I t’s your home — the most important place on the planet for you and your family — so a renovation will always be a labour of love. It’s also likely to be the biggest financial investment you will make in your life. The question is: do you take a conservative approach and protect that investment, or aim to hand on something quite remarkable to the next generation?

Play it safe and you can achieve a good result, especially when that approach includes attention to detail plus top craftsmanship. If you want to create some thing more than just good — a home that is less about pleasing future estate agents and more about delighting you and yours — tell the story of your passions and pastimes