Category: In The Spotlight

Crucial Trading

Designing your rug

We have been fans of Crucial Trading for many years now, not just the products but the ethos and innovation behind the brand too. We recently featured their story here on the blog. As part of our recent Felsted showroom overhaul and renovation, we ordered two sisool rugs; one for under the dining table in…

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Barber Wilsons & Co

The origins of Barber Wilsons & Co date back to 1898 (or thereabouts!) when brothers Henry and Frederick Wilson decided to embark on their very own business journey following many years apprenticeship and working hard for others. They began manufacturing their own plumbers brass work and bought a small factory in Wood Green, North London.…

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HM x Joseph Giles

Joseph Giles specialise in the design and manufacture of luxury hardware for exclusive high-end residential, hospitality and commercial projects all over the world. Where it all started… The business began in 1998 as an importer of predominantly European brands and supplying to the UK market. At this time, there was a particular handle; a timeless…

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Hector Finch

“Clean lines, correct proportions and less-is-more are our watchwords. We combine the best of contemporary design with classic and timeless motifs, fusing crisp, precision metalwork from British artisans with glass sourced from Britain, mainland Europe and beyond.” – Hector Finch From humble beginnings in a small antique centre in Preston, Lancashire, lighting company Hector Finch…

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French Door Fridge Freezer

The fridge-freezer: an essential part of any kitchen and available in a selection of styles and finishes. These days, impressive refrigerators, freezers and fridge-freezer combinations offer multiple, separate climate zones and exceptional performance, thanks to the quality and precision of new cooling technology. For us, we are huge fans of the French door fridge freezer…

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Chop Like a Pro:

Zwilling Knives

Both amateur and professional chefs trust the classic knives from ZWILLING for various tasks in the kitchen. The chef’s knife in particular has a wide, strong blade and a straight cutting edge which you can effortlessly chop vegetables with as well as herbs and meat. The perfect balance between chrome and carbon is the secret…

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Q&A with Sandrine Zhange Ferron

Co-founder & CEO of Vinterior

Following a 3 month search for the perfect Scandi yellow chair, scouring vintage and antique dealers around London, Sandrine Zhange Ferron realised there was a need for an online marketplace for like minded people to search vintage furniture – without traipsing across the capital for weeks on end. As of the end of 2018, over…

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Cotswold Candle Co.

“Created by hand for everyday luxury and a sense of nostalgia, these hand-poured soy wax candles reed diffusers & room sprays are inspired by the timeless Cotswolds landscapes” When a tagline includes the words ‘luxury’, ‘nostalgia’ and ‘Cotswolds’;  we know it’s something we are going to love. We caught up with Polly Oswald, the founder…

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Fraser & Parsley

Bringing beauty to the everyday through a curated collection of daily weekly planners, personalised stationery and phone cases. Fraser & Parsley founders Rachel and Josie set up the company in 2008 following a mutual adoration of design, stationery and planning. The best friends and allies set up Fraser & Parsley in 2008, raising their children…

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Lou Gomm

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Based in Wimbledon village, Gomm Studio specialises in effortlessly recreating both commercial and residential spaces at the highest level. Founded by Louise Gomm, with a diploma from the prestigious KLC School of Design in Chelsea Harbour and experience of high-end global projects, from Singapore to New York, she brings a wealth of interior knowledge and…

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SWIFTS

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We recently had the tremendous pleasure of working with Swifts on an incredible project in Thaxted, Essex. Designed by David Swift himself,  this project was a complete refurbishment, transforming the gargantuan 10,000 sq ft property into a dream home for modern family living. Who are Swifts? At the forefront of design and management, David and…

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Tori Murphy Favourites

If you’ve followed Humphrey Munson for a while now you’ll know we love Tori Murphy textile designs for their amazing creativity and excellent quality. Founded in 2012 by Royal College of Art graduate Tori Murphy, the brand was established with the simple aim to create products for the home with character and integrity, all woven…

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How to get the perfect night’s sleep

Looking for a better night sleep? Tielle Love Luxury (sister company to Tradelinens premium supplier of linen to the world’s leading five-star hotels for over 30 years) have made it possible to enjoy the most luxurious and best quality bed linens, pillows and towels in your home. Beautiful, sumptuously soft and manufactured to the highest…

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Crucial Trading

With a history dating back to 1986 (fairly modern in the carpet world!) Crucial Trading is an artisan floor covering company putting innovation at the centre of the business. We’ve been huge fans of Crucial Trading rugs and carpets for many years now and as our new showroom spaces take place at our Felsted site,…

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Staub

Behind the Cocotte

Since 1974 Staub has become the benchmark for the very best in enamelled cast iron cookware. Gracing the kitchens and tables of both professional chefs and passionate home cooks for over 40 years, Staub ensures that each and every enamelled cast iron Cocotte is produced using time honoured techniques in Alsace, eastern France. A French…

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Q&A with Susan Townsend

Scandi Stylist & Pro Organiser

With an eye for detail, an intuitive understanding of interior styling and an obsession with organising everything, Susan Townsend shares with us how she got to where she is now as well as more about what she does. How did you get in to organising other people’s homes and interior styling? I started off working…

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Anton & K Decorative Antiques

Anton & K was set up by Karen and Antony Cull who specialise in decorative antiques. Their own home, a 17th century timber framed cottage in the Cotswolds has to be one of the most pinned projects on Pinterest! A new extension clad in reclaimed stone is connected to the main house with a contemporary…

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Jo Deakin

We came across Jo Deakin’s lovely china designs and wanted to share these super cool pieces with you. We also got in touch with Jo to share her story of how she came to design the china… As a mother of two small children, I know how fast moving and demanding life is. I value…

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Wild Wood London x LuxDeco

If you’ve seen any of our kitchen shoots you’ll know we love fresh flowers, but you might not have spotted how much we also love faux plants too. Incredibly realistic faux flowers are a great investment for your home because with a tiny bit of occasional maintenance you guarantee life long longevity! From styling dining…

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Café Kitsuné

Created in Paris in 2002 by Gildas Loaëc, a music producer and Masaya Kuroki, a budding architect the two developed the idea for Maison Kitsuné, a one of a kind brand that fuses their love for French and Japanese styles and combines their love for fashion and music. In 2013 however, a new element was…

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Cherie Lee Interiors

West London Project

We are so fortunate to work with some of the best interior designers on incredible projects of all shapes and sizes. We have had the pleasure of working closely with the super talented Cherie Lee Interiors on a number of stunning projects, with one of the most recent being the Victorian Family Home, Hertfordshire which…

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Burleigh Pottery & Ralph Lauren

Spring Collection

For the first time since 1851, Burleigh Pottery have now featured another designer’s original patterns on their beautiful and timeless pottery, and that designer is none other than Ralph Lauren. The collaboration of both prestigious companies have created a new unique dining and entertaining collection for Spring 2019 that truly celebrates their commitment to craftsmanship…

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ERDEM’s Plateau de Fruits de Mer

J. Sheekey Atlantic Bar & Terrace

Since opening in 2008 J Sheekey Atlantic bar has been a regular haven for seafood lovers in the heart of the West End, providing the perfect place for pre and post-theatre dining both indoors and outdoors (when the English weather permits of course!). The iconic and ever impressive restaurant has recently collaborated with renowned designer…

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Westbury Garden Rooms - Palmers Orangery - Humphrey Munson Blog

The History of the Orangery

After a recent conversation with one of the designers at Westbury Garden Rooms, we thought it would be really interesting to share a little of the history of the orangery. When it comes to designing interiors, light and space are undoubtedly at the top of most people’s wish list. In order to maximise these elements…

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Miele Sous Vide

Vacuum Sealing Drawer

The Miele sous vide vacuum sealing drawer is the ideal tool for a hardworking kitchen. Providing optimum results whether you are looking to marinade meat in your favourite sauce or simply freeze batches of food, the Miele vacuum drawer is a multi-purpose appliance built not just for people who love to entertain but for people who have busy working and family lives too.…

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SuperYacht Gallery at the Saatchi

As the first exposition of the yachting world ever presented in gallery format, The SuperYacht Gallery at the Saatchi promises to reveal all facets of the industry, from craftsmanship to lifestyle; innovation to marine exploration. Taking place over three days from 1 – 3 June 2017, the seven themed gallery exhibits at the gallery will be;…

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TINCTURE, London

All natural cleaning products

Launched in late 2016 by sisters Angelika and Anastasia Brozler – an investment banker and herbalist / fragrance expert respectively – Tincture create natural and cruelty-free cleaning products based on ancient monastic knowledge of active botanical ingredients. After international careers in business and the fragrance industry, Angelika and Anastasia settled down in London with their families…

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Villeroy and Boch Double Butler Sink with Perrin and Rowe tap and Quooker - Humphrey Munson

Quooker

Throw Away Your Kettle

We install hot water taps in the majority of our kitchens, and one of our favourites is the Quooker boiling water tap. It’s one of those things that clients always comment on – particularly if they have been using a kettle up until that point. And we always find that clients who have had a Quooker previously, really…

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Fromental Sylvaner Gunpowder -Wallpaper- Humphrey Munson Blog

Fromental Wallpaper

Handmade interiors house Fromental was launched in 2005 by partners Tim Butcher and Lizzie Deshayes with the aim of making the world’s most beautiful wallpapers, fabrics and accessories. 10 years on, it’s pretty safe to say they have achieved that goal. At the launch of their new showroom in Chelsea Design Harbour during London Design Festival,…

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Lorfords Antiques - Babdown Tetbury - Humphrey Munson Blog

Lorfords Antiques

A few weeks ago, I visited Lorfords Antiques along with the team from Modenus and antiques guru, Toma Clark Haines, at their incredible new show spaces in two converted ex WW2 hangars at Babdown Airfield, near Tetbury in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside. The hangars are an absolute treasure trove packed full of fabulous and inspiring decorative antiques from 18th…

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