02/10/2015 Grand Designs Live at the NEC Birmingham

Grand Designs Live is returning to the NEC between 8th and 11th October.  Charlie will be there at 11am on Friday 9th in the Grand Theatre where he’ll Chair a debate on How to Make a Smart Choice for a New Home.  Later on at 3.30pm will be Charlie’s Interactive: Will Your Design Work, where he’ll work with a potential Grand Designer live on stage.

  • 18/11/2022Grade II Listed Cottage A 3D model for a single storey kitchen link extension to connect a Grade II Listed cottage and an outbuilding. We will work up a few options like these as part of the initial design process before settling on an
  • 04/11/2022New completed project One of a few of our completed projects that we’ve had photographed recently. Situated on the edge of an ancient woodland  in Oxfordshire. Click this link to read more.
  • 21/10/2022New additions to the website! We’ve been working with our photographer over the summer and are proud to publish some new projects on the website! Watch this space as we reveal some of our latest designs, and click this link to read more about one of
  • 01/10/2022“… a Pruesplosion” Our Gloucestershire Farmhouse project was featured in the FT How To Spend It magazine this Saturday 1st October! Click this link to read the article online, and this link to read more about our design concept and approach. Photography: Fred Howarth
  • 05/09/2022Concept Sketches Concept sketches are developed early on in the design process to quickly generate, test and present ideas to the client. They will be included in a ‘Book 1’ feasibility study which we undertake at the start of every project. We
  • 10/08/2022Planning granted for Wiltshire house We have recently received planning permission for this house extension in Wiltshire. The existing Edwardian house had been subjected to a series of piecemeal additions which required updating to improve the living spaces and the energy efficiency of the house.
  • 19/07/2022Black Barn Studios We’ve had a very happy first six months in the new studio. Given we’re currently experiencing the hottest temperatures since records began, the building is fairing well in the heat. We are heat dumping at night when the air is
  • 25/06/2022Photo shoot Here is a photographer we work with regularly, Ed RS Aves . Juggling the difficulty of shooting a small space – this time from the outside in seems to work best! Photographing a project is an exciting time to revisit a completed building
  • 14/06/2022Development Sketch This is a development sketch for the landscaping of a project that is currently on site; a way of developing ideas in an informal way as part of the designing process.
  • 30/05/2022Available for Rent This stone barn conversion in North Cornwall is available to rent as a holiday let. Situated in the North Cornish AONB between Padstow and Newquay and a short distance from Bedruthan Steps. The barn is a very low energy conversion,
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