27 Oct Designing a luxury home in the heart of the New Forest
We’ve been busy at Harris Jackson working on a variety of stunning new projects. One such project we have just completed is a striking residential property in the heart of the New Forest. Read on to find out more…
The owners of this beautiful home approached us for our help in designing the refurbishment of the property. The scope of works covered 19 rooms including 8 bedrooms, a cinema room, living spaces, a dressing room, hallways, snug, spa and library amongst others.
The client had no specific direction for the design brief so our role, early on, focused on concepts & moodboards to create a look and feel that would capture their imagination. Our Creative Director, Samantha F. Crockett, says: “With no specific direction from the client I suggested a coastal New England feel, the concept marrying nicely with the property being five minutes from the coast. With an architectural style that suited this look, I wanted to create a feeling of relaxed coastal luxury.”
Having recently purchased the property, the owners were keen to have the design completed by the end of the summer ahead of receiving their first visitors. This short time frame was not helped by various delays to services as a knock on effect of the global pandemic took hold. Fortunately, with hard work and perseverance, our team was able to bring the project to fruition within schedule.
Designing a project of this size not only came with some logistical hurdles but also the challenge of bringing a design to life that would flow through multiple rooms over such a large space whilst keeping true to the original design concept.
Samantha explains the process: “Originally the scheme of the property was very dark in certain rooms with a lot of purple tones throughout, so using mood boards we took the New England Coastal theme through the house – taking inspiration from their magnificent, landscaped gardens and nearby coastline to add light to the spaces.”
Then, room by room, starting with the architectural finishes before moving on to the soft furnishings to complete the New England Coastal feel.
The master bedroom in particular, really stood out with its handmade grasscloth wall coverings from Phillip Jeffries and stunning handmade chandeliers from Porta Romana – the perfect coastal retreat to relax in exquisite luxury.”
Head over to our portfolio page to find out more about the project. If you have a residential scheme you would like to discuss please contact our team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07717494217.