Tagged: Advice

What to do to your garden room or orangery in October
16 Oct

What to do to your garden room or orangery in October

When it comes to our timber garden rooms and orangery extensions, we always recommend that our clients give them a small amount of maintenance twice a year – once in...

Gardening spotlight: Pumpkins and gourds
09 Oct

Gardening spotlight: Pumpkins and gourds

Autumn is in the air, and for the next month, any kind of seasonal display is likely to include a pumpkin or two. The pumpkin has been used for hundreds...

Party traditions from around the world
04 Oct

Party traditions from around the world

With Halloween, bonfire night, and Christmas fast approaching, we look at six different cultures to see how people from around the world traditionally entertain their guests and host parties. Perhaps...

International special: British made garden rooms abroad
30 Sep

International special: British made garden rooms abroad

Long associated with quality and excellent craftsmanship, British-made products are in high demand overseas and our garden rooms and orangery extensions are no exception. To date, our designs have been...

The modern guide to housewarming parties
26 Jun

The modern guide to housewarming parties

A bottle of fizz in the garden with your friends is all very well, but when you’ve just moved home or want to celebrate a recent renovation project, what can...

What does an orangery cost?
17 Jun

What does an orangery cost?

"What does an orangery cost?" It's a valid and very popular question circulating the web at present, with many influencing factors to consider...

Designing the perfect open-plan space
03 May

Designing the perfect open-plan space

If you’re planning on creating your own open-plan living space, then functionality should be at the forefront of your mind. While you’ll want it to be a luxurious space to...

Q&A: Designing beautiful kitchens with Humphrey Munson
25 Mar

Q&A: Designing beautiful kitchens with Humphrey Munson

A well-designed kitchen becomes the heart of any home. Producing an opulent yet functional space that can be used for cooking, dining, and entertaining is a tall order, but award-winning...

Transforming your home with feng shui
18 Mar

Transforming your home with feng shui

As a result of her new Netflix series, Marie Kondo is big news at the moment - with people across the country sorting through their clutter in a bid to...

What is a loggia?
10 Jan

What is a loggia?

Often found attached to grand communal buildings in the Mediterranean, loggias can also be a stunning feature in residential properties, adding an element of theatre and grandeur to the exterior...

Amazing modern fireplace designs for a cosy orangery this winter
14 Nov

Amazing modern fireplace designs for a cosy orangery this winter

Here are six of our favourite modern fireplace designs we know will inspire you.

Bonfire Night treats
02 Nov

Bonfire Night treats

For those of you who are planning on serving a Firework Night banquet to friends and family this week, we’ve put a collection of Bonfire Night recipes together that will...

‘My style is simple and earthy’ – we meet OKA’s Giselle Mannering
27 Sep

‘My style is simple and earthy’ – we meet OKA’s Giselle Mannering

Known for sourcing beautiful and comfortable pieces, British luxury furniture and home accessories retailer OKA champions a unique and bohemian look. We meet their Head of Interior Design and Trade...

Ways to maximise light and space within your home
24 Aug

Ways to maximise light and space within your home

When looking for houses or creating housing designs, people rarely prioritise ‘dark and pokey’ in their ‘must-have’ list, and with good reason.

Save the bees – it’s time to take action
09 Aug

Save the bees – it’s time to take action

Through the cross-pollination that occurs as they collect nectar from flower to flower, bees play a pivotal part in the world’s eco-system, taking responsibility for at least one third of...