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Welcome to our home of tips and tricks,
inspiration and insider information

An Expert’s Guide to Lighting

Bring an inviting glow to your home with these room-by-room tips from one of our interior designers.

  1. Terry Winter's garden

    How One Gardener Created His Dream Escape

    Step into the rainbow garden of friend of OKA Terry Winters, who shares his tips for designing a beautiful outdoor space.

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  2. A Wiltshire Home with A Coastal Colour Palette

    A Wiltshire Welcome with A Coastal Colour Palette

    Come into this converted barn. Its cohesively designed interiors both reflect its Wiltshire surroundings and draw inspiration from coastal living.

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  3. How to Choose the Perfect Vase for Your Flowers

    How to Choose the Perfect Vase for Your Flowers

    Let your arrangement bloom with these tips and tricks that tackle shape, height, placement and colour.

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  4. The author, food writer and photographer on his perfect summer dinner

    Summer Feasting with Joe Woodhouse

    The author, food writer and photographer on his perfect summer dinner party menu and the undeniable joys of cooking and entertaining outside.

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  5. Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Ultimate Coronation Party

    Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Ultimate Coronation Party

    World-renowned interior designer by day, expert party planner by night, Bullard is well-versed in hosting celebrations fit for a king.

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  6. Styled by You: Inside the Homes of Three OKA Enthusiast

    Styled by You: Inside the Homes of Three OKA Enthusiasts

    Discover how three of our stylish customers, living in three very different settings, have put their unique stamp on their homes.

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  7. Story of My Home with Alice Palmer

    Story of My Home with Alice Palmer

    We visited the designer’s colourful house in north London, where she answered our quick-fire questions.

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  8. Our Buying Guide for Ottomans and Footstools

    Our Buying Guide for Ottomans and Footstools

    Find the right design for your space with our practical tips on everything from size to shape.

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  9. What’s New in Tailored by OKA

    What’s New in Tailored by OKA

    Presenting the latest additions to our made-to-order seating collection, Tailored by OKA – there are five new styles and four fresh materials to discover.

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