Category Architecture

Space saving loft design by Landmark Lofts

This guest blog by Landmark Lofts is a great read, featuring designer tips on making the most of space in a loft, often an awkward shape to work with – some tips are definitely transferable to other rooms in your house too! Enjoy… How to maximise space in your home – a space-saving guest post […]

Planning, Regulations, Extensions and Lofts – Expert advice for your building dream needs from LLP

We all have dreams of extending our house, whether it be a loft conversion, home extension or even a complete remodel.  To most of us the thought of going ahead with this kind of work, even though exciting, can also be very daunting.  Who do you use? Can you trust the builder? Planning permission? Jargon? […]

Passion’s running high as Appassionata fights local Italian artisans’ corner

Italy has a reputation for high quality local crafts, but the country’s artigianos – traditional artisans – have struggled to compete with the increasing commercialisation of their country in recent years. Indeed The Guardian reported that Italian artisans were turning increasingly to the internet and the convenience of supermarkets in order to try and make […]

Castles, country homes and creepy noises

Whilst looking for something to do over the Hallowe’en period, I came across these amazing properties that not only look fantastic but all have a spooky story to tell about some very intriguing tenants and visitors! In the 15th century, Ackergill Tower Castle was owned by the Keith family who were in a feud with the Gunn […]