interior design

London Design Week 2016: what's on

Get a crash course in design at this year's show - opening to the public for three days from Wednesday 16 March - where you can pick up samples and sip champagne as you browse new interiors trends at Chelsea’s Design Centre.

The £100k House: Tricks of the Trade - big ideas on micro budgets

From a disastrous extension that's turned a house into building site, to the dilapidated London flat of a family who crave space and serenity - seven architects work to transform the homes of cash-strapped owners, in the latest BBC2 home improvement series...

Design trends: interiors inspiration

The monkey sign of the Chinese zodiac evokes playfulness - and proceedings certainly promise to be be fun and lively when the Year of the Monkey kicks off on February 8 - so you, too, can inject a little monkey magic into your home. Take a tour of fabulous primate designs and discover our top tips for kitting out your home with colourful pieces by leading designers.