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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.

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

Garden Rooms for Garden Living

Garden Room Designs

We’ve all been looking forward to a Summer spent seeing more of our friends and family, making the most of our homes and gardens from a more social perspective. With restrictions being relaxed and the country starting to open back up, the concept of garden living looks set to continue to grow as a trend.

Posted under 'Photography' by Barney on Thursday, 13 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

5 Inspirational Conservatory Design Ideas

bespoke conservatory interior

Ask anyone what image comes to mind when they think of the term ‘conservatory’ and many of us will still think of a 1980’s white uPVC style extension. Perhaps one that is too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter? Thankfully, with the advances in modern glazing and building specifications, that analogy has long since become outdated.

Posted under 'Photography' by Barney on Thursday, 29 April, 2021

The Latest Styling Tips for your Garden Room

bespoke orangery design

As we look ahead to the Summer, you may be considering extending your living space to make the most of the light or to become a place where you can admire your garden. A garden room could be the ideal solution, providing a wonderful link between your house and the outside world.

Whilst getting the design and layout of these extensions requires some expert advice, how do you go about adding the finishing touches to your new garden room? And what can help make the most of your space and give different areas their own feel?

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 22 April, 2021