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AND Inspires

 

A selection of works, information, guidelines and thoughts from the ‘AND’ team.

 

If you have any questions or would like to talk through an idea or project, please contact us.

Custom Designed & Made Rolling Library Ladders

We regularly receive commissions to design and make library ladders of various styles, from hook-on ladders to rolling, retractable ladders and many variations in between.  This particular project is a great example of the kind of collaboration clients can expect to...

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Bespoke Solid Brass Gallery Rail (Fiddle Rail)

Think delicate, elegant and dainty with equal measures of sturdy, strong and high quality… this was the goal for a private client’s kitchen gallery rails.  A well-known interior design house approached us for a variety of items for the re-design of their private...

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Custom-Made Four-Poster Bed

A long-standing client was seeking a ‘statement’ four-poster bed for a project in Russia. The client’s initial desire was for a four-poster, constructed from long sections of faux-bamboo in solid brass. There was a technical challenge with this initial concept, as...

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Antique Library Ladders (The Perfect Pair)

We were recently approached by a private client, seeking a ladder solution for his personal antique library in Scotland. No strangers to challenges and solving problems, we welcomed this project with open arms, as ultimately were were being asked to produce a pair of...

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Bespoke Antique Brass & Glass Wall Mounted Cabinet

We all know what makes a perfect cup of tea… but to make a perfect ‘tea cabinet’ is something of a different recipe! Luckily our team are quite the master brewers, which came in handy when we were contacted by a well-known and highly…

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Bespoke Retail Clothes Racks

Teo Lloyd, an independent luxury ladies’ fashion boutique, originally in the heart of Chelsea. Beautifully intimate and stylish, the layout of which needed careful consideration to maximise the available space. Eleven clothes rails;…

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Dreams Can Come True

The spaces we choose to call our own, our homes, our sanctuaries, are sometimes only as we wish them to be in our dreams. Translating the dream into reality can be a challenge and as painstaking and as delightful as it is delicate. Jane Lawson, a longstanding client,...

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Antique Mirror Glass

Without reflection, we go blindly on our way... M.J. Wheatley When brand new and shiny just won’t do, we often look to the old for inspiration and there is sometimes nothing better than a piece of antique mirror glass which exudes character and personality, brining a...

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Dining… Al Fresco

Imagine… the breeze is warm, the air sweet… the table is set and your guests are on their way… a garden party is possibly the loveliest of gatherings, under the stars and surrounded by nature. We believe this was in mind when a client recently commissioned our team to...

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The Hanging Pot Rack Is Back!

History shows that the humble pot rack has been part of life as early as the 1700s, helping to organise kitchens around the globe.  Early pot rack designs were often made from heavy metals such as wrought iron, with alternative designs in wood appearing later. A...

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Library Ladder Guidelines

What to consider when buying a bespoke-made library ladder. Industry standards to keep you safe for rolling library ladders or hook-on library ladders.

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Bespoke Hand-Made Traditional Bar Back

Please Raise Your Glasses… To… great British design and craftsmanship, as without which, our buildings (inside and out) would look quite different! This project, brought to us by a world-renowned Interior Designer, was to create a large bar and back bar solution for a...

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The Kensington Hotel

The Kensington Hotel, London was to be refurbished. More specifically, the bar area was to be revamped and we were more than happy to assist when this project came to us in August 2015. Alexander Waterworth Interiors appointed us to design and make a bespoke shelving...

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Bathrooms, Bathrooms & A Dressing Room

We are privileged to work with a great diversity of individuals; direct clients, interior designers and many in between and many of them have chosen to come back to us, time and time again over the years, for a variety of different reasons. On a number of occasions,...

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