Lucky to be living in Cumbria with it’s amazing mix of centuries old heavy stone walls and environmentally sensitive modern architecture, we are a small creative team with the capacity and freedom to take on very personal creative joinery and technically challenging interior structural projects. We love designing and creating to maximise the beauty and benefit of both old and new, always looking to harmonise and balance using natural materials to create spaces that function flawlessly and are a joy to use.
Bespoke Interior Furniture and Structural Projects
Whilst we are not Architects we have the capacity and experience to design and build larger interior structures and furniture. We also welcome collaborative work with structural engineers, interior designers and architects.
THE HOME OFFICE
Our client wanted a home office in a space which incorporates a stained-glass window casting beautiful light across one corner of the room. The brief was for two work-stations with file storage, a wall unit to incorporate a small hidden tv screen and a dresser deep enough to store large images with drawers to facilitate storage for camera lenses.
THE MODERN UTILITY ROOM
The brief from this client was to create a storage and laundry area in the passageway leading from the entrance to a bathroom in a new extension. One side was to house a small sink with hot and cold water, a washing machine, dryer and cleaning materials. The other side was for storage of coats, shoes and larger cleaning appliances eg vacuum etc. They did not want to see any of the stuff but to have it easily accessible.
The Artists Wardrobe
The brief here was to create wardrobes either side of the chimney in this artists art deco house. As this was a bedroom, we proposed to keep the doors white and in a simple Shaker style to sit calmly with the walls. Inside we opted to have hanging space, cube shelving and full extension drawers in lovely English Ash to create a natural, organic, beautifully tactile experience for the user.
The Homegrown Staircase
We were approached by a client converting a traditional barn to make, out of a beautiful old Sycamore Tree being harvested from their land for the build, a staircase for their new home. We really like the idea of the tree evolving and having a continuing useful presence in its own surroundings and took the project on with pleasure.
The Home Drinks Bar
Rather than a more elaborate Cocktail bar, this client wanted a simple, discreet looking bar area, away from the kitchen but attached to the lounge in an open plan living space, to prepare and share drinks. It was to be functional and easy to clean and maintain.