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5 Top Tips for Decorating a Conservatory

bespoke conservatory interiors

Forming that link between indoors and outdoors, conservatories are simply the extension of choice if you are looking for a room to escape the everyday and take pleasure from your garden. A bespoke conservatory design will not only complement your home but transform your lifestyle.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 1 July, 2021

How to Create The Ideal Multifunctional Living Space

open plan orangery design

Multifunctional is a term that has been increasingly used over the past year or so to help describe a number of aspects of our homes. It refers to a product or feature of our lives which performs multiple functions.

Whilst it might not be the most memorable expression, the chances are most of us will have experienced or have considered the requirement for our living spaces to have performed more than one function over the past year or so.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 25 June, 2021

How Emotion Will Shape the Future of our Homes

family orangery entertaining space

Our friends at Hearst UK, publishers of the leading home interest magazines Country Living, Elle Decoration and House Beautiful, have conducted some fascinating research into the impact of the pandemic on our homes and how we have had to adapt and re-think our living spaces.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 18 June, 2021

Five things to think about when choosing stone for a conservatory, orangery or garden room

Buscot Limestone

As the trend for bringing the outside in continues and the boundaries between indoors and out are no longer clear-cut, many homeowners are asking designers and architects to create a conservatory, orangery or garden room in which to relax and unwind, whatever the weather. These tranquil spaces tend to be designed with a careful balance of aesthetics and practicality in mind, as garden rooms are likely to be more exposed to the elements with three outside walls, so adding warmth as well as a durable, hardwearing surface underfoot is key.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 27 May, 2021

Planning Your Dream Kitchen Extension with Tom Howley

Kitchen Extension from Tom Howley

For years Tom Howley kitchens have been fitted into David Salisbury orangeries and extensions, transforming beautiful homes up and down the country. Their timeless style and David Salisbury's sophisticated approach to design are a natural match, both offering a truly bespoke British made product, designed by experts and built by master craftsmen. Having crossed over so many times, it made sense to create a partnership that would provide our clients with a seamless service, so in 2018 we did exactly that. 

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 6 May, 2021