Interior designers in Bristol

Interior Design in Bristol


Etons of Bath are an established Bristol interior design and project management practice specialising in interior design for period homes and hotels. We work with clients to renovate, rejuvenate and reinvigorate period home and properties throughout Bristol, Bath and Somerset. If you’re looking for an interior designer in Bristol to help with any aspect of your home, then do get in touch and we’d love to help. You can see our portfolio here so please take a look and tell us what you like or don’t!


We’ve been at the forefront of interior design companies in Bristol, focused on our specialism of interior design for period properties. Our team of experienced interior designers and project managers have designed and implemented stylish and luxurious interiors in some of Bristol’s finest homes and hotels. Our projects include Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian properties of all shapes and sizes in Bristol and the wider Somerset area –  ranging from classic interior design styles through to very modern and contemporary design schemes within the period proportions.


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Recent stunning bathroom from Etons of Bath


Interior design company in Bristol – what do we do?


Amongst all the interior design companies in Bristol, Etons of Bath are specialists in creating stunning interior design schemes in and cover all shapes and sizes of period properties from small lateral apartments through to whole townhouses and country estates in the surrounding areas outside Bristol.


We are skilled at delivering interior design schemes in Bristol and then use our in-house project management team who can install and implement all the works using carefully vetted local trades. We add value and style to your home whilst removing the stress and risks from projects to ensure we deliver stunning schemes to match your lifestyle, budget and design ideals.


We are the only interior designer in Bristol focused on period properties so you can be assured of expert and experience interior design advice. If you have a home in Bristol and need help and advice, do contact us today on email


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Stunning entrance in Georgian house designed by Etons of Bath


Architecture and interior design in Bristol – history


Steeped in history that covers an eclectic mix of architectural styles from medieval to beyond, Bristol is a showcase for anyone wanting to study Georgian interior design in Bristol over the centuries.

The Georgian period (1720-1840) is perhaps the most notable, with some key architects and builders working in Bristol putting up many new buildings that reflected the prosperous economic climate. James Bridges was one such architect and civil engineer living in Bristol between 1757-1763. He designed the The Royal Fort House in Tyndalls Park, with his characteristic eye for detail, it still stands today as part of Bristol University, though originally was built as a mansion for a merchant banker. He also played a part in the restoration of Bristol Bridge, as during that era the exciting medieval structure needed replacing, together with Thomas Paty, another renowned architect from that period. One of the most famous buildings that can still be seen is the Theatre Royal, build in 1766, it’s said to be the oldest still operating theatre in England, and today is known as the Bristol Old Vic.

John Wood, the Elder, an English architect, did notable work in both Bristol and Bath. In the latter, he designed the North and South Parades, The Circus, Queen Square, St John’s Hospital, Prior Park and The Royal Mineral Water Hospital. In Bristol, he designed The Exchange. It’s a beautiful example of Georgian design and has Corinthian columns and pilasters on the exterior, and is much admired still today. You can view the stunning interior design of Bristol’s infamous building by visiting the beautiful Glass Arcade that St Nicholas Market that has been trading in since 1743.

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Dining room designed by Etons of Bath


Other key areas that were built during this period in Bristol were a plentiful supply of terraces and squares, areas like Hotwells – a district near to Clifton, and Clifton itself. The latter becoming an elegant, much sort after place to live – and still is. The Royal York Crescent in Clifton is the epitome of Georgian style, a sweeping row of stunning houses that can be seen from the banks of the river, and Sion Hill is another great example. Today, Bristol is a city full of diversity and colour – visit Totterdown to view all the pretty pastel houses – but with its design roots firmly rooted in its rich and varied architecture.


The best of Bristol interior design


There are some really inspiring places to stay in this exciting city that showcase innovative interior design companies in Bristol.

Number Thirty Eight, Clifton

For a homely, yet sophisticated feel have a look at Number Thirty Eight, a boutique townhouse hotel in the heart of Clifton. It is a great example of how to incorporate key Georgian elements into today’s interior design in Bristol. Each room has painted panelling in soothing colours of duck egg blue and taupe, and textured coir style flooring. Rich, velvet upholstered beds with a luxury feel are the focal point of each room and smaller furniture pieces are simple yet functional. Beautiful large table lamps adorn the bedside tables in chrome and rattan with crisp white shades.

Avon Gorge Hotel

This hotel is located in a listed building with a modernist facade in a waterside location and has just has a revamp under the ownership of Hotel du Vin. The interior of the rooms however have a Georgian feel. Their Bristol interior designer’s philosophy is to match the interior design with the location of the house and to incorporate a cultural element to give it a strong identity. This is a philosophy that expert interior designers, Etons of Bath also adopt when planning their Georgian and Regency designs.

Bristol Harbour Hotel

The ultimate in luxury, this hotel showcases exceptionally restored Georgian interior design in Bristol. Sumptuous velvets in rich bright Royal blues and accents of scarlet and saffron greet you in the Bristol Harbour Hotel’s luxury double bedrooms. The wallpaper is contemporary in design and the furniture is classic. The Hotel is located in a eyecatching and grand Georgian building which was once the Lloyds and Midland Bank head office and you can enjoy the huge floor to ceiling windows in their award-winning Jetty restaurant that was once the grand old former banking hall.


To recreate these designs in your own home, head to Bristol interior designers Etons of Bath who understand Georgian and period buildings and have experience of producing stunning results.


What stands out the most with these three stunning hotels in Bristol, is the way they’ve incorporated Georgian interior design  and today’s expectations of boutique style hotels. All these looks can work in rooms in your property and Etons of Bath wold love to help you by giving you the benefit of our experience and expertise.

Etons of Bath, who are a mere 11 miles from Bristol, have huge experience designing interiors for period properties in Bristol and are experts at restoring period homes.

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If you need interior design in Bristol, do contact us on 01225 639002 or email and we’d be delighted to help.

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