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Why Outdoor/Indoor rooms might be one of 2019’s biggest trends?

Outdoor/Indoor rooms are not a new idea in architecture, but their growing popularity makes us believe they will continue to be one of the biggest trends of 2019. This trend involves turning outdoor spaces into indoor extensions, having more space for entertaining, or just having an outdoor vibe in an indoor room. These spaces may not sound all that appealing with the cold weather we experience in the UK, but we have some tips on how to incorporate that outdoors feeling without all the cold air.

Drawing Inspiration from Instagram

Following on from our blogs about Pinterest and Houzz, if you're ready to start building your dream house but not sure what you want, Instagram is another great way to find all your interior and exterior inspiration right at your fingertips. With its visually appealing content and easy on-the-go access, Instagram could become your new favourite. Here are some tips on how to use Instagram to help you design your dream home.

Why Choose Powder Coated Aluminium?

Move over PVCu, there’s a new player in town. Our clients are opting for a cleaner, more durable, weather resistant option for their doors and windows. Polyester powder coated aluminium offers a wide range of styles and protection for all types of environments. But why are clients making the switch?

The end of an amazing year!

Here at Arc Design Services, we can’t believe such an amazing year is coming to an end. When we look back at 2018, we realised we’ve not only achieved great success with our award shortlistings but more importantly, we created dream homes for our clients, which means we end 2018 with a warm glow!

What the client wants…

With the increasing use of Pinterest and Houzz (see our previous blogs) a client has quite often spent time gathering ideas, pictures and information to inform the architectural design process. Our clients at Kenilworth Road in Sale had done just that, which helped with making their dream home a reality. They ultimately wanted an 'Arts & Crafts' style with a modern twist.

Double the house on the same footprint

Bankhall Lane in Hale started with the original idea of remodelling the existing property housed on the site. However, working alongside the structural engineer, we discovered that the existing foundations weren't sufficient to accommodate the planned changes. The client decided that it would be a better option to build a completely new house but base it on the design of the original property, and they now have a dwelling of 5800 square feet over 4 floors, giving a fantastic level of accommodation.

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26a Victoria Road, Hale
Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 9AD
United Kingdom