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Swags and tails

21.03.18

Early morning in the workrooms to assemble and cross check components for a lovely install at London’s beautiful #Wyndhamstheatre Charingcross road later this week. The blue swag and tail arrangement that MarkyMarc is pictured dressing, is destined for the Littlewood room (named after Joan Littlewood, famous theatre director….. #Ohwhatalovelywar #Fingsaintwottheyusedtobe #Tasteofhoney etc) which 1. Makes […]

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Scarf bar, the Rosewood Hotel for Martin Brudnizki

16.02.18

This lovely pic just popped up on the Instagram account of the trend setting interior design force #Martinbrudnizki and, by coincidence, I may well end up here after dinner tonight for some Jazz with other decorating greats and mates! Loose fabric banner style wall hangings (by us) dampen the acoustics and cozy up the space, […]

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Tea break in the upholstery room

23.01.18

Just popped down to to the upholstery room to see progress on the build up of these layers for a lovely upcoming installation. Still more to add by way of cords, tassels and curtains, but it’s looking rather gorgeous to me. #SwagsAndTails #RomanBlind #WattsOfWestminster #GiltPelmet #EdwardHarpley #Passementerie #TurnellandGigon #MagicInTheMaking #TeamJonRhodes #TeaBreak

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First pattern cutting session of 2018

21.01.18

So I should be in GayParis with my Designer partners in crime and if I’m honest I’m feeling a little like Cinderella working through the weekend, and it’s cold and snowing to boot (well sleet, which is even worse). I did have some #metime yesterday which was soon filled with 2 hours of gym classes […]

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Country house dining

12.01.18

Nice to see one of my lovely clients is dining in style this weekend with a beautiful table setting and stunning flowers to welcome and cheer the spirits. The three windows in this country house dining room are dressed with lined and interlined drapes in oyster silk. The pelmets are constructed in timber for a […]

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Sketching curtains

06.01.18

Back to work, and the drawing board, a couple of days ahead of #TeamJonRhodes and I’ve found myself scribbling some designs that are going in to estimate form for a new VIP project in 2018. Inspired by #TimGosling ’s master class on sketching with #iPadPro at #Decorex a few months ago, I’ve finally got around […]

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English country house style

19.12.17

Thank you #WorkshopArchitects for this last minute pic of another great room in part of our pre Christmas installation schedule , this time in a lovely country house in Bedfordshire (Only three more fitting days to go…….🤞) This challenge involves a future rebuild to include several more windows, so careful planning of pattern repeats has […]

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Just in time for Christmas

15.12.17

Another great picture, spotted on social media this morning, from a favourite client of many years, showing off her fabulous taste and design sensibilities, and only installed a few days ago just in time for the holidays. #frenchheadedcurtains #linedandinterlined #FermoieSilverSomthing on a classic #BronzeCurtainPole bent to a 3 sided bay. Screen privacy roller blinds set […]

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Perfect frame for a perfect view

10.12.17

I happened upon this lovely picture, posted this morning on social media by a lovely client, and with her kind permission I can share it with you. Lovely! I am very proud of this simple but perfectly proportioned window treatment that we created for a master suite in a very special #EnglishCountryHouse. The triple scalloped […]

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Let’s all go down the Strand

22.11.17

Site measure with team #DargieLewisDesigns today, working our magic in #TheStrand. Obvs I had to be dragged screaming and kicking to that part of town (not). A few idiosyncrasies of modern architecture to deal with, nothing we can’t overcome with clever draping, which is what today’s meeting was all about. Let’s all go down the […]

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