Homes

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Three things with Cal Wilson: ‘What I’d save in a fire? My gloriously grotesque concrete bird bath’
In our weekly interview about objects, Wilson shares her lockdown hobbies and reveals a secret she’s kept from her mother for decades

As told to Katie Cunningham

07, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Animal magic in Hove
A party-loving artist draws upon fantasy and African wildlife in her exuberant home on the south coast. By Jo Peters

Jo Peters

04, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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No time like the present – why I’m going big whatever happens this Christmas
After 2020’s wash out – and Omicron notwithstanding– there’s a lot to catch up on this year, with even more baubles and bubbly than usual

Jess Cartner-Morley

03, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Houseplant of the week: monkey leaf or Swiss cheese plant
With leaves like Matisse cutouts, this is a fine rainforest plant that won’t mind life out of the sun

Gynelle Leon

03, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Oregon to ban ‘gushing’ love letters to homeowners from potential buyers
Messages aim to win over sellers by sharing details from buyers’ lives, which some argue can fuel discrimination

Candice Pires

02, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Vintage Ikea! A 1960s armchair just sold for £12k – here are 10 other surprising secondhand Swedish hits
Old furniture from the interiors store can go for high prices at auction, in some cases 92 times what it originally sold for. But should you hang on to your Billy bookcase?

Stuart Heritage

02, Dec, 2021 @11:39 AM

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November design news: postcards, Puma trainers and Preston’s brutalist bus station
design news: postcards, Puma trainers and Preston’s brutalist bus station

30, Nov, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Buzz off! Effective ways to deter bites during Australia’s monster mosquito season
Health professionals warn south-eastern Australia is facing a particularly risky summer for mosquito-borne diseases. So how do you keep them away?

Natalie Parletta

28, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The UK’s 50 most fabulous independent shops
Quirky, original and a joy to browse in, independent shops are the lifeblood of many of our high streets. Even better when they come with a great website. You’ll have your own favourites, of course, but here are 50 to check out

Scarlett Conlon, Annalisa Barbieri, Louise Boland and Andy Perry

28, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Love at first sip breathes new life into an ancient Piedmont home
A chance encounter at a wine tasting means new beginnings for this remote Italian cascina

Scarlett Conlon

28, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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How a Paris designer built a family home in an old mirror factory
By combining warm colours and reclaimed materials, a Parisian workshop is now a contemporary home

Nell Card

27, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Houseplant of the week: moss balls
More commonly known as ‘moss balls’, this soothing and mysterious plant sits perfectly on a bedside table or home office desk

Gynelle Leon

26, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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