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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 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

5 Inspirational Orangery Kitchen Extensions

orangery kitchen extension design

Adding a new kitchen or creating space for a larger kitchen extension has been perhaps the most sought-after home improvement project of recent years. But the addition of an orangery kitchen extension has been something of a game-changer when it comes to creating a luxurious space for everyday use and enjoyment.

Posted under 'Photography' by Barney on Thursday, 10 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

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