HERE AT A.LONDON WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON OUR ABILITY TO DESIGN INTERIORS SUITED TO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS, MARKETS AND BUYERS.
TAKE A LOOK AT TWO OF OUR RECENT SHOWHOMES...
A.LONDON have once again made their mark in the West End with Soho 13. The recent dress for sale scheme provided to Barratt London sold for £4m by CBRE on the day it was launched to the market.
Polly Burdell, A.LONDON's Associate Director said “With more choice for Prime Central London Properties than ever, switched on sellers are asking for us to help their property stand out from the crowd.”
Our A.LONDON designers know how to make an interior make an impression. Patterns, bold colours and accessories that are to die for combined with fresh greenery set this scheme apart from the crowd. This is emphasised more by the striking pieces of artwork chosen by our designers throughout this Chelsea project.
Did you make it to Masterpiece London this year? If you didn’t, fear not.
Our designers are back to tell us about the show stopping pieces that were on display.
Masterpiece brings together 150 of the world's top galleries and specialists, it has established itself as one of the world's leading international art fairs presenting an exceptional week of cultural, culinary and social experiences in the heart of London.
Photograph by Andy Barnham
Not only were Wonder Glass Mia’s design protagonist of Milan 2017, they also invited Mia to Barnaba Fornasetti’s exclusive house party to sip champagne with influencers in the design & Fashion industry.
Katie, our A.LONDON Interior Designer described Salone del Mobile as “atmospheric” and “exceptional”. With an eye for intrinsic detail, Katie’s show-stopping piece of the week was Invisible Outlines by Nendo at Jil Sander. The Jellyfish Vases are created with ultrathin transparent silicon which makes them dance like jellyfish. As one of the most-shared installations and exhibition from this years Milan design week, it is safe to say the girls experienced an outstanding 56th edition of Salone Del Mobile.
Christopher Le Brun, Union (Horse with Two Discs), 2001, exhibited by the New Art Centre. Photograph by Chris Allerton
Interior Designer at A.LONDON
BA Hons Interior Architecture & Design
Kelly Wearstler, I love how she uses the balanced combination of pattern, colour and texture to create the perfect dramatic effect.
Lena sheepskin chair by TOV furniture
This chair brings a beautiful soft texture to any room, whilst being stylish and luxurious too!
ELANA'S INTERIOR MUST-HAVES...
Alex Mccarthy vases. Handmade in Devon, these vases are inspired by natural textures that surround us. Creating tactile vessels with unique qualities.
ELANA'S HOLIDAY WISHLIST...
The warm hues and pleasing symmetries create a sense of calm, you never want to leave!
ELANA'S INSTAGRAM ADDICTION...
@ashleytstark - the heir to the Stark Carpet empire has the ultimate page for every interior design lover.
"WE SHOULD CELEBRATE AND SUPPORT ONE ANOTHER IN THE SAME TRADE RATHER THAN SEE EACH OTHER AS COMPETITION..."
Our inspiring designers paid a visit to High Road House in Chiswick to attend The Interior Design Lounge With Sophie Ashby earlier this year. She spoke about all things from styling tips and ideas to how we should deal with competition.
Sophie told our A.LONDON designers about how she loves collating unique objects and items from auction houses and antique showrooms to create unique and eccentric schemes. Another one of Sophie's techniques which we found interesting is the way she starts a project with a single piece of beautiful artwork and building the rest of the interior around this. Our own Saint Martin's Loft project has some fabulously striking pieces of artwork.
Here are a couple of our personal favourite projects of Sophie's.
We loved how Sophie isn't afraid to take inspiration from other interior designers. She spoke fondly of other designers and believes that we should all celebrate and support one another in the same trade rather than seeing each other as competition and not appreciating each other's great work.
Thanks for the great talk Sophie, we look forward to attending more in the future!
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"Working in a fast moving agency environment, myself and my team openly admit we ask a lot of our furnishing and Interior Design partners. Alec, Stella, Polly and the team at A.LONDON understand intimately our client requirements and really work hard to achieve our client’s goals on time and on budget every time despite the often challenging circumstances surrounding our projects.
We have worked closely with them over the past 3 or so years and continue to grow our relationship providing Interior and Furnishing solutions to various parts of the Savills residential business. "
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