Conservation stories

Inspired by Knole

One of our most wonderful involvements has been with the ‘Inspired by Knole’ project for the National Trust. Over a six year period we conserved the wall coverings in one of the smallest rooms in the house and the wall coverings …

Worth it in the End

Having focused mainly on the skirt conservation in my previous Conservation Story about this gown, I would like to turn now to the bodice. While similarly dishevelled in state to the skirt, its return to splendour posed a completely different set of conundrums…

2020 Roundup

My first Instagram post of the year, 2nd January 2020 showed a photo of a clean, tidy, empty studio and said, “Happy New Year and new decade to all our followers. It feels like the lull before the storm – we look forward to sharing some of it with you this year”. Of course at …

Collections Care

Good Collections Care is the most pragmatic way of looking after your collections be they a much loved family heirloom, a prized personal collection, the entire contents of a museum store or the interior furnishings of an historic house.

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