The official magazine of the hit TV series, Grand Designs Magazine is one of the best modern homes and interiors titles, packed with inspiring projects, expert advice and must-see shopping. With more than 50 pages of real homes every issue, dozens of pages dedicated to the latest launches and innovations, and fact-filled features dedicated to kitchens, bathrooms and decorating, it's an essential read whether you're embarking on a total redesign or simply smartening up your existing rooms.
In this month’s thought-provoking issue, our editor-at-large Kevin McCloud muses on the effects of architecture and the environment on our health. We investigate this topical subject further in a fascinating news report on biophilic design – is this the secret to living well? There are five inspiring houses to browse; including a self-build from the current Grand Designs TV series that shows one couple’s journey to create their dream family home in rural Herefordshire. If you are planning a project, look out for tips and advice on how to secure planning permission and the latest ideas to warm up your home with an in-depth heating special. And don’t miss the buyer’s guide to staircases, kitchen storage solutions and our guide to designing a luxury bathroom.