Welcome

New British Design is an award winning RIBA Chartered Architectural Practice based near Exeter in Devon, with a portfolio of work that stretches across the UK and further afield. 

We are a team of like-minded people who care about creating great spaces and the objects that furnish them. With a background firmly rooted in furniture, product design and interiors we always aim to deliver a crafted and hands-on approach. 

The practice strives to create architecture informed by a longstanding passion for design and making.

 
 

Latest News

Class Q Architects Devon Exeter

July 13, 2020

A Guide to Class Q Barn Conversions to Create Your New House in the Countryside

Dartmoor garden room extension

June 22, 2020

Planning Permission Obtained for New Garden Room in Dartmoor National Park

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June 2, 2020

Journal Post: Our Guide to Barn Conversions and Extensions in the South West

May 28, 2020

The story of Batelease Farm is featured in the June edition of Devon Life

About Us

Our approach has been refined over time by a rich mix of things. From years of formal training and professional experience through to passion projects and collaborative work. All these have culminated in the mix we bring to our architecture. Craftsmanship, materials, problem-solving design, building and interiors are all part of who we are. Over the years we’ve not shied away from rolling up our sleeves. The discipline of being on site or in the workshop has taught us much that sitting behind a computer could not. A hand-crafted, hands-on approach has enabled us to learn and apply what really works. 

Our portfolio includes projects from the private, public and commercial sectors. We hope it communicates well to you our belief that when progressive design is fused with age old craft, some of the best ideas emerge. Together with a careful consideration of context and local materials, we strive to create buildings that settle well into their environments too. With our unique experience on-site including a number of self-build projects, we also apply a strong understanding of the financial constraints and our client's business case to our architectural services, and will work hard to make the most of any budget.

Featured Projects

RIBA Award Winnng House

Batelease Farm

Spaces / Residential

Off-grid Kudhva camping pods in Cornwall

Kudhva

Spaces / Off-grid architecture

House extension designed by RIBA Architectural practice near Exeter

Maybelle Cottage

Spaces / Residential

Bespoke oak dining table and benches

Parlour Table

Objects / Furniture

How We Work

The practice operates across architecture, design and making. Our diverse experience allows us to break down the boundaries of these disciplines and offer you a professional, personal and highly creative service. We are interested in crafted solutions to your project, be it a new house or extension, an overarching spatial masterplan or a one-off furniture commission. We are also used to working to a wide range of budgets, and are equally at home on small and large projects alike. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and are an RIBA chartered practice.

To find out more about what we can do for you, see our services page. 

If you have a project you would like to discuss with us, please get in touch.

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office@newbritishdesign.com

01363 898 964

Hare House, Sandford, EX17 4ED

© New British Design 2020

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Architecture and Furniture Design | Exeter, Devon