Lorfords prides itself on its craftsmanship and a passion for interiors. It is a family business that designs and makes furniture and lighting in their Cotswold studio; everything from the hardwood frames on sofas to the hand-blown shades on wall lights is made in England. Seating features hand-tied coil springs and seat, back and arm cushions are filled exclusively with feather and down. Every piece is handmade to order, offering a completely bespoke service: from the finish on a wall light, to the softness of an armchair seat. Showroom models are based on the pieces they have owned and loved – having been in the interiors and antiques industry for three generations.
The English Panelling Company offer five styles of panelling manufactured in the British Isles: Jacobean, Georgian, Victorian, Regency or Edwardian. Great value, simple and fast to fit, this range of panelling transforms both contemporary and traditional interiors. The site provides very useful questions and answers to help you to select the type of panelling and helpful technical information.
Scumble Goosie specialise in furniture available either, 'raw', unfinished, or hand-painted. Working mainly in sustainable hardwoods, the range is heavily influenced by traditional 18th century Swedish and French styles but pared down to suit interiors and lifestyles of today. They are also able to modify sizes and vary designs to suit customer requirements, often for a surprisingly small additional charge. The range includes beds, chests of drawers, tables, desks and storage. Plus there's a complementary range of lighting and accessories.
Artorius Faber creates bespoke British stone flooring, paving and internal architecture tailored to each individual project. They have a broad range of stones and unique finishes to choose from to suit any style of property from listed buildings to contemporary. Everything is made at their site in Somerset, from quarry block through to finishing, and their consultants are always on hand to provide advice. Samples available.
The Remarkable Toilet Company's mission is to 'make the smallest room look the grandest', through supplying a range of quality remarkable traditional and decorative toilets and associated products at affordable prices. Its growing range of extraordinary bathroom and WC wares are available in a variety of styles, from handmade wooden Throne and Thunderbox toilets, to Art Deco inspired graphite and metallic finished toilet systems, faithful reproductions of Victorian decorative porcelain toilet pans and bespoke artisan pieces for your bathroom.
Interior designer and bespoke curtainmaker Catherine Lepreux helps clients in Edinburgh, Fife and Perth make the most of their homes; from a complete re-design to a couple of hours of tailored advice. She can work with you to refresh and repurpose your favourite items or improve your lighting schemes. Catherine Lepreux produces handmade curtains and blinds and specialises in window treatments for unusual windows such as bow, bay and apex windows. She also offers a full range of tracks and poles and can arrange for them to be installed by a professional fitter.
Archipelago London is a hand decorated, fine bone china tableware collection that encapsulates timeless design with simple pattern. Influenced by the classical motifs of terracotta pottery from the Mediterranean, Archipelago London offers a new contemporary range of hand finished white ceramics with a choice of five patterns in either blue or dove grey. Domino, Halki, Symi, Issa and Paros. Each design has been carefully developed by Archipelago London and produced in the UK.
With extensive experience in manufacturing and designing flatweave stair runners and rugs, Off The Loom offer a growing selection of runners from stock. A full bespoke 'design & colour' service is also available if you are looking for something special. Some products can be made up to 5m wide, which is ideal for landings. A large selection of quality stair rods in many finishes is available along with co-ordinating door thresholds, perfect for matching light switches and door handles. Partnered with Bowloom in Battersea, Off The Loom provide advice on installation throughout London and the South.
Capital Interiors was established in 1975. They have built a formidable reputation for luxury property development, interior design, architectural refurbishment, turnkey project management and bespoke furniture design. They cater for discerning clients all over the world including the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Their dedicated team offers a highly personalised service and, whilst they don't proclaim to have a "house style" they ensure that each project is delivered with efficiency, attention to detail and a superior customer service.
Showcasing new ranges from over 500 international brands at 99 showrooms Design Centre showrooms as well as outside participants in Chelsea, 'in conversation' sessions with influential global names and Access All Areas showroom events form the backbone of Focus '15. Explore the latest directions, mingle with like-minded designers and keep one step ahead. The first three days are for trade professionals only. All welcome on 25 September. Open from 10am-6pm.
Contemporary reinforced doors in natural hardwoods, combining stainless steel and glass, designed and hand-finished in Britain. Their range includes front doors, internal doors and garage doors; plus stainless steel handles, bronze handles and door accessories including letterplates, house numbers and letters, door bells, viewers, knockers and external lights.
For over 35 years Vanderhurd has been a leading international design studio creating bespoke rugs, carpets and textiles. With studios in London and New York and representatives in LA, Paris, Singapore and Sydney, Vanderhurd works with foremost interior designers worldwide to create custom made rugs and textiles for private and public spaces. Working closely with skilled artisans and weavers, they hand-craft the finest contemporary designs. Vanderhurd designs are in the permanent collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Known for its eclectic mix of decorative antiques, textiles, folk art, Mid-Century design and garden antiques, this fair is known in the antiques trade as an excellent source of fresh to the market stock – hence the large queues around the building on opening day. See their website for a free ticket.
Push Pull specialise in pull handles in bronze and stainless steel and other accessories for the entrance of your home, including house numbers, letters and mailboxes. Handles are of the highest quality and are sourced from all over the world. Large house numbers 0-9 are made in brushed stainless steel and rusted weatherproof steel. A selection of products is held in stock and others can be ordered, depending on where the item comes from. Bespoke items can be quoted for by request. Welcome to their ecommerce site where you can read blogs, see most popular designs and purchase products.
Adams Antiques Fairs has been established since the 1970s and remains the longest running monthly Sunday antiques fair in the capital. With over 140 stalls of quality antiques at each event, expect to find decorative pieces, antique jewellery, ceramics, paintings and more right in the heart of London's Victoria. Dates for 2017 are: 22nd January, 26th February, 19th March, 9th April, 14th May, 4th & 25th June, 16th July, 10th September, 8th & 29th October, 19th November, 10th December. Opening hours are 10am - 4.30pm, £4 entry.
Canvas Home specialise in artisan-made interior goods inspired by the beauty of handcrafted objects: ceramics, glassware, cutlery, linen and furniture, Their motto is ‘Simple, Sustainable Style.’ A large range of textiles including tea towels, napkins, table mats and runners in linen, cotton and bamboo fibres are available in a kaleidoscope of colours. Linen and cotton designs add both casual and chic seasonal colour pops and patterns to the home. Open by appointment.
This 16,000 sq. ft. showroom offers a dazzling selection of original mid to late 20th century furniture and lighting, combined with cloisonné, art, glass, mirrors, statuary and Danish design. The owner, Ken Bolan, has curated the work of some of the finest designers, artists and makers of the 20th century for over 30 years, including Paul Evans, Vladimir Kagan, Karl Springer, Aldo Tura and Pierre Cardin. Celebrating their tenth anniversary on the King's Road, TALISMAN has recently launched a range of six striking handmade pieces of furniture to add to the vintage collection: the Square Armed Day Bed, Swivel Chair, French Style Stool and Deep Butttoned Ottoman.
Adventures in Furniture is an independent furniture brand with two London showrooms. They make beautiful furniture – responsibly produced and built to last. With a network of workshops across Europe, they are able to customise and are passionate about the provenance of everything they sell. Their exclusive extending and fixed dining tables in bespoke sizes come in Fenix, solid Oak, solid Walnut and solid Teak.
RhubarbLondon offer a unique bespoke furniture design, restoration and upholstery service all carried out by their experienced traditionally-trained craftsman in their Sussex workshops. They carry out all aspects of traditional furniture restoration including French polishing, deep buttoning, etc from antique to contemporary to modern pieces. Collection service available.
Joshua Lumley Ltd is one of the UK's most exciting sources for antique and vintage rugs. Well-known amongst interior designers for his eye for colour, Joshua is drawn to the unusual and unique, and his rugs represent a varied and eclectic mix of beautiful weavings from all over the world. His website is constantly updated with the latest acquisitions, and he ships globally. UK delivery is always free of charge, and rugs can be tried in situ whenever possible.