Electric Patio Awnings: Simplify Your Home Life

Electric Patio Awnings: Simplify Your Home Life

With the rise of Artificially Intelligent devices turning our once non-smart (…stupid?) homes into smart homes, is there a better time than the present to look into the future? According to YouGov, smart speaker ownership has doubled in the past 6 months. This...

Get set for summer with retractable patio awnings

We’ve had a glimpse of the summer weather ahead, be it only one or two days at a time! Now it’s time to start thinking about how to make your outdoor space the most popular amongst the neighbours and guests this summer. Exterior design additions like retractable patio...

Battling Seasonality – Making The Most Of Outdoor Spaces

It’s the height of summer, and no matter what the weather, you’ll still find us Brits optimistically living it up in a beer garden or making the most of dining outdoors – something we love to do, especially if the outdoor space is well-maintained. For restaurants,...

Interior Design trends for 2017

If you’re like us, the welcome downtime over Christmas and New Year usually evokes a time of reflection. It’s during this reflection that you start to think about what you might like to achieve in the following year. Cue New Year resolutions and a renewed...

James Robertshaw at Bolton Food & Drink Festival

The 11th Bolton Food and Drink Festival was a huge success with record-breaking numbers descending on the town centre. There were demos from a number of top TV chefs including John Torode, Masterchef winner Simon Wood and festival favourite, James Martin. This year,...

How to Judge a Building – by RIBA

The RIBA Awards are the most rigorously judged prizes for architectural excellence in the UK, with the winning buildings then eligible for the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize. On July 14th, the shortlist for the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building...