Q&A with George Clarke

George-croppedGeorge Clarke is creative director of architectural practice George Clarke + Partners. He is also a writer, lecturer and TV presenter, and fronts George Clarke's Amazing Spaces and The Restoration Man on Channel 4.

We're excited to bring you this brand new feature to the website, where George will be answering your questions about home renovation projects.

Are you in need of George's help? Email your design queries to askgeorge@granddesignsmagazine.com


Top tips on how to render your house

Q - I’m in the process of stripping the existing render from my house. Can you give me some options for... Read More

How to make the most of your renovation

Q - We’ve built an extension at the rear of our house and are renovating the rest of the property. We’re spending our... Read More

Converting an old room into a bathroom

Q: We have a good sized room in our house that we’d like to convert into a fully-equipped bathroom, but we want to be... Read More

Adding a glass box extension

Q: We want to create a glass box at the back of our house. Could you advise us on the best way to do this, and... Read More

Landscaping advice to accompany a Modernist style build

Q: Do you have any landscaping advice for a garden that will accompany a new Modernist style build that we’ve just... Read More

Transforming a home office

Q: I'm setting up my own business and I'd like to make my home office space work harder. Do you have any tips for how I can... Read More

What to consider when building a timber frame house

Q: I’m planning to build a new house and would like to err on the side of eco-friendly so I’ve chosen a timber frame. What... Read More

Interior design advice for a large room

Q: I recently inherited a large but badly preserved property. I’ve stripped it back to its original state and need some... Read More

Best time of year to start your build

Q: When is the best time of year to start your build?  A:Great question! Being in the UK, weather is something... Read More

Making the most of your Garden

Q: We have an area in our garden that isn't being used to it's best potential; we would like to convert it into a... Read More

Finding a reliable contractor

Q: I want some work done on my house, but my biggest challenge has been finding a reliable builder to come... Read More