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Introducing the home of 2017: smart homes

The concept of the smart home is not a new one and many of the ideas surrounding the ‘home of the future’ have been around for a while.  Until now, though, technology hasn’t been able to keep up with our imaginations, and the ‘home of the future’ remained out of reach. Today’s technology has changed [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

A guide to sustainable living

In the construction and property worlds, sustainability is becoming a buzzword. It covers a number of areas, including construction methods, building materials, efficiency and lifestyle. This broad list means that sustainability often seems like an unattainable and expensive standard, as well as a difficult thing to maintain in the home. Here are our thoughts about [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|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

Green Construction

At Nutshell we take pride in our Sussex heritage and we’re committed to preserving both the history and the environment of the county. As far as possible, we aim to use sustainable materials and traditional construction methods. Below, we’ve listed a few reasons why we think ‘going green’ is so important: It’s healthier – green [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Sustainable New Build

It only seems fitting to start our advent calendar with the project that started it all. This sustainable new build was truly a labour of love and from it, Nutshell was born. One of our favourite projects, this new-build combines elements of ‘green’ construction with both traditional and modern building methods. The green oak frame [...]

By |December 1st, 2016|0 Comments