Bespoke artist's studio; listed house; artist; studio
Bespoke artist's studio; listed house; artist; studio

Artist’s studio


This project created an artist’s studio within the established garden of a listed house. It’s no secret that an artist’s studio space is a valuable commodity.

This talented figurative artist, based in Somerset, was looking for a new studio space after moving house. Duncan was commissioned to design the new studio, which would maximise light and not detract from the listed building alongside it. The Studio building would also require all the statutory planning and building control approvals.

There was a clear brief for this artist’s studio to be adaptable and open. The studio had to provide a flexible space to work and run classes. The alignment of the structure had to allow for maximum natural light. Conservation windows were integrated into the roof, and high-level openings flooded the space with natural light. Artist and sitter can enjoy their privacy without being overlooked. Dedicated storage space allows equipment, large easels and canvases to be stored away discreetly. 

The studio is timber-clad with shingles on the roof. Large windows create a beautiful natural light and a neutral palette that does not fight with the artist’s work.

You can read more about this talented artist. here.