Design classic – Chesterfield

Sofas are tricky. As key pieces they shape the look of your sitting room for the long term and so they need to look right, plus they must be comfortable (a seemingly impossible task for most retailers). George Smith and Flexform make great sofas if you have the cash to invest, their quality is exquisite, and they are so comfy you won’t ever want to get off it. One of my favorite sofa styles is the chesterfield for its depth and quiet edgy sophistication. This one caught our eye from our American friends Canvas. Deep seats, cosy back-buttoning and upholstered …

Warm metallics

  We spent most of today sourcing FF&E for a residential project in West London. Our client is a minimalist, but loves warmth. As a general rule of thumb, adding anything with a bit of sparkle and shine gives some drama and lifts a room, like putting jewellery with a super cool outfit. Go for gold rather than silver. It’s much much warmer, great for London November days. These polished cubes will be amazing amazing amazing in our project, perfect as side tables or even as stools. These polished brass side tables are from Birgit Israel. For a fab high …

Dark interiors & inkier hues

Summer is generally my favorite season, but autumn and winter is my favorite interiors season. It gives us the chance to cosy up inside and make our spaces so absolutely amazing that we want to spend the next six winter months in them. We love to use dark colours on walls and floors. Just by specifying a dark grey to the walls adds drama to this residential project we designed in West London. Dark colours are cossetting, they can make a space feel glamorous, like this project I worked on with Suzy Hoodless. The downstairs WC was small, making it …

Mid century antique lights

Just sourced some amazing mid century antique lights for a residential project in West London. They need to be rewired to meet UK code, but other than that they are good to go. Our clients love it when we find quirky, sought after pieces from little known dealers. It’s gives them a unique look, with the added bonus of a trade discount and takes away the hassle of the search. For similar try Francesca Martire at Alfie’s Antique Market, London