Thoughts for the Weekend & this Week’s Links

To Rennes and Back. How is it that French cities are so good? Rennes, a city that may not be on the typical tourist map or in the top ten French cities by population, is a hidden gem. It may not boast a grand cathedral like Rouen, but it offers a unique experience, almost like […]

Design for the Weekend: Transforming a Portland Terrace House with Stunning Coastal Views

Transforming a Portland Terrace House with Stunning Coastal Views. This week, I ventured into Portland, Dorset, to explore a charming terrace house with breathtaking views over Chesil Beach and Lyme Bay. Nestled on Mallams, this property, though needing some work, offers an exciting renovation opportunity with its two bedrooms, an attic room, and an additional […]

Design for the Weekend: A Trip to the Lakes

Transforming a Historic Home: Bright, Open-Plan Design Solutions. Welcome back to my home redesign series! This week, I’m tackling a stone-built home in Kendal with a quirky layout and charming features. This house presents a unique opportunity to create a bright, open-plan living space that is both functional and inviting. Upon first glance, the house’s […]

How can you increase your property’s value in 2024?

If you’re considering selling your property or looking to enhance its value for the future, now is the time to explore practical strategies to elevate its appeal. With the UK’s property market expected to remain competitive in 2024, increasing your property’s value will be beneficial to attract buyer attention and secure the best possible market […]

Design for the Weekend Bonus Episode

You Won’t Believe This Genius Fix for Awkward House Layouts! Welcome back to my home redesign series! In this episode, I tackle a unique challenge: an end-of-terrace house with a less-than-ideal layout. Imagine having your TV right next to the toilet—it’s a design disaster! Join me as I explore simple yet effective ways to transform […]

Design for the Weekend

Transforming a Cramped Terrace House: Smart Layout Solutions. Welcome back to my home redesign series! In this episode, I tackle a challenging terrace house layout with practical and innovative design solutions. The goal is to reconfigure the space to create a functional and inviting home without extending the property. One of the first issues we […]

Thoughts for the Weekend & this Week’s Links

Introducing Ralph. I’ve made two videos this week. They are pretty easy to do now that I have the lights and camera mount bolted over my desk, along with the correct software running smoothly. Every time I make one, I think, ‘I could make one a day,’ but then Wednesday comes around again, and I […]

Design for the Weekend

Unlock Hidden Potential: Transforming an End-of-Terrace House with Brilliant Design Ideas. Welcome back to our home redesign series! In this episode, we explore innovative ways to transform a charming end-of-terrace house. With a three-bedroom layout and an attic conversion, this house holds incredible potential, and we’re here to unlock it. Our journey begins by assessing […]

Thoughts for the Weekend & this Week’s Links

Not So Smart. I was just going to give a short introduction to this week’s Design for the Weekend video. But a single word in the AI-generated title reminded me of a thought I had earlier in the week, so we’ll start with that. To generate the description and title of the videos, I upload […]

Design for the Weekend

Redesigning a Classic Terraced House: Key Ideas and Insights. Welcome to my latest project! Today, I’m tackling the redesign of a classic terraced house. These homes are often long and thin, presenting unique challenges and opportunities for improvement. This house has a few common issues that can be fixed without extending the structure. Let’s dive […]

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