Buying Guides

Whether you're looking to elevate your sitting room, dining room, bedroom, or bathroom, we have the furniture and homeware to complement your style and transform your space into a haven of beauty, comfort and creativity. 

Start with the ambience: good lighting is essential if you are looking to set the right mood in your home. The perfect lamp shade can set an entire room apart, not just the lamp it stands on. Don’t forget guidance on those big purchases that form the building blocks of your space, such as your dining table and sofa.  Beyond your interiors, we offer a full outdoor collection featuring our favorite outdoor tables, seating as well as outdoor décor.

We offer a wide range of homeware and unique furnishings, which is why we’ve created a series of advice-packed buying guides to help you find the perfect pieces for you and elevate your home.

  1. The Stafford Chair

    The Evolution of the Stafford

    Discover how one of our most popular dining chair designs has developed from a simple sketch to a bestselling collection. 

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  2. A black sculptural table lamp with a neutral shade sits next to a red patterned vase and a tortoiseshell candle holder

    Our Guide to Lighting

    From the dining room to the sitting room, our expert Interior Designer Antoni Roig shares his tips for giving every space in the home an inviting glow.

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  3. A collage of Mediterranean inspiration and Oka homeware

    Get the Mediterranean Summer Look

    Enjoy the European holiday feeling at home by bringing the bright and breezy aesthetic of the Mediterranean to your interiors. 

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  4. The Afina decorative storage boxes

    The Ultimate Guide to Organizing Your Home with Storage Boxes

    Offering an attractive and functional solution to clutter, storage boxes are an excellent way to keep your home neat and tidy.

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  5. A corner of a living room, featuring a large white sofa, surrounded by side tables, a coffee table, lamps and cushions

    How to Decorate with Stripes

    Discover these expert tips on decorating with stripes, including ideas on using striped upholstery, painting with stripes and the rules for mixing patterns. 

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  6. A corner of a living room, featuring a large white sofa, surrounded by side tables, a coffee table, lamps and cushions

    The Ultimate Guide to Slipcovers

    Discover all you need to know about this handy sofa accessory—from the practical benefits to style ideas and care tips.

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  7. Dining table set with tableware.

    Our Tableware Buying Guide

    Learn all about dinnerware, flatware, glassware and serving accessories in this expert guide, featuring tips from our Product Design and Development Director Jessica McAuley.

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  8. Our Guide to Choosing Storage Furniture

    Our Guide to Choosing Storage Furniture

    Stuck on storage? Here we walk you through how to pick the best solution for every room.

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  9. The Palayam Upholstered Ottoman

    Our Buying Guide for Ottomans and Footstools

    Come to grips with these two sitting room staples as we delve into the detail, covering size, shape and style.

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