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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.

How to ensure your orangery blends in with your home

Orangery designs for listed buildings

If you have been thinking about extending your home but have been concerned as to how any new addition will work with your existing property, seeking some expert design advice is an important initial step.

Before that, to help inspire your initial thoughts, here’s some of our key recommendations which our designers will discuss with each new customer, as we aim to ensure every design will work in harmony with your home.    

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 2 September, 2021

Lights Up: 5 of the Best Orangery Roof Lanterns

Domed Orangery Roof Lanterns

A roof lantern is perhaps the single most typical feature of an orangery, with its size, proportion and flow of light vital to the overall success of the design.

To provide the simplest description, a roof lantern is an architectural feature designed to allow natural light into the space below. Originally conceived in the Middle Ages, they were principally used in cathedrals initially before they started to be used in the first orangeries, designed in 16th century France and Italy.

Posted under 'Projects' by Barney on Thursday, 26 August, 2021

5 of the Best Orangery Photoshoots of 2021

Carbis Bay orangery interior

We’re approaching the half way point of the Summer holidays and the weather during August so far has been particularly uninspiring. So to help lift our spirits, and fire the imagination, we have rounded up five of our favourite orangery photoshoots from the year to date.

Posted under 'Photography' by Barney on Tuesday, 10 August, 2021

How to maximise space and function in your orangery with bespoke fitted furniture

fitted furniture designs

When it comes to investing in our homes, we all have a checklist of priorities to consider. More than ever, our spaces are having to evolve and work hard to meet the demands of everyday modern living.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Tuesday, 13 July, 2021

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