DAVIDSON LONDON: BEAUTIFUL FURNISHINGS

DAVIDSON London designs and manufactures high quality British-made furniture for prestigious clients around the globe. Located in Chelsea Hardbour Design Centre, interior designers and global ‘names’ in the industry such as Katherine Pooley, Taylor Howes, Elicyon, Kelly Hoppen, Sophie Paterson and Laura Hammett make up approximately 60% of their work; the remaining 40% of their business […] Read more…

‘SOLACE’: A SCULPTURE FOR OUR TIMES

ABOVE: ‘SOLACE’ by glass and metalwork sculptors Layne Rowe and Ryan Harms For centuries the power of flight has influenced mythological creatures such as Pegasus and angels; these glass wings are a symbol of freedom, unity, strength and power – yet providing a sense of humility“ Layne Rowe The ‘SOLACE’ sculpture is statement piece for […] Read more…

THE ART OF CREATING A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN

What do Candy & Candy, Studio Indigo, Martin Kemp Studio, Argent Design, Finchatton, Taylor Howes and Bill Bonetti have in common? Answer: They’re amongst the worlds top designers and they use Bartholomew Landscaping on their projects. Managing Director and founder Barry Burrows set up the company back in 1989 with the aim of designing and […] Read more…

CHELSEA DESIGN CENTRE: CLAIRE GERMAN

PRODUCED BY: CITY & BEACH STAFF WRITER For over a decade, Claire German has been at the helm of the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, acting as Managing Director and working closely with the owners to deliver their unique conceptual vision – she’s therefore directly credited with creating an exciting mecca for interior designers and architects […] Read more…

THE MARTINEZ: A POSTCARD FROM CANNES

Cannes is a place of celebration all year round; there’s always something happening, summer or winter – the most notable event being the annual Film Festival held mid-May that attracts movie superstars from around the world. After a two year hiatus, the awards are back – and the guests are in for a treat; while […] Read more…

FEEL THE LOVE: A CHATEAU IN COGNAC

Jules Berry (pictured above) has always had a passion for both property development and interior design, and all throughout her adult life she’s had a project on the go. In 2011, she invested in (a run-down 17th century country inn near Bath and completely redesigned and restored it; over the next decade, it became a very […] Read more…

TRADITION: IN THE EUROPEAN STYLE

Francesca Rowan-Plowden is an interior designer, TV presenter and owner of a homestore (www.frphomestore.com) who’s dream project would be a French chateau hotel; she’s well equipped for a job of that profile, having won best Historic Home Interior Design Firm and being nominated for Homes & Gardens Best Commercial Interiors for her design at Elmley […] Read more…

BEAR & BEAU: HAND-INKED DECOR FOR CHILDREN

Corinne Caddy-Townshend is the founder and award-winning Creative Director of Bear & Beau, a company that specialises in luxury home decor for kids by creating hand-inked prints for wallpaper, cushions, and prints drawn with bespoke bamboo pens in her studio in South London. Art and design have been influential throughout her life – even from […] Read more…

THE ART OF BEAUTIFUL FLOORING

BROADLEAF TIMBER is recognised as a premium quality flooring supplier to many beautiful, high end interiors projects, including the renovation and restoration of many historic buildings such as Claridges (below, left), Fortnum & Mason, Cashel Palace Hotel in Ireland and the United Charities Building in New York; top designers Amanda Wakeley, Emma Sims Hilditch, Caroline […] Read more…

JETHRO JACKSON: OCEAN VIEWS & NEW HORIZONS

JETHRO JACKSON is a British abstract landscape painter based in the coastal town of Rock in Cornwall, using oil paint, oil pastels, graphite, sand, charcoal, stone and precious metals including gold leaf and lapis lazuli to create his artworks. Jethro has exhibited his work in London and Cornwall and is founder of ‘Projects Twenty Two’, […] Read more…

TANIA JOHNSON DESIGN: AN INCREDIBLE JOURNEY

Eyes are particularly attracted to the colour blue – perhaps because it reminds us of cool, calm days beside the ocean – and Tania Johnson’s exquisite hand knotted rugs, which are inspired by her own photography, encompass the serenity of both. Tania, designer and founder of Tania Johnson Design – a company which specialises in […] Read more…

WEDDINGS: PLANNED FOR PERFECTION

Jane Riddell is the owner and creative director of Planned for Perfection, an international luxury wedding and party planning company based in the UK, planning weddings and parties for discerning clients. Jane and her team have been planning beautiful weddings and fabulous parties since 2007 and have a wealth of experience within the industry. Here […] Read more…

MICHAEL TOMAN: STORY OF EVE

BY NICKY SUMMER As a visual story teller with a background in editorial design, Michael Toman of the boutique film and lifestyle photography studio ‘Story of Eve’ is renowned as one of the best, using his talent to wind intricate tales on behalf of dream clients that include The Luxury Collection group of hotels. A […] Read more…

IT TAKES A VILLAGE: MONANNIE CAKES

If you’d like to travel, meet fabulous people, work with the elite in your chosen industry and see all the best places around the world there are several careers to choose from including airline pilot, travel agent, private chef, photographer or… gourmet Cake Designer! As the founder of ‘MonAnnie’, Fen Bolodeoku creates elegant, bespoke, ‘flavour-first’ […] Read more…

SAVILE ROSE: LET THE PARTIES COMMENCE!

Savile Rose specialises in orchestrating beautifully crafted events, bringing ideas to life with flawless execution. Co-owned by two directors, Georgina Scott and Charlotte Monahan, between the two they have over 35 years experience producing spectacular high-end events and weddings with a difference – a youthful and British-led twist that requires flexibility, boundless energy and killer contacts.  Savile Rose provides strong […] Read more…

NATURAL SCREEN COMPANY: SUMMER DECOR IN COLOUR

BY NICKY SUMMER Bespoke items – whether made to order for a customer or interior design client – give so much pleasure because the creator has clearly gone to extra special effort to produce an item that has a highly personal touch. The Natural Screen Company offers custom built screens and butlers trays, the type […] Read more…

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