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’30 Years celebration front cover series’ for September

16.09.16

And another in the series of our front covers celebrating 30 years trading. This one was for LA based, ‘Mr showbiz’ of the decorating world, the amazing Martyn Lawrence Bullard (don’t miss his talk at #Decorex on Tuesday 20th September, hoping to be there myself). Shown are our curtains and upholstery, you can see the […]

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Showtime

08.09.16

Everyone’s getting ready for the shows #Decorex Syon Park and #Focus Chelsea Design Centre. Looking forward to seeing everyone and getting inspiration for 2017 and beyond. Busy busy busy! 18th – 21st September.

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Upholstered walls

02.09.16

These pics taken today of team Jon Rhodes in action, upholstering walls and a secret jib door in #Fortuny’Rabat’ as part of a very sexy London installation for French interior designers #PierreYovanovitch-Paris. Just waiting to braid up and add the curtains, then on to the next room. Comme ça!

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A SUMMER TREASURE FROM OUR 30TH TRADING YEAR CELEBRATION FRONT COVERS

13.08.16

This celebration front cover from summer 2000 was for Interior decorator Lavinia Dargie, #DargieLewisDesigns using a heavanly relaxed cotton woven check on the curtains and a chenille on the upholstery, both by #Claremont. Mixed up with some antique textiles on the cushions and we’re ‘Lazing on a summers afternoon’. Perfect choice for this month! The […]

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Recycle Rehab

04.08.16

If you’re feeling at all guilty about ordering new #JonRhodesDrapes, Recycling Rehab is at hand. If Jons new drapes don’t put a smile on your face, yesterday’s window rags can. So, a needle pulling thread can turn around ‘prison visiting outfits’ to ‘play clothes’ in which you can recycle around Salzburg to your hears content. […]

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Hand Smocking

03.08.16

Resurrecting some great hand Smocking designs in the workrooms for the fabulous funky fun #JennyArmit. These pieces in #CeliaBertwell silk are destined to upholster a tower of storage boxes. New concepts from old techniques. Pictured in production are Brickweave & Random smock.

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Perfect Curtain Poles

24.07.16

Love these perfect corner brackets that the team at Mckinney & Co made for us. #SuperStrong #Slick & #Sexy. Passing rings complete the magic. Problem solved in style.

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#DesignersPanto2014 Bloomsbury Theatre Highlights

21.07.16

Take a look at this video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/-kb3rKwTWlw Happy memories of Panto 2014 at the Bloomsbury Theatre. I’m playing Smee , look for the cocket (Napoleon) hat. Can’t wait for 2017 for more antics and worthy fundraising. See you all in the #WestEnd next year. Darlings.

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Venetian Headboard

19.07.16

MarkyMark putting the finishing touches (inbuilt reading lights) to a lovely large scale Venetian headboard using Claremont #ArmureCannele in our workrooms. Can’t wait to see it in situ!

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Hamilton Grand, St Andrews, Scotland

18.07.16

Just added a few pics of a lovely project for Charleston architect & designer John Denton Haley. This important building at the birth place of golf now houses some luxury apartments and private club facilities. Pictured is a drawing room overlooking St Andrews golf course bonnie Scotland, showing our curtains and upholstered wall panels in […]

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