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!

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.


The Paint Studio

The Paint Studio is an Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® shop and studio, selling a full range of Annie Sloan products and offering informative, fun furniture painting workshops and surgeries. The Paint Studio collaborates with Knight Design Studio to debut the latest trends and styles and sells individual pieces of hand-painted furniture.


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. With designs to suit a wide range of tastes, all her pieces are beautifully finished, comfortable and easy to wear.


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 Gayle is an artist and illustrator working mainly with acrylics and ink. Her pieces are often based on childhood experiences and she runs regular art clubs for children at The Stables. Nicky also hosts art parties on request.


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. Inspired by a love of architectural details and shapes, Georgia creates modern, striking designs for hand knitting garments, accessories and homewares. In 2019 Georgia also established GEO make- a creative design studio producing beautiful prints and products, alongside exciting collaborative projects.


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.


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 clients and developers to create inspirational interiors. Their portfolio includes traditional, contemporary, classic and eclectic styles and they have an extensive fabric and wallpaper collection from top design houses such as Mulberry Home, Ralph Lauren and Designers Guild.


Method Studio Architects Ltd

Method Studio is an experienced architects’ studio, delivering beautiful designs for clients whatever the scale of their project. The dynamic team of architects and designers founded by Isaak and Laura Jackson make the entire design process simple to understand, giving you a beautiful finish with the minimum fuss.