Modern garden design ideas Design for Me has a community of hundreds of garden designers all across the country and we’ve compiled the most inspiring modern garden design ideas for you. If you like the look of one, you can click on the image to see that garden designer’s other work and shortlist them for your project Bringing the… Read more »
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Steps to building a house
What are the steps to building a house? Many self-builders we have spoken to ask the same question – where do I start? The stages outlined below are there as a guide as the ‘typical’ route. Once you have a good design and management team behind you, they may advise that an alternative path could… Read more »
Construction methods for house extensions – which structural option should you choose?
In this article, we’ll explore some common construction methods for house extensions and help you decide which option is best suited to your brief. Featured image from Rhys, architect from London. See more and shortlist him for your home project here. Traditional brick and block One of the most common construction methods for… Read more »
Featured image by Oliver, architect on Design for Me. See his profile here to shortlist him for your project. If you’re looking for an architect’s services for an extension, home building or renovation project you have definitely come to the right website. As a residential architect myself, I created Design for Me to help… Read more »
Does my architect need to have insurance?
Does my architect need to have insurance? Even for a small house extension or renovation, it’s hugely important that your architect (or other architectural designer) holds professional indemnity insurance. If anything goes wrong with your project as a result of their advice or work, it will be much more straightforward to claim back any financial… Read more »
10 of the best barn conversion architects in the UK
We’ve rounded up some of the best architects for barn conversions and rural projects across the UK. David – Barn conversion architect in SE London (click on their name above to view their full profile and shortlist them for your project) ‘I run a RIBA Chartered Practice based in Crystal Palace, South London…. Read more »
Do I need a project manager for a self build or home renovation?
Should you hire a project manager for a self build or home renovation project? The question should really be, ‘what does a project manager do, and do I need one?’. In the building industry the term ‘project manager’ often gets muddled. When a building professional refers to a ‘project manager’ their meaning could fall broadly… Read more »
10 of the best architects for small / home projects
We’ve rounded up some of the best architects and small architecture practices across the UK, all specialising in residential projects. 1. Will – Residential architect in Brighton (click on his name above to view his full profile and shortlist his practice for your project) My name is Will, I am an… Read more »
5 of the best interior designers for home renovations in the UK
Here at Design for Me, we match homeowners with the best interior designers for home renovations. When it comes to internal alterations, some interior designers will be more suitable than others. Where many interior designers will focus on finishes, furniture and fittings only. Others will have training and experience in interior architecture i.e. room layout planning, removing… Read more »
10 of the best interior designers for small / home projects
Here at Design for Me, we match homeowners with the best interior designers for their home decor projects. Whether it’s a simple living room re-decoration or the complete interior design for a new build house, all of our interior designers specialise in home decor. Here’s just a small selection of some of the best interior firms and freelance interior designers… Read more »