Interior Design News & Blog

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith, at the Design Museum London

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith, at the Design Museum London

  As promised a selection from the current Paul Smith exhibition at the Design Museum in London. From designing his logo through to the clothes that appears on the catwalks and in the shops, it’s a fabulous journey through the work of one of the most interesting designers around. Small details like the sketch on […]

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Starting a new interior design project in the Barbican - lovely clients!

Starting a new interior design project in the Barbican – lovely clients!

I’m starting an exciting new interiors project in the Barbican Estate today… …and I feel blessed to have such lovely clients!     [You can read an update here on this Barbican Estate Interior Redesign Project – reflecting on the original materials presentations now that the full refurbishment project is on site.]    

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Last chance to see the Paul Smith exhibition at the Design Museum

Last chance to see the Paul Smith exhibition at the Design Museum

  This is the last week to see the fabulous exhibition ‘Hello, My Name is Paul Smith’ at the Design Museum in London.  It’s a must-see exhibition if you haven’t already been.  I visited recently and will post up some pics and comments shortly. And there’s a wall of buttons…!

Lighting feature in Icon Magazine

Lighting feature in Icon Magazine

Our lighting design for the interior refurbishment of this London penthouse is featured in the June issue of Icon Magazine. A trio of Crescent’s Laluna fibre optic chandeliers are hung over this William Holland hand-tinned copper bath. This article has been added to our press page, or you can go straight to the article here.  

Upcoming Feature in Grand Designs Magazine

Upcoming Feature in Grand Designs Magazine

Very exciting news… there’s a feature on one of our interior design projects coming soon in Grand Designs Magazine! I’ll let you know when it’s out, and it’ll be added to our press page.                        

Lecturing at the Inchbald School of Design

Lecturing at the Inchbald School of Design

It was a privilege to deliver a lecture to the students of the Inchbald School of Design in London yesterday. Covering interior layout, space planning, bathroom design and finishes specification, it prompted lots of questions, and gave the students plenty to consider for their own upcoming interior design projects. Find out more about the school […]

Before and After: London Powder Room / Cloakroom Design

Before and After: London Powder Room / Cloakroom Design

  Here’s another ‘before and after’ from one of our projects. This is the powder room / cloakroom from a complete interior design and refurbishment of a riverside penthouse apartment opposite the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. It’s a striking scheme, but also elegant and luxurious. As the room is often used by guests, […]

Tea-cake cushions at The Hambledon in Winchester, Hampshire

Tea-cake cushions at The Hambledon in Winchester, Hampshire

As it’s almost time for elevenses, here are some brilliant tea-cake cushions by Nikki McWilliams: Other cushions include caramel wafers and custard creams! These are stocked at Winchester‘s design store The Hambledon, along with a great range of interior accessories, artwork, furniture and clothing.  

Our new website coming soon...

Our new website coming soon…

  Here’s a sneak peek at our new website which is coming soon – I’m very excited! There’ll be our full portfolio of interior design projects on there for the first time, with more info, larger images, a design blog, interior design case studies, and a few other bits and pieces. http://www.residenceinteriordesign.com/      

Milan Furniture Fair 2014 report

Milan Furniture Fair 2014 report

  Viaduct publish great reports after the Milan Furniture Fair with all of the latest product and interior design launches and trends, and this year is no exception. Their round-up of the 2014 show can be viewed here. Next week they’ll be opening an exhibition during Clerkenwell Design Week to celebrate their 25th anniversary, featuring […]