Catherine Coyle

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Interior designer Olivia Emery transforms Georgian country house

The designer has revamped this period Scottish Borders property, transforming it into a colourful family home fit for modern living

Harriet Hughes tapped into this Victorian property’s best assets

This period home was on the brink of collapse before a thoughtful, meticulous revamp brought it back to life

We head to the Ayrshire coast to check in to Marine Troon

With a majestic location on the Ayrshire coast, the hotel has been welcoming guests since 1894. But a facelift and thorough refurbishment in 2020 has rejuvenated the place and given it a fresh appeal.

Passivhaus principles make a 200-year-old farmhouse fit for 21st century living

Giving this Fife farmhouse a new lease of life has guaranteed its place on the Scottish landscape for centuries to come

New York designer Alfredo Paredes has created his own slice of paradise on Shelter Island

This thoughtfully-revived home on Shelter Island, New York, has all the hallmarks of a family retreat to be relished for generations to come words Judy...

Clever design brings functionality to this East Lothian gem of a family home

Edinburgh-based interior design studio Hen & Crask faced a tale of two halves when they were tasked with renovating this extensive family abode     words Catherine...

A warm and welcoming Scottish seaside home gives holiday vibes to everyday living

Photography Darren Chung Words Catherine Coyle Finding new ways to update this period coastal property for a sociable family, Amber Yard's Tess MacGeachy has created...

A new build house and workshop designed with dementia in mind

When a fire destroyed their family home, this couple had to gather all their strength to build a new base, but what ensued is...

Design Archives: Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007)

All through his life, and even now more than a decade after his death in this, he was labelled ‘designer’, or ‘architect’, sometimes ‘artist’ or ‘writer’

Design Archives: Earl Haig (1918–2009)

The Scottish painter was first inspired to take up art while a prisoner-of-war in Colditz Castle


Luxury Scottish fashion house to dress Team GB for Olympic Games

Alexander Manufacturing proud to share their Team GB Paris 2024 Olympics formalwear collection

Celebrating 25 years of Carpenter Oak in Scotland

Carpenter Oak is an award-winning company that specialises in designing, making and installing bespoke structural timber frames

Scotland’s Home of the Year 2024: find the stars on Instagram

Find the Instagram account of Scotland's Home of the Year 2024 homeowners