How to choose the right windows for your home

Promotional content: Choosing the right windows for your home can make an enormous difference – particularly if you live in a period property. Here are the Sash Window Workshop's tips on…

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Nine lovely kitchen islands

The design of kitchen islands is evolving fast to accommodate everything from wine fridges and seating to appliances, says Amelia Thorpe.

The best country house architects in Britain

Country Life has once again delved into its little black book and fully updated its list of the finest architects in Britain – an indispensable guide if you're considering serious…

This Edwardian house was transformed by Ian Adam Smith Architects and the building firm R W Armstrong

The best builders in Britain

Whether you're embarking on a new-build or painstakingly restoring a listed building, here are the craftsmen with excellent foundations.