Archive of ‘DESIGN RESOURCES’ category

CREATE THE AMBIENCE OF AN 15C. PALAZZO HOTEL

BY NICKY SUMMER Wherever we travel, we find that the decor in the most exclusive locations all feature handcrafted furnishings that have been built to stand the test of time; this is particularly so in the luxury hotels of Venice, Italy, where unique, traditional pieces lend an established air to the property. Often our residential […] Read more…

GRAPHENSTONE: PAINT IT, BLACK

BLACK, the enduring colour of high fashion that never goes out of style – whether used in couture design out of Paris and Milan, or the home decor of NYC and central London. Black is a favourite colour of decorators and architects as it exudes timeless sophistication and provides the perfect backdrop for art while […] 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…

DESIGN RUGS BY MATTHEW WAILES, LONDON

Matthew Wailes is renowned for designing, producing and installing the finest bespoke hand-made carpets and rugs for high-end residential and commercial clientele including award-winning interior designers Martin Kemp, Juliette Byrne, David Collins and Natalia Miyar (below, left) in addition to prominent architects, yacht designers and luxury hotels such as those in The Dorchester Collection… We […] Read more…

BOXING CLASSES: INSTALLATION SOLUTIONS

One hidden aspect of the interior design process is installation and finding reliable transit is often an issue; furnishings have to be boxed, packed and transported with enormous care – one tiny scratch and a bespoke piece, that’s taken months to produce, is not acceptable to the client; one crack in an antique mirror, or […] Read more…

NEAT SOLUTIONS FOR THE DESIGNER

NEATSMITH is an 80-team member strong family business, designing and creating bespoke storage for prestige clients in and around London. The company specialises in creating walk-in wardrobes, dressing rooms, fitted wardrobes, studies and living room units – offering a beautiful range of finishes and decorative glass, as well as clever, time-saving wardrobe accessories that their clients […] 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…

CHATEAU VERSAILLES: DECORATIVE EXPERTS

Many of the most luxurious hotels and residences around the world, particularly in Paris, take their design inspiration directly from Chateau Versailles, where the sun king brought the most talented artisans and craftsmen from around Europe to create the palace back in the 16th century… When replicating a look, it’s always preferable to find the […] Read more…

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