Usually, Channel 4’s Grand Designs is just that ‘grand’ designs – moreover they are often ‘overly-grand’ designs! Tonight though was different. A modest house on a relatively modest budget, and made entirely of wood. A Finnish log house – and it was absolutely stunning. I love it. I want one. I want one now. I want to live and breath in a house with so much wood.

Further reading: Grand Designs, Erlund Haus