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  • Local heroes – Ten Degrees of Design

    They've kitted up the Muddy lounge, check this contemporary interior style, straight out of Northants

  • Do stand-up desks actually work?

    They're gaining popularity and claim to boost positivity while lowering blood pressure, so we took one through the Muddy test to see if that's really true!

  • From fine dining to award-winning curry…

    Want variety? You're in the right county to be spoiled for choice...

  • Muddy hearts Katie Cardew

    Muddy popped along to Katie Cardew Illustration's new studio and just couldn't leave empty handed!

  • Beautiful black and white tiled steps into front door

    Kerb appeal

    First impressions can make or break a property deal, so here are 10 important things to know if you're planning to sell (or buy) a home.

  • 15 Collingwood is just ‘fabulous’

    Beautiful mid-century and modern movement design classics mixed with industrial and reproduction furniture, it's all high quality, but most notably (to Philistine Muddy at least), it's VERY affordably priced.

  • Cosy up with Autumn interior trends

    It's the home of good design, so we asked Bell of Northampton for their style tips

  • Gotta have it

    Reclaimed wood, it’s on fire (not literally, obvs)! Interior designers and homeowners are increasingly bringing once-used materials into the home and giving them a new lease of life. It’s a trend that ties in with the current drive towards sustainable living, and a look that is less about perfection and more about provenance and style. You […]

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    Time to pimp up your patio? I've just discovered this range of funky deckchairs and cushions that will help your garden get its groove on...

  • A love in at The Furniture Quarter…

    A hidden gem - in plain site - I've driven past this interiors Aladdin's cave a dozen times. Not any more, and my wish list is growing...

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