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 Stables Café whilst you’re there. #MadeAtHylands

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

All our studios spaces are currently full, however, we are operating a waiting list for interested individuals and companies. If you would like to be added to this, please send us an Expression of Interest with your name, contact details, and how you think your work or business will fit in with the community of the Hylands Artist Studios. Contact us on

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.


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.


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


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.


Nicky Gayle

Nicky is an artist and illustrator who works in acrylics, watercolours and ink. She uses a broad range of subject matter for her art, from gas masks to trees! ‘I paint whatever subject i’m interested in at any given time, be it nature or miscellaneous  items, or even a mix of the two.”Nicky studied textile design at Winchester school of art and graduated in 1991. She holds weekly art classes for both adults and children from her ground floor studio here at Hylands.


Suzi M

Suzi M was founded by Suzanne Marie Smith a Graphic Designer and Illustrator, inspired by the world around her and a love for art, design and creativity. She produces stunning Giclée fine art prints, notebooks and greetings cards featuring her own unique hand drawn illustrations and bold, vibrant, colourful designs.


Georgia Farrell

Georgia Farrell is a designer specialising in hand knitting and a published author of knitting pattern books. Inspired by a love of architecture, Georgia reinterprets the structural lines and geometric shapes of contemporary buildings, into textured knitted fabrics, creating modern, striking designs for hand knitting. In 2019 Georgia also established the creative design studio GEO make.


Omm and Co

Omm & Co, a soy candle brand inspired by crystals, founded by Janine Farley. With a passion for mental wellbeing & mindfulness, their candles & wax melts are created to bring a moment of calm into busy lives. Omm & Co also work on a bespoke basis for weddings & events, creating a unique personal favour.


Vanessa Brett Millinery 

Vanessa Brett is a creative millinery designer specialising in both occasion headpieces and hats for everyday wear, 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.


Chelmer Florist

Chelmer Florist is a well-loved, reputable business based in Chelmsford. They deliver bespoke floral designs that are both innovative and beautiful. Chelmer Florist has expertise in providing a range of styles for different events, with particular interest in wedding venue decorations, popular local restaurants and unique gifts.


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.


Aaron Crowe

Aaron Crowe is a photographer specialising in capturing natural moments, personalities, laughter and excitement. Aaron has a natural talent for allowing you to feel comfortable and relaxed, catching you at your best. He offers a range products from affordable photography to high end storybooks.

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.


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.