From its inception, aspiring Londoners have been quick to seize the opportunity to improve their lives and living conditions. In this commemorative issue, read some of the homestyle articles from our Around the Home archive that celebrate the highs and lows of the city’s first 400 years.
Whether you've been selected for government duty or see the potential for a new start, this guide will help you settle into the new town of Londinium.
To see what inner city life is like, we meet Grata, who shows us round her home and tells us what she likes and dislikes about living in Londinium.
Red is the colour for ceramics this year - first samian, now the latest oven-to-tableware. We look at this trend and sample the wide variety of delicacies that provide Londoners with a taste of the Mediterranean.
With more spending money around and a wealth of experienced craftsmen now working in Londinium, home-owners are looking at more modern trends of fashionable decoration.
Any room needs some form of lighting, whether it is functional or decorative. Keep your light levels both effective and atmospheric by using a variety of light sources. More than just something to see by, they're quite something to look at too.
Don't you deserve a little home comfort at the end of a busy day? These days there's no need to relinquish style for practicality. We look at fabulous furnishing ideas.
If you're looking for a smart heating solution and style statement in one, look no further...
Short on ideas on how to entertain those important guests? Follow our suggestions for successful entertaining.
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