Decorating

10 simply brilliant ideas for home offices

Achieving a work/life balance has never been more tricky than right now. These decorating tips could make all the difference…

Wonder walls: the rise of organic wallcoverings

With a resurgence in full swing, wallcoverings made from organic fibres are the new height of luxury


The great clutter comeback?

At a time when it feels as though the world is falling apart, a return to mess, maximalism and comfort in our homes might just be the way forward


35 quick ways to transform your home

We've gathered our favourite easy decorating updates to help you make a real difference in a flash


Meet A+N, the textile pioneers shaking up the material world

Dutch design duo Alissa van Asseldonk and Nienke Bongers are leading the way in material experimentation with joyful, highly textural fabrics

Can you decorate yourself happy?

Which shades can create a happy and peaceful home? We investigate the history and science behind the emotional effects of hues



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London Design Week preview

Head to Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, to discover the newest collections and interiors trends at this annual spring event

Decorator Index: Studio Gabrielle

Newcomer Louise Parker’s practice combines an architect’s sensibility with an artist’s feel for the serene


ELLE Decoration collaborates with Crown Paints on new collection

We’ve teamed up with the British paint brand to create our very own palette of 60 shades


The contemporary dealers offering to transform your home with vintage and one-off pieces

Need to find that special limited-edition design or a statement vintage object? These are the people to contact…


Expert advice: how to create atmospheric lighting

Anna Burles of design agency Run for the Hills shares how to enhance ambience at home

Decorator Index: Garance Vallée

Inspired by her imaginary inner world, this French tastemaker’s surreal designs are influencing the interiors of today



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Cole & Son launches Mediterranean-inspired ‘Seville’ wallpaper collection

Quintessentially British brand Cole & Son takes inspiration from this Spanish city’s rich cultural history with its latest range

Kvadrat reveals new fabric collection by Alfredo Häberli

A new range from the renowned Swiss-Argentinian designer for Kvadrat celebrates his love for colour and his long-time partnership with the innovative Danish fabric brand


Expert Advice: how to banish draughts

Make your home toasty with our ten easy fixes for banishing draughts


Raven Smith’s notes from the brink of a home renovation

As he embarks on the exasperating project of revamping his house, Raven reveals what he’s discovered so far…


Christmas decorating according to Luke Edward Hall and Duncan Campbell

Go kitsch this season with a 1970s-inspired tablescape from this dynamic designer duo

Decorator Index: Sella Concept

The London-based interior design duo specialising in geometric forms and colour



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Colour in context: celebrating the Christmas palette

From boughs of holly to lavish feasts, the origins of this festive season may not be what they seem...

Expert Advice: How to use coloured stone

As we embrace a spectrum of shades, David Mahyari, CEO of natural stone specialists Solid Nature shares some tips


10 British interior designers to know right now

We celebrate the in-demand names in interior design