Emily Wright

Man-size space: wow-factor kitchen extension

Marketing consultant Benji Philipson, 37, ploughed his savings into turning the bland rear area of his Victorian terrace in Kensal Rise into an unusual design statement - and the heart of the home.

Mission possible: our Cornish home

It wasn't all plain sailing when a London family set out to turn a derelict building in a glorious Cornish location into a modern waterside home