Serving up a good dose of escapism at a time when it’s needed the most, we’re sharing our pick of the best interiors and property shows. Makeovers, masterclasses, life-hacks and decluttering tips, there’s plenty here to inspire you.
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes - Architect Piers Taylor and actress Caroline Quentin landed the dream gig travelling the world and visiting incredible homes for this popular series. From all-out lavish mansions to precariously perched cliffside summerhouses, it provides insight into some of the most jaw-dropping properties around the globe. Watch on BBC iPlayer
Frank Gehry Teaches Design and Architecture - Legendary architect Frank Gehry shares his knowledge in this 17-part series. Each class is easily digestible but in-depth and there is a follow-along downloadable workbook too. It’s like home-schooling, but for adults! Watch on Masterclass.com
Kelly Wearstler Teaches Interior Design - If you fancy brushing up on your interior design knowledge, this Masterclass will educate and inspire. Learn how to make your space feel bigger, or how to offset colours and textures like a pro. Watch on Masterclass.com
Amazing Interiors - This show is proof that it’s what the inside that truly counts. The homes on this show appear ordinary from the outside, but on the inside they feature unexpected design quirks. Watch on Netflix
Tiny House Nation - This American interiors series sees renovation experts John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin travel across the states helping homeowners design and construct tiny dream homes in spaces that are no bigger than 500 sq ft. Watch on Netflix
Tidying Up With Marie Kondo - If you just fancy a bit of Spring clean inspiration, queen of decluttering Marie Kondo’s show is a classic that’s full of helpful tips. Watch on Netflix
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby - Whilst travelling is off the cards, feed your wanderlust and interior design addiction with this BBC show that’s also available on Netflix. Giles Coren and Monica Galetti work alongside staff in some of the most extraordinary hotels around the world. Watch on BBC iPlayer