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Writer’s Shed

This is the Writer’s Shed by Surman Weston.

It’s a tiny, backyard cabin built for an author and illustrator in London.

When you step inside, you’ll find a living area, writing desk, fireplace, bookshelves, a sink, and a storage closet.

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We were commissioned by an author and illustrator to design & build a ’Writer’s Shed’. Capitalising on our multi-disciplinary backgrounds, we acted as designers, project managers, and lead contractors.

The design responds to the client’s passion for children’s literature and mythologies. The space is conceived as a haven in the city; a fairy-tale hut at the bottom of the garden where the client can retreat and immerse himself in his work.


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Alex is a contributor and editor for TinyHouseTalk.com and the always free Tiny House Newsletter. He has a passion for exploring and sharing tiny homes (from yurts and RVs to tiny cabins and cottages) and inspiring simple living stories. We invite you to send in your story and tiny home photos too so we can re-share and inspire others towards a simple life too. Thank you!

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  • Eric August 5, 2016, 1:09 am

    Can’t understand why the stove pipe is bent at an angle. Trying to get more heat because of extra surface area than going straight up?

    • Bernard August 6, 2016, 9:24 am

      …. Since the angle matches the roof line and the book shelving exactly I’d say it was probably a design choice and not a function choice

  • Anon August 6, 2016, 11:31 pm

    Not a huge fan of how the desk is so small when that was the entire point and they removed it to stage most of the photos!

  • Carol Perry August 29, 2016, 6:50 am

    I love his writer’s shed, what a great idea for a retreat! It’s very whimsical and a great place to escape to create writing a best seller or novel. Hats off to the author for an awesome idea!! Carol🍷

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