Decorating

Interior designer Beata Heuman Decorator Index: Beata Heuman

Known for her love of the fantastical, we explore the interior designer’s playful style

Tiered garden by Jane Brockbank and David Mikhail Architects Four steps to a modern garden

Planting advice that will transform your green space


Rooftop garden by Tony Woods for Garden Club London Expert advice: making a modern garden

Ideas for contemporary and sustainable gardens to suit all homes


image How to make your home a happier space

5 simple tricks for making your home a more joyful place to be


image How to choose neutral colours for your home

Farrow & Ball’s neutral shades can completely transform how your home looks and feels. Here’s how to make them work for you

image 10 ways to elevate a minimalist living room

Add colour, texture and ambiance to make elevate your Scandi-inspired living room



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Portrait of the Workstead team DECORATOR INDEX: WORKSTEAD

We meet the trio behind the Brooklyn-based studio that designs restaurants, hotels and residences

Living room with orange sofa, red chair, blue footstool, multicoloured patterned rug How to create a vibrant, bold living space

Colour and pattern are back, we take a look at how to express yourself in the living room


Erica Tanov's store with wall clad in oversized brass paillettes How to decorate with gold

Surfaces of gold and warm metallics are experiencing a huge renaissance in ever more sophisticated styles


Painted wooden screen and table in neutral colours How to decorate with neutral shades

Pale colours can be a challenge to get right. Here’s how to make them work harder at home


Wallpaper and fabric panels in watery blues and grown-up pinks The Definitive Edit

The ELLE Decoration S/S19 Pattern Book

Portrait of London-based designer Rachel Chudley Decorator index: Rachel Chudley

The London designer reveals the passions behind her colourful, inventive style



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Black and white portrait of Tara Bernerd DECORATOR INDEX: TARA BERNERD

The British interior designer has made her mark around the world creating hotel-style luxe with handsome appeal

Ornate hotel lobby with pillars, tiled floor and giant chandelier Expert advice: how lighting can transform your home

British designer Tara Bernerd shares her tips on illuminating your home


image 8 ways to embrace colour and pattern

We’re here to say, don’t be afraid to be bold


image Green and grey was the colour palette of Milan Design Week

Salone del Mobile, a celebration of global design, is giving the city’s fashion week a run for its money


Rachel Chudley designed living room in Islington, London EXPERT ADVICE: how to create an artistic home

London-based designer and art expert Rachel Chudley shares her tips

image The making of a colour trend

How does a particular shade become a seasonal standout in the world of interiors? Christobel Hastings investigates



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Detail of the red hallway, seen previously in this home in Copenhagen. Dark colours always make wonderful backdrops for artwork. It also makes what could have been a real Cinderella space, into something marvellous. Photographer Birgitta Wolfgang. How to decorate with Chinese Red

Every successful home scheme needs an accent colour, and Chinese Red is a timeless top pick

Luxe linens from Italian bedware supremos Society Limonta, perfectly offset by a wall of green; Benjamin Moore’s “Deep Sea Green” paint is a good match. How to decorate with Fir Green

Not just for Christmas, deep, dark fir green works with many other complementary colours


‘Cool Britannia’ Styling Suzanne Stankus, Photo by Damian Russell. First featured in the October 2017 “British” issue of ELLE Decoration How to decorate with Hazelnut Brown

This natural shade is the continuous workhorse of the home, adding warmth


Living room with teal wall, sofa, daybed and accessories How to decorate with Teal Blue

This rich enveloping shade embodies depth and warmth; perfect qualities for any home


White Bedroom: Cover House July 2017: Mallorca How to decorate with Pure White

The go-to classic, Pure White can lend a calm sense of solace to any room

image How to decorate with Dove Grey

How to use the contemporary homes neutral Dove Grey



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