The New Craftsmen
A stone's throw from Selfridges, The New Craftsmen’s 19th-century arts and crafts workshop houses pieces from a network of more than 100 artisans across the British Isles. Hammered, thrown, woven, spliced, bound, knotted, whittled, blown and dyed – everything is made using traditional techniques and modern design details. The light-filled space is also home to a programme of dynamic exhibitions, workshops and special events presenting – in The Studio, you can also set up a personal consultation to explore bespoke commissions.
34 North Row, W1K 6DG
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Designer and creative director Sophie Ashby has opened Blewcoat, the first dedicated design destination for Studio Ashby and its homeware brand, Sister by Studio Ashby. Acting as a window into the Studio Ashby interiors universe, the Grade I Listed Blewcoat School building has been transformed into a shoppable haven brimming with covetable pieces. Interactive and ever evolving, you’ll find edited curation of shoppable design pieces on offer, from vivid artworks and future heirlooms to bespoke furniture and vintage accessories.
The Blewcoat School, 23 Caxton Street, SW1H 0PY
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The Invisible Collection
This mews house in Marylebone is only available to visit by appointment – with all pieces on show available to purchase exclusively. Housing a selection of unique and exceptional furniture and collectable pieces from an esteemed roster of contemporary design names, visitors will discover an experiential setting that mirrors The Invisible Collection’s eclectic ethos. Design highlights include a materials library which extends along each side of the second floor and treasure trove of samples – including natural stones, rare woods, elevated metals and fine fabrics. The venue will also be home to a host of creative events including solo shows, themed dinners and talks.
Huntsworth Mews, NW1 6DD
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Interior design house Studio Duggan has its own homeware brand – Trove – which is available to browse online and at its Notting Hill store. Embodying Studio Duggan’s signature style – best described as a timeless sensibility with an emphasis on quality and craftsmanship – the shop is full of interior finds, including handmade and vintage items. A layered and interesting space that incorporates both the physical and digital, we suggest you look out for Tatiana De Nicolay’s ornate illustrations.
99 Golborne Road, W10 5NL
Everyone knows Soho Home owns one of the most design-led showrooms in the UK, but this second opening in Westbourne Grove is set to take things to the next level. Showcasing Soho Home collections inspired by the different Soho House cities, The Studio will offer a dedicated interior design service through which members and non-members can get advice or book a consultation with a Soho Home Design team expert. Visitors will also find limited edition artwork from Soho Home’s ongoing collaboration with M.A.H Gallery and the AU collection, and a unique curation of antiques, mid-century and vintage objects by interiors stylist Anna Unwin. It’ll also be possible to browse the Soho Home furniture range, including the bedroom, living, and dining collections.
230-236 Westbourne Grove, W11 2RH
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