beautifully fashioned artefacts...

Sustainable artefacts and antiques for

We specialise in aged objects of character that are decorative, tactile, fun, fascinating and functional.

We select and create pieces which cross over the usual distinctions between outdoor and indoor living, connecting the two.

These pieces are for view and sale in our STOCK ROOM.

Our raison d'etre and accompanying services of Advice, Sourcing and Bespoke Design are outlined below with further details in the SERVICES tab.

Stock Room

Explore our hand-picked antique and contemporary-adapted pieces


Things Men Have Made

Things men have made with wakened hands,
         and put soft life into
are awake through years with transferred
         touch, and go on glowing
for long years.
And for this reason, some old things are lovely,
warm still with the life of forgotten men who
         made them.

                                        D. H. Lawrence 1885 – 1930

...is for objects with a gardening, pastoral or other outdoor twist and in using them traditionally or in new interpretations outdoors or inside the house.

We are dedicated to genuine sustainability and ensuring craftsman-made objects continue to be discovered, valued, loved and used in everyday life to create beautiful spaces for:

  • Relaxing
  • Entertaining
  • Gardening
  • Family Life
  • Wildlife


  • Stone
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Leather

We search out designs, materials and objects which carry their history with style, patina, beauty and authenticity.

Such pieces have taken on their look and feel from age-old interplay between people, elements and seasons, inspiring our clients to use each object, its “terroir” and backstory to create C 21st gardens and houses of character and individuality.

Our cache of unique pieces covers a fascinating range of uses, activities, interpretations and sizes suited from small gifts to architectural statements.



  • balancing content for indoor and outdoor areas
  • styling solutions, suggestions and examples
  • consultancy visits can be arranged


  • finding and securing perfect pieces for special situations

...Bespoke design

  • designing your garden’s form with focus on the transition of outdoor/indoor spaces
  • designing and creating furniture and objects unique to your spaces

The perfect source of DISCOVERY+ inspiration FOR:

designers + architects + stylists + gardeners + epicureans + cooks + artists + florists + aesthetes + homeowners + party givers + plant lovers + naturalists + conservationists

Guy hockley of

Guy is an object maker, designer of spaces and trader in artefacts who has lived in London, New York and Tokyo and nowadays in an ancient hamlet in rural Wiltshire in walking distance of Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral.

A countryman at heart who is also at home in capital cities, he has long been fascinated by the juxtapositions of cultures, eras, lifestyles and environments and the quest to fuse beauty and functionality in our surroundings.

His conviction is that in life, art and nature, the best results come from balancing contrasts and combining opposites ; this feeds the philosophy behind Owtside + In :

presenting our clients with practical objects of the past to create beautiful environments, homes and gardens
for today and the future

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