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The Mill House Project

Working and collaborating with our customers to assist in finding their perfect interior solution is one of the most rewarding aspects to what we do.

As we design and develop all of our upholstery models from scratch with our suppliers, we are invested in every detail. Likewise, our fabric sourcing is as important to us as the the design of our models, understanding that fabric has a significant impact on both the appearance of any given piece but also it’s longevity over time.

The restrictions of working with UK and EU mills only is challenging at times, particularly in the face of so many cheaper imported alternatives. But we want our furniture to be investments for the future and are as passionate about understanding the provenance of the fabrics we use as as it’s quality level. Our customers understand that buying furniture with longevity is in many respects a more frugal choice than buying cheaply. For this family, in the renovation of their late 60’s Brutalist property in rural Hertfordshire, they wanted to invest in furniture that was contemporary yet reflected the period of their home. Likewise, with three under 10s, they wished to use fabrics that were hard wearing and forgiving, with strong use of colour. We think that the combination of dark ink blue and vibrant orange, both in our Camira Fabrics ‘Main Line Flax’ wool / linen mix, delivers on all counts.

We were lucky with this project not only to make three of our own pieces for the main open plan living space, but to also consult on the rest of their interior choices, from occasional furniture to soft furnishings. From the Jane Ellison cushions which sit alongside our own to the Ercol originals nest of tables, we are delighted with the overall theme of hand crafted, British made items that will withstand family life and be enjoyed for years.

Be it help with fabric choices or the perfect light to sit next to your sofa, we are always happy to discuss the bigger picture behind your home or room renovation. Get in touch to learn more.