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London craft week

3 Highlights From London Craft Week

Since its first edition in 2015, London Craft Week has showcased the very best in craftsmanship from the UK and internationally.

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From The Studio: 3 Ceramicists & Industrial Designers We Love

Ceramic sculptors and industrial designers create the objects in the home that provide utility, but who is to say these objects can’t bring aesthetic beauty to the interior. We profile three ceramic artists and industrial designers, who are at the top of their art and craft.

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janine stone parquetry

From The Studio: The Art Of Parquetry

Parquetry is the art of creating intricate patterns from carved wood furniture and flooring. The form originated in 17th century France and was quickly adopted in the finest palaces and stately residences in the land.

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Janine Stone Award Winning Interior Design

How Projects Are Commissioned

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

So now you know what’s involved at every stage of a Janine Stone & Co. project. In this series of posts we have taken a look at the steps involved in commissioning Janine Stone & Co. as your architect, interior designer and/or build project manager. These steps are a guideline to the process that our …

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House Of The Year

RIBA House Of The Year

A Humble Cottage In The Highlands

A humble cottage on the edge of a lake in the Scottish Highlands has been named as the UK’s best house of 2018.

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The Queen's Christmas Tree at Windsor Castle | by irinaraquel

This Week 11 December

In the news this week; “Festive fun to enjoy this december”, “A year in review for global prime property”, “The secrets of building conservationists”, “West London remains a property hotspot” and “Spotlight on female design talent at the design museum.”

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Janine Stone Award Winning Interior Design

Stage Seven: Adding The Finishing Touches

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

In these final stages of the project our clients join us in search of what the french call “objet trouvé” – the personal touches that will make their finished homes truly special.

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Pop & Pour

Out And About In Belsize Park

The duo behind ‘Pop and Pour’ aim to bring people together over fine foods and hard-to-come-by wines. Tickets to their December dinner series in Belsize Park are almost sold out, but if you’re lucky you might still be able to snag a seat at the table.

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formans fish island

A Fish Dish With A Difference

The London Cure

Last year an east end method for smoking salmon known as ‘the London cure’ was awarded the same protected status as Champagne. This rare delicacy is a far cry from what most people call smoked salmon. This is the story of H. Forman & Son.

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craftsmanship at work

Stage Five: Commissioning The Craftsmen And Women

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

The profession of interior designer has been in existence for the one hundred years, but craftsmanship has been practiced and preserved for millennia and is integral to any interior design project.

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