FOLLOW ON TWITTER

Follow this blog with bloglovin

Follow on Bloglovin

8.12.11

INTERIORS: PRIVATE MEMBERS DINING ROOM BY ALEXANDER WATERWORTH INTERIORS



VISUAL BY ALEXANDER WATERWORTH INTERIORS

EXISTING FLOOR PLAN
PROPOSED PLAN

We were approached in the Autumn to put together a design for a private dining room for one of London's most exclusive members clubs. The room was updated in the early 90's, becoming slightly outdated and currently doesn't function particularly well for an entertaining space. Being a private events space, the introduction of a bar was essential and so we proposed to remove an existing wall and place the bar within the area which is currently back of house. By removing the wall, we obviously also get a larger space and in this case, a much more structured space. Other structural work would include the reconfiguration the entry and introducing a smoking terrace.
The property is a Georgian build and because of this, we've added traditional paneling and detailing to the design of space. As the club has a more contemporary feel, we've introduced modern lighting and furniture with injections of colours coming through the furniture and the modern artwork, which would be supplied by some of the clubs members who luckily happen to be some of Britain's biggest designers.


7.12.11

BRIAN LAMOTTE: THE WORLDS MOST TALENTED BOOKMAKER


BRIAN LAMOTTE: PHOTO BY 'BACKYARD BILL'

We've been eagerly anticipating a chat with America's trendiest bookmaker. Unfortunately, being so in demand, our little San Franciscan hasn't quite found the time but we'll grab him soon enough and fill you in on what gets him going, what's in the pipe lines for the future and  what was so important that he had to put back our talk! 


EGYPT: PHOTOS BY ALEXANDER WATERWORTH INTERIORS





PHOTOS BY ALEXANDER WATERWORTH INTERIORS

On our trip to Petra, images posted a couple of weeks ago, we also stopped by in Egypt. It included quite a bit of diving with some of the most magically coloured creatures on this earth and rides with some slightly blander characters, mainly the above. 



ARTIST: BASIL BEATTIE










We recently purchased a painting by British artist Basil Beattie. He's an artist we've always been a huge fan off and we were luckily enough to come across one of his works at a London auction house in the last few weeks. 


To see his work, head to the James Hyman Fine Art gallery, on till the end of the Januarary. 


ANTIQUITIES: FROM ALEXANDER WATERWORTH INTERIORS

ANTIQUITIES FROM ALEXANDER WATERWORTH INTERIORS


Early 20th century mask from the Ivory Coast. The smaller piece is a Biiga leather fertility doll, most likely from around the middle of last century. For more information contact Alexander Waterworth Interiors.


5.12.11

INTERIORS INSPIRATION: ELLE DECOR | BRUGES






The Belgians have an incredible sense of style and this residential property in Brussels is no exception. Although nearly 10 years old as a design, the space still feels incredibley modern. This is achieved by using unpretentious, raw materials throughout the space, mixing it with classically inspired modern pieces furniture and decorative antiques. 


Photos by Andrea Ferrari

OUR 1ST DIBS FAVOURITES: STANDING ASHTRAYS



A pair of brass and timber ashtray stands from Mexican dealers Dora Caza which would have made in the middle of last century for both practical and aesthetic reasons. 

4.12.11

PHOTOGRAPHY: MARIO MARINO AT THE GALERIE BROCKSTEDT | BERLIN



 
We were at the National Portrait Gallery yesterday to view the 'Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize' which included a photo by Mario Marino from his 'Faces Of Africa' works. Marino has spent 6 months in South Ethiopia, within the Omo River Valley, capturing images of people in traditional villagers which haven't been affected by the inevitable tourism and western technology, Marino referring this as a 'race against time.'
Galerie Brockstedt in Berlin is currently showing some of these works with the main focus on the tribal children and their cultural body marks, including white chalk marks and detailed patterns shaved into the heads.  

http://www.brockstedt.com/