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Win A Copy Of ‘The Great Interior Design Challenge’ Book

Interior design is a serious business: where we put the sofa, what colour we paint the walls – it all matters. Some might consider it a frivolous thing, a preoccupation with cushions, curtains. the storage of DVDs and the correct position of ornaments somehow unimportant. Not a bit of it. At its best, the British home – whether a classic terrace house, a 1930s semi or a stately home – can be a classic design, even a work of art, both outside and in.


In the BBC TWO television series, The Great Interior Design Challenge, 24 amateurs with a passion and flair for interior compete against one another to prove their design ability. Now it’s your turn. This book will show you how to work with, or creatively against, the architectural style of your home, how to choose the right paint colours, how to sand wooden floorboards – all the practical and creative things. But, most importantly of all, it will help you get out of the rut. It will finally allow your home – and you – to be who you really want to be. And – even better – you can finally get that dodgy shelving system fixed, once and for all.

We are giving away two copies of the book, The Great Interior Design challenge. For a chance to win a a copy please fill the form below. Good luck!


The Great Interior Design Challenge is a tie-in to BBC2′s new series on every Monday on BBC2, 7pm and is presented by architecture and interior design critic Tom Dyckhoff. Interior stylist Sophie Robinson and architect and interior designer Daniel Hopwood will be judging the contestants throughout the 12-part series. Published by Pavilion.

Terms and conditions
The prize draw is open to individuals in the UK residents aged 18 or over. Any person or persons connected with Heart Home magazine, without limit, their families, agents, or anyone else involved in the administration of this offer are not eligible to enter. All entries must be received by 06:00 26th Febuary 2014. By entering this competition you consent to share your email, name and postcode with Heart Home magazine, who may wish to send you mailings in the future. All valid entries will go into the draw. There will be two winners who will receive the prize above. The prize must be accepted as offered (there are no cash alternatives) and they are non-transferable and non-refundable. The winners will be chosen from the list, at random, on 27th February 2014 and the winners will be notified by email or post within 7 days. No correspondence will be entered into. Unclaimed prizes will be redrawn after 28 days of the original draw. Heart Home magazine reserves the right to replace the prize with a product of equal value, if necessary. The winners will be asked to confirm their postal address before the prize is awarded. Details of the winners may be posted on the Heart Home magazine website and Facebook page. By entering this competition, your details will added to the Heart Home magazine mailing list for which you can opt-out at any time. By entering this competition, you automatically agree to the terms and conditions above. Promoter: Heart Home magazine, 25 Harewood Drive, Clayhall, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0PJ.


Author bio

Arianna Trapani is Editor-in-chief for Heart Home. She is an Interior decorator and Stylist with an extreme passion for interiors. Having studied art at a young age and worked for some very well known Interior designers there is no hiding her passion for design. She authors the award-winning blog Arianna Interiors and can be found on Twitter at @Arianna_trapani. Read more posts by .

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Comments (3)

  1. I would love to know how they selected the candidates for this competition. Going by the homes of those chosen, I would not let them near my smallest room let alone a main living room or bedroom. This was like Changing Rooms on ‘Speed’. If they were the best of the bunch, what were the worst like? There were some good ideas but the execution of the work in most cases let them down, and why do they have to paint everything they see?

  2. The decoration of the interior of ones home is very personal. I thought the designers matched the needs and taste of their subjects well. Some of the designs I would could not have personally lived with but that is what it is all about. Great programme

  3. Looks like a fabulous, colourful and inspiring book!

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