Archive of ‘DESIGN RESOURCES’ category

JOHNJAMES BESPOKE: LICENSED TO DRILL

JohnJames Bespoke Kitchens & Joinery was founded in 2019 by partners John Tookey and Jamie Farrimond in order to design and build handmade kitchens and fitted joinery. Based from their workshop on the London/Surrey border, the team primarily cover the areas of London, Surrey, Berkshire, the Chiltern Hills and Sussex, also producing bespoke wardrobes, alcove […] Read more…

CREATE THE AMBIENCE OF A 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…

MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS: SCENTED GARDENS

The view from The Martinez is exquisite – a bay of sparkling aquamarine punctuated by palm trees and pines. The landscape designer in charge of installing ‘LE JARDIN’ to the front of the property and maintaining is Christophe Nazarian of Nazarian Espaces Vert who has lived on the French Riviera for more than 20 years, […] Read more…

HAND-PAINTED WALLS AUTUMN/WINTER

Hand-painted wall coverings and finishes are one of the predominant features of interior decor 2022, and here we showcase a number of the most celebrated designers including De Gournay, Peter Marino, Fromental, Schumacher (opening in Paris on 8th September), MS Design Studio, SPA, Bear & Beau, Ralph Lauren, Clayworks and Maison Pierre Frey. These brands […] Read more…

NICKY SUMMER INTERIORS & EVENT DESIGN

Nicky Summer is an interior designer and lifestyle presenter working on UHNW projects on behalf of clients in property, film, finance, design and hospitality. Over the past 25 years, she has led high end interior design and event design projects around the world – San Francisco, Istanbul, the Med, the central London areas of Belgravia, Mayfair, […] 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…

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…

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