Should I choose solid or engineered wood flooring?

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Which one to choose: solid or engineered wood floor? Choosing the finishes for your home project can be the most exciting part. Floors in particular can dramatically change the overall look of your new extension, so it’s important to get it right. People are increasingly opting for timber flooring over carpet for a look that’s… Read more »

Find the best interior design companies for your house

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Whether you’re planning a whole house renovation or a single room makeover, consulting an interior designer can make the world of difference to the end result. Here at Design for Me we specialise in helping homeowners find the right interior design companies for their job. Many homeowners don’t know if they require an interior designer… Read more »

Glass Staircases : Advice & Inspiration

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Glass is a material that has long been used in all kinds of structural applications. In spite on its fragility, glass is known to be robust and strong. In the right hands, with the right balustrade components and fixings glass can be used for just about anything. Unsurprisingly, homeowners are now finding that glass is… Read more »

Bathroom design ideas by DfM designers

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Need bathroom design ideas? Here is some bathroom inspiration brought to you by designforme.com‘s designers! Whether you have a small space for an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower or a larger room able to host a freestanding bath, our designers have the solution! Take a look!   Showers            Walk in Shower by… Read more »

How to get new residential projects on DfM

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How to create a winning profile for new residential projects…   1. Be relevant for this market Design for Me is all about one-off private residential projects. It provides an opportunity to market directly for this part of your business. Although it may be tempting to showcase your large scale, non-resi work, this may ultimately be off-putting… Read more »

Design for Me helps Architects and Designers find new residential projects

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Projects posted by homeowners on DfM

Finding a constant stream of interesting new residential projects is not always easy. Design for Me was set up to provide a platform for architects and designers to find (and actually choose) new projects suitable for them!  For homeowners, it makes the process of finding a design professional more straightforward and accessible for residential projects. They can post their projects to the site… Read more »

How much does artificial grass cost?

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Image above from Easigrass Think artificial grass and you might immediately think of greengrocer shelves or 1970s football pitches, but the technology to make it look and feel real has come on leaps and bounds in the past few years. Wanting to spend time enjoying their gardens rather than tending to them, more and more… Read more »

Best Sofa Bed Reviews updated for 2020

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Best sofa bed reviews The sofa bed is one of the most difficult furniture purchases of get right. We have all slept on lumpy, creaky, uncomfortable ones. The ones where you and your partner roll into the middle and you have to try and roll back up the hill without causing serious squeekage! I’m currently… Read more »

Product review: sliding folding doors / bi-fold doors

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Profile pics from architects on designforme.com

This week, I have been mostly designing…  a rear extension! As this is rather a common project on Design for Me, I thought I’d share some of my research. The brief was quite simple. It involved extending the living room to create a dining area (the client’s current dining table is too small for a family… Read more »