Here at 21stcenturyvillage we specialise in promoting independent businesses and in our travels around the capital we come across these exciting shops and interior designers that we feature on our interiors pages. To make it easier for our visitors to locate exactly what they are looking for we've divided the page into specialist headings.
Bathroom Designers Edwins bathroom showrooms in Notting Hill and C.P Hart in Primrose Hill. These luxury bathroom showrooms feature design layouts and display their range of bathroom accessories mirrors, Japanese style wooden baths and basins and stone baths.
Specialist Glasswork create bespoke shower screens and bathroom mirrors and underfloor heating by Walking on Wood.
Need someone who will create a piece of furniture to your own specifications? check out bespoke furniture makers and made to measure mirrors specialists. We are showcasing delightful painted French vintage furniture and French antiques and keeping the vintage furniture mood - mid century furniture galleries; vintage lighting shops and niche Charles & Ray Eames designs.
Darlings of Chelsea are one of the finest suppliers of leather beds, sofas and bean bags in London. For contemporary furniture, dining furniture and living room furniture specialists and contemporary lighting table lamps and bespoke metal beds
For the ultimate luxury - organic bedding and bespoke marine and boat mattresses from Natural Mat
Kitchen Design and Kitchen Accessories:
Working with a select few kitchen designers we have featured some of our favourite products and designs - we hope you like them too. Re-designing your kitchen is easy when you have experts at hand and our bespoke kitchen designers and finishing touches such as glass splashbacks and concrete worktops will help you to create your dream kitchen.
Richard Dare of Primrose Hill is a treasure trove for kitchen accessories, since the owner is French it is no surprise that most of the stock is either designed or imported from France - Peugeot peppermills; Rosle utensils; laguiole knives and corkscrews; french table linens and the unique collection of French tableware is not to be missed and the cast iron cookware is selectively from the Staub range.
Richard Dare is also the main stockist in London for the delightful Irish pottery range by Nicholas Mosse - if it's a country kitchen look you are after this is the brand for you.
Summerill and Bishops' kitchen shop in Clarendon Cross has a great range of cooks knives Emma Bridgewater's designs are quintessentially English and is renowned for her ceramics and a fun range of matching table linen and cooks aprons. Milagros import recycled Mexican glassware as fabulous vases and glasses but if you prefer your glassware more traditional the famous Riedel glass is the connoisseurs choice for wine tasting and decanters.
Essentially English - traditional wicker hampers and picnic baskets and the best designer barbeque accessories complete our selection.
Interiors and Restoration
We promote some of the best interiors and restoration specialists in London, if you plan to make your home more 'green' then contact eco friendly architects Nonsense Design, they have years of experience in this area.
Trying to preserve the heritage of original architectural features in period houses in London does require a level of expertise. There is much to consider, whether to lime wash, to restore parquet flooring, instead of installing new doors, perhaps restore the original stained glass or create a new stained glass design. Our selected restoration specialists can advise you.
If contemporary interiors are more your style - Specialist Glasswork can create anything in glass - glass walls and stairs, balustrades. Fused glass can add a completely unique dimension. Contemporary fireplaces and the new flueless gel fires for interior and patio use for many designs you don't need a chimney to install.
Windows and Soft Furnishings
Our specialists in window furnishing will create bespoke shutters, made to measure blinds and tailor made curtains - these bespoke solutions are ideal for really awkward shaped or tall windows. and Quilts with the emphasis on quality fabrics and sustainable production. Pret a Vivre also specialise in fabrics for curtains and blinds and making cushions and pillows to match. House Couturier will create an exact match for a fabric sample with their bespoke fabrics service, their exacting standards apply to handmade wallpaper and custom made carpets and rugs. Handmade washi lampshades by Family Tree and traditional Shyrdak rugs and carpets are now available to buy online from Shirdak.
Revival Upholstery have been established in Notting Hill for over 25 years offering a full upholstery and furniture renovation service.
Djoeke Wessing has been making Art Deco fabrics using the original machinery and materials made hers the fabric of choice for the Tuschinski cinema and Americain Hotel restoration in Amsterdam.
Finally - since we know the most charming areas in London to live and shop, we've created a range of property guides with the help of local, independent estate agents to give you an overview when looking to buy or rent in London: