Design Centre Stories

Tag: Kitchens & Bathrooms


Engineered to Delight

Samuel Heath’s latest range of showers and taps, called Landmark, aims to authentically reflect the aesthetic of the Bauhaus era. Pictured is ‘Industrial’, which has a bold and urban look, underscored by the finest craftsmanship. Samuel Heath, First Floor, North Dome

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Universal Style

Not many kitchen styles manage to encompass both the modern and the contemporary, looking good in either environment, but Christopher Peacock's Motra does just that. Flush-mounted handles give a clean-lined appearance, and a wide variety of finishes (from American walnut to Christopher Peacock's own paint colours for the cabinetry, with the handles available in a number of metals) mean that there are endless …

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New Showrooms, Added Sparkle

What better way to explore some of the Design Centre's new showrooms than accompanied by a complimentary glass of fizz? New & Now champagne curated tours happen daily at 2.30pm: escorted by one of the Design Centre's knowledgeable team, visit a handful of these exciting new spaces and get to know their unique offerings and the craftsmanship behind each brand. Each tour stops …

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Right Here, Right Now with Christopher Peacock

The founder of Christopher Peacock says that "the only way to attract an international audience is to be at the Design Centre."    

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Ahead of the Curve

Victoria + Albert Baths' QUARRYCAST® composite has made possible all sorts of sinuous shapes and deep curves when it comes to baths, so it makes sense that the same flowing lines are being followed through in complementary bathroom furniture. The 'Mandello 114' vanity, designed by award-winning Italian design duo Meneghello Paolelli Associati, is a great example: the basin's shape is designed to evoke a …

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Espresso Design Elle kitchen

Cucina Cool

A signature modern Italian look is effortlessly combined with the latest technology at new arrival Espresso Design. The interior design consultancy specialises in contemporary furniture for kitchens, bedrooms and living spaces. New products for spring include the ‘Elle’ (shown) and ‘Maxima’ ranges from Cesar, in tempered glass, lacquer and textured woods. In the new showroom in Design Centre East, check out …

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Kallista Per Se Malachite taps

Marvellous Minerals

Geological elements are on the style radar this season. Marbled fabrics abound, including those from Nobilis and Jonathan Adler at Kravet. Kallista takes it one step further: its ‘Per Se’ basin taps have semi-precious inserts such as malachite and lapis lazuli for a thoroughly luxurious look. See them at Ann Sacks. Ann Sacks, First Floor, Centre Dome

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