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You will find articles on some of our projects as well as news about the company. There are also some random musings from David.

Inspirational Orangery Interior Design Ideas

orangery interior design

It goes without saying that the interior of an orangery or conservatory is just as important as the exterior, when assessing the final outcome of any new such building extension.

Whilst every finished bespoke design will clearly be different, both inside and out, being able to see photography of completed orangeries and conservatories is perhaps the most inspirational resource that anyone considering this type of building can refer to.

Posted under 'Projects' by Barney on Friday, 5 November, 2021

Orangery or Conservatory: which should you choose?

bespoke conservatory design

Prospective customers will frequently contact David Salisbury asking for advice on a new conservatory project yet it is often an orangery style extension that is more appropriate for their particular design brief.

Some of this potential ambiguity stems from the term conservatory being a more familiar term than orangery, in terms of everyday language. This is further supported by how often we are asked to explain the differences between an orangery and a conservatory.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 22 October, 2021

5 Orangery Designs that go beyond the Everyday

orangery pool enclosure interior

For many years now, an orangery has been the extension of choice for discerning property owners wishing to add some luxurious additional space to their homes.

These contemporary orangeries are often designed to create space to accommodate a larger kitchen extension, act as a living room or dining room, or a combination of all of these functions, as an open plan, family living space.

Posted under 'Projects' by Barney on Friday, 1 October, 2021

How to Prepare your Home for Autumn

oak garden room interior

Whilst we have certainly enjoyed the last throws of Summer recently, darkness has been coming decidedly earlier during the evenings and the passing of the Autumn Equinox this week has underlined the change of season.

So now that Autumn is here, how should we prepare our homes for the coming months, before we head into Winter? And if your home is fortunate enough to benefit from an orangery or similar extension, how will this impact your preparation for the coming months?

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 24 September, 2021

How are orangeries being adapted for today’s lifestyles?

orangery kitchen extension

Whilst orangeries have their origins back in the Renaissance gardens of Italy in the 16th Century, in more recent years they have become established as the glazed extension of choice for discerning home owners looking to add space and light to their properties.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 17 September, 2021