Category: A Day in the Life

KINN Living

KINN Living is the brainchild of founders Marie Lavabre and Sophie Lavabre-Barrow. For those of you who don’t already know, the multi award-winning organic company KINN Living has been selling its products for just two short years. In that small space of time the company has evolved from non-toxic skincare to a larger range that…

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Bread Ahead

Borough Market

It was great to be invited to the ‘Complete Sourdough Workshop’ at The Bread Ahead Bakery School, renowned master bakers in Borough Market. Home to ever popular baking workshops including doughnuts, great British baking, Nordic and gluten-free to name a few, their workshops are a must whether you are a complete beginner or a budding…

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Q&A With Marian Boswall

Landscape Architects

Marian Boswall Landscape Architects is a leading award-winning landscape design practice with an outstanding reputation for creating beautiful gardens while also encouraging biodiversity and conserving habitats. Established in 2004 and based in Kent, Marian Boswall combines horticultural, visual design and project management expertise on projects now ranging from large trusts and estates open to the…

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A Day at Daylesford Cookery School

Daylesford is a community with food at its heart and at their 2350-acre organic farm set in the idyllic Cotswolds, a day at the Cookery School is a must for anyone who shares our passion for real food. Their Cookery School is the UK’s most sustainable, and it is quite incredible. From classic courses such…

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Interior Design Q&A with Tanya Leech

When did your passion for interiors begin and why did you decide to set up Tanya Leech Interiors? I was lucky enough to be able to buy my first tiny (just 8’6” wide!!!) cottage when I was just 21, and with that came the realisation that it was mine to do what I wanted with!…

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Q&A With Louise Parker

Louise Parker Method

Louise Parker is quite literally re-writing the rules on weight loss and the effects of a better lifestyle, not through quick fad diets or extreme exercise but through her four pillar method that transforms her clients in a positive way that works for life. To find out more about the method, how and why it…

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Q&A with Lucy Clark

Studio Clark & Co

We love following the interior design work by Studio Clark & Co on instagram which was founded by the very talented Lucy Clark so we are thrilled to share this insight into her company, design inspiration and interiors project here on the H|M blog… Where did your love of art and design begin and what…

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Q&A With Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves

Hill House Interiors

Business partners and good friends, Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves set up Hill House Interiors almost 20 years ago and have been creating ever more incredible interiors since. The multi award winning design consultancy is known for creating opulent and intricate interiors residentially, in the world of hospitality, on super yachts and ever more impressive…

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Q&A With Butter Wakefield

Butter Wakefield Garden Design

Butter Wakefield Garden Design offers a very personal and unique service and creates timeless and enchanting spaces both commercially and residentially in London and beyond. Having grown up on the east coast of America with a love of dogs, horses and all things outdoors Butter quickly realised how much she appreciated beautiful surroundings which ultimately…

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Q&A With Louise Gomm


Gomm Studio is an interior design company based in Wimbledon Village founded by the super talented Louise Gomm. The company works on both commercial and residential projects, working closely with their clients to create interiors that don’t just look incredible but work perfectly for their intended recipients. When did your love of interiors begin and…

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Q&A With Pippa Paton

Pippa Paton Design

Award winning Pippa Paton Design is an interior design company based in Kingston Bagpuize in Oxfordshire. The company work predominantly on historic and character properties throughout the Cotswolds with a notable focus on gutting and renovating manor houses, transforming them into 21st century properties. What is particularly special about the way the company works is…

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Eden Hall Cottage


Eden Hall Cottage offers a relaxing and luxurious getaway on the Norfolk coast. Uncovered by Vicky White, the founder of Plum & Ashby, while exploring ‘Hidden Norfolk’, Eden Hall Cottage has been a labour of love, restored to create a calm and relaxing home from home. From the handcrafted Longford kitchen, made by Humphrey Munson, to…

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Q&A With Caroline Riddell

Caroline Riddell Interiors

Caroline Riddell Interiors is known for her charming and relaxed interior design style. After studying fine art at City and Guilds, Caroline began a career in interior design that has been recently named as one of House & Garden’s top 100 leading designers of 2018. Working on a range of different projects both in the UK and overseas,…

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The Best Cookery Schools In England

Whether you are a seasoned cook looking to hone your skills or have little to no cooking experience, cooking courses can be invaluable. A great class can teach you not only the basics of cooking or a new recipes or two, but are perfect for trying out new appliances and picking up top tips from chefs…

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Q&A With Bee Osborn

Osborn Interiors

Osborn Interiors is a world renowned interior design company founded by the incredibly talented Bee Osborn who brings a professional, creative and personal approach to every project she undertakes whether it’s a home, commercial space or boutique hotel. By drawing inspiration from classic design, proportion and light, Bee has created an impressive portfolio of projects…

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A Day in the Life

Amelia Freer

Amelia Freer is a registered nutritional therapist with multiple qualifications and is dedicated to helping others adopt a healthier life through optimum nutrition. Amelia’s passion for the power of food combined with past health issues led her to train in multiple areas of nutrition and now has bestselling books under her belt. If you read the HM blog regularly,…

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Q&A with Peter Humphrey

Design Director & Founder of Humphrey Munson

With 100,000 people now following Humphrey Munson on Instagram, we thought it might be interesting to share the story of how Humphrey Munson started and since we feature Q&As all the time on the H|M blog, we thought it would be good to do a Q&A with the one person who started it all –…

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Q&A with Debra Kacher


Founded by Debra Kacher, dk INTERIORS is an interior design company based in London. Debra’s style combines practicality and style with her client’s interests and lifestyle in mind to create beautiful, timeless and elegant spaces. We recently worked alongside dk INTERIORS on the beautiful Hampstead Project where we designed the kitchen, utility / boot room and pantry so…

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Q&A with Alexandra Dudley

Alexandra Dudley is a woman of many talents, an artist, author and entrepreneur to name but a few. We simply love Alexandra’s recipes, paired back style and with her new book – Land & Sea out we are even more excited. We cannot help but admire Alexandra’s ability to excel in such a multitude of…

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Q&A with Cherie Lee Interiors

Interior Design Consultancy

Cherie Lee Interiors is an interior design consultancy based in Hertfordshire and London. Their interior projects blend classic, period features with contemporary, modern styling. With an impressive portfolio of specialist listed and conservation buildings across the Home Counties and London,  Cherie works on a broad range of properties, including new build and commercial premises. Ensuring that…

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Q&A with Brian Woulfe

Designed by Woulfe

Designed by Woulfe is an interior design studio, founded by Brian Woulfe in 2008. The studio specialises in the seamless delivery of bespoke interior design solutions. The studio has undertaken projects in the UK, US and Asia Pacific regions and takes a ‘Ground Up’ design approach. Woulfe and his team are skilled at bringing a…

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Q&A with Salvesen Graham

Interior Design

Founded in 2013 by Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham, Salvesen Graham is an interior design and decoration practice specialising in classic interiors with a modern twist. Working with both private residential and commercial clients in the UK and abroad from hotels and houses to private members clubs, design duo Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham draw…

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Q&A with Stefano Marinaz

Landscape Architecture

From their London base, the Stefano Marinaz Landscape Architecture studio work alongside international architects and designers on projects ranging from small private gardens to larger landscapes, and historical restorations to installations for garden festivals. We caught up with Stefano to find out more about how he established the practice and what a day in the…

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Q&A with Melanie Williams

Bespoke Interiors

Melanie Williams Bespoke Interiors is a design studio specialising in architecture, interior design and bespoke furniture design. Melanie works personally with each and every client to ensure that all projects are a real collaboration and works on projects in London but also as far afield as New York. Melanie set up her business after years of…

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Q&A with Charlotte Wood

Wild Wood London

Charlotte Wood runs Wild Wood London, a bespoke floral studio based in Wandsworth, South West London that specialises in florals for weddings, events, press days and fashion brands. They also provide one to one tuition and workshops including a combined calligraphy and bouquet making as part of a collaboration with Pale Press London. We caught up with Charlotte…

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A Day in the Life – Dan Twitchett

Our workshop in Felsted, Essex is the beating heart of Humphrey Munson and we are so proud of our fantastic team who are so dedicated to the fine art of cabinetmaking and pull together to ensure that the furniture they are making is the very finest quality possible. When clients visit our showroom and workshop in Felsted it’s always such a…

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Q&A with Nina Olsson

Nourish Atelier

We recently featured Nina Olsson’s blog and design business Nourish Atelier in our round up of incredible Shakshuka recipes. Nina is from Stockholm but now lives in Amsterdam with her husband and two children. Nourish Atelier provides content, art direction, PR, design and photography for clients in the food industry and publishing. We love Nina’s work and…

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Jon Law - A Day in the Life - Humphrey Munson

A Day In the Life of Jon Law

Jon is Humphrey Munson’s Assistant Workshop Manager, and is responsible for overseeing the smooth running of the workshop in Felsted, Essex. How long have you been working at Humphrey Munson?  I’ve worked here for about 5 years now after studying Carpentry and Joinery at college. What does a typical day involve? There isn’t really a typical…

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Ashurst House - Humphrey Munson

A tour around our award winning kitchen

We were so thrilled to win the Sub-Zero & Wolf Kitchen Design Contest for Best Traditional Kitchen and we celebrated the win by sharing a tour round the kitchen on Instagram. Since not everyone uses Instagram we thought we would share the tour here as well. The winning kitchen is the Ashurst House project designed…

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Gaggenau London Showroom - Humphrey Munson Blog

Cooking with Gaggenau

Last week I got to spend the day at Gaggenau at their flagship showroom in London for a day to try out their brilliant appliances. We have several Gaggenau appliances in the Markham kitchen in St. Albans which look absolutely incredible and include the Gaggenau 400 Series Oven, Induction Hob, 400 series Combination Microwave Oven, Warming Drawer and…

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