Welcome to Crayon Architecture & Design

Contemporary conversions, extensions and new builds in the West Country


Crayon Architecture & Design is a Plymouth based partnership formed in 2010 by Daniel Atkins and Andrea Galley. Both partners are registered architects and have excellent experience in all stages of building design – from initial conception to completion.

With a range of exciting schemes throughout Devon and Cornwall, Crayon provides a bespoke service tailored to suit each individual project. Crayon strives to create contemporary architecture that responds to the surrounding context, fulfills the client’s requirements and surpasses their expectations.

Latest News


Crayon are currently exploring a range of options to develop a vacant site in this Plymouth waterfront suburb. Initial proposals have focussed on residential uses, with a new building and private gardens. The indicative materials palette is a natural slate roof, rubble stone, render and timber clad external walls, powder-coated aluminium windows and doors. The local… Read More >

Baring Crescent Mews

Designed by Crayon, this genuinely unique home in the St Leonard’s Conservation Area of Exeter is now on the market with Knight Frank. The agents describe the property as follows; ‘ A beautiful contemporary home in a central location…the house has been finished to exacting standards throughout, using beautiful finishes including limestone tile and oak floors, under-floor heating,… Read More >


Set a matter of metres from the picturesque beach at Kingsand in Cornwall, Crayon have been instructed to provide designs to convert a former storage building into a residential cottage. Thought to date back to the mid-eighteenth century, the original stone structure will be enhanced with a timber framed extension at the rear. Since internal floor area is limited, Crayon will… Read More >