Where do interior designers’ shop? An inside guide to our favourite suppliers15 May 2020
Have you ever wondered how interior designers find the best furniture, lighting, homewares and building materials?
It takes years of painstaking research (and a little trial and error!) to put together a list of the best craftspeople and suppliers.
Finding likeminded companies and individuals who share your passion is the secret to an interior designer’s success, and why we guard our ‘little black books’ so jealously.
But never fear, we’re here to help!
Over the last 25 years we’ve been creating bespoke luxury interiors around the world and having had so much pleasure and enjoyment from it, we’ve decided it’s time to give a little back.
We’ve decided to open up our lovingly compiled suppliers list here in the hope that it helps you on your own fabulous journey to interior perfection.
For Prints, Wallpaper & Fabrics
Inspirational home décor collections and interior furnishings including fabrics, wallpaper, upholstery, homeware & accessories.
Osbourne & Little
You’ll find a collection of the finest fabric and wallpaper designs here. They offer an exquisitely designed range of upholstery, furniture, wallcoverings, trimmings, and fabrics.
A place to unearth unique design and characterful home décor inspired by the team’s global travel and adventures. Fabulous, immersive, and fun!
We love ROMO for its incredible collection of prints, weaves, and wall coverings. There’s always something extra special to be discovered here.
The Design Library
One of the world's biggest and best organized collections of documentary fabrics, original paintings, wallpapers, embroideries, yarn dyes and more. Cannot recommend highly enough.
Colefax & Fowler
A well-regarded brand that's perfect for those classic and traditional designs. They have a superb collection of fabrics and wallpapers to explore.
Beautiful fabrics and wallpapers with a distinct mid-century feel. This is also a great place to find children’s designs.
Very stylish. Extremely desirable. If you are looking for something striking and unique then we definitely recommend taking a look.
G & JP Baker
The fabulous GP & J Baker archive comprises a core collection of painted and printed documents, it’s one of the most extensive and varied archives in the world.
A fantastic source of high-quality designer fabrics and designer wallpapers. The focus is on luxurious collections for the contract fabric market.
British silk fabric and curtains, and designer fabrics specialists. A great place for discovering interior decoration and fashion fabrics.
A source of beautiful furnishing fabrics from the traditional and historic spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
De Le Cuona
Providing us with gorgeous neutral linens that ooze luxury. This company all started with a design of a cushion that flew off the shelves…
Offering a beautiful range of innovative and exciting fabrics using subtle patterns and soft colours.
If you need a pop of colour or a bold geometric pattern Thibaut is truly fabulous.
A wide variety of superior furnishing fabrics, with their inspiration often taken from antique textiles to create timeless classics with a modern twist.
For Art & Decoration
A fabulous husband and wife team based in Shrewsbury who specialise in creating bespoke laser engraving and embroidery.
This fabulous gallery in London and New York has an online shop filled with unique artworks. Really useful when looking to finish a particular space.
Porcelain in flowing formations and rhythmic structures; playing with light and shifting with perspective- what a lovely concept and the outcome creates a tranquil, peaceful aura
Quintessa is an international art consultancy and studio creating bespoke and made to order art. They also help source artwork to help you achieve just what you’re looking for.
For Furniture Makers
The Design Net
TDN offer bespoke high-quality contemporary furniture. One of the best British furniture design and manufacturers to be found.
Wonderful bespoke cabinet & furniture makers and a source of classic English design. Exceptional creativity and quality.
London based family business offering a bespoke range of shutters and blinds. A real little gem of a find.
The Sofa & Chair Company
If you’re looking for a showpiece sofa that fits a unique space or made-to-measure piece, then this is the place to go.
Justin Van Breda
South African designer based on London’s Kings Road. The range of furniture is truly exceptional and of the highest quality
These carefully sourced and unique furniture ranges are coveted by the world’s interior design community. Lots to explore!
When looking for an extraordinary bed that sets off the whole room, these luxury handcrafted designs are one of our go-to makers.
Offering a whole host of modern furniture & home décor. They also feature many brands with a range of pieces for a luxurious home.
For Lighting Designers
Andrew Orange is a renowned lighting consultant who has appeared on numerous design shows, you can buy his fabulous products here.
Iconic lighting and furniture made here in Britain. They are synonymous with unique design and artisanal craftsmanship. Found in many of the world's most beautiful interiors.
Fine decorative lighting for the international design community. One of the world's best lighting and furnishing makers.
Heathfield & Co
You'll find exceptionally beautiful decorative lighting here. Transcends modern and classical styles.
India Jane Lighting
The wide choice of finishes include crystal, nickel plate, aluminium and ceramic.
For Tiles & Flooring
Porcelanosa are a fantastic Spanish manufacturer of ceramic tiles, porcelain, wood parquet, hardwood and natural stone products. We had the pleasure of being invited to their factories and head quarters in Valencia, Spain… what an inspiring trip to say the least.
Bernard Arnull supply seamless porcelain, ceramic, mosaic and stone tiles with a range of fashionable, traditiona styles. As well as Porcelanosa, they create interpretations of natural wood that looks superb.
Studio Ted Todd
Exciting, experimental and inspiring wood flooring creations.
The Domus Group specify innovative, design-led, and technically superior tile, stone, wood and engineered flooring products.
We hope you have found our list useful, and that it leads to many happy hours browsing! If you did, please feel free to show your support by sharing it on some of your social networks!
Looking for more inspiration? Here are some of our recent interior design projects