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Hare House, Sandford, EX17 4ED

© New British Design 2020

Architecture and Furniture Design | Exeter, Devon


New British Design is an award winning RIBA chartered architectural practice based 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

New arrivals in the New British Design Team for 2020

08 Jan 2019


New British Design have been awarded an RIBA South West Award 2019 for Batelease Farm

30 May 2019


Batelease Farm featured in the Architects' Journal Online

19 Feb 2019


Off-grid pub in the woods commissioned by Carlsberg completed

13 Aug 2019

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. This includes exploring the latest technologies to deliver new possibilities. We are always careful to consider local materials and the vernacular to create buildings that settle well into their environments.

Featured Projects

RIBA Award Winnng House

Spaces / Residential

Batelease Farm

Off-grid Kudhva camping pods in Cornwall

Spaces / Off-grid architecture


Off-grid pub for Carlsberg at Kudhva

Spaces / Off-grid architecture

Carlsberg Off-grid Pub in the Woods

Bespoke oak dining table and benches

Objects / Furniture

Parlour Table

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 one-off furniture commission, a highly bespoke new home, or an overarching creative strategy. 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.