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The Artists Studios

The Hylands Estate Artist Studios located in The Stables is home to a diverse and vibrant community of creatives.  Visit the studios for some inspiration and insight into their various creative processes. See both works in progress and exhibitions of finished works of art. Discover unique handmade pieces available to purchase, or get creative yourself through our range of workshops and experiences. Grab a coffee and lunch in The Deli café whilst you’re there. #MadeAtHylands

Our public facing studios are open Wednesday through Friday from 10am to 3pm. All studios, including upstairs, are open on our Open Estate Sundays where you can also enjoy the live music in the courtyard!

Mona Marnell

Mona Marnell is an established contemporary glass artist who exhibits and sells her work through galleries and from her studio here on the estate. She works to commission, creating bespoke glass art for residential and commercial spaces and she also offers a range of popular glass workshops throughout the year.

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Knight Design Creates

Knight Design Creates offers a colourful trove of hand painted furniture, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, accessories and antiques to help you discover your own eclectic and sustainable interior style.  Connect with us at one of our seasonal home creative workshops to learn and gain confidence from our friendly, enthusiastic experts who love to share their knowledge, skill and flare for home design.  Group bookings and beginners most welcome.

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Tanya Krackowizer Jewellery

Tanya is a contemporary jewellery designer and maker drawing inspiration from machinery, trees and architecture. She is very happy to discuss commissions, upcycling and bespoke made jewellery. Tanya also offers a range of regular group and one to one workshops as well as personalised ‘Make your own Wedding Rings’ sessions

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Chez Bec

Chez Bec is an award-winning bridal jewellery company. As well as a beautiful range of ready-to-wear jewellery and hair accessories, our talented designer Tanya loves to work closely with brides to create exclusive bespoke pieces which are completely personalised and a much-cherished memory of their very special day.

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Suzi M

Suzi M is a unique art and lifestyle brand, specialising in homeware, accessories and gifts. Founded by artist and designer Suzanne Marie Smith, she is inspired by the world around her. Suzanne creates a range of beautifully made products featuring her own original hand-drawn illustrations and bold, vibrant designs. Great design is at the heart of what she does, as is supplying high-quality, luxury products that are made to last.

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Vinyl toys from DMB with custom paint designs.


David is something of a veteran in the niche world of custom vinyl and resin art toys. His trademark hand-drawn abstract graffiti style is unique within the designer toy world and his work features in collections all over the world. He also customises trainers, skate decks (and anything else you can draw on) and occasionally releases limited edition t-shirts and prints.

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A mannequin head wearing a pink and grey fascinator.

Vanessa Brett Millinery 

Vanessa Brett is an award-winning creative millinery designer specialising in both occasion headpieces and hats for everyday wear. Winner of the Essex Wedding Awards 2022 for Best New Business, she offers ready made and bespoke options for clients. Vanessa is a member of the British Millinery Association and is passionate about sustainability, most of her designs are created from natural sinamay fabric woven from fibres of the Abaca plant. Vanessa is currently developing a hire option to accommodate the growing desire for a more environmentally conscious fashion culture.

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Created Especially For You

Created Especially For You is a family run personalised gift company. They offer unique, laser engraved personalised gifts for all occasions including weddings, birthdays, engagements, anniversaries and much more! All of their gifts are beautifully designed, laser cut and engraved and then finished by hand. 

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Cosima’s offers a wide range of bags and accessories that have been inspired by the nature around us and have the added benefit of being wipe clean and waterproof – perfect for the British weather. Join Sue in her studio for her friendly sewing workshops, whether it’s starting from scratch or learning new sewing/bag making skills, all are covered in a range of one to one or group sessions.

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Handmade by Han

Hannah Winter is an artist, illustrator and colour lover who previously spent a decade as a secondary school Art Teacher. She creates mixed media pieces using items from her collection of treasures such as vintage papers, postage stamps, buttons and shells. She also works in watercolour and coloured pencil as well as collage and textiles. Hannah sells cards and original artwork and is happy to take on commissions. Look out for workshops too.

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A 3D printed dragon in a shiny blue-black colour.

3D Printing Gal

3D Printing Gal is a 3D printing studio producing a wide range of custom made items, including home décor, models, hand-held props, cosplay, and more. We use the latest in FDM and resin printing technology, including multi-colour printing. The plastic we use in our printers is eco-friendly and derived from corn to ensure a minimal impact on our planet. We also handle commissions, from theatre props to keyrings and architectural models. If you can imagine it, we can probably print it!

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A collection of ceramic vases.

Ceramics by Alex

Alex Harrington has been working with clay ever since she was inspired after taking an online pottery course during lockdown 2020. When you visit her studio at The Stables you will be able to see and buy finished ceramic pieces, as well as discover the process behind them. In a corner of the studio, the potters wheel is situated where most of the making takes place. Glazing is then done by hand, and fired in the on-site kiln. Alex also runs a variety of workshops, where you can get hands on yourself.

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Various candles on a shelf including tealights and beeswax pillar candles.

L.J. Candles

L.J. Candles is a handmade candle company, where all the candles are made by Luke. Using beeswax, or a natural soy wax which is vegan friendly, GMO free and sustainably sourced, Luke uses 100 % natural fragrance oils. All candles are made with an aim to use packaging that can be reused or recycled, including natural materials such as shells. Expect exceptional customer service, and even refills of your favourite scents for a fee.

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Different fabrics and paints from Knight Design Interiors.

Knight Design Interiors 

Knight Design Interiors is an established interior design and home furnishing service working with private and commercial clients to create beautiful superior spaces and inspirational interiors.  With longevity fundamental within our room schemes, our portfolio includes traditional, contemporary, classic and eclectic style, all elegantly encapsulated within our redesign of the Hylands House Bridal Suite.  Book your complimentary Studio appointment to see our extensive fabric and wallpaper collection.

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Method Studio Architects

We are an experienced architects’ studio, delivering beautiful designs for clients whatever the scale of their project. Our dynamic team of architects and designers make the entire design process simple to understand, giving you a beautiful finish with the minimum fuss. Book one of our free workshops and consultations to discuss your project with us.

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