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Childhood Homes, Nature and Biophilia, Colour Blocking


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Did your childhood home shape your interiors taste? Sophie and Kate delve deep into swags, stippling, Laura Ashley... and live locusts. The flat designed by fashion's Roksanda Ilincic sparks a chat about the colour blocking trend, and the pair tackle another hot topic: Biophilia. Plus things get particularly tense when Kate reveals her Design Crime...

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TV's Interior Design Masters, Home Happiness, Statement Floors

August 22nd, 2019


Caught the must-see TV yet? Get the verdict on BBC2's Interior Design Masters, including the contestants' (gasp) design crimes... Do join in live-tweeting at #designcrimes. Sophie and Kate reveal some startling stats …

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August 8th, 2019


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June 28th, 2019


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June 13th, 2019


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Series 3 Ep 5 - Clerkenwell Design Week, Big Book News, Kate's Loo

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Series 3 Ep 4 - At Home with Pearl Lowe

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Series 3 Ep 3 - Make Your Home Pay, Design on TV, Kitchen Update

May 2nd, 2019


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Series 3 Ep 2 - Trinny Woodall, Rug Rules, Whole House Design

April 18th, 2019


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Series 3 Ep 1 - Flower (and plant) Power, The Art of Artwork

April 4th, 2019


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Series 2 Ep 6 - Budget Home Updates, Kids Rooms, Instasham

March 21st, 2019


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Series 2 Ep 5 - Architects on Trial, Lighting, the Downstairs Loo

March 7th, 2019


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Series 2 Ep 4 - Live from Dublin!

February 21st, 2019


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Series 2 Ep 3 - Small Space Living, Trend Report, Dressing Rooms

February 7th, 2019


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January 24th, 2019


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Series 2 Ep 1 - New Year Declutter, Bring Back Chintz, Home Offices

January 10th, 2019


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Episode 5 - Tips for Renters, Christmas Gifts, The Spare Room

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Episode 4 - The Joy of Staying In, Inspiration, Sitting Rooms

November 15th, 2018


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Episode 3 - Colour Psychology, Seasonal Interiors, Master Bedrooms

November 1st, 2018


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