fireplace designs for a cosy orangery this winter
14 Nov

Amazing modern fireplace designs for a cosy orangery this winter

Here are six of our favourite modern fireplace designs we know will inspire you.

Bonfire Night treats
02 Nov

Bonfire Night treats

For those of you who are planning on serving a Firework Night banquet to friends and family this week, we’ve put a collection of Bonfire Night recipes together that will...

‘My style is simple and earthy’ – we meet OKA’s Giselle Mannering
27 Sep

‘My style is simple and earthy’ – we meet OKA’s Giselle Mannering

Known for sourcing beautiful and comfortable pieces, British luxury furniture and home accessories retailer OKA champions a unique and bohemian look. We meet their Head of Interior Design and Trade...

Ways to maximise light and space within your home
24 Aug

Ways to maximise light and space within your home

When looking for houses or creating housing designs, people rarely prioritise ‘dark and pokey’ in their ‘must-have’ list, and with good reason.

Save the bees – it’s time to take action
09 Aug

Save the bees – it’s time to take action

Through the cross-pollination that occurs as they collect nectar from flower to flower, bees play a pivotal part in the world’s eco-system, taking responsibility for at least one third of...

Will the St Swithin’s Day prophecy disrupt the hot summer of 2018?
15 Jul

Will the St Swithin’s Day prophecy disrupt the hot summer of 2018?

Westbury investigates this 1,000-year-old legend and advises on what to do to ensure your conservatory/garden room/orangery stays beautifully comfortable no matter what the weather brings.

What does an orangery cost?
28 Jun

What does an orangery cost?

"What does an orangery cost?" It's a valid and very popular question circulating the web at present, however you may as well ask the question, "how long is a piece...

Tips on how to gain successful planning permission
01 Jun

Tips on how to gain successful planning permission

Westbury’s guide to navigating your way through the red tape.

Incorporating smart lighting into your home & garden
30 May

Incorporating smart lighting into your home & garden

In our latest guest blog post, Lighting Direct give their expert advice on how smart lighting can transform the way you use lighting in your home and garden.

Practical Advice: Patios and outside furniture
16 Aug

Practical Advice: Patios and outside furniture

Patios are more than a place to simply spend time outdoors, they can be extremely multifunctional and deserve to stand proud as an extension of the home.

Practical Advice: wine storage
27 Jun

Practical Advice: wine storage

Whether your preference is for a wine storage solution that really showcases your collection, or something more subtle, there are a number of considerations to make.

Seating solutions for open plan spaces
26 Oct

Seating solutions for open plan spaces

When it comes to designing a kitchen and living area, seating is imperative in any home. Here we look at different types and styles that can enhance a multifunctional space.

Practical Advice: A Practical Guide To Choosing Your Kitchen Sink
06 Jul

Practical Advice: A Practical Guide To Choosing Your Kitchen Sink

Don't overlook the humble kitchen sink when designing your kitchen, it can be beautiful as well as functional

Practical Advice: 2016 Kitchen Trends
14 Apr

Practical Advice: 2016 Kitchen Trends

Refurbishing or relocating your kitchen this year? Here’s our rundown of the latest kitchen trends you might want to consider