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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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The Wallace Collection

09.07.16

OMG. What took me so long? Yesterday I found myself parked in Manchester Square W1 with a 30 minute window between appointments and a sign stating ‘Free admission’ beckoned me inside. It’s Heaven! Anyone interested in drapery, upholstered walling and upholstery needs to pay a visit. I only had 25 mins and need to return […]

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