My design London: Annalise Fard

The new director of Harrods Home reveals her idea of luxury, and why Holland Park is the place to be early on Sunday mornings.

Good-value rental areas: London

With prices in London steadily rising, renters need to research areas wisely to find affordable homes with a cheap commute. We reveal the best-value rental neighbourhoods.

Chiswick spotlight

Once the haunt of aristocrats, Chiswick now draws middle-class families with its parks, shops and schools

Design news: bargain finds

Auctions and flea markets offer cheap, good quality furniture that can be quickly updated to achieve spectacular results