The Oasis: A Stunning Contemporary High Performance Home

Set on a beautiful wooded lot, the Oasis is a vision of a contemporary, high performance home. Designed to blend in with the natural landscape, the contemporary design hides a wonderfully light, elegant interior.

Come have a look inside our newest home – what you see may just surprise you.

Bespoke, contemporary design
As you […]

11 Ways to Create a Spa Retreat in Your Bathroom

Who doesn’t love going to a spa? Even just a few hours of relaxation and pampering can leave you feeling like you’re walking on air. Spa retreats offer an opportunity (or excuse!) to take time out from our busy lives. Unfortunately for those on a budget, they don’t come cheap.

The good news is that you […]

Popular Environmentally-Friendly Materials for Interior Design

How you choose to decorate and furnish your home reflects your tastes, lifestyle, and beliefs. Many people are turning to natural, ‘eco-friendly’ materials both to limit their impact on the environment and avoid potentially harmful chemicals in man-made products.

In this post, we cover some of the most popular environmentally-friendly materials you may want to use in […]

How to Reduce Thermal Bridging in Your Home

If you’re looking to build a high performance home, insulation is likely to be forefront in your mind. But the insulating material you use is just one part of your insulation strategy. If you want your new home to be warm and air-tight, you also need to tackle thermal bridging.

Let’s start with the basics. The […]

5 Ways to Transform Your Home into a Minimalist Paradise

Minimalism is one of the hottest trends in recent years across all areas of design. But embracing minimalism is more about a philosophy of life than a design style. It’s a lifestyle choice; a decision to abandon clutter in favor of space.

When it comes to interior design, there’s a lot of overlap between minimalist and […]

How to Create An Elegant Finish for Your Contemporary Home

Many clients come to us requesting a contemporary, high performance home. While the design and construction of a house are hugely important, it’s the interior design that really transforms a house into a home. We take huge care over these final details to create a high quality, contemporary finish.

While most interior design styles refer to […]

Why Orientation is the Secret to Creating a Zero Energy Home

If you’re aiming to build a zero energy home then renewable technologies, triple glazing, and innovative insulation techniques may be at the forefront of your mind. But there’s one secret that can help you achieve the zero energy dream and it won’t cost you a cent. It’s all to do with where and how you […]

How to Build Your Dream Home in 2017 with SEED

Will 2017 be the year you bite the bullet and build your perfect home? Many people dream of designing and building their own home, but few actually achieve their goal. Why? Because it can be a stressful, and – if things go wrong – a financially crippling experience.

But don’t let that put you off! With […]

15 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Water Efficient

Water is arguably the single most important substance in our lives. It’s all too easy to take it for granted, particularly when all we have to do to get it is turn on the faucet. So why should we worry about conserving water – it’s free, right?

Well actually no. Whilst rain and river water is […]

Why Broken-Plan Living Will Improve Your Life

For years, contemporary home design has been characterized by open-plan living spaces. But the tide may be turning. Perhaps it’s that our homes are having to fulfill more functions than ever before. That more of us are working from home and families are increasingly becoming more complex. Or simply that we’re expecting our homes to […]