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Prepare Your Home for Hosting

The festive season is almost upon us. Make sure you’re ready for guests with our best tips and tricks.

  1. Behind the look: Romance, Restored

    Behind the look: Romance, Restored

    Court House Farm has a certain magic about it. OKA co-founder Sue Jones styled the property in a way that allows its features to sing.

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  2. Behind the look: Nomad's Land

    Behind the look: Nomad's Land

    City life and Grecian design are an unusual pairing, but one that works like a charm in this incredibly bright and airy London dwelling.

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  3. Behind the look: Better Together

    Behind the look: Better Together

    Sometimes the tension between opposites makes for a classic pairing: sweet and salty, spots and stripes, black and white…

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  4. A Fine Romance: Adam Lippes x OKA

    A Fine Romance: Adam Lippes x OKA

    Discover how our collection of tableware created in collaboration with US fashion designer Adam Lippes came to life.

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  5. Founders of The Adventures of Us

    Travel-inspired interiors with The Adventures of Us

    Nomadic duo Sarah-Louise Marks and Christopher Phelps show us how to keep our wanderlust at bay.

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  6. How to Choose the Perfect Rug for your Home

    How to Choose the Perfect Rug for your Home

    As our Co-Founder Sue Jones will tell you, a rug is a decorator's secret weapon. Read our guide to find the perfect fit for your home.

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  7. A Guide To Measuring Up For New Furniture

    A Guide To Measuring Up For New Furniture

    From doorways to dining tables, make the most out of your living space layout with these simple tips and tricks.

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  8. How to measure a lampshade

    How to measure a lampshade

    With some simple maths and rules of thumb, finding the perfect shade for your lamp base is a breeze.

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  9. The ultimate home bar

    The ultimate home bar

    Home bars are an excellent way to show off the sort of bottles worthy of display. We enlisted the help of Jack Guinness, Contributing Editor of British GQ, to bring you his take on our bar and hosting essentials.

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