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Luxury Lifestyle Magazine is the ultimate sourcebook of beautiful ideas and detailed information, inspiring its readers to become their own interior designers.

Bedfolk

New bedding brand ready to shake up a tired industry

On May 18th Bedfolk launch their collection of super-comfortable “no bullsheet bedding” for the conscious consumer who wants high quality sheets that don’t break the bank. Bedfolk was inspired when...

Fancy bringing a hint of colour into your bedroom, but worried it may seem a little overpowering? Well worry not, as there are plenty ways you can bring in the bold without giving your other half a headache. Cotswold...

Mixing patterns when decorating a new home can be a tricky business, especially when you’re not sure what will clash and what won’t. When done right, the final outcome can look fabulous and really...

Sofa, settee, couch – whatever you call yours, we spend an estimated 17 years of our lives sitting on them, so when it comes to investing in quality furniture, it’s the one thing that should be at...

When you walk in your bedroom, do you see paradise, or do you see a space that needs a little work? If your answer is the latter, you are far from alone. The bedroom is often overlooked because it isn’t...

We all want a bit of luxury in our lives but not only do we want it, we both need it and deserve it! Whether it’s a nice meal at a Michelin star restaurant, a well-deserved luscious luxury retreat of...

Interiors expert Myles Leask looks at what makes luxury furniture different. In previous centuries, furniture was made primarily to serve a functional purpose. When designed for a palace or home of the...

With Spring finally making an appearance, and those lazy, lighter evenings on the horizon, now is the perfect time to change up the look and feel of your home by adding some brighter colours into the mix. Here,...

Interior trends and styles come and go throughout the years, with some becoming more iconic than others. It seems this year’s trend is millennial- and more so millennial pink. Think a very sweet almost...

Thinking of remodelling your home? Going for a completely new layout or look can often seem like a daunting task, but with some careful planning and consideration, the home of your dreams could be well...

Luxury bathrooms are all about creating a space where you can relax and unwind, and escape the stresses of the day. It also needs to be a place where you can get ready with a minimum of fuss on those busy...

Blue plaque buildings in London are among the city’s most loved and notable quirks. London is almost unanimously recognised and celebrated as one of the most vibrant and sophisticated cities on the planet....

Scandinavian style interior décor is celebrated for its minimalistic yet beautifully one-dimensional design, using a predominantly all-white color palette, which when done right can make your home seem...

Luxury homes that boast a large square footage can benefit from a review of energy usage and CO2 emissions. This is particularly true if they weren’t built to be specifically eco-friendly. What are...

Today’s kitchens are often the heart of the home. Therefore, careful planning is required to ensure a kitchen that’s both beautiful and highly functional. Rachael Burgess, Creative Director...

Acquiring property is a huge investment, and even after a successful purchase, months of meticulously planned renovations and deliberations over furnishings can stall proceedings almost indefinitely. Because...

Renowned for its glorious white-sand beaches, endless sunshine and glamorous city life, holiday destinations don’t get much better than Miami. Boasting a plethora of exciting attractions and a thoroughly...

For many of us, one of life’s main goals is securing that dream home – and sometimes, when you see a house or apartment that has something really special about it, you just know that it’s destined...

There are few additions to your home that have quite the same effect as a luxury scented candle. As well as helping you to create that all-important ambience and a cosy backdrop for an evening in, a sumptuous...

Whether preparing for a move or just wanting to cut down on stuff, the start of the year is the perfect time to declutter, get rid of the junk that is no longer used, needed, wanted or even remembered....

When we inherit an estate, we are faced with many difficult tasks that can catch many individuals unaware. From dealing with inheritance taxes to managing outstanding mortgages, inheriting a property can...

Have you been hooked by that excitement brought by the new year to embark on positive change in your life? Well, transforming your surroundings and refreshing your home for the year ahead can be incredibly...

Redecorating and redesigning the interior of your home can be an exciting, albeit stressful activity, and one that definitely takes a lot of forward thinking. What colour scheme are you going for? Do you...

A home is far and away the biggest investment any of us make during our lifetimes – this is a given. But what exactly is it that dictates how much money we pour into a property? Marble floors, brass...

Colour is something we take for granted each and every day, but it works wonders in elevating our mood and wellbeing. It can make us feel motivated, fill us with confidence, calm us or even spark romance....

It’s that time of the year when temperatures plummet and Britain comes to a standstill following a light dusting of snow. If you’re shivering on the platform wondering if your train is cancelled, the...

Quality of products chosen, coordinated color schemes, matched fabric combinations, the best finish … but above all, the space. That’s what we associate with luxury hotel accommodation. That’s what...

Recent research suggests that one in ten of us will send a work email from our bed, which means that although 20 million of us across the UK suffer from poor sleep, (making us one of the most poorly slept...

Words by Saffron Hare, Creative Director at James Hare Ltd Silk conjures thoughts of luxury and is steeped in history, helped by the romance of The Silk Route, that ancient highway transporting riches...

When it comes to refreshing the interior décor of your home it is usually the areas that you spend the most time in that get preferential treatment. Therefore, living rooms, kitchens and master bedrooms...

Working from home can be a terrifying, but never-endingly exciting venture. Not only is working from home exciting because you get to working in the comfort of your own house, but you get to design your...

Today’s shoppers are becoming more and more savvy about the products they are buying, and now, more than ever, it is crucial that stores keep up with the pace, endeavouring to offer the variety of options...

By Louise Bird, Creative Director at Trindade and Bird, a leading interior design studio based in London and Kent creating luxury interiors for both private and commercial clients. As 2017 draws to a close,...

Huf Haus’ were, for a long time, the homes du-jour, and these iconic houses are now having a major resurgence. Sandbanks in Dorset is lucky enough to have its own Huf Haus; situated in the heart of...

Different star signs thrive in different domestic environments, so tailoring your interior design to suit your celestial character can have a positive effect on your home life. And it’s more than...

The relationship between fashion and interior design The fashion trends of the past shape the styles of the home today. There is more to a floral patterned cushion than meets the eye, as this is a style...

Professional town planners have classified the ideal urban plan as one that embodies a certain number of criteria. Density and scale, proximity to open and accessible space, strong transport connections,...

New luxury developments, especially super-prime family houses, have increased the supply and sales levels of ultra-prime housing in St Johns Wood and Hampstead, driving both addresses up London’s top-10...

Although the bathroom is the “smallest room in the house”, it’s not one you can afford to treat as an afterthought when it comes to renovation and restyling. A great bathroom can make a home feel...

Country home decor is about blending the traditional, rustic charm of your countryside location with contemporary finesse to create a peaceful, welcoming environment in which you feel completely at home...

Turning your garden into a space where you can relax, entertain friends and family and host parties is a worthwhile venture. After all, your garden should be an extension of your home. However, if you’ve...