Grand Design Blinds is a leading expert in shaped blinds; shading and screening even the most challenging shapes and areas of glass. Established by blinds specialist Jonathan Pelly-Fry in 2012, it is now run by Jonathan and his son Nick, offering high-tech solutions to architects, designers and private clients worldwide. Grand Design Blinds makes and installs blinds everywhere from public buildings such as Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and Paris Gare du Nord to private homes. Grand Design Blinds offers many different types of blinds combined with specialist materials and automated operating systems, creating shading solutions for even the most extraordinary locations. All blinds are handmade to order in the UK.
For the highest quality professional service, no matter how challenging the brief, Grants Blinds provide the best solution for discreet blinds and shutters to outlive fashion trends. The range encompasses conservatory pinoleum blinds, pleated, rollers, romans, shutters, wooden venetians and insect screens and includes shading for bi-fold doors, large windows, gable windows, skylights and motorised blinds for any room in the home, if required. Grants Blinds was established in 1982. The London showroom is open 10:0 to 18:00, 7 days a week (appointment recommended).
Custom flame-proof string fringe curtains up to 20 metres in length, Custom made flame-retardant voile and bespoke handmade curtains in flame-proof fabric for use in contract applications. Custom beaded curtains and chain mail curtains; metal cloth supplied to order by size and specification. Flame-proof contract fabrics in hessian, linen, taffeta, moleskin; flame-retardant velvets for stage and theatre curtains. Flame-proof fabrics for fabric walling and tented ceilings. Specialising in high specification made to measure contract office manual blinds and custom motorised blinds for commercial projects in London and overseas.
Fabulous bespoke curtain poles, finials and accessories. McKinney & Co have a wide range available in any conceivable style and finish. Bay poles are their speciality and they love tackling a complex project . For those last minute jobs and straight forward windows, McKinney & Co have a direct ready-to-go range, www.mckinneydirect.uk. They also offer French return curtain poles in solid steel with various finishes and with bigger diameters in hollow metal.
Erik Karlsen, the founder of Jane Churchill fabrics and wallpapers, recently launched a range of limited edition cushions made from luxurious and beautiful fabrics. Many of the designs are drawn from 18th and 19th century documents and made by some of the finest fabric manufacturers in the world. Hand-printed silks, embroidered cottons, plain silks, linens, piped silk and wool - each cushion is made in limited numbers, supplied with a goose and down feather pad and delivered in a branded gift box. Order online.
Established in 1850 and holders of two Royal warrants, Pilgrim Payne provide guaranteed non-shrinkage curtain cleaning and intensive cleaning of upholstery and soft furnishings, carpets, tapestries and fine rugs - and are members of the National Carpet Cleaners Association. Pilgrim Payne also offer a comprehensive reupholstery service for furniture and soft furnishings that require more than a clean, as well as bespoke furniture making, curtain making, relining and alterations. There's a London-based service offering spring cleaning or 'after builders clean'. This company has a client list which includes embassies and top hotels; and the modest homes of discerning clients.
Family-run company with over 30 years' experience in the soft furnishing industry. They provide a personal service to both trade and private customers. Services include re-upholstery, curtain and blind making, fabric walling, headboards, bed surrounds, banquette seating, soft and hard pelmets, cushions, bed throws, bed bases, tablecloths, patchwork, and much more. They offer a make only service, a fitting service, or both.