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Author: Rachel Ciaccia

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,...

May In The Garden – The Cottage Style Garden
19 May

May In The Garden – The Cottage Style Garden

A profusion of colourful florals and sweet alluring scents find their home within the classic cottage-style garden, allowing it to enjoy something of a renaissance in recent years. The wild...

Orangery or conservatory furniture fading? – How to fight the fade
07 May

Orangery or conservatory furniture fading? – How to fight the fade

The golden natural light that drenches an orangery extension can really make your home furnishings sing. The colours in your upholstery and accessories become rich and vibrant as the sun...

Client Testimonial: A Breathtaking Farmhouse Orangery
30 Apr

Client Testimonial: A Breathtaking Farmhouse Orangery

From time to time, we ask our customers to write for our blog. Here’s Mrs D talking about how she replaced a less than functional conservatory with a breath taking...

What can we expect from London Design Week 2021?
20 Apr

What can we expect from London Design Week 2021?

As many shops, cafes and gyms are opening their doors for the first time in 2021, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that life may be returning to...

April In The Garden – Climbing plants that will give your home a superior edge
12 Apr

April In The Garden – Climbing plants that will give your home a superior edge

This year we encourage you to explore new ways to dress your home with some inspiration on what you can get growing for a year of lustrous and beautiful displays...

How do I buy an Orangery Extension? – An interview with Emma Worboys, Designer at Westbury
06 Apr

How do I buy an Orangery Extension? – An interview with Emma Worboys, Designer at Westbury

So you’ve been dreaming about it for a while, that beautiful and bright living space, and you may now be thinking but ‘how do I buy an orangery extension?’ We...

Building a Kitchen Extension with Humphrey Munson
26 Mar

Building a Kitchen Extension with Humphrey Munson

Becoming one of the most highly sought-after interior spaces in recent years – the orangery kitchen extension reveals flawless functionality with an elegant approach to modern design. Often creating rooms...

March in the garden – The first sight of spring
19 Mar

March in the garden – The first sight of spring

It’s often the homeowner’s love of nature and their garden that compels them to choose an orangery or garden room over a traditional house extension. The amount of glazing and...