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.
As a new year begins, now is the time to consider those projects that you have been planning and turn your dreams into reality. If self-building has been a lifelong ambition, take a tour around Grand Designers, Chris and Kayo’s sensitively built family home, featured on the latest TV series. You will also discover a selection of the inspirational houses longlisted for RIBA’s House of the Year 2017, that are to be showcased in Kevin McCloud’s TV series Grand Designs: House of the Year on Channel 4. Proving you don’t need to spend a fortune to construct your own home, our Grand Guide this month explains how it’s possible to build a house for £150,000 or less. If you are looking to make the most of your existing home, then follow our advice on how to increase your space by adding a wraparound extension, or mezzanine floor.