Side Return Extensions: Advice & Inspiration

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What is a side return extension?   Side return extensions are most common in Victorian terrace houses where the original building leaves a strip of land on the side of the house making an L shaped garden. If you have lived in a house like this you are aware of how useless this dark, dingy passageway 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 »

Kitchen Design Ideas by DfM

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Kitchen design ideas

Get some kitchen inspiration from our designers… Planning a new kitchen? You could just get a few supplier brochures and say “I want that one!”. Fine, if you want un-inspiring, run-of-the mill jobbie. But, like most things worthwhile, planning your perfect kitchen takes time, consideration and a little bit of inspiration (which is where we can help!) Function… Read more »

Garden Design Ideas by DfM Landscape Designers

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Garden Design Ideas by DfM Landscape Designers

With summer on the doorstep and the Chelsea Flower Show in full flourish, we thought it would be a good time to provide some garden design inspiration! We’re delighted to share some beautiful work from the talented garden designers on Design for Me. There are some fantastic ideas to create the perfect setting for those long summer days and… Read more »

Exterior sliding / folding doors – design inspiration

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Folding doors, bifold doors, sliding doors, concertina doors… what’s the difference? Folding doors, bifold doors, concertina doors, patio doors… there seem to be so many names for these glazed doors that open out to your garden but essentially they mean the same thing! Fully glazed doors have become incredibly popular and are a bit of… Read more »

House Extension Ideas by DfM Architects

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Extension by Rebecca, architect registered on Design for Me

So you are thinking of extending your home? Fantastic! No idea where to start? You are not alone… Is it going to be a single or double storey extension? Glazed, render, brick? Sliding or folding doors? What about an extension with a glazed roof that will bring more daylight to your north side kitchen? Does it include… Read more »

Residential architects in West London

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Home renovation and extension architects in West London If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be a critical first step to get right. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in West London to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. West London is brimming with talented… 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 »

Self build ideas and inspiration

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Self build ideas – from Design for Me’s architects and designers Looking for some self build ideas and inspiration? you are in the right place! Here are some of the best self build designs from the architects and designers on Design for Me. Click on the images below to see their full profiles and see… Read more »

Residential architects in North London

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Home renovation and extension architects in North London If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be a critical first step to get right. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in North London to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. North London is brimming with… Read more »