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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 Add Space & Value to Your Home

Bespoke orangeries designs

One of the many consequences of the events of this year has been a renewed focus on our homes. As we have all spent more time at home, it has made us increasingly appreciate our house and garden space and how we use it. One of the resulting trends of this Summer has been a desire to invest in updating our properties.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 10 September, 2020

Orangeries look good on video!

Bespoke orangery interior garden views

Whilst this year’s photoshoot season has undoubtedly been affected by the obvious impact of the Coronavirus, one of the advantages of trying to capture the design and influence of an orangery is that it can achieved, in the main, from outside. That said, we always try to mix up photography of both the exterior and interior, where possible, of an orangery to give our prospective customers a real feel for what they can expect from a David Salisbury extension. Where photography will usually achieve this, video has so much more impact.

Posted under 'Photography' byBarney on Wednesday, 2 September, 2020

What are the different styles of Conservatory?

Bespoke conservatory for listed building

Perhaps the most frequently asked question we get is to explain the differences between an orangery and a conservatory, something we have covered in a number of previous blog articles. Another common query, however, is to define the different styles of conservatory that are typically designed and added to homes here in the UK. In this latest post, we will take a look at some of these different designs and explain the key differences.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 20 August, 2020

Key Recommendations for Orangery Design

bespoke orangery for listed building

Good design can embody a wide range of characteristics, from symmetry and proportion in the case of Georgian architecture, to sleek and clean, in the case of contemporary buildings. The common denominator with successful design, no matter the environment, is the effective mixing of form with function. In our latest Blog, we’ll examine this principle in the context of orangery design.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 13 August, 2020

This Year’s Orangery Photoshoot Season

bespoke garden room exterior

As we all know, this has been no ordinary year and the impact on every facet of our lives has been hugely significant. As Lockdown restrictions continue to be eased, we’re still working with safety as our principal concern, something we wrote about in detail in last week’s Blog. Whilst our manufacturing operations have been scarcely interrupted, it has meant our traditional orangery and garden room photoshoot ‘season’ will be starting a little later this Summer.

Posted under 'Photography' byBarney on Friday, 24 July, 2020