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NEPTUNE 98 B/C Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2QY Tel: 0117 246 4200 Web: neptune.com/bristol Neptune’s gorgeous Clifton showroom is a double-height gallery space that’s open and airy with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow light to flood onto its flower shop. Founded in 1996 by friends John Sims-Hilditch and Giles Redman, Neptune is an interiors retailer recognised for its exacting standards, design-led aesthetic and expert craftsmanship. Perhaps most well-known for its kitchens, every Neptune piece is designed for a lifetime of use, with its trademark ‘look’ rooted in British heritage. The Bristol branch displays a large number of Neptune’s designs, including all four of its kitchen collections and living and dining collections. Additionally, visitors to the store will also see a bedroom area complete with a timber-panelled washroom, as well as a large accessories area. It also features a section dedicated to Neptune Tailored, where customers can get up close to its house-blended paints and the extensive selection of textiles that make up its lovely fabric library.

MARBLE SUPREME Unit 8, Bridge Road, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 4FW Tel: 0117 956 3030 Web: marblesupreme.com Marble Supreme provides master craftsmanship in stone. Whether you’re looking for new stone worktops for your kitchen or bathroom, it offers a range of materials to suit your needs. With over 20 years of experience, the team produce a wide range of products from beautifully crafted granite kitchen worktops and flooring, right through to bespoke stone fireplaces, vanity tops, splash backs and sink surrounds. They provide a complete service, from sourcing the perfect stone for your needs, through to crafting perfectly fitting, beautifully finished kitchen worktops, and pride themselves on delivering the very best in granite, marble and quartz stone, knowing their creations will play a part in family life for years to come. Whether you know what you want or are considering the options, the team is happy to discuss your plans so pop into the Kingswood showroom!

PLANKBRIDGE HUTS Tel: 01300 348414 Web: plankbridge.com The master hut makers at Plankbridge have been creating unique living spaces for years, producing a wide range of private dens that have been shipped all over the world. A Plankbridge shepherd’s hut has always balanced tradition and modernity. Handmade in Dorset with a ‘move-when-you-move’ promise, a build guaranteed for 20 years and a reputation almost as long, the company is a must for homeowners looking to creatively expand their home without the need for planning permission or the upheaval of an invasive house extension. Whether you are wanting to create a garden summer house, party pad, family annex or creative retreat, shepherd huts have become the obvious choice of living space among homeowners looking for something that bit more special.

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EDEN GARDEN DESIGN The Stables, Hopyard Cottage, Itchington, Alveston, Bristol BS35 3TG Tel: 01454 412117 Web: edengardendesignbristol.co.uk “A garden should make you feel you’ve entered privileged space – a place not just set apart but reverberant, and it seems to me that, to achieve this, the gardener must put some kind of twist on the existing landscape, turn its prose into poetry.” – Michael Pollan. Eden Garden Design folk are passionate about gardens, believing that a well-designed landscape will add considerable value to your life and home. Heading up the team is Sheldon, who sees gardens as outdoor rooms: perfect spaces to relax and entertain in. Sheldon will work closely with you from your initial meeting, through to design and construction, providing a professional yet personal service. Contact him now to start your exciting project!


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MANDARIN STONE 15 Regent Street, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HW Tel: 0117 973 1552 Web: mandarinstone.com Renowned for its comprehensive natural stone collection, more recently Mandarin Stone has gained quite a reputation for its on-trend and beautifully designed porcelains. Ranging from those that cleverly mimic materials such as wood, concrete and marble to striking glazed and patterned tiles, the collection has endless surface design possibilities. Established for over 25 years and with 10 inspirational UK showrooms, it offers dependability for specialist knowledge as well as technical expertise. Virtually the entire natural stone and porcelain collection is held in stock in the UK so lead times are short.

SUZY HARRIS DESIGN

JOHN BOYCE PLASTERWORK

Tel: 07814 012044 Web: suzyharrisdesign.com

Unit 5, Channel View Farm, Clevedon, Bristol BS21 6US Tel: 07970 278028 Web: john-boyce.co.uk

A Bristol-based interior designer working in the field for 16 years, Suzy has developed a broad skill set and has a creative mind with a solid, honest, practical slant and logistical knack. She is known for her versatility and love of enabling her clients to make the most of their spaces. She focuses on delivering end results which balance her client’s practicalities, parameters, time and budgets with designs that best reflect the style of place in which they wish to live. She is commissioned across a wide field of both residential and commercial projects and can also work on an affordable consulting basis by the hour.

John Boyce Plasterwork Ltd is a locally based company with over 30 years’ experience in the plastering trade, tackling any size of job from a simple repair to a complete restoration project. The team has a large range of moulds built up over the last three decades and is capable of matching and reproducing any type of plasterwork. The company also has a large range of stock cornices and ceiling roses to pick from, with something to suit most tastes and budgets. They carry out ceiling surveys and repairs, lime plastering and rendering and bespoke one-off pieces; offering free no-obligation quotes and advice. Visit the website for a small taste of what John Boyce Plasterwork can offer.

GREENBIRD GARDENING 145 Phoenix Way, Portishead, Bristol BS20 7GP Tel: 01275 562042 Web: greenbirdgardening.co.uk GreenBird is a design-focused, family-run landscape and design business creating beautiful outdoor spaces across Bristol, Somerset and the surrounding areas. Its teams are passionate about creating inspirational gardens, design and stunning planting schemes, with expertise in all aspects of garden planning and construction work, no matter the size of your garden. Whatever your landscaping or design needs may be, from a full design and build project to building a new fence, designing a new outdoor kitchen, building a beautiful new stone wall or creating a new planting scheme, GreenBird provides a creative and outstanding service tailored to individual needs. As an accredited member of The Association of Professional Landscapers, GreenBird always takes great pride in its work, putting the client at the centre of everything, focusing on attention to detail and excellence in all areas.

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KARENA BATSTONE DESIGN 21 Somerset Street, Bristol BS2 8LZ Tel: 0117 944 1004 Web: karenabatstone.com Karena Batstone Design is an award-winning landscape studio with extensive experience of designing and implementing landscapes of all sizes throughout the UK. Gardens are for people, and the Karena Batstone team is known for an ability to work closely with clients to design outdoor spaces that strive to be both practical and poetic, that stimulate the senses and articulate emotions. The belief is that a garden should sit comfortably in its setting and complement the architecture and materials of adjacent buildings. The designs are characterised by strong, clean lines, but as gardeners they like to counter the architectural approach with abundant, romantic planting – whether it be with borders that buzz with wildlife or planting schemes that evoke a feeling of nature. The KBD crew are passionate about what they do, and aim to provide a service that exceeds expectations.

DISNEY FLOORING

ARCHER & CO

11 Zetland Rd, Bristol BS6 7AG Tel: 0117 942 4949 Web: disney-flooring.com

24 Alma Vale Road, Bristol BS8 2HY Tel: 0117 239 0432 Web: archerandcompany.co.uk

This local, independent flooring retailer will encourage you to think differently about your floor. Disney Flooring offers a wide range of carpets, vinyl, wood, laminate and rugs, and the team specialises in custom-made rugs and runners with its own sewing machine and rug room for completing border work on jobs large and small. If you are considering a hard floor that’s practical you’ll find a great range of vinyl tiles including some exclusive designs. The service includes measure, supply and fitting. Behind the scenes they always working closely with interior designers so every customer can be sure they are up to speed with product designs. The installation team are well known for a great service with satisfying results.

Archer & Co is an independent design store now located in the ‘Alma Quarter’ between Whiteladies and Pembroke Roads, and just a short walk from Clifton Down Station. The studio was opened by Ian and Judy Archer in 2010, to showcase their own furniture and textile designs. New in store for 2018 is Ian’s work for up and coming Scandi brand SITS, alongside their exclusive range of bespoke British crafted sofas and chairs. Their distinctive collection is complemented by an ever changing selection of design accessories and art work.

COLOURFENCE 110 Grosvenor Road, Bristol BS2 8YA Tel: 0117 214 1201 Web: colourfence.co.uk/bristol-south ColourFence is the most advanced fencing product on the market today. Made from ColorBonded galvanised steel, ColourFence is strong, versatile, wind resistant and highly reputable. It is priced competitively and backed by a manufacturer’s 25-year guarantee. It is also an extremely low maintenance garden fencing solution, just a quick hose down every year keeps it looking like new. It doesn’t need painting or staining and will last far longer than wooden alternatives. Available in a range of colours, with matching gates and railings, it is the only fence system proven to withstand windspeeds up to 130mph. ColourFence will look after itself, so you can look after (and enjoy) your garden. If you would like a free, no-obligation quote, then call Mohammed today on 0117 214 1201.

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HOTWELLS PINE 253, Hotwell Road, Hotwells, Bristol BS8 4SF Tel: 0117 927 3700 Web: hotwellspine.co.uk

AND SO TO BED Squires Court, Bedminster Parade, Bristol BS3 4BX Tel: 0117 953 1738 Web: andsotobed.co.uk For luxury beds, bedframes, headboards and beautiful bedroom accessories, this is the place to be. And So To Bed was founded over 40 years ago and is a highly respected and inherently British brand. The level of detail and quality of finish that has become synonymous with an And So To Bed piece is overseen by a leading design team; each and every product in their range is made by hand and finished by skilled artisans devoted to their craft. Spend a little time at the Bristol showroom, and you’ll find you are spending more quality time in the bedroom of your dreams...

Hotwells Pine has been trading since 1985. You can find an impressive selection of new and antique pine furniture here and the company specialises in providing a bespoke, made-tomeasure service. The showroom has six rooms packed with furniture, lamps, mirrors and an array of lovely accessories to browse. The new pine furniture is made locally and can be painted to suit your décor in any shade of Farrow and Ball paint, or waxed in a traditional style. The ranges include bedroom, living room, dining and kitchen furniture. The selection of antique furniture changes regularly, as well as the ever popular display of wardrobes (that are easily disassembled or delivery), and antique boxes. The team at Hotwells Pine is well known for product knowledge, quality and service and also offers free local delivery on all furniture.

KÜTCHENHAUS Clifton Down Shopping Centre, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2NN Tel: 0117 2130680 Web: kutchenhaus.co.uk

TABITHA TARLING

Kutchenhaus is the UK arm of a company called Nobilia. Nobilia is the largest manufacturer of fitted kitchens in Europe; making up to 3,000 kitchens daily. This means Kutchenhaus can not only keep prices competitive but still deliver high quality, German-engineered kitchens. They provide a wide selection of kitchen styles and can create both traditional and contemporary looks in matt and gloss textures. With their free design service, they can create superb, photo-realistic images giving a clear visual of a customer’s ideal kitchen. They also supply a full range of appliances including Bosch, Neff, CDA and Miele – so there’s great choice too. Buying a kitchen is a big decision, and the Kutchenhaus team in Bristol work closely with every client to give them complete confidence in their new purchase.

Tel: 07811 169636 Web: tabithatarling.co.uk Tabitha has been designing gardens for over a decade, having previously worked for some of the top names in the industry, as well as on a Chelsea show garden. Be it a tiny roof terrace, a small courtyard or a large, urban family garden, Tabitha will work with you to provide an elegant and practical solution, tailored to your needs and budget. She offers the following services: garden design and consultation, project management – conception to installation, garden makeovers and styling, planting plans and installation and garden coaching – plus one-to-one sessions. Contact Tabitha to arrange a consultation and quote The Bristol Magazine for 10% off the design fee on a full design project until May 2018.

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BRISTOL MARBLE & GRANITE

BARK & GARDENS

Verona House, Filwood Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3RY Tel: 0117 965 6565 Web: bristolmarble.com

Tel: 07586 043545 Web: barkandgardens.co.uk

Bristol Marble and Granite is a proud, family-run company based in Fishponds, with a passion for all things stone. Whether you’re looking for a new kitchen worktop, a bathroom vanity or a feature fireplace, they have it covered. From your first visit to their stone yard to view the beautiful full-sized slabs of natural granite, Arenastone engineered quartz, marble and limestone (with over 200 colours to choose from), their highly experienced, friendly showroom team is committed to showing you around and helping you choose the right material for your next project. Fabricated in the on-site, high-tech workshop using the latest CNC technology, your project is then templated and fitted by their own installation teams. No appointment necessary, head on down to select yours today!

Bristol’s Bark and Gardens offers a personable and local garden service to a wide range of commercial and residential properties in and around Bristol. They are available for single or regular garden maintenance visits, specialising in the pruning of ornamental and fruiting trees, shrubs, border maintenance and hedge cutting, and able to source plants and offer advice. Jono of Bark and Gardens is an RHS-qualified gardener with over 10 years’ experience. Previously having worked as an estate gardener for the five-star Bovey Castle hotel in Devonshire as well as a tree surgeon and forestry planter, he is able to offer a wide range of expertise; and is fully insured to cover Bristol and the surrounding areas.

OLD MARKET PLANTS

TME INTERIORS

48-50 Gloucester Lane, Bristol BS2 0DP Instagram: @oldmarketplants Web: oldmarketplants.co.uk

Tel: 07918 785188 Web: tmeinteriors.co.uk Instagram: @tmeinteriors

Old Market Plants is a specialist interior plant shop showcasing a wide array of unusual and exquisite plants for sale in a green-filled, floor-toceiling space full of wonders! What’s on offer here? Anything from small gifts and vouchers to complete interior plant landscaping for your home or office. With years of experience gained from their time working on and managing some of the world’s most diverse glasshouses including those at Kew, Edinburgh and Cambridge, Jamie and Kathryn are uniquely equipped to provide expert advice, services and products related to plants and interiors. In this independent shop just off Old Market they also run a few short courses on how to care for houseplants, and source and sell locally made plant accessories.

TME Interiors creates soulful, individual homes to love. Owner Teresa Eggleton feels that a professionally designed room should be a very affordable luxury, and her services remove barriers around pricing and attainability. TME Interiors creates full design plans to work from which provides independence and control when putting it all together. Contact Teresa to see what she could do for you. You’ll find original home styling that works for you, your home and the way you want to live in it. What’s more, you’ll discover ideas that enhance your home but don’t blow your budget. TME Interiors is currently offering a complete room design for £350 which includes a site visit, profiling, and full plan containing a visual strategy, mood boards, colour scheme, room layout, plus recommendations for everything you need, stockists and pricing. Everything you need to create a room to love from scratch...

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EMBERS

LIMPET

117 – 119 St Georges Road, Bristol BS1 5UW Tel: 0117 925 1115 Web: embersbristol.com

Street Farm Buildings, Acton Turville, Badminton, Gloucestershire GL9 1HH Tel: 01454 218535 Web: thelimpetcompany.co.uk

Embers Bristol has supplied and installed wood burning and multi fuel stoves from its centrally located showroom since 2010. It is proud to be a HETAS-approved retailer and authorised dealer for Charnwood, Clock (pictured), Stovax and Heta. From conception to completion it aims to bring real warmth to the heart of your home. Embers stocks and delivers high quality kiln-dried firewood, smokeless coal and kindling as well as stocking stove accessories and fireside products. It also offers a variety of wood-fired outdoor living products including the fantastic Kamado Joe range of ceramic BBQs as well as locally produced charcoal, rubs and smoking woods. Summer offers are now on with stove and installation packages starting from just £1,500. See the website for more details.

Tired of stretching to get your glass from the low table that always seems miles away? Nowhere to put your mobile, tablet, or book? Then look no further. Limpet is the perfect solution with a range of simple, small tables that cling to your armchair or sofa. They come in a wide variety of materials and with different functions. Limpets are great for apartment-dwellers and reception areas and come as side carriers and front carriers, left and right handed. They are also great for care homes and the occupational therapy sector. Most importantly, they are affordable; prices start from around £40. As a special promotion for The Bristol Magazine readers, Limpet is offering free post and packaging for the first 50 orders.

BETHAN ENGLAND INTERIORS Tel: 07788 726345 Web: bethanenglandinteriors.co.uk

GARDINER HASKINS

Bethan England Interiors offers a Bristol-based, friendly and cost effective interior design service. Bethan ensures she understands the aspirations and requirements of her clients so that her designs are personal and inspiring; and provides a free initial consultation where she meets with them to get to know them and their requirements. If you decide you would like to take things further, she will create a unique design that reflects your lifestyle and taste. It is amazing how having a home you love affects your well-being and enhances your quality of life. Whether it be advice about one room that doesn’t quite work or redesigning the whole house, Bethan can make that process less daunting and a much more exciting and enjoyable experience.

Broad Plain, Bristol BS2 0JP Tel: 0117 929 2288 Web: gardinerhaskins.co.uk One of Bristol’s most established businesses, and its largest independent homecentre, Gardiner Haskins has everything you need to make your home your own – all under one roof. Whether your place is undergoing a revamp or you’re starting from scratch, Gardiner Haskins has all the elements to turn your unique vision into a reality for less. From big-brand appliances to classic, contemporary furniture, you can overhaul entire rooms at their fitted kitchens and bathroom departments or enhance your home using their range of DIY and decorating essentials. The luxury home furnishings department, with designer brands and made-to-measure curtain service, will add all the style and the finishing touches to turning a house into a beautiful home.

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JAMIE INNES GARDEN DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE 4 Upper Cheltenham Place, Montpelier, Bristol BS6 5HR Instagram: @innesgardendesign Web: innesgardendesign.com Having trained at Kew, Edinburgh and Cambridge, Jamie Innes now heads up this small team providing gorgeous designs for all projects, ranging from contemporary town gardens to full-scale country estates. Their gardens are carefully inspired to complement your home and its surroundings, while always seeking to create tranquil and immersive spaces. Consideration of the environment and sustainability are the foundation of their ethos and practical work, as well as aiming to improve biodiversity with innovative planting schemes. With years of expertise, they also ensure an effective maintenance programme for your garden, designed to bring out the best in your beds and borders all year round. Contact via the website for an informal chat and to look at examples of recent projects.

MON POTE

THE KITCHEN PARTNERS

177-179 North Street, Bristol BS3 1JQ Tel: 0117 239 3107 Web: monpote.co.uk

102 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2QY Tel: 0117 946 6433 Web: thekitchenpartners.co.uk

You’ll find Mon Pote – translating from French to ‘my friend’ – nestled on lovely North Street in Bedminster, where owners Anna and Natalie hope you will feel as relaxed and welcome in their homeware shop as you do in the homes of your friends. Mon Pote is a lifestyle store, with a focus on inspiring interiors that will enrich your everyday existence. The products you’ll find both in store and online are the things that are likely to have a permanent place in their owner’s life and home, so everything is carefully curated with a lasting quality in mind. Enjoy a laidback and cosy atmosphere while you browse their lighting, home décor and gifts galore instore, or sign up to the mailing list on their website to receive 10% off.

The Kitchen Partners (formerly in-toto) have recently changed their supplier to the fantastic German manufacturers Leicht and Brigitte, and Fiona and Clinton couldn’t be happier with this new direction. The clean, ethereal white Leicht display embodies the timelessness of the brand’s designs and the tactile Corian worktop, that flows seamlessly around every corner including the sink, means that everyone who comes in can’t help but feel how smooth it is. Head into the showroom to see and feel for yourself!

KINDLE STOVES Glenavon Farm, 331 Bath Road, Saltford BS31 3TJ Tel: 0117 924 3898 Web: kindlestoves.co.uk At the heart of your home should be the perfect stove. Kindle Stoves is a local specialist in stoves approved for burning wood in Bristol, with a wood-burner to suit every home and every style. The team stock the super efficient Clearview, Contura and Rais models as well as many more, offering a full installation service – from fireplace alterations, to slate hearths and stone fireplaces. Their lovely new showroom, situated just outside Keynsham, has one of the largest displays of woodburners in the South West and is open seven days per week. Pop in for advice and brochures or to book a home survey. They also sell seasoned logs, gas fires, the Big Green Egg outdoor cooker and Aga Rayburn range cookers.

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DAVID HUTTON INTERIORS 17 Druid Hill, Bristol BS9 1EW Tel: 0117 968 4813 Web: davidhuttoninteriors.co.uk In the decade since interior designer David Hutton first launched his award-winning business in Bristol, his firm has established a solid reputation for excellence in interior design. Whether it’s a brand new kitchen with the latest in contemporary style, or a full renovation or extension, David and his team work with their clients at every step of the way to make sure every last detail fits perfectly. From comprehensive mood boards, to instructing and managing builders and decorators – or simply using their vast range of contacts to source the perfect lampshade or complete a scheme – they are experts in interiors and offer a genuinely personal approach.

BRACEY INTERIORS

NISI LIVING

15 Waterloo Street, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4BT Tel: 0117 973 4664 Web: braceyinteriors.co.uk

Tel: 01275 390521 Web: nisiliving.co.uk

With over 50 years’ experience, Bracey Interiors has gained an enviable reputation for its design services. Working throughout the UK and abroad, the team creates unique and bespoke interiors for clients. Within the showroom in the heart of Clifton Village, Bracey showcase fabrics and wallpapers from all the major suppliers as well as a unique and eclectic mix of home accessories. Paints by Little Greene and Paint & Paper Library are also mixed to order in a matter of minutes. No matter how big or small your requirements are, Bracey Interiors have friendly staff on hand that are happy to help. With their own workrooms they ensure all soft furnishings are made to their exacting standards, and offer an installation service. 2017 saw their Silver House project win three awards in the RSAW Welsh Architecture Awards.

Mediterranean homes are a riot of colour and texture; places where informal gatherings of friends and family happen effortlessly and spontaneously. We may not have the same climate here in the UK, but that needn’t stop us designing vibrant spaces for dining and entertaining in our own homes. Naming their Bristol-based online store after the Greek word for ‘island’, Eleni and Julian Portch provide everything you could need to live a more colourful, more vibrant, more Mediterranean lifestyle. Eleni’s childhood experiences with her Greek relatives feed into not only her own family life here in the UK, but the ethos of the brand. The hand-picked collection is packed with colour, character and quality, sourced worldwide from designers whose work celebrates style and warmth. So many beautiful things can be found over on their website – our Nisi Living wishlist is longer than our arm!

ELLY’S WELLIES GARDEN DESIGNS Tel: 01275 462759 / 07788 640934 Web: ellyswellies.co.uk Elly’s Wellies Garden Designs can help you take your garden to the next level. With qualifications in horticulture, garden and planting design, our lovely gardening columnist Elly West offers a bespoke, personal and friendly service whether you are looking for a complete overhaul and redesign of your garden, or just some help deciding what to put in a border. The process starts with a free initial consultation, where Elly will visit your garden and discuss your aims and objectives. From here, the creative process can begin, keeping you involved at every stage as necessary to ensure the end result is something affordable that you can enjoy for years. Elly works alongside reliable landscapers who can build your project, offering a complete, professional service.

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NICOLA GREAVES DESIGN Paintworks Central Trading Estate, Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EH Tel: 07936 822244 Web: nicolagreaves.co.uk Since 2012, Nicola Greaves Design has been creating quality gardens and landscapes for private clients, architects and developers across the UK. Experienced in both residential garden design and commercial landscape architecture, the team at NGD create inspirational places to excite and delight the senses. Drawing inspiration from both the natural and architectural worlds, they strive to deliver simple yet elegant gardens that respond sensitively to their location while serving the wants and needs of everyday life. Embracing heritage and traditional craftsmanship alongside modern design and construction methods creates these classic and contemporary landscapes of the highest quality. Be it a small urban courtyard or large rural estate, NGD will unlock its potential to create your dream outdoor space.

THE MOROCCAN ENCAUSTIC TILE COMPANY

JAMES BESPOKE JOINERY Unit 13, Lawrence Hill Trading Estate, Bristol BS5 0EB Tel: 0117 336 8035 Web: jamesbespokejoinery.com

11 Portland Street, Bristol BS8 4JA Tel: 0117 973 0000 Web: moroccanencaustictiles.com

Every James Bespoke Joinery kitchen is precisely designed and built at their Bristol workshop, by three qualified joiners who have a passion for their trade. The team at JBJ engage early on with prospective clients to understand their lifestyle and tailor each individual kitchen to the client’s way of life. Their most popular hand-crafted kitchen is the timeless shaker-style kitchen, yet they offer many more modern styles where required, just ask! All of the materials they use are ethically sourced and of the highest standards. The end result delivers a beautiful kitchen that will be the heart and soul of your home. James and the team are happy to welcome visitors to the workshop, no appointment necessary – or they can pop in and see you – just give them a call.

Created by hand in The Moroccan Tile Company’s own workshop in Marrakech, using traditional methods, these beautiful tiles are available here in Bristol, in their warehouse and shop in Clifton. There is an astonishing choice of vibrant and colourful patterned tiles or chic, timeless black and white, any of which would add a focal point to your kitchen, bathroom or, really, any space in the home. Not only do Moroccan encaustic tiles look sensational, they’re also extremely durable, being thicker than many other types of glazed clay tiles. As a result, they will stand up to wear and tear for years without any issues, and maintenance is extremely easy. The Moroccan Tile Company offers genuine expertise, with stock patterns and tiles available as well as a bespoke service. The only problem is which of the gorgeous designs to choose…

HAPPY BEDS ---

Tel: 0333 444 0180 Web: happybeds.co.uk Email: ask@happybeds.co.uk Happy Beds is the UK’s fastest-growing bed store with the best prices on contemporary bed frames and super-comfortable quality mattresses, ensuring you enjoy the sleep you’ve always dreamed of. The Hollywood Ottoman Bed from Happy Beds is wrapped entirely in a Berwick grey fabric material for a soft, characterful finish – and is perfect for those in space-strapped bedrooms who need quirky storage solutions. This lusciously soft fabric adds an element of depth and character to an already sophisticated bed design, while the curved lines utilised throughout the entire design create a sense of rounded comfort and opulence. From divan beds and bunk beds to orthopedic, pocket sprung and memory foam mattresses, their products are created with your comfort in mind.

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INSIDE OUT CLEANING AND RESTORATION Tel: 07890 282535 Web: floorcleaninggloucestershire.co.uk Email: info@insideoutcleaningservices.co.uk Inside Out Cleaning & Restoration Ltd specialise in stone and wood floor cleaning, sanding, sealing, oiling, lacquering and polishing. If you have a stone or wooden floor that has lost its lustre, is engrained with dirt or has suffered from neglect, then Inside Out can help. As cleaning and restoration specialists, they are experienced in restoring any type of floor, including Victorian, Edwardian, geometric slate, marble, limestone, sandstone, quarry, travertine and flagstone. Whether your property is a private home, luxury hotel, commercial environment or listed building, Inside Out Cleaning & Restoration tailors a solution based on years of experience. With expertise not confined to stone floors, the team can rejuvenate your wooden boards and parquet floors. A full restore includes sanding, gap filling, lacquering or oiling; or maybe it just needs a lift with a polish! Get in touch via the website to see their full list of services.

ARLBERRY BESPOKE 5 Buckingham Place, Bristol BS8 1LH Tel: 0117 298 0609 Web: arlberry.com Arlberry Bespoke is a creatively inspired, individual and hand-crafted furniture design company in Bristol. Probably best known for its beautifully crafted kitchens, Arlberry designs and makes for the bedroom, dressing room, bathroom, study and library too. Priding itself on being a quality local company, designing and crafting within Bristol and the surrounding areas, Arlberry’s bespoke creative designs are transformed into reality by the skilled cabinet makers who hand-make the furniture using high quality timbers and materials. Its ethos is to create beautiful bespoke designs (small and large) tailored to suit you, your home and your lifestyle. Arlberry takes great pride in paying attention to even the smallest of details within each project, and considers every element from the initial space planning, aesthetics and functionality right through to the final touches of every room.

APPEAL HOME SHADING Tel: 0117 963 7734 Web: appealshading.com Appeal Home Shading has been providing expert, bespoke shading solutions for over 30 years. Combining style and sophistication with outstanding light-controlling properties, Appeal wooden window shutters enhance windows and enrich interior dècor. With their slim and adjustable louvre design and a wide variety of colours and finishes, they will add a touch of class and distinction to any room in your home. And why not check out the range of award-winning Ultra Smart remote controlled blinds. To request a free colour brochure and learn about Appeal’s buynow-pay-later offer, simply visit appealshading.com.

BUSCOTT WOODWORKING LTD Buscott Farm, Station Road, Ashcott, Somerset TA7 9QP Tel: 01458 210 300 Web: buscottwoodworking.co.uk Buscott Woodworking Ltd is a partnership with a combined 64 years of deep, diverse knowledge in fine joinery and cabinet making, taking pride in a profound understanding of materials. Craftsmen who talk directly to their clients, the team can make anything from wood: a curved timber frame, a set of traditional box sash windows, a beautiful French polished mahogany dining table and chairs or a stunning bespoke kitchen. Call Adam now for a quote and discussion on how to create your dream piece!

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THE LIGHTING STUDIO Unit 2, Bedminster Retail Park, Sheene Way, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4TA Tel: 0117 963 5943 Web: lightingwarehousebristol.co.uk David Hunt Lighting is one of the UK’s longest surviving established lighting manufacturers. Based in the Cotswolds for the last 100 years, David Hunt is best known for designing and manufacturing wholly original products. The design team generates a stream of new ideas incorporating different textures, colours and finishing techniques. The result is a range of innovative, unusual and exciting products that cross the design spectrum from classical to contemporary and offer a vast choice for all interior styles. The team has developed its manufacturing processes over many years and each item is handmade and finished using traditional hand finishing techniques. This allows David Hunt to recreate the illusion of almost any finish on any surface such as hand-stitched leather or the majestic Antler. In fact, David Hunt’s Antler Collection is one of the bestsellers, with a variety of colourways and styles such as the Antler Emperor pendant.

ARCHITECT YOUR HOME Tel: 0800 849 8505 Web: architect-yourhome.com Architect Your Home’s service kicks off with an initial design consultation in your home – think of this as the real starting point of your project. It will provide you with sketch drawings of a properly considered and collaborative design proposal, help you develop a clear understanding of the practical implications of your design and equip you with the necessary tools so that you can move your project forward confidently to the next stage. During the consultation there will be an in-depth discussion to fully establish requirements and aspirations, a set of sketch design drawings showing the proposals, advice on planning permission/listed building consents/structure etc, an agreed proposal by the end of the session, and recommendations on the next steps and on how to move the project forward.

ORIENTAL RUGS OF BATH Hallatrow Business Park, Bristol BS39 6EX Tel: 01761 451764 Web: orientalrugsofbath.com For many years Oriental Rugs of Bath had a shop in Argyle Street, Bath, but in July 2013 they decided to move out of town, to Bookbarn International's capacious premises at Hallatrow, 10 miles west of Bath and an equal distance south of Bristol. They now have lots of space to display their beautiful oriental rugs. There are rugs in every colour and size imaginable with different weaves and price points, from affordable Afghan mats right up to gorgeous handmade Persian rugs costing several thousand pounds. You’ll also find homewares, accessories and clothing and there is plenty of free parking too, so you can easily take in your rugs for cleaning and drive away with your purchases.

ZONE YOUR HOME Stanley, Chippenham SN15 3RQ Tel: 01249 740957 Web: zoneyourhome.co.uk Complete smart home systems, tailored to suit your lifestyle; designed, installed and commissioned for you. Think lighting and heating control, CCTV/security, multi-room audio, wi-fi and TV distribution. Zone Your Home has undertaken everything from a one-bedroom annexe to a 6500sq ft listed manor house and every sort of home in between. The system is suitable for both existing and new installations so they have everything from new builds (and self builds) to renovations and retrofit projects in their impressive portfolio. Discuss your individual requirements with the team and find out about their previous projects as the chances are they will have done something similar. Arrange an appointment to view their demonstration system at the National Selfbuild and Renovation Centre in Swindon and find out how they can smart zone your home.

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CLASSIC CARPETS Unit 8b, The Village, Emersons Green Retail Park BS16 7AE Tel: 0117 956 5667 Gardiner Haskins Homecentre, Straight Street, BS2 9JP Tel: 0117 930 4045 Interior spaces need texture to bring them to life. Choose a flooring that works correctly with your design and everything else will fall into place. Classic Carpets offers the latest products and colour-ways, from some of the best-known brands in the business, which will enhance your home for many years. Regardless of your budget the team will help you find a look to flatter any style of home from modern apartments to Georgian town houses, whether it be for your home or for the office. Classic Carpets keeps an eye on retail pricing to remain competitive while offering the very best in customer service and workmanship. Find a lower priced identical carpet from a recognised shop retailer or for rugs from a recognised online retailer and they’ll match it. Pop in to meet the friendly, knowledgeable sales staff who are always ready to guide you through the latest products and colours. Visit their showroom in Gardiner Haskins to see one of the best displays of Mastercraft rugs on show in the west.

GARDEN AFFAIRS

WREN KITCHENS

Trowbridge Garden Centre, 288 Frome Road, Trowbridge BA14 ODT Tel: 01225 774566 Web: gardenaffairs.co.uk

Cribbs Causeway Retail Park, Lysander Road, Bristol BS34 5TX Tel: 0117 244 3168 Web: wrenkitchens.com

Garden Affairs specialises in made-to-measure, high quality garden buildings. The extensive display of top-notch garden offices, posh sheds, summerhouses and gazebos can all be made to the size and style you require – flexibility is what they’re all about. Take a look at their range of garden rooms – featuring a contemporary concept that solves the problem of space constraints, especially in city gardens. The Linea range of modern, Scandi-style cabins are perfect for all uses, comply with most planning guidelines and look great too. Garden Affairs offers a fixedprice installation service throughout the UK, or you can choose for a DIY kit to be delivered to your door.

INFINITI2

A visit to the Wren Kitchens website reveals an exceptional choice of over 60 kitchens in three ranges to suit all tastes and pockets. The Vogue, Infinity and Infinity Plus ranges are further divided into modern, shaker and traditional styles allowing you to create your own perfect kitchen. Add to this your choice of handles and thousands of unit sizes and you’re well on your way to creating a truly unique room which will be the heart of your home for many years to come. Book a showroom appointment for a free consultation with one of Wren’s expert kitchen designers; chat about layout and design requirements; see a personalised 3D design of your kitchen and get a quick price estimate, with no obligation to buy. Whether you’re looking to follow the latest colour trends or choose something timeless and classic, Wren will have the kitchen for you.

SLIDING DOORS, WARDROBES

100 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2QY Tel: 0117 973 8100 Web: infiniti2.co.uk In need of some storage therapy? Then head to Infiniti2 and discover the art of space management. Their tailor-made wardrobe and sliding-door storage solutions are not just ingenious but visually beautiful too. Experience a sense of order throughout your home when clothes, shoes, accessories and all your clutter are tidied and sorted and given an extended life. Find inspired design, craftsmanship and all the finishing touches – from bedroom wardrobes to walkin dressing rooms, the smallest of box rooms to home office organisation, the Infiniti2 effect is as pleasurable as the joy of being in control. Design, planning and installation – Infiniti2 offers the complete bespoke service.

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PARK FURNISHERS Willway Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 4AZ Tel: 0117 966 9253 Web: parkfurnishers.co.uk

JUST SHUTTERS Tel: 01225 302599 Web: justshutters.co.uk Beautiful plantation shutters are a striking style statement, while also offering a practical addition to your home. A versatile window covering, shutters can be used on a variety on shapes, angles and arches; they are easy to maintain, can be used even in humid environments and have a timeless elegance that can last a lifetime. Shutters are an ideal way to make a design impact while retaining the character of a window or door. They maximise the light and enhance the feeling of a space; by avoiding heavy and cumbersome fabrics you will open the room up and make it appear larger. Unlike less substantial materials, shutters do not bleach or fade in the sun either, and couple practicality with style like no other product available. These are just some examples of how beautiful plantation shutters can give your home a makeover.

Park Furnishers is Bristol’s premier destination for furniture, flooring and fitted kitchens, celebrating 50 years as a proud, independent, family-owned business. On display you’ll find over 300 sofas, 100 dining sets and 100 different beds. There’s a huge choice of carpets and flooring to discover, with many stocked rolls and remnants ready for immediate delivery. The kitchen department has over 20 fitted kitchens on display and the consultants offer a free measuring and design service. As well as all of the above, you’ll find a host of home accessories including lighting, pictures and mirrors. While you take time out to discuss your options, complimentary tea and coffee is available in the instore coffee lounge.

HOBSONS CHOICE KITCHENS

BONITI INTERIORS

Kensington Showroom, London Road, Bath BA1 6AJ Tel: 01225 433511 Web: hobsonschoice.uk.com

Dunsdon Barn, West Littleton, Wiltshire SN14 8JA Tel: 01225 892200 Web: boniti.com

Designing a new kitchen can be an exciting time and the Hobsons Choice crew believe every client should have a great experience when making the decision to enhance their home. On meeting with the design consultant you will be offered a tour of the showroom, while enjoying a coffee and a piece of fudge. To understand your lifestyle the consultant will begin by getting to know you; talking and listening, exploring your ideas and offering professional guidance. The approach is collaborative from the start, with your consultant dedicated to your project from the initial design phase and presentation, through to project managing your installation and signing off the kitchen with you. Hobsons Choice feels this is key to their success, providing you with a consistent contact who knows everything about your project. With over 40 years of experience, their work can be found in homes of varying size and style. They believe their intelligent design, installation craftsmanship and customer care are what raises their service above that of their competitors. With three showrooms in Bath, Swindon and Winchester, the team welcome the opportunity to talk to you about your next kitchen project.

Run by Giles and Simon Lunt, Boniti is a high quality interiors (and exteriors) business, whose showroom is a destination for all types of natural stone, porcelain and timber flooring, as well as decorative tiles, stoneware, Kadai firebowls, garden furniture, homeware accessories and the highly desirable Everhot range cookers. Boniti has an impressive client list of property developers and a specialist bespoke service that can supply and fit worldwide. When it comes to any projects – both large and small – the Boniti team are masters of their profession and it shows in every detail. You can reach the showroom easily from junction 18 of the M4.

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