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Project details

14.10.17

Detail snapshots. All I can show you of the beautiful Helsinki apartment that we have just installed for a favourite client. It is truly gorgeous! The suite of rooms that these details come from include hand woven and dyed paisley wool with silver threads by #delecuona , custom coloured silk fringe by #pierrefrey curtain poles […]

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Decorex 2017

19.09.17

Loved being part of #turnerpocock #family #syonsurfshack #HouseandGarden #viplounge #decorex2017 #awning #seatcushions #throwpillows for tired #vipbottoms #tongueincheek photo credit #alexjames

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Decorex 2017

14.09.17

Setting up for #TurnerPocock #HouseandGarden #VIPLounge at #Decorex #SyonPark today. In just two more short days the industry’s finest will have decked out this empty shell of a marquee into a wonderland of #designanddecoration celebrating 40years of this great exhibition. Don’t forget to take a break in what I can assure you is going to […]

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Decorex 2017 VIP Lounge by Turner Pocock

05.08.17

Getting exited about helping the very lovely uber talents Bunny & Emma #TurnerPocock realise their #BahamasBeachBar for the #VIPlounge at #Decorex2017 . Maybe see you in there for a round of #sexonthebeach ?#cushions #seatsquabs #canopy #beachchic ://www.decorex.com/uk/visit/news-and-updates/5-minutes-withturner-pocock

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Stuckwork, Swags & Passementerie

03.07.17

Some great examples of #Stuckwork silk damask pelmet architraves #swags #beddrapes #headboards #tentedceilings #passementerie and so much more in the #grandstyle at #ChatsworthHouse #Derbyshire I could have stayed for hours soaking up the details. Guess I’ll have to go back. #whenmoreismore #gildthelily #handmadeinengland

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The stuff we do at Jon Rhodes Part one.

01.07.17

The first stage of any project is usually a site measure (unless estimating from plans and elevations previously). Here I am in Derbyshire measuring up windows for a lovely new project, summer 2017. I’m looking for overall window sizes, drops and widths, and I’m planning the over-sail measurements above and to each side of windows […]

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The stuff we do at Jon Rhodes Part one

30.06.17

The first stage of any project is usually a site measure (unless estimating from plans and elevations previously). Here I am in Derbyshire measuring up windows for a lovely new project, summer 2017. I’m looking for overall window sizes, drops and widths, and I’m planning the over-sail measurements above and to each side of windows […]

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On the road, France

13.06.17

#TeamJonRhodes just back to base after a lovely installation in #TheLoireValley #curtains #headboards #poles #Beddrapes #cushions #wine

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Kilt headings

02.06.17

Our workrooms have prepared a sample of a kilt headed pelmet which has just arrived on my desk for a new project in Derbyshire. Last time we did this was for a Client with Scottish heritage in NYC in the ’90s. Kind of like it! #everythingoldisnewagain #handmadeinengland #pelmets #godisinthedetail #kilt #labourintensive #scottishdesign #pleats #howmanyknots?

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Pattern cutting inspiration in NYC

21.04.17

Loved viewing these cleverly cut dress drapes in the Drawing room or ‘Fragonard’ room at the Frick residence, 5th Ave, NYC over Easter weekend. The Italian strung effect is in fact created by cleverly placed pleats (in the same style as the outside edges of swags) at the points of the upper passementerie tassel tiebacks, […]

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