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Author: Rachel Ciaccia

Timeless Interior Trends That Will Never Go Out of Style
18 Oct

Timeless Interior Trends That Will Never Go Out of Style

If exploring past trends is anything to go by – it’s clear that we all love to jump in headfirst with unwavering commitment. Particularly in recent years when our ability...

What is the average price of an orangery?
05 Oct

What is the average price of an orangery?

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” Benjamin Franklin

The undulating, winding and twining loops of wooden lighting by Tom Raffield
27 Sep

The undulating, winding and twining loops of wooden lighting by Tom Raffield

A pioneer of his craft, with so many impressive accolades and visual marvels in his wake, Tom Raffield remains honest to the art of traditional steam bending. Self-taught in this...

How to plant an autumnal border
17 Sep

How to plant an autumnal border

As the colours of summer gradually fade away and deciduous trees emerge skeletal, carrying an eerie silent breeze into winter, it can often feel like your garden is losing its...

How to begin the journey to building an orangery?
08 Sep

How to begin the journey to building an orangery?

Where do you start your journey to building an orangery? Let us guide you through the steps we take to turn that dream home into a reality.

Monty Don reveals the most important gardening jobs for August
23 Aug

Monty Don reveals the most important gardening jobs for August

The growing season for many of us this year has been somewhat unpredictable and with late frosts well into May, cooler wet weather throughout June, and high winds in many...

Multi-award-winning architectural marvel – The Rajkumari Ratnavati
16 Aug

Multi-award-winning architectural marvel – The Rajkumari Ratnavati

The New York based architect Diana Kellogg builds a school in the mystic deserts of Jaisalmer. A spectacular stone ellipse, destined to empower women and girls from local communities

How can a traditional orangery modernise your home?
06 Aug

How can a traditional orangery modernise your home?

Whether you’re seeking a traditional orangery, or a modern home extension, creating harmonious relationships between your existing property and your new investment is paramount to ensuring the perfect blend of...

The power of the ‘occasional chair’ – Our top 10 favourite armchairs
23 Jul

The power of the ‘occasional chair’ – Our top 10 favourite armchairs

Armchairs are the ultimate orangery decadence; a luxurious culmination of style and comfort. Ideal for taking a blissful moment to look out onto the garden, or perfectly balance the roomscape....

How to design a Potager garden – The perfect accompaniment to your kitchen garden room
16 Jul

How to design a Potager garden – The perfect accompaniment to your kitchen garden room

There is something immensely satisfying about growing food at home and gaining self-sufficiency, now more so than ever. But the art of growing fruits and vegetables doesn’t have to involve...

Orangery or conservatory? – 10 of our favourite projects to inspire you
12 Jul

Orangery or conservatory? – 10 of our favourite projects to inspire you

What is the difference between an Orangery or conservatory? Ultimately it all comes down to the proportions of glazing, timber, and masonry materials used as part of their architectural design....

Biophilic Design: Creating a calming home
28 Jun

Biophilic Design: Creating a calming home

Biophilic Design, the interior trend taking the world by storm. But what exactly is it and how can you create your own biophilic space at home? Jade Jimmieson from Alice...

What is the difference between a Roof Lantern and Skylight?
16 Jun

What is the difference between a Roof Lantern and Skylight?

When it comes to creating a bright and vibrant space, teaming in natural light, the addition of a roof lantern or flat roof skylight will make all the difference. Increasing...

How to build your own wine room
01 Jun

How to build your own wine room

A wine room is a perfect addition to the home of all connoisseurs, particularly those with a love for entertaining. Whether you’re considering a wine room or cellar, rest assured...

Inspired by Amethyst – Celebrating 33 Years of Westbury
25 May

Inspired by Amethyst – Celebrating 33 Years of Westbury

To celebrate our birthday and mark 33 years of transforming homes up and down the country, we wanted to share some interior inspiration, with a twist. In keeping with tradition,...