Walnut cluster credenza cabinet. The client decided to have the book matched walnut cluster veneered exterior bleached and finished in a matt lacquer. It gives an effect that is far more subtle than the naturally darker colour the walnut would have been.
Hand carved linenfold makes a room feel like it’s part of history. Most people who look at it would assume it’s probably a few hundred years old. This hand carved linenfold wardrobe has that feeling of traditional panelling with all the luxury of a modern fitted wardrobe. Continue reading “Hand carved linenfold wardrobe”
The Gentleman’s Valet Company
This is the range of luxury suit stands which I design and make as the Gentleman’s Valet Company. My first valet was made as a bespoke commission for an interior designer. It was loosely based on their rough sketch of a valet designed in the 1930’s for Hermes. Continue reading “The Gentleman’s Valet Company”
Vladimir Kagan style lounge sofa which I made as a personal project. Based on his curved sofa from 1952 but scaled down and straightened out. I wanted a sofa that would work in small, modern London flat.
Kerry’s oak cluster bedroom, a beautiful, extremely comfortable room. It feels like it belongs in a fashionable boutique hotel suite. Very relaxed but very smart. Continue reading “Kerry’s oak cluster bedroom”
Chocolate coloured walnut desk with a leather writing insert above a single drawer. This is a home office or study desk focused on luxury and elegance. From the tactile surfaces on the top, tapering down to the bottom of the gently curved legs.
Two-tier mahogany library cabinet
A tall cabinet made in a traditional style. Perfect for the lounge, study or a home office. I used traditional joinery throughout the making of the cabinet. Including mortise and tenon joints and cornice and moulding details. Continue reading “Two-tier mahogany library cabinet”
Shoreditch aged pine kitchen. Small and uncluttered with cabinets colour matched to the existing pine joinery in the room. The cabinet interiors are in modern laminate boards. They’re harder wearing and durable enough to withstand normal kitchen wear and tear. The worktop is in hard wearing corian. The long, narrow room is nice and bright thanks to a skylight at the far end of the room. That along with the old floor tiles and aged pine kitchen units give the room a relaxed feel. More holiday than busy London. Continue reading “Shoreditch aged pine kitchen”
His and her’s pippy oak wardrobes, tall and slim. Made to sit either side of a chimney breast in a Victorian house with high ceilings. I veneered the doors and side panels in pippy oak. It’s a highly decorative veneer which has the familiar figure of the oak with small, scattered patches of burrs. Continue reading “His and her’s pippy oak wardrobes”
Mayfair iced birch panelled kitchen, a very highly specified kitchen commissioned by architect Paul Johnson for his clients’ home in Mayfair. All kitchen gadgets discreetly hidden out of sight inside tambour units or behind the ice birch veneered panels and doors. Continue reading “Mayfair iced birch panelled kitchen”
Walnut and cedar wardrobe made for a lady, adamant that no moth would ruin her cashmeres.
It’s a tall, freestanding wardrobe. Doors veneered in book matched walnut which continues around the side panels that are also framed with solid walnut. Continue reading “Walnut and cedar wardrobe”
Wabi-sabi shoe bench in ash, an essential for the nicest entrance halls. Very important to people who won’t have mud trampled on to their floors or carpets. Continue reading “Wabi-sabi shoe bench in ash”
The beautifully appointed Pimlico home study. An extremely comfortable room. Surrounded by large panels of massur birch veneer are framed in oak mitred with wedge inlays.
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Woodclose bedroom is another personal project. It’s my bedroom in the flat I started making furniture for. Eventually every opportunity to make something was taken, from the mirror stand on the chest of drawers to the light switch above the bed.
In the back corner a pitch pine bookcase that was built around the roof support. I wasn’t going to let some boxed in steel beam deprive me of precious storage space. Continue reading “Woodclose bedroom”
This black and white book display cabinet is a nice alternative to the usual bookcase for someone who collects books. The white sycamore inlays add a striking contrast against the dyed black walnut of the cabinet. Continue reading “Black and white book display cabinet”
Chelsea townhouse lounge cabinets, hand painted fitted wall units. With shelving featuring inset down lights above low drawer units which fill the chimney breast recesses in this beautiful townhouse. Continue reading “Chelsea townhouse lounge cabinets”
Hampstead master bedroom is a very comfortable room in relaxed, neutral tones. The wardrobe has traditional panelled doors with a painted finish. I used hard wearing laminate boards for the interior, colour co-ordinated to match the painted exterior. Continue reading “Hampstead master bedroom”
Tillie’s bijou Pimlico kitchen. Have a kitchen that is truly yours, not part of some company range. Sit down and talk about your ideas and I’ll make your dream kitchen.
Please excuse the choppy photography. This is one very small but very cute and perfectly functional kitchen my camera just couldn’t fit in. Every little detail received the same attention, from the client’s enamel door knobs she found in Anthropologie to the cooker hood which had to be taken apart and powder coated a warm white to match the whitewashed ash cabinets.
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Oak hanging rail. Sometimes functional just isn’t enough. This rail was commissioned by a client who felt his steel rail did nothing for the look of his hallway. Continue reading “Oak hanging rail”
Sycamore home kitchen is a personal project. It’s my old kitchen where I started to learn how to make furniture. I started in 1990 and kept adding and changing bits right up to the time I moved out in 2013. Thanks to the estate agent for the photos! Continue reading “Sycamore home kitchen”
Slim profile TV and media cabinet in painted MDF that blends in with the surrounding walls. It combines generous floor to ceiling storage and the wall mounted TV without taking up much depth. Continue reading “Slim profile TV and media cabinet”
Mid-century Danish style coffee table with Scandinavian good looks that are still very current today. Continue reading “Mid-century Danish style coffee table”
Walnut display box made to house a collectors vase. The cube has glass panels on four sides and a mirror on the back.
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Dark mahogany media cabinet bespoke made to suit your style and requirements. There’s no one type of media cabinet these days. Now that TV’s can be in picture frames on your wall. It comes down to the range of media you want to use. Continue reading “Dark mahogany media cabinet”
Vaulted file storage cabinet in oak. A tall cabinet made for an office in Victoria. The solid and custom veneered cabinet picks up the details of not just the nearby doors and skirting. It has a vaulted top to fit perfectly in the curve of the ceiling above. Continue reading “Vaulted file storage cabinet in oak”
A walk through wardrobe built into the small room between a master bedroom and bathroom. Continue reading “Upper Brook Street walk through wardrobe”
Wabi-sabi style oak display case, a heavy cabinet made to look aged and well used. Some traces of the rough unplaned texture of the timber were left and given a polished lacquer finish. Which made it feel very tactile and seem like it’d had years of use. Continue reading “Wabi-sabi style oak display case”
Love seat for two. Commissions can sometimes turn into something quite different from the initial conversations. Originally this was going to be a single love seat. No upholstery, wood carved into an s-shape with the two seats facing each other. Intended for relaxed conversation or romantically looking into each other’s eyes. Continue reading “Love seat”