4 British Home Design Brands You Can Shop on This Side of the Atlantic

Say “cheerio” to your new favorite decorating style. British design is making its way across the pond, bringing classic elegance and refined comforts to this side of the Atlantic. The aesthetic leans traditional, but modern materials and updated silhouettes make English-inspired interiors feel fresh, not stuffy. Rita Konig, an English interior designer and tastemaker who has clients in America, shares ways to make a room feel English.

  • Focus on Comfort: “The first thing I think of when it comes to English interiors is comfort—dogs and children and a soft, squishy sofa,” Konig says.

  • Try Brown in Your Color Scheme: Brown furniture, such as a chest of drawers, anchors a room. “You can find something beautifully made and lovely at a thrift shop that will always work somewhere.”

  • Look to Grandma’s Collection: “Accumulation is in the British DNA,” Konig says. “We’re not into buying a look or chucking things out.

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See Brady Bunch Stars Maureen McCormick and Eve Plumb Tackle Home Renos in New HGTV Show

Maureen McCormick and Eve Plumb are back on HGTV — only this time, they’re the designers!

The Brady Bunch stars who appeared on HGTV’s A Very Brady Renovation are bringing their skills to the network’s new self-shot show, Design at Your Door.

The social-distancing inspired series, which premiered on June 11, pairs a roster of HGTV designers with families who are ready to tackle home-improvement projects on their own — with a bit of virtual assistance from the experts.

In place of the typical on-site interactions a home renovation would entail, participants are coached through completing the redesigns themselves via video conference. After a design plan is created, all the necessary materials are shipped straight to their door.

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In this exclusive clip (above) of Thursday’s episode, McCormick uses her decorator’s eye

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