Buying Guides

Published in 1974, the first edition of Sir Terence Conran’s revolutionary The House Book covers every aspect of home décor from choosing suitable storage to correctly laying out a cutlery drawer. Providing new techniques and supportive advice on how to improve the aesthetic of one’s home remains central to the service we offer here at Conran. We continue to build upon Sir Terence’s legacy, offering interiors hints and tips, and buying guides for sofas, lighting, beds, upholstery and more.


How To Buy A Sofa

From size and shape, to style and upholstery, here’s everything you need to inform your sofa purchase.

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Explore The Conran Upholstery Edit

Discover how to select your upholstery and further information about our exclusive fabric collection.

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Lounge Chairs

How To Buy A Lounge Chair

Select the perfect chair for your space by considering upholstery choices, frames and placement.

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How To Buy Lighting

Decipher key lighting terms and how to select the right lighting for your hallway, lounge and kitchen.

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How To Buy A Rug

Find the perfect rug for your home and learn key terms, materials and different types of rugs.

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How To Buy Storage

From measuring up to installation and delivery, learn how to select the perfect storage for your home.

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Beds & Mattresses

How To Buy A Bed & Mattress

From tension and size to care instructions, this guide will help you find the ideal bed and mattress.

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Access Check

How To Measure For An Access Check

Use this helpful guide to ensure your new furniture will fit seamlessly into your home when it arrives.

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