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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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luxury shopping london arcade

This Week 28 November

In the news this week; “Secret luxury homes”, “How to do art in the home”, “Asian property buyers in prime central London”, “Are rugs and carpets the latest trend for 2019” and “Why home buyers are seeking the good life in Guildford”.

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jersey channel islands

Jersey’s HNW Appeal Channels Prime Price Growth

Market Snapshot

There’s been a notable pick-up in activity at the top-end of Jersey’s residential property market, reports Knight Frank, with 84% more £1m+ deals going through in the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2017.

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High End Construction Contractors

Stage Six: Build And Project Management

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

Projects that involve architecture, interior design and construction, also need a special kind of collaboration to deliver a successful project.

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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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Olympia Art & Antiques Fair

This Week 25 October

In the news this week; “The Winter Art & Antiques Fair at Olympia”, “48 DIY Halloween Decorations For Your Home”, “Virginia Water – A Market Snapshot”, “Brilliant Things To Do For Halloween” and “Interior Trends For Autumn”.

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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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Owning A Piece Of British Heritage

Buying A Listed Building

To live in a listed building is special. Knight Frank’s specialist Residential Building Consultancy team has put together a guide to living in a piece of British heritage.

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Highlights From PAD Art Fair 2018

PAD returned to Berkeley Square, W1 last week, with nearly 70 dealers exhibiting the best in art, design, decorative arts and antiquities. Having collaborated and built longstanding relationships with many of PAD exhibitors, the Janine Stone design team were delighted to attend last weeks fair. Here are three discoveries that especially excited us:

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Cadigan House, Wentworth Estate

The Perfect Country Home

However diligently you search through the existing housing stock, you’ll never find the perfect home. The better option may be to build yourself, according to Knight Frank’s James Carter-Brown.

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Janine Stone Material Board with rich colours

Step Four: Searching Out & Selecting Materials

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

With thousands of fabrics to choose from, knowing how they’ll perform is the true test of any designer.

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Focus18 Interior Chelsea Design Centre

This Week 26 September

In the news this week: “Colourful Interiors Make A Return”, “High-Net-Worth Multi-Generational Living”, “Queen Victoria’s Daughter’s House Is Up For Sale”, “13 Reasons To Book A Trip To London Now” and “Design Events This September”.

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nina campbell book cover

Elegance And Ease – Book Launch

Tuesday evening we visited the wonderful emporium that is Guinevere on the King’s Road to celebrate the publication of a new book by Giles Kime,

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Edeenne and Gideon Stone

Savills Guests Enjoy A World Beyond Bespoke With Janine Stone And Édéenne …

… To the beautiful environs of the Penthouse Suite at 45 Park Lane. Janine Stone in partnership with Savills and the leading Canadian/French Haute-Jeweller, Édéenne took a group of very special guests on a journey of discovery to a world beyond bespoke.

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This Week 11 September

In the news this week: “What To See At The London Design Biennale”, “10 Design Dilemmas Solved”, “Price Growth In Prime London”, “The Gallerist Of The Moment” and “What’s Selling And What’s Sticking?”

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Focus 18

Time For Design

Design Events In September & October 2018

London plays host to nubmer of exciting design events in September and October this year. Here are a few dates to pop into your diary.

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Step Three: Presenting The Ideas & Agreeing The Design

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

“By using perspective illustrations, CGIs and 3D models we establish the design style, enabling us to proceed to the more detailed work with complete confidence.”

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freize

Frieze 2018: Exhibitor List

Here in the studio, we can’t wait for the 2018 edition of Frieze to begin. The art festival will be on between October 5 to 7 in London’s Regent Park. 160 galleries will bring their wares to the fair, with some 130 more showing at Frieze Masters. This year, Frieze London will include a special section …

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Luxury Pool Design

This Week: 8 August 2018

In the news this week: “The Most Luxurious Beds In The World”, “Property Demand In Prime Central London”, “Where To Live In The Cotswolds” and “11 Of The Most Luxurious Pools”.

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Janine stone interior designer

Step Two: Seeking Inspiration and Direction

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

Having received the brief (step one) there is now a process of establishing the direction of the design. This is step two in the process of commissioning an interior designer.

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Janine Stone Interview Humphrey Munson

Humphrey Munson Interviews Janine Stone

Q&A

Originally published on the Humphrey Munson blog. ——- Janine Stone & Co initially began as a company dedicated to designing luxury elegant interiors, now nearly 30 years later the London based company has grown into something truly incredible. A true powerhouse of multi-talented professionals with skill-sets including architecture, interior design, construction and project management that allow the company to undertake all …

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Moscow Interiors

This Week 25 July

In the news this week: “Which Of These New Homes Will Be Declared Britain’s Best?”, “The Monaco Yacht Show 2018”, “7 Moscow Restaurants With Instagramable Interiors”, “London Prime Property Trends – Buy A Wreck, Do It Up” and “Inside Netflix’s New Property Interiors Show”.

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Martin Moore Kitchens

Wine Tasting At The Martin Moore Showrooms

…To Martin Moore’s beautiful showroom on Westbourne Grove Notting Hill recently to collaborate on and evening of fine wine and delicious canapes from Michelin starred restaurant, Pied à Terre. Guests also enjoyed amazing jazz music from the Royal Opera House and the evening was exquisitely fragranced by Rachel Vosper’s deliciously scented candles.

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Janine Stone

Step One: The Chemistry Meeting

Commissioning Janine Stone & Co.

There are several steps associated to commissioning Janine Stone & Co. as your architect, interior designer or project manager. Step one is the most important.

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Masterpiece London

This Week 29 July 2018

In the news this week, “High Net Worth Buyers Are Turning To Renovation Projects In Search Of Value”, “Inside Masterpiece London”, “6 Considerations Before Building A Pool” and “The Hottest Design Events In July”.

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Christies Auction Salvator Mundi

Fine Art & The Ultra Wealthy

In Conversation with Alina Hannah of Christie’s

Alina Hannah, Senior Client Adviser at Christies, spoke to us this month about her work advising Christie’s top clients on building art, jewellery, fine and rare wine collections.

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Rachel Vosper

5 Minutes With Rachel Vosper

Chandler & Belgravia Local

Rachel Vosper is a leading chandler, who has designed signature scents for royalty and celebrities alike. We take five minutes with Rachel to discuss her work and designing bespoke fragrances for your home.

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Country Life Cover

Starting Over: Country Design & Build Project

Country Life – April – 2018

We are pleased that Country Life featured one of our recent country projects in the April edition of the magazine

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Landed Estate

The Difference Between Land Buyers and Estate Buyers

One is very driven by the opportunities afforded by buying and owning land when it comes to wealth planning; for the other, the driver is more about lifestyle and status. Buying Agent Mark Lawson explores the topic…

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What’s Involved In Finding An ‘Off-Market’ Property To Buy?

By Jonathan Harington

Janine Stone hears from Jonathan Harington of Haringtons, a property buying agent for private clients looking to acquire residential property in London; houses, farms and estates in the countryside. 

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Belgravia Interior Design Project

AD Russia Online – March 2018

Janine Stone & Co. is delighted to have one of our recent interior design projects in Belgravia, London, be featured in Architectural Digest Russia online.

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Janine Stone - Top Interior Designer In Britain

The Best British Interior Designers

Country Life – March 7 – 2018

Janine Stone & Co. are delighted and proud to appear in Country Life’s 100 Best Interior Designers and Decorators in Britain.

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The Chess Room

Renovating A London Townhouse

– A Case Study

A new chapter begins for a period town house courtesy of Janine Stone … …Blue blooded rooms with layered and alluring comforts. Interiors are infused with a subtle glamour – rich jewel hues, sumptuous textures and keenly observed detailing combine with handsome cabinetry and an artists’ eye curate of the artwork and antiquity throughout this …

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Janine Stone In The LuxPad

February 2018

We are proud to be featured this month in LuxPad by Amara. In this article we share some of the background information and details of a significant design renovation project we undertook in Cheshire. Thank you to LuxPad for selecting our work from the array of submissions they recieve every day. Read the full article …

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visiting the workshop

Out Of The Ordinary: How To Commission Bespoke Furniture

If you’ve ever wondered how to commission out of the ordinary bespoke furniture then here is our guide to working with world class designers, artisan craftsmen and women, who can help you achieve your dreams.

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Janine Stone Publications

Exceptional Without Exception

Our Latest Publication

“Exceptional Without Exception” is the latest publication from Janine Stone & Co., An exploration of our business and the exotic world that is luxury architecture and interior design. Served beautifully with imagery and illustrations of our work.

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Cadogan Square

Who’s Buying London’s Prime Property?

New Figures Released by Hamptons International

At Janine Stone, we have broken down and reviewed who’s buying London’s prime property based on figures released by Hamptons International.

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One side of Eaton Square, one of Britain's most exclusive addresses.

London’s Iconic Streets

Eaton Square, Belgravia, London

Eaton Square in London’s Belgravia district is one of three neighboring garden squares regarded as some of the most desirable prime residential real estate in Britain. For the last two centuries residents have included; Prime Ministers, oligarchs, actors and royalty.

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