Amazing Spaces treehouse

George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces Sky Den Treehouse was a pleasure to work on, and the team together did the most wonderful job. Here is a collection of images of the finished space, together with a free digital download giving details…

George Clarke

While I was writing the book with George Clarke, to accompany the Amazing Spaces series, I thought a lot about inspirations that others could use to jump into their own life-changing projects. Many of these ideas came from the courageous…

The Wessex Rose

When you invite someone into your amazing space, whether it is your own home or a business venture, you have to think about everything your guests need during their stay with you. This is exactly what David and Karen do…

Amazing Spaces George Clarke

Adam’s 1982 West Midlands metro double decker bus can’t help but be a funky place. As a vehicle for mass transportation it had had its day, but as a super cool holiday home it was just beginning when Adam decided…

Amazing Spaces Music Playlist

You’ve told us that you want to watch Amazing Spaces and flick through the pages of the book… but how about listening to the Amazing Spaces music too? We traveled a lot making this show. The whole crew, including the…

amazing spaces

It’s been an exciting time in the Amazing Spaces and my cool offices. We are just about finished up filming series 2 for Channel 4, which will be revealed on October 24, swiftly followed by Amazing Spaces the book published…

small space strategies

Whether its a caravan, campervan, apartment, shed or similar, there are simple ideas that can be introduced to help make small space living easy and convenient. Here is a collection of some of the ideas and strategies I have found…

small space strategies

When you are designing, styling or updating a small space – whether it’s in a caravan, campervan, shed, hut or apartment – it’s wise to include as one of your small space strategies the use of multi-purpose furniture. When space…

small space design

While working on Amazing Spaces and my own books, I have become increasingly aware of the small space design revolution currently underway. As property becomes more expensive and resources more scarce, there are individuals who are cleverly making the most…

my cool campervan

In the words of Stuart and Teresa, owners of the lovely Mr Baldwin, campervans have the nickname of ‘friend magnets’. Thinking of that got me reminiscing of my time with them while we were filming a trailer for my cool campervan with…

Airstreams

This week I had to research Airstreams for a job I’m involved with. As I was browsing information about them on the Internet I started wondering how they have managed to survive so many decades of style and maintain their…

Sam Palladio

A charming and quite ordinary garden shed witnessed the early days of a bright and talented British Actor and Musician, Sam Palladio and friend of all things ‘my cool..’ It began its life during World War I as an army…

my cool shed

A piece of Great British history has found a new lease of life thanks to artist Ian Lettice, who saw beauty in an abandoned air raid shelter in Putney Southwest London. Instead of seeing the ‘candy floss’ of spiders’ webs…

Amazing Spaces

It’s always a lovely thing to share ideas, although of course this topic is far deeper than I can cover in just one blog post, but here is an overview of the design ethos I have used for my books…

The Books

In 2006 Jane Field-Lewis began the creation of the ‘My Cool…’ lifestyle and interior book series. Each is a collection of outdoors life and cool personal spaces, as seen through images of caravan, campervan and shed interiors.