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Nutshell’s 2016 highlights

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s only natural for us to look back at the fantastic year we’ve had. To join in with the Christmas festivities and celebrate our success, we’ve been reflecting on our biggest highlights and achievements of 2016: Our favourite project of the year has to be our Sussex Country House [...]

By |December 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Home trends to watch in 2017

We’ve already looked at a few New Year’s promises you can make for your home in 2017. But new years aren’t just a blank slate for homeowners. They also give construction professionals, architects and interior designers the chance to start afresh and pioneer some new industry trends. To keep you and your home ahead of [...]

By |December 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Nutshell tips: winter gardens

Just like houses, gardens need protection during the winter. Whilst many of us consider garden maintenance to be essentially a summer job, it’s actually a year-round task. To help you care for your garden, we’ve listed some essential landscaping and exterior jobs that will keep everything in great condition whatever the weather. Consider seasonal plants [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Meet Jack

Introducing Jack. Jack has been part of the Nutshell team since the beginning, working with the Directors since our very first project. Jack is a carpenter by trade and a big part of the Nutshell family. Why does he love Nutshell? Jack enjoys working for Nutshell as we do things differently. He likes the adaptability [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Sussex Country House

This property has huge character and encompasses a range of styles having undergone continuous development since the 16th century. The house, a substantial country home with stunning landscaped grounds, underwent an internal remodelling with fitted bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms and a bespoke kitchen all designed and made in Nutshell’s joinery workshop. It also gained a bespoke [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Construction Terms: Part 2

Because there are so many construction terms we thought we’d split the list into manageable, bite-sized chunks. Here are a few more of our favourites: Newel – a supporting post in a staircase. The newel can be the post supporting the handrail at the top and bottom of the central post supporting a spiral staircase. [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

London Apartment Refurbishment

Nutshell was delighted to be part of this unique high-end apartment refurbishment in the Knightsbridge area of London. This project consisted of a complete kitchen design and fit to complement the remarkable Art Deco style of the rest of the apartment. Nutshell also laid parquet flooring throughout and fitted new bathrooms, inbuilt cupboards and wardrobes, [...]

By |December 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Home fixes for 2017

The New Year is traditionally all about fresh starts and blank slates. With 2017 approaching, it’s likely that you’re thinking about setting a few personal goals and resolutions. You might also like to consider making a few promises about your home... here are a few fixes you should consider making in 2017: Energy usage – [...]

By |December 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Nutshell tips: staircase design

If you’ve been reading our blog you’ll have discovered how staircases have the power to transform your space. Staircases can be so much more than just a route around the house - and there are many options. Here are a few of our favourites to inspire you: Wrought iron – we love the look and [...]

By |December 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Meet Chriss

Introducing Chriss Hards. Chriss has worked with Nutshell in various roles both in the office and onsite over the past few years. He is currently using his wealth of knowledge and experience managing 2 of our live projects. What he loves about Nutshell Chriss enjoys working with the people at Nutshell and enjoys the type of [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|0 Comments