MINE’S TOP 3 INTERIOR DESIGNERS

by Robert James


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DOUGLAS MACKIE DESIGN

A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF BESPOKE

 

Curating a timeless and classic look making clever use of antiques, artwork and moody colours within a contemporary framework whilst still creating a comfortable home.

He studied architecture at Cambridge, built a strong international client portfolio and is now listed in the world’s top 100 Interior designers - not bad, hey?  Having studied before the days of advanced technology he creates the most stunning and detailed freehand sketches that are pieces of art in themselves. The design team will bespoke your upholstery, working with artisans within London and Lyon ensuring your project and home is unique to you. Taking things even a step further, they work with weavers from around the world offering and creating hand woven contemporary textiles to compliment and complete your interior scheme. Sheer detailed perfection! 

www.douglasmackie.com

 

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KELLY HOPPEN INTERIORS

Award Winning Style

Creating sophisticated but practical interiors with simple clean lines and layers of organic textures of warmth.

 

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Known for creating interiors with a neutral colour palette of taupe and beige (with a tiny splash of coloured muted tones) and a renowned nod of East meets West, she gives that feeling of harmony where your surroundings become your sanctuary.  The multi award winning Kelly Hoppen was proudly appointed MBE in 2009 for her services to interior design, carving out her career from a young age of 16 when she first designed a kitchen for a family friend.  She has worked with many celebrities such as “The Beckham’s” and as  a true entrepreneur she has a long list of desirable achievements all which perfectly illustrate her exemplary experience as a designer. Kelly and her team not only work on townhouses, penthouses, chalets, private jets and yachts but also on hotels, restaurants and bars worldwide. Looking for inspiration or just a touch of Kelly? Pick up any of her ten books or look for several collaborations creating her own collections of paints, wallpapers, fabrics, furniture and home accessories all of which are designed beautifully to compliment each other and create that Iconic Kelly Hoppen look and feel within your own home.

www.kellyhoppen.com

www.kellyhoppeninteriors.com

 

 
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SAMANTHA TODHUNTER

CONFIDENT AND COLOURFUL

Fabulously confident in her use of jewel colour pallets, creating exciting interiors that feel full of energy and fun. 

 

Samantha Todhunter quickly and firmly made her own stamp within the interior industry shaking up the muted tones that have become such common place over the last two decades. As Editor at the globally iconic Vogue Living in Australia and later working at London’s House and Gardens, Harpers Bazaar and Elle Decoration to name a few, she made an exclamation mark in the industry.  Samantha established Samantha Todhunter Design in London in 2005 and quickly built up an international clientele completing projects in Aspen, Chicago, Mexico, Paris and Switzerland.  Each home is always finished with it’s very own unique identity.   Her signature mix of the eclectic and creative use of colour comes together to achieve eye catching modern glamour that is unique to each individual she works with. 

www.samanthatodhunter.com

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