About Us

Your daily fix of inspirational design ideas, style-forward homes and the latest design news...

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Hello! I'm delighted to welcome you to Livingetc, a site full of inspirational design ideas, style-forward homes and news about the latest launches in interiors, travel and lifestyle.

Livingetc is for anyone who wants ideas for decorating their own home, who doesn’t have time to sift through every cushion or curtain and comes to us to make an edit for them. We know how important having a nice home life, and being in a space you love can improve your mental health no end. So we are bringing you ideas big and small, for improvements that can make a big difference, all of which will hopefully have you thinking about your home in a different way. 

We cover style updates, tours of beautiful houses and news on the latest launches, as well as inspiration for chic getaways, hosting ideas and product reviews. 

We place a particular emphasis on both design classics and quick new season buys, affordable updates that we think might become the classics of the future.  

Livingetc is brought to you by Future Publishing, which also publishes Homes & Gardens, Ideal Home, Real Homes, 25 Beautiful Homes and many other popular titles.


Of course, we've assembled a crack team of experts in their fields to deliver all this stunning inspiration to you, and we'd love to introduce them...


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I'm Pip McCormac and I've previously been a magazine and newspaper journalist for over 16 years, working on titles like Sunday Times Style, Red, ELLE Decoration and Grazia. I also host Livingetc’s podcast series Home Truths, where I’ve been talking to some big names in design about how they got to where they are today. They share some fascinating stories - you can find it on any podcast app. I'll be overseeing the site as brand editor along with my team of writers and editors - I also look after the print edition, which is well worth subscribing to for a monthly dose of seriously brilliant style delivered to your door.

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I'm Lotte Brouwer the Digital Editor, and I oversee the day to day content on the Livingetc.com website. Ever since I was a child I've had a deep routed interest and passion for interiors, and when I'm not writing about interiors I'm doing up (and re-doing!) my own home and renovation projects. I was previously at Good Housekeeping, Good Living, Country & Town House and BBC Good Food, and used to have a little blog on the side too called Yes Please.


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Our reviews are independent and free from commercial considerations. We never take payment for reviews. We always return products on request or at the end of our agreed loan period. 

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