Grand Designs: Kevin McCloud new series sees couple attempt to build glass house on cliff

Grand Designs is back for a new series after the property show celebrated 20 years on screen. Hosted by Kevin McCloud, the show follows homeowners as they attempt to build unique and daring properties. Viewers were sure to be on the edge of their seats as one couple attempted to build their dream home in a risky location in the first episode of the series. How will they get on? Giving themselves a budget of £250,000, former structural engineer, Andy Stakes, and textile industry expert, Jeanette Hardy, plan to build their dream home. The show followed the pair as they attempt to build the house on a cliff edge on the west coast of Scotland. The property, which they will build 100 feet above the sea and jagged rocks, is planned to be two bedrooms and have a glass front. On the programme, viewers saw Andy and a small team battle poor weather conditions to build the modern house. However, it was not without challenges as the construction site was in a dangerous location and they battled the extreme weather conditions. This would make any new build difficult but it was made even more challenging due to the risky location. As they tried to install the glass wall as the weather worsens...

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If we’ve learned anything from Ali Wong and Randall Park’s new rom-com Always Be My Maybe, it’s that the world doesn’t deserve Keanu Reeves. If the movie left us questioning anything, it was this: Where does Ali Wong get her glasses? Ever since the film hit Netflix, the internet has been in a frenzy over the multiple frames Wong’s characters wears — at work, on dates, at her kitchen table. Well, curious four-eyes, Leesa Evans is here to help. The costume designer for Always Be My Maybe hopped on the phone with Vulture to talk all about what it’s like to shop for glasses with and for Ali Wong. The big question, at least on Twitter, is, where are the glasses from?There’s two different brands that we use throughout the film. One is Gentle Monster and the other one is DITA. And, you know, really, the fit and the look was perfect for Ali for this film. So that’s really why we stuck with those brands. When you were choosing the glasses, did you try to style them to the look?Definitely. You know, it was fun, because we made the conscious decision that Ali would be wearing glasses the entire film. And that’s not a common decision for a lead actress. And so, you know, while we were doing...