Interiors

HM Jute Bag

We were going wait until the new e-commerce section of the H|M website was ready but we have had so many messages and phone calls about these jute bags; we’ve decided to do a pre-release and facilitate ordering via the office instead. The natural luxury jute bag is perfect for a quick dash to the…

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How to plan an outdoor kitchen

At Humphrey Munson we are definitely seeing a rise in the demand for outdoor kitchens. We don’t have to be the ones to tell you that the world has gotten even crazier than normal over the past year so the luxury of retreating to the sanctuary of the home has never been more appealing. As…

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Vaughan Lighting

Established 37 years ago, Vaughan is known for its exquisite lighting, furniture and textiles. Now one of the world’s most eminent designers and manufacturers in decorative lighting, furniture and accessories, founders and artistic couple Michael and Lucy Vaughan have combined their collective passion for art and antiques to form a luxury powerhouse. The pair bring…

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Design your home

Online Classes

With the majority of us spending more time than ever at home right now, it’s only natural that there’s been a surge in people redesigning their homes. If designing your own home is your idea of heaven but you’re not sure where to start, then a short course might be the perfect option to kick…

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Planning An Extension

Westbury Garden Rooms

Designing and building an extension on your home is a huge undertaking. Whatever the scale, there’s so much to consider especially if it’s going to be housing a new kitchen, dining and/ or living space. Westbury Garden Rooms however, have this down to a ‘T’ and we often have the pleasure of working with them…

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Stagg Handle

Our new Stagg handle is a bespoke collaboration between H|M and Joseph Giles who specialise in the design and manufacture of luxury hardware for exclusive high-end residential, hospitality and commercial projects all over the world. One of the reasons we love working with Joseph Giles is that it’s not just about how a product looks…

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Joe Counter Stool

Vincent Sheppard

The Vincent Sheppard Joe Counter stool has become a kitchen island staple in many Humphrey Munson projects. Aside from the Havisham counter stool, you’ll notice the Joe Counter stool provides the perfect place to sit with a coffee and laptop to catch up on morning emails or a place for guests to perch with an…

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Design Notes

Antique Effect Mirror Splashback

A much sought after, but greatly underestimated feature in the majority of our kitchen projects is the antique effect mirrored splashback. Ideal for both smaller and expansive spaces alike, antique effect mirror splashbacks create an impressive feature when incorporated behind cooking runs. Using an antique effect mirror as a splashback is a clever way of…

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Walk In Pantry

Kent Project

A walk in pantry has become a much sought after affair in the world of kitchens. We love this example at the Kent project, which has everything you could ever want (or need) safely concealed behind two doors close to the main kitchen/ dining area. Located just off an open plan kitchen/ dining space (with…

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Design your dream kitchen

Cabinetry Lighting

Lighting is one of the most integral aspects of a successful design and something we always consider in our design work. There are a few different ways we incorporate lighting into our designs and wanted to share some of our favourite project images with you here as inspiration…. The walk in pantry just off the…

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Design your dream kitchens

The Perfect Finish

The first rule about choosing the finishes for your kitchen is to ignore trends and choose what you love. Nothing else matters! At H|M we love to mix paint finishes with oak / walnut finishes for a truly bespoke finish and one of the things we love about our projects is that they never look…

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Design your dream kitchen

Smart Storage

At H|M we subscribe to the mantra that when it comes to storage, more is always more. There are some key elements we love to include for easily accessible storage in a kitchen design and we wanted to share those with you here… 1 /  C R O C K E R Y  C U…

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Design your dream kitchen

Layout & Planning

The layout of the kitchen is the most complicated part of the design process but ultimately the one aspect that will ensure a fully functional space that really works for those using it. When we design kitchens at H|M there is a huge list of things that will be going through the minds of our…

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Utility Room

Design Tips

The utility room has become an essential part of modern day life. Since open plan kitchen and dining spaces are now common practice, the majority of our clients wish to incorporate utility / boot rooms into their project plans. Whilst open plan living is perfect for modern living, the downside is that for every wall…

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Boot Room

Design Tips

When it comes to considering the design of a boot room, the key thing to remember is this space connects both outdoors and indoors; it’s an area that provides a place for the family to prepare for, or decamp after, school or a trip which means cleverly designing the layout of the space and incorporating…

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Walk in Pantry

Design Tips

On the wish list for many clients, a walk in pantry takes pressure off the main kitchen by injecting a huge amount of hidden storage into the home. If you remove all the dry goods from the main kitchen, you free up an abundance of space that can be utilised for other things such as…

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Wine Room

Design Tips

A wine room is the perfect addition for wine lovers and keen entertainers alike. Gone are the days where a wine cellar is a necessity for wine connoisseurs. If you don’t have the luxury of space, a wine room can be just as effective and far more accessible than a wine cellar, not to mention…

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Surrey Project

HM x Westbury Garden Rooms

Working with Westbury Garden Rooms is always the dream and this H|M project in Weybridge, Surrey was no different. Westbury Garden Rooms design, plan and manufacture bespoke glazed and timber buildings including orangeries, conservatories, garden rooms, kitchen extensions and pool houses. Founded in 1988 by Jonathan Hey, Westbury remains a family run business based in…

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An Edwardian family home at Christmas

We love this glamorous and festive Edwardian family home in Blackheath, London with moody hues and beautiful soft accents of brass. Emma Collins appointed H|M to design the kitchen, informal dining room, snug, formal drawing room and bedrooms and the end results are nothing short of spectacular. We photographed the project with Paul Craig which…

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Home Office Design Tips

More of us than ever are now working from home and with that, we are finding that more our our clients than ever are opting to incorporate home offices and small study areas into their projects. If you are planning on including a home office into your project we thought we’d share a few useful…

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Dining Room

Design Tips

The kitchen has now become a central hub of the home and one of the challenges of designing an open plan kitchen space that includes a kitchen, dining and soft seating area is keeping a consistent flow and overall design aesthetic that works seamlessly across each of the key areas. Whilst many clients still love…

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Media Cabinetry

Design Tips

Media cabinetry can be so much more than just a stand for your new 8K smart TV. It can be a stunning piece of useful furniture than not only houses a television, but books, vases, pictures, wine (yes wine!) and even games consoles etc, all in one beautifully designed space. Media cabinetry is quickly becoming…

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Burford Limestone Weathered

Indoor + Outdoor Flooring

At Humphrey Munson we design kitchens to stand the test of time and the flooring chosen for a project is a really critical decision since it’s a foundational element and over the years will take an inordinate amount of wear and tear. Hardwearing, low maintenance flooring is essential to the long term success of a…

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Design your dream kitchen

Worktops

Worktops are an element of the kitchen that can be overlooked when it comes to the initial stages of planning and design. However the worktops, much like choosing paint colours, can make or break the way a space feels and even to some extent, the longevity of the kitchen. Marble countertops are absolutely stunning but…

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Wild Wood London

Holiday Wreaths

Always at the forefront of innovative seasonal floristry, Wild Wood London are taking orders for beautiful bespoke holiday wreaths. Each bespoke wreath is handmade with a mossed base which can be easily kept moist to prevent the foliage drying out. The example above includes blue pine foliage, eucalyptus pods, autumnal eucalyptus and eucalyptus populus. Wild…

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The inimitable Kohler deerfield sink

One sink to rule them all, the Kohler deerfield undermount sink is the ultimate tool for both food prep and clearing away. The simple, timeless design lends itself perfectly to both contemporary and more classic spaces and works particularly well in busy kitchens. Designed to flow as part of the space the Kohler undermount sink…

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Sub-Zero French Door Fridge Freezer

The Sub-Zero over and under French door fridge freezer is one seriously cool classic. Since being fitted into our St. Albans showroom in 2017, both the team at Humphrey Munson and many of our clients love the iconic classic Sub-Zero look, build quality and just how amazing it is at keeping food fresher for longer.…

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Wolf Dual Range Cooker

In the world of kitchen design, the 1219mm Wolf dual fuel range cooker is an iconic masterpiece of design and engineering worth celebrating. The Wolf range cooker’s impeccable reputation is all thanks to over 50 years of research, development and passion. The cooker that does it all – and incredibly well – this range cooker…

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Sub-Zero & Wolf Winter Promotion 2020

Sub-Zero & Wolf are famed for their excellently made, user friendly cooking accessories and you’ll be pleased to hear there’s something very exciting happening right now! This December Sub-Zero & Wolf have a number of limited time offers – so whether you are looking to treat yourself or buy the perfect Christmas gift for a…

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Social Pantry

Festive Hamper

Founded by Alex Head in 2011, Social Pantry is London’s go-to caterers and event planners. The team are passionate about creating food that’s fresh, seasonal and (most importantly) absolutely delicious for some pretty incredible clients. This year however the team wanted to create something a little different in the form of a Christmas hamper to…

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