Technology integration specialist, Crestron, is making its debut at luxury interior design show Decorex (23 – 26 September, Royal Hospital, Chelsea) and has teamed up with designer and installer Kensington Home Technology (stand F192) to show how smart home technology blends beautifully with sophisticated interior design to create a living space that balances form and functionality. [Read more...]
Matthew Cox, Stamford-based antique dealer has had a second near sell-out exhibition at April’s Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair in Battersea Park, London.
Matthew’s collection of rare street and station lighting, domestic country house furniture and period garden pieces attracted buyers from the authentic British brand Hackett, design and lifestyle brand Anthropologie and a host of top dealers and influential celebrity designers. Such was the success on the first day of the fair that Matthew had to return home that evening to restock. [Read more...]
It was announced today that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a Development Grant of £518,500 to help the Geffrye Museum progress its plans for an exciting development under its new title of Museum of the Home. The HLF first-round pass means that the Geffrye can now progress to the second stage of the HLF application process and have up to two years to submit more detailed plans and apply for the balance of their £10.9m bid. The total project cost is an estimated £13.2m and is due for completion in April 2015. [Read more...]
Roman, one of the UK’s leading shower designers and manufacturers, is set to exhibit at ISH Frankfurt 2011, for the first time. The show, which runs from the 15th to the 19th March, will mark the launch of their distinctively unique Desire range of enclosures. [Read more...]