Telephone +44(0)1934 745270
Address Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3EB

Designing and making for today and for generations

Artichoke is an expert in design, traditional architectural joinery and cabinet making; in the language of good English houses and in how period houses can be improved for modern life without compromising their architectural integrity.

The company has a particular interest in the domestic wings of large country houses and is fascinated by wood’s power to shape homes for the long term. They are equally comfortable designing furniture for primary rooms such as drawing rooms, libraries, music rooms, and master dressing rooms as they are designing creating the core domestic rooms of a home such as kitchens, sculleries, pantries, laundries, and boot rooms.

How does Artichoke transform fine houses into fabulous homes?

Artichoke uses wood to shape the character and function of rooms into distinctive and beautifully liveable spaces. Because they are both maker and designer, they can bring a deep knowledge of wood to the design process to elevate design beyond the status quo and create exquisite, atmospheric spaces which transform fine houses into gorgeous, liveable ones.

Period joinery detailing

Artichoke has worked on several Lutyens houses and is a notable specialist in historic period joinery detailing, renowned for creating elegant features which embellish the interiors of some of the world’s finest houses.

They have been working directly with clients or in partnership with their interior designers and architects for almost 30 years, creating fitted furniture, panelling, staircases, and door sets that feel part of the fabric of the building, designed to look as though they’ve always been there.

Artichoke won’t be right for every house or every budget but for a prized period house in need of fitting for modern life, they are an expert.

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