The Best TV Shows For Interiors Lovers

Indulge your inner design guru with these six interiors-orientated shows

New Year got you dreaming of a home makeover to freshen things up? The national obsession with interiors is set to continue throughout 2023 as more of us than ever are WFH. To get you through the occasional rainy day and give you some inspiration – we’ve rounded up the best home makeover, organisation and interior renovation programmes, on Netflix and beyond.

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The Best TV Shows For Interiors Lovers 2023

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Bobby Berk, interior designer for Queer Eye

Queer Eye

The ‘fab five’ have made it six (seasons), where they make transformative moves on the lives of over a week long period: that includes emotional wellbeing, style, hair and beauty, and of course: who can forget about the interior design, headed up by Bobby Berk.

Watch on Netflix

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Interior Design Masters contestants season 2

Interior Design Masters, BBC & Now Netflix

Back for its third season (as of April 2022), Interior Design Masters sees ten teams compete for the prestigious coveted commercial contract. Overseen by Alan Carr and former Elle Decoration Editor in Chief, Michelle Ogundehin and Mary Portas returning, with each week participants undertake a series of challenges (think Bake Off meets Grand Designs).  Series Three started Wednesday 9 March, and you can watch on BBC iplayer here Photo: © BBC.  bbc.co.uk 

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Selling Sunset interiors

Selling Sunset, Netflix

Ok, so it’s not a hard and fast fanatical interior watch — but did adding a bit of soap drama to Los Angeles glitzy piles hurt anyone? Your favourite lockdown pastime watch has another series on Netflix at the moment, and we’re just as obsessed.  We’re currently on Season 5: where you can expect romances, new blood, scandals, and better interiors. Season 5 is available to watch on Netflix now, netflix.com

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The World's Most Extraordinary Homes BBC

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes, BBC

Property enthusiast Caroline Quentin and award-winning architect Piers Taylor showcase the most showstopping architectural feats from Israel, Portugal, from underground locations, to the mountain tops. bbc.com

Dream Home Makeover, Netflix

Syd and Shea McGee of Studio McGee turn their talent for fresh, low key and bang-on-trend interiors to stylishly updating real family homes. If you’re looking for some tips to transform your own home into an Instagram-trending design heaven, this is the show for you. Also featuring behind the scenes of the McGee’s family life – you’ll see regular appearances from Syd and Shea’s adorable daughters, Ivy and Wren. Photo: © Lucy Call. netflix.com

The Home Edit Netflix

The Home Edit, Netflix

If the roaring success of Tidying Up With Marie Kondo taught us anything – it’s that we can’t get enough of home organisation in the 2020s. Enter The Home Edit, with its storage gurus, Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin. As they tidy up the cupboards and draws of A-listers like Reese Witherspoon and Eva Longoria, you’ll learn how to re-arrange your office documents, streamline your wardrobes and make your bookshelf look like something straight off Pinterest. The duo have even launched their own line of storage solutions to help you recreate their projects yourself – available at John LewisPhoto: © Netflix. netflix.com

Marie Kondo

Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, Netflix

Since it first appeared on Netflix in 2018, the nation has been swept with Marie Kondo mania. Even if you haven’t yet watched it, you’ve probably found yourself pondering Kondo’s signature question during the obligatory lockdown clearout  ‘Does it spark joy?’ To get some inspiration for your spring declutter, head to Netflix now for Kondo’s brilliant tips on what to keep and let go of in a clearout, and how to arrange your space for a happier, more peaceful environment. Photo: © Netflix. netflix.com

Million Dollar Decorators Bravo Cast

Million Dollar Decorators, Amazon Prime

An addictive design show from across the pond – Million Dollar Decorators sees the likes of Martyn Lawrence Bullard (interior designer to the Kardashian clan) award-winning Mary McDonald, designer to the A-list Jeffrey Alan Marks and Kathryn Ireland taking on the challenge of designing lavish celebrity homes. The two seasons (which aired in 2012 and 2013) are available on Amazon Prime – and make for brilliantly decadent binge watching. Photo: © Bravo. amazon.co.uk

Amazing Interiors fairytale kitchen

Amazing Interiors, Netflix

Providing the ultimate escape from the comfort of your sofa  – Netflix’s Amazing Interiors explores some of the most jaw-dropping interior designs laying behind the doors of ordinary homes. Think: roller coasters and apocalypse bunkers, functioning Sci Fi museums and Medieval dining rooms. Lifting the lid on the world of quirky home passion projects, no unusual whimsy or left field idea is out of bounds here. Photo: © Netflix. netflix.com


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