Category: In The Spotlight

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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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 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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Highlights from Decorex 2015

Decorex International is one of the most unique interior design events in the world. Quintessentially British, design led and internationally renowned as being *the* event to discover the very best in luxury furniture, furnishings and products from a collection of 400 hand-selected exhibitors. We visited the show earlier this week and wanted to share our highlights…

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London Design Festival 2015

From 19th-27th September 2015, London will be celebrating design with the The London Design Festival 2015. The festival events will be staged in up to 300 different venues across the city but the hub is at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) so that would make a good starting point from which to explore the…

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CTO Lighting

CTO Lighting has got to be one of the very best lighting companies in the UK. They supply contemporary lighting for some of the most prestigious interior design projects internationally and have been designing and manufacturing lighting for over 15 years. If you haven’t heard of them before, scroll down to take a look at…

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Matthew Cox Antiques - Humphrey Munson Blog

Matthew Cox Antiques

We always love to share our latest finds that we come across in the world of interiors so this is a post all about the wonderful Matthew Cox Antiques. 60 years ago, Matthew’s grandfather opened his first shop in Barton and since then every member of the family has been involved in the antiques trade in…

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HOUSE Event Olympia 2015 - Humphrey Munson Blog

HOUSE Event, Olympia Inspiring Interiors, Design & Decoration

Wednesday saw the launch of the brand new HOUSE event at Olympia which is running from 17-20 June 2015. The event is a collection of prestigious, leading and emerging brands and interior design specialists specially curated by House & Garden magazine to showcase the world of interior style, design and decoration. The focus of the event is…

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The Rug Company - Gold Rings - David Rockwell - Humphrey Munson Blog

The Rug Company

I first came across The Rug Company at Decorex a few years ago. Before that, I’d only seen them in magazines – never in real life. Although it’s impossible to really describe the feel of their amazing rugs, I wanted to share a little of their story and some of the incredible designs here. The Rug Company…

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The Talented Tori Murphy

One of the best things about the Humphrey Munson blog is that it gives us a chance to share all the wonderful things that inspire us. A little while ago we were talking in the office about Tori Murphy’s textile designs – first spotted thanks to Instagram via an image of their lovely monochrome large matches.…

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Lacanche Range Cookers

We are big fans of Lacanche range cookers here at Humphrey Munson. For over 200 years, these incredible range cookers have been handcrafted in a foundry in the small village of Lacanche in the Burgundy region of France. They are revered by some of the most brilliant and well-respected chefs and cooks all over the…

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Jim Lawrence Lighting - Humphrey Munson Blog

Jim Lawrence Lighting

We’ve been such big fans of lighting by Jim Lawrence over the last few years. They design and handcraft the most beautiful lighting products from their workshop in Hadleigh, Suffolk. Back in 1993 Jim Lawrence began making candlesticks in the farm forge for friends and had such a positive reaction he began working on new designs and…

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Westbury Garden Rooms

Sometimes when you look at a building that has been extended, you just know something isn’t right – almost like the proportions are off. Balancing the need to create more space while maintaining a harmonious aesthetic that allows the design to fit in perfectly is no mean feat. But this is something Westbury Garden Rooms…

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