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How to build a design classic: Leading craftsmen construct five

Do-it-yourself and creative excellence needn’t always be mutually exclusive. As Thomas Bärnthaler reveals in his new book, it’s amazing what you can do with a few tools, some DIY skills and the world’s finest designers issuing the instructions

Designer Hike Wear: Take a hike

Fashion followers have been supplanted into the wilds this season, as a host of designers head outward bound, says Rebecca Gonsalves

Check it out: it's easy to expand

One clever couple added 60 sq ft of floor space to their studio home, turning it into a smart one-bedroom apartment, says Ruth Bloomfield

The 10 Best money boxes

Keep your loose change in one of these containers with a difference and you’ll soon be coining it in