Classic Blue: How to bring Pantone’s Colour of the Year into your home

Pantone describes its Classic Blue as a timeless, enduring shade that instills calm and creates connection. Here, ideas for adding a little blue hue to your life. After 2018’s bold Ultra Violet and 2019’s vivid Living Coral, Pantone, one of the world’s great authorities on colour, has chosen a perennial blue shade as its 2020

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Currently trending: Home Beautiful’s Katrina O’Brien on the best looks trending now

WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST INTERIORS TRENDS OF 2020? Home Beautiful’s Katrina O’Brien gives her verdict Every day a new batch of gorgeous houses, amazing new products and fabulous ideas from overseas crosses the desk of Katrina O’Brien, managing editor of best-selling interiors magazine Home Beautiful.  But what did she really love over the past 12 months?

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How cantilevered footings might save your retaining wall project

Creating a level backyard and installing a retaining wall in a Sydney home, hit complications when engineers hit rock. Here, how they found a solution. The hard reality of striking rock while constructing a retaining wall will be familiar to many an engineer and builder. Just when you think the ground will yield and the

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Exposed brick walls in the living room: all you need to know

Exposed brickwork is popping up on living room walls everywhere – and a new brick facing product means you can create the look easily and economically. Exposed brickwork is very on-trend, not only in the kitchen but increasingly in living spaces too. There’s a particular earthy warmth an exposed brick wall adds to a living

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