Timeless, striking BLACK

We’re seeing lots of strong trends coming through in design this year already, and prominent they are – bold vintage pastels, rich greens and jungle prints, deep earth tones and Moroccan patterns.  Of all to push the limits most is the trend for BLACK.   Black always scares clients the most – we soon reassure … Continued

LDF 2014 – Our picks

This week we are reflecting on London Design Festival 2014 with our top picks, helping to inspire our current projects with bold & stylish products for our clients. We explored the Shoreditch design triangle, Design Junction (our personal favourite), 100% Design and the Queen’s Park design district for lighting, furniture, sanitary ware and kitchens, finishes, … Continued

Hospital Club

This month we are bringing you an exclusive interview from The Hospital Club – a prolific member’s club in buzzing Covent Garden, the first in a series looking into London’s best exclusive member’s clubs and what makes them unique. We spoke to head of marketing communications Anna Chapman about Hospital Club’s creative members, the building’s design, it’s operations … Continued

Anthony Stern Glass

On entering Anthony  Stern’s glassblowing workshop, established some 30 years ago, we were warmly welcomed by Phil & Hayley and the BLASTING heat from the roaring furnaces’. As Hayley talked us through the process, we saw the buckets of recycled Dartington lead crystal glass chips, lined up to keep the furnace stocked up 365 days … Continued

An interview with…

We were introduced to the creative mind of Abigail Edwards this year through seeing her original and imaginative styling for editorials. More recently she is breaking into the product market with wallpapers and soon, ceramics. Studying at the Wimbledon School for Art and Design, Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and having worked in New York, … Continued

Design Festival 2013

Design Junction Walking through Design Junction is like exploring independent showrooms on the hidden streets of London – yet we are spoilt by three floors of original design and talent, and surrounded by a wonderful crowd of people, ending up at one of the few pop up bars along the way. Design Junction launched ‘lightjunction’ … Continued

Trend report May: Milan ’13

Throughout the next few months Matteo Bianchi Studio will take you through prominent trends for 2013 straight from Milan From the 8th of April throughout the week at Salone del Mobile, the world famous and leading design week in Milan, Matteo Bianchi studio explored all there was to offer in the up and coming design … Continued

Colour comeback!

It may be cold outside but Design Week brightened up the mood with an array of colour. Goodbye grey For so long grey has dominated interior schemes (and skies) – it was the new biege. Our trip to Design Week was a breathe of fresh air as we were confronted with patterns and colours from each showroom. … Continued

February: Brands we love

Working on projects in London and Internationally, we do not only design and project full scale projects, we also source furniture for clients.  We have large and varied library of designers we know and trust, which grows each month. These here are a few we have recently come to know and love – and specify … Continued

Discover & Deliver Interview

I am meeting today with Isabel Rutland, the Founder of Discover & Deliver at their headquarters full of energy and personality where a wonderful Labrador called Molly greets you as soon as walk in.     The concept is genius — you spend a night in a beautifully-designed hotel or enjoy a nice meal in a … Continued