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Wall to wall inspiration for creative interior design
If you’re looking for interior design inspiration Design Centre East, at Chelsea Harbour, is a great day out. You’re sure to come away refreshed with plenty of ideas, not least because the hub has expanded with a huge influx of new showrooms. Here’s a low down of the brands you can expect to find…
ANN SACKS – Second Floor, Design Centre East A remarkable range of styles is on display at this newly designed showroom featuring works by some of today’s leading designers and in-house collections. Making its debut now are the Ann Sacks Kelly Wearstler and Kallista Laura Kirar collections
ALTON-BROOKE – Second Floor, Design Centre East A magnificent collection of hand and machine woven fabrics, trimmings, wallpapers and rugs in superb colourways and designs that reflect the latest directions in interior decoration, including collections by designer Sabina Fay Braxton.
ARTE – Second Floor, Design Centre East Arte offers state-of-the-art designs that adorn the walls of residential homes and hospitality interiors in over 80 countries worldwide. Expect an array of highly original and directional collections.
AZUCENA AT GMR – First Floor, Design Centre East Providing meticulous execution, attention to detail and the finest artisanal techniques, the Azucena family business, steeped in its traditional Italian heritage, inspires with furniture and lighting made to the highest standards.
BAKER LIFESTYLE – Ground Floor, Design Centre East Baker Lifestyle is filled with young, fresh and lively designs that are both adaptable and accessible. The collections display a free spirit with witty and whimsical prints, relaxed informal weaves, botanical embroideries and crewelwork on soft linens and crisp cottons.
BIRGIT ISRAEL – Ground Floor, Design Centre East Inspired by Hollywood Regency and French design from the 1930s and 1940s, there is a timeless quality to Birgit Israel’s designs. Bespoke furniture is handmade in the German workshop by skilled craftsmen using rich materials like shellac parchment, brass and bronze.
BLACK & KEY – First Floor, Design Centre East Black & Key, led by award-winning designer Karin Verzariu, BIID, offers a collection of handcrafted furniture and accessories, which can be fully customised. Veneers and finishes include many varieties of walnut and bird’s eye maple as well as Macassar, liquid metals and lacquers, complemented by metals and mother-of-pearl inlays.
BRUNSCHWIG & FILS – Ground Floor, Design Centre East From grand rooms in the White House to romantic country retreats and seaside homes, Brunschwig & Fils’ superbly crafted fabrics, wallcoverings and trimmings have appeared in some of the world’s most beautiful and iconic interiors.
CHRISTOPHER PEACOCK – First Floor, Design Centre East Specialising in bespoke made-to-measure cabinetry and striking hardware, it is the attention to detail in manufacturing and being true to the range of natural materials that give the Christopher Peacock range of fitted furniture and kitchens its understated elegance.
CREATION BAUMANN – First Floor, Design Centre East Renowned for its textile innovation Création Baumann from Switzerland, has been designing and manufacturing fabrics for both public and residential spaces for over 125 years. Using pioneering techniques when processing the yarn, it specialises in producing digital printing, adhesive textiles and fabrics with light control, dimming and sound absorbing functions in a vast ranging colour palette.
DECCA (BOLIER) – First Floor, Design Centre East With a focus on the hospitality and residential markets, Decca (Bolier) works with an array of world-renowned furniture designers, such as Dakota Jackson, to develop custom-made, luxury furniture collections.