Dressing tables and dressing rooms are becoming ever more popular in homes and luxury developments. Here are some fantastic options to complete your dressing area.
Fiona McDonald is the doyenne of 1950s and 1960s Italian design and also launched Fiona Makes, the Contemporary Collection, a made to order range of hand-crafted pieces, including cabinets, mirrors, tables, seating and lighting. Shown below is the Daphne dressing table in polished American walnut, inspired by 1960s design and handmade in England. Custom sizes and alternative timbers and finishes are available.
This is a 1950s Italian brass and glass dressing table from Fiona McDonald’s vintage collection.
The Dormy House was established in 1983 as a resource for unpainted and uncovered tables. The Kidney Dressing Table is a classic design which was included in the original collection. Today the range has expanded to include furniture and accessories for every room in the home, in particular excellent modular storage solutions – from wardrobes and bookcases to television units and chests of drawers. The Kidney dressing table pictured, with four handy drawers, is available uncovered in a stylish choice of paint finishes and a selection of handles or knobs, or covered in your own choice of fabrics, or fabrics from The Dormy House range. The Dormy House also offers dressing tables in French, Swedish or Retro designs.
DAVIDSON specialise in a modern interpretation of classically designed furniture for luxury residences, hotels, super yachts and boardrooms. There’s a made to measure design service to ensure timbers and dimensions can be specified to individual requirements. Pictured is their Chrysler Dressing Table
in American black walnut and white gold leaf with a central compartmentalised drawer for jewellery or make-up and four drawers either side on soft close runners for superb storage. The triptych mirror is an optional extra.
Domain supply some of the best in contemporary European furniture to architects and designers. A search on their website yields nearly 30 dressing table designs in different sizes and materials – from timber finishes to clear and mirrored glass. The Venere dressing table designed by Gallotti & Radice is inspired by vintage design. The top is in painted glass and is available in glossy or satin finish. There’s a rotating double-face mirror and a magnifying mirror insert can be supplied on request. Available in two standard sizes, the structure of the table is in burnished metal.
Simon Orrell Designs make bespoke furniture for high-end interiors. Handmade finishes include shagreen, straw marquetry, parchment, gesso, paua, penshell, violet oyster, mica, mother of pearl, cracked eggshell and other opulent and stunning materials. Many of the pieces can be customised. A selection of home accessories and gifts is also available. This new dressing table design from Simon Orrell in natural shagreen and bone has seven drawers, so lots of useful storage. There’s a matching stool (fabric not included).
Devon&Devon have launched ‘The Tailored Bathroom’, a project dedicated to bespoke bathroom furnishing solutions. The new exclusive service features a team of local craftsman creating made-to-measure bathroom furniture with an in-house team of Devon&Devon architects overseeing the entire process. With a history of craftsmanship and unique and elegant styling, ‘The Tailored Bathroom’ offers the option to design and produce exclusive custom-made bathroom furniture and storage for commercial projects and private clients.