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Title image from Edward, architect from Tooting Bec, London. See his full profile and shortlist him for your project here.   Why Sustainable Design? Planning your dream eco-home? We’ve put together a brief summary of the main eco-design principles to follow when designing your new home. Most of us would agree that it is important… Read more »

 

 

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We asked our UK-wide community of architects and designers on Design for Me – How much does a ‘typical’ loft conversion cost? Image above by Ayca, architectural designer on Design for Me. See her full profile here. As you can see, the estimates below vary significantly, which illustrates just how subjective this question is! However, if… Read more »

 

 

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Interior designers will have different ways of working when it comes to purchasing furniture for your project. For some it will be part of their business model to buy furniture on your behalf, while others will offer a ‘design only’ service. Others will be flexible, based on the size of your project, budget, and your… Read more »

 

 

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Basement extension ideas – from Design for Me’s architects and designers Where space comes at a high price – which is certainly the case in many parts of London – a basement extension can be a brilliant way to add habitable living space, and can dramatically increase the value of a property. Alternatively digging down,… Read more »

 

 

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Except with the landlord’s permission, tenants may not make significant changes to the property or install new main fixtures. The lease terms and the landlord’s written consent are required for any modifications in a rental property. You can approach the landlord about upgrades if you have a good relationship with them. Since most property owners… Read more »

 

 

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Annie posted her project to Design for Me looking for a talented interior designer to renovate her hallway and front room. After registering her project with just a few key details, we matched her with the best candidates and she received interest from a number of interior designers.   Annie’s brief Hallway and front room re-model We have recently… Read more »

 

 

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Interior designers in Brighton and Sussex If you’re planning a renovation or refurbishment, finding the right interior designer or architect is the critical first step. We’ve compiled some of the best interior designers in Brighton and Sussex to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. The Sussex area is brimming… Read more »

 

 

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For anyone starting a new extension or building project, researching what others have done in your local area is an excellent place to start.   Image above from Ahmed, architect from Hackney, London. Click here to see more and shortlist them for your home project. Finding a neighbour’s planning application It’s likely that other properties… Read more »