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03 Nov 2017

Alexander James partner with Sunseeker London in 2017

Alexander James partner with Sunseeker London in 2017 We are excited to have partnered with Sunseeker London Group this year, following the success of our collaboration at previous yachting events. Our partnership commenced in perfect timing with this year’s Southampton Boat Show and the Cannes Yachting Festival, for which we styled the interior and exterior areas of several Sunseeker Yachts, giving them the luxury look they deserved. For The Cannes Yachting festival,  we styled the San Remo, Manhattan 52, Manhattan [...]
03 Nov 2017

24 Hour Show Home Success for Lockley Homes

24 Hour Show Home Success for Lockley Homes Our Show Home for our client Lockley Homes has resulted in an immediate sale of their property in Worcestershire, highlighting the importance of interior design in selling property. Lockley Homes agreed a sale on the property within only 24 hours of the Show Home going live. “It’s so important for potential buyers to be able to feel themselves living in a property. Bare walls and empty rooms require too far a stretch [...]
17 Oct 2017

Decorex 2017

Decorex 2017 Opening London Design Festival from 17 - 20 September, Decorex 2017 brought together the finest products from over 400 hand-selected brands. Visitors experienced unmissable collaborations and insight from inspirational speakers across the world of new and unique design. Alexander James’ designers attended Decorex again this year to indulge in high end design and gain unique industry insights at the fabulous Syon Park location. As always, the Exhibitors exceeded expectations, showcasing both the most beautiful traditional pieces and fabulous contemporary work. Highlights [...]
17 Oct 2017

Show Home Launched at The Paddock

Show Home Launched at The Paddock Alexander James were delighted to be commissioned by our brilliant client Brookworth Homes to dress the show home at their new beautiful development in Kent, which launched this October. Deep within the beautiful Kent countryside, The Paddock is a superb development of just four individual five-bedroom country homes, each set within their own secluded grounds at the heart of the leafy hamlet of Crouch. We received a brief to create an interior that would [...]
07 Jul 2017

New Millgate Show Home in Henley

New Millgate Show Home in Henley Alexander James recently dressed the show home at Millgate Homes' new Oxfordshire development, Farnehurst. Farnehurst is a collection of three luxury 5 bedroom detached homes set in the sought-after riverside town of Henley-on-Thames. Alexander James were briefed to create an interior for the show home that reflected the quintessentially English location of the property, with Nantucket styling and the use of blue and white accents throughout the scheme. Our designer used natural materials and [...]
07 Jul 2017

Longhurst Park Show Home

Longhurst Park Show Home Alexander James were recently commissioned to dress the show home at the beautiful Longhurst Park development by Crest Nicholson. The recent development is comprised of a traditional collection of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom houses surrounded by open countryside on the edge of the beautiful village of Cranleigh, Surrey. Longhurst Park provides stunning characterful homes designed for today's family life yet architecturally mindful of the rural nature of this lovely location. We were briefed to [...]
07 Jul 2017

Contemporary Country Manor Project

Contemporary Country Manor Project Last month we completed an exciting large scale project for client, Quada, in dressing a new build contemporary design detached house, on a country estate of 40 acres in a prime location in Holyport, Berkshire. With a separate indoor pool complex, stables, indoor and outdoor riding ménages, paddocks and helicopter facilities, Harford Manor has established a new level of lifestyle and design with international appeal. Unique in design, Harford Manor has been awarded Best Architecture Single [...]
07 Jul 2017

London Show Home Success

London Show Home Success The value of Show Homes as a property sales tool was clearly demonstrated this month, when our show home design for client Boultbee Brooks resulted in the immediate sale of all available residential apartments in their new Hatton Wall development. Located in Clerkenwell, an area famous for its design week and Banksy murals, the duplex apartments sit within a truly vibrant, creative and diverse area of East London. The apartments are modern but urban, with a [...]
07 Jul 2017

Country Homes & Interiors July Feature

Country Homes & Interiors July Feature We were so pleased to have been featured in the July 2017 issue of Country Homes & Interiors magazine this month. Our beautiful rustic barn project for our brilliant client Kirkby Homes achieved an 8-page feature, showcasing the elegant interiors designed by our talented designer Rebecca Soulsby. Owner of Kirkby Homes, David Kirkby, tells Country Homes & Interiors of how he turned his vision of a bespoke rustic barn filled with light into a [...]
07 Jul 2017

Backstage at Henley Festival 2017

Backstage at Henley Festival 2017 The Henley Festival is a boutique event celebrating the best of UK and international music and arts at a quintessential riverside location in Oxfordshire. As partners of the Henley Festival, Alexander James were thrilled to be once again commissioned to design and dress the backstage areas of the festival, including the star dressing rooms and the patrons lounge, creating comfortable, luxury interiors for the artists to enjoy. This year, the festival brought artists of the [...]
24 May 2017

Andrew Martin Awards 2017

Andrew Martin Awards 2017 We are incredibly proud to announce that we have  once again been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year Awards. Globally respected and renowned, this award attracts entries from the world’s very finest interior designers, and they are judged by an esteemed panel which has included the likes of Jo Malone, Terry O’Neil, A A Gill and the Duchess of York. This prominent award has been won by [...]
24 May 2017

Copley Park

Copley Park One of our recent projects includes a development set within a secluded and landscaped community. Oakwood Group’s Copley Park development comprises a luxurious collection of eight 5 bedroom homes, situated just outside the centre of the unique town of Beckenham, Kent. Nestled comfortably amongst an enviable mix of city and country living, the Copley Park development offers the perfect home for both busy families and young professionals. Alexander James were tasked with designing interiors for Copley Park that brought [...]
24 May 2017

Pathé Show Home Launch

Pathé Show Home Launch We were very pleased to be celebrating the success of one of our latest London projects at an exclusive Champagne launch recently. The Pathé Building, originally home to Pathé films, houses fifteen exceptional luxury apartments, two of which Alexander James had the pleasure of dressing. We wanted to design two different apartments taking cues from the film industry, Soho’s rich culture and of course Pathé itself. With the use of old film reels and vintage movie [...]
24 May 2017

Cre8tive Rooms

Cre8tive Rooms This year, Alexander James are thrilled to have entered into a strategic partnership with Residential Technology Supplier, Cre8tive Rooms Ltd. Under this agreement, Cre8tive can now offer Alexander James Clients a complete and comprehensive Residential Technology Offering. Our homes are becoming more and more complex due to the amount of technology that we expect to be present. Gone are the days when a phone-line and a TV are enough! It is becoming common place to have multi-room audio [...]
24 May 2017

McLaren Luxury Event

McLaren Luxury Event On the 25th April, several key luxury brands gathered for a luxury lifestyle evening hosted by the Luxury Network at the McLaren showroom in Knightsbridge, London. We were joined by our luxury brand partners McLaren, David Fowkes Jewellery, Hapag Lloyd Cruises, Cornerstone and Linn for the showcasing of the latest McLaren models. Guests enjoyed a fabulous evening of drinks and canapés whilst experiencing the exquisite sounds of Linn’s evolutionary new music system. Male guests were able to [...]
08 Feb 2017

Knowle Hill Park

KNOWLE HILL PARK, COBHAM Magnificently situated within the “Golden Triangle” of Cobham, Oxshott and Stoke D’Abernon, Millgate’s Knowle Hill Park development is an exclusive collection of brand new apartments and houses surrounded by secluded private parkland. The homes boast high quality specification and a seamless finish that one would expect in such an exclusive location. The brief for Alexander James Interiors for to create a show home that was a sleek, contemporary family home with a touch of sophisticated glamour. [...]
06 Feb 2017

Whitelands

ST GEORGE'S HILL MANSION Whitelands is an outstanding residence spanning a spectacular 13,000 sq ft. Constructed to the highest standard by Lucas Design, Alexander James Interior Design was instructed to carry out full interior architecture services as well as our FF&E service. Our interior architectural design team worked closely with Lucas Design to infuse significant architectural detailing to add character to the property, and re-plan the entire internal layout which resulted in more efficient use of space. This included the [...]
06 Feb 2017

The Pathé Building

THE PATHÉ BUILDING The Pathé Building, formerly occupied by the renowned Pathé film and news company, has been transformed by Legal & General into fifteen luxury apartments. Alexander James Interior Design was commissioned to create two funky, modern apartments in the heart of Soho that would serve as a pied-a-terre and demonstrate the space in two apartments where organisation of the furniture is hard to imagine without any in situ. When asked to be involved in a project with such a [...]
30 Jan 2017

Albury Park

ALBURY PARK MANSION - A TRULY GRAND ADDRESS Albury Park is a stunning and prestigious Surrey mansion, which was recently fully restored, renovated and updated to an uncompromising high standard. The building now marries history and grandeur with 21st century living having been converted into ten luxurious apartments. Alexander James interior designed the stunning, 6000 sq ft show apartment, which comprised two bedrooms, a magnificent 42ft long drawing room, and its own spa, gym and wine room. The apartment was [...]
27 Jan 2017

Clapham Show Apartment

CLAPHAM SHOW APARTMENT The St John's Way development by Peabody offers a stunning collection of stylish and spacious two and three bedroom apartments. The team at Alexander James were given a brief to create a cool, urban home that would be suitable for young professionals working in the city. This inspired our designers to create a vibrant, urban chic show apartment, featuring an earthy neutral palette of ivory, brown and grey. Depth is added with splashes of blue and green [...]
27 Jan 2017

Prestigious London Development Show Apartment

SHOW APARTMENT IN PRESTIGIOUS LONDON DEVELOPMENT Landmark Place, neighbouring the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, is a spectacular development overlooking the Thames. With a brief to create an outstanding show apartment for Barratt London’s most prestigious development in their history, that would perform seamlessly at the top end of the market. Due to the constraints on site, the show apartment is located elsewhere, and as a temporary selling tool Alexander James Interiors needed to be very commercially minded with [...]
27 Jan 2017

Alexander James Complete Unique Chapel Project

ALEXANDER JAMES COMPLETE UNIQUE CHAPEL PROJECT Alexander James Interiors was excited to work on one of its most unique projects in 2016 having been commissioned by The Berkeley Group to furnish and dress The Chapel in Mill Hill. The impressive four-bedroom chapel conversion takes centre stage of the former St Joseph’s college and if it looks familiar, it’s because it has featured in many period dramas, most recently Call the Midwife. With a brief to transform the elegantly restored building [...]
17 Jan 2017

Riverside Townhouse Project

RIVERSIDE TOWNHOUSE PROJECT Taplow Riverside is an exclusive new development by Berkeley Homes overlooking the River Thames and Jubilee River. Alexander James Interiors dressed a four-bedroom show home, one of the elegant townhouses. The brief to Alexander James Interiors was to create a show home that appealed to a wide market. Targeted at both local and London buyers, with a lot of interest expected from down-sizers, the show home features an elegant classic contemporary style scheme. Taplow Riverside is marketed [...]
08 Sep 2016

Andrew Martin Awards

ALEXANDER JAMES SHORTLISTED FOR ANDREW MARTIN AWARDS We are incredibly proud to announce that we are finalists in this year’s Andrew Martin Design Awards! Referred to as "The Oscars for the interior design world" by the Sunday Times, Andrew Martin’s 'Interior Designer of the Year award' is the pinnacle of the interior design industry. Globally respected and renowned, this award attracts entries from the world’s very finest interior designers, and they are judged by an esteemed panel which has included [...]
12 May 2016

New Interior Design Showroom Launch

BRAND NEW INTERIOR DESIGN SHOWROOM LAUNCH We’re pleased to announce that we have launched our brand new 6000sqft showroom in Twyford, Berkshire, showcasing the full scope of services that our team offers. The showroom is a collaboration of The Alexander James Group, encompassing full interior furnishing and styling by Alexander James Interiors, bespoke kitchen displays by Lida Cucina, a cinema room & audio visual technology throughout by Futurehome and flooring by DSH. Set across two levels, the vast space features [...]
19 Aug 2015

Showhome Success – Covent Garden

Showhome Success - Covent Garden Another successful project that we have recently completed is 19 Buckingham Street, for developer Angle Property. The development is an exclusive collection of eleven luxury apartments in a stunning Grade II listed Georgian building in Covent Garden. Having been on the market for over a year with little success, Angle Property turned to Alexander James Interiors to design a scheme for the two bedroom show apartment, which then sold just six weeks after launching. The [...]
18 Aug 2015

AJI & Sunseekers – Boat Show

AJI & Sunseekers - The Southampton Boat Show We’re excited to announce that Alexander James Interiors has teamed up with luxury yacht builder Sunseeker International during the 2015 Southampton Boat Show and will be offering exclusive tours around a specially interior designed Sunseeker motor yacht. We will be dressing and styling the interior of the Sunseeker 86 Yacht with a collection of soft furnishings and home accessories to compliment and enrich the already exquisite styling found on board a Sunseeker [...]
31 Jul 2015

Client Case Study – Hencan Southern

Client Case Study - Hencan Southern Client: Hencan Southern Location: Windlesham, Surrey Services Provided: Show Home Interior Design Summary: Country mansion for luxurious contemporary living Set in a secluded village location, yet just 30 miles from Central London, with architecture inspired by the luxurious Italian villas of Lake Como, Woodrow is the ultimate country mansion for luxurious contemporary living. Alexander James Interiors worked with developer Hencan Southern to design, style and accessorise the interior in order to create a turnkey [...]
29 Jul 2015

AJI open new office in Mayfair

AJI opens new office in Mayfair Alexander James Interiors is pleased to announce the opening of its brand new sales office in Mayfair. With continued success and expansion into the London Interior Design market, its central location is ideal to support the team and its further growth in the London area. The new address for this office is: Alexander James Interiors Berkeley Square House Berkeley Square London W1J 6BD Tel: 0207 887 7604 RECENT NEWS POSTS
22 Mar 2015

Alexander James – The Collection

Alexander James - The Collection Over the last year I have had the immense pleasure of designing Alexander James own furniture collection. My inspiration for the collection was the 1930s I wanted to create a sophisticated elegant collection that will be timeless in its beauty, with an emphasis on attention to detail and quality. The collection consists of casegoods in a stunning rosewood veneer, eglomised mirror and warm lacquer. The upholstery pieces are handmade in Britain to the highest standard. The [...]