Category : NEWS

12 Oct 2018

Floral Court

AJI blooms in Floral Court Covent Garden Covent Garden has changed since its humble beginnings way back in the 1500s, it is the oldest square in London and Westminster Abbey’s original orchard garden.  Over the centuries it has been a bustling produce market, the centre of theatre life, an area of ill repute, and home to the aristocracy.  In fact, in the 17th century Covent Garden was London's ultimate luxury residential address - in the 21st century it is again. [...]
12 Oct 2018

Church Investments

Alexander James forms a partnership with Church Investments “After recommendations from a number of high Profile premiership players Church Investments are delighted to be working in partnership with Alexander James. The history with Alexander James and professional footballers goes back a long way and has been built on trust, integrity and understanding the clients desire." From an early age Simon Church began buying property himself while playing Premiership and International football and now, with experienced Property professional partners, is providing [...]
12 Oct 2018

Alexander James dresses a second show house in Poole

Alexander James dresses Optima, a second show house in Poole Alexander James was appointed to design and dress the interior of Optima, a luxury contemporary house at Luscombe, Poole.  This commission, for developer Excellare, followed on from the success of the first show house on the site, earlier in the summer. The style direction for Optima was to create a ‘Miami Beach House’ vibe - a huge juxtaposition to its Post-Modern Neighbour, Ortega.  We wanted to deliver this story, but [...]
06 Jul 2018

An Open Afternoon in Essex

An Open Afternoon in Essex Alexander James recently hosted an open afternoon at Bonham Grange - an exclusive development in Essex….. We dressed a stunning 5 bed house for Bulphan Developments LLP, a joint venture partnership between Mizen Properties Limited and Michael J. Norcross, of TOWIE fame. Bonham Grange is nestled in the countryside and effortlessly combines elegance with traditional design.  It is an exclusive development of just 19 luxury five bedroom detached properties in the beautiful rural village of [...]
06 Jul 2018

Andrew Martin Interior Design Review 2018

Alexander James to feature once again in Andrew Martin Interior Design Review We are delighted to announce that our work has been selected, once again, to feature in the Andrew Martin Interior Design Review 2018. Each year the very best work from global entrants to the Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year Award are honoured with publication in the annual Interior Design Review book, which accompanies the Award. In 1996, Martin Waller, founder of Andrew Martin, started the Andrew [...]
06 Jul 2018

The Perfect Retreat – a Contemporary House in Poole

The Perfect Retreat - a Contemporary House in Poole Luscombe is an exclusive development of three individual architect designed contemporary houses. The development overlooks Poole Harbour celebrated for its yacht clubs and marinas, and is adjacent to Parkstone championship golf course.  The lush woodland of the Luscombe Valley Nature Reserve, forms the other border -  It is indeed the perfect retreat! The three houses Ortega, Oseleta and Optima have been designed to harmonise with the beautiful surroundings, incorporating western red [...]
14 Jun 2018

Designing residential care home interiors for people just like you and me – just a little older

Designing residential care home Interiors for people just like you and me - just a little older ‘A Client once said to me that the most important point to keep in mind when designing interiors for the care home sector is that the people living in the homes are exactly like you and me, just a little older, a bit further down the road so to speak, they need and deserve a comfortable home from home just like you and [...]
30 Apr 2018

Alexander James participates in spectacular Sunseeker Showcase under glorious sunny skies

Alexander James participates in Sunseeker Showcase under glorious sunny skies Alexander James interior design takes part in Spectacular “Sunseeker Showcase” For the first time in its history, the Sunseeker London Group exhibited their entire range of motor yachts at the spectacular “Sunseeker Showcase” in Poole.   It was the largest display of its kind, and took place under beautiful sunny skies from 19 – 22 April. During the event Sunseeker opened the doors to its shipyards and gave ‘backstage’ tours demonstrating how the yachts are [...]
25 Apr 2018

Armenia’s most luxurious hotel designed by Alexander James International

Armenia's most luxurious hotel designed by Alexander James International Alexander James International specialist architectural interior design was appointed to create “The Alexander” a Luxury Collection Hotel in Yerevan, Armenia. Our team of interior architects and designers begun working on the hotel when it was a bare concrete shell, and created amazing interior spaces within it.   They designed 40 different room types including a presidential suite, reception area, bar, pool and restaurant, both with panoramic views, as well as a cigar lounge [...]
12 Mar 2018

A fresh and vibrant new show home

Fresh and Vibrant new Show Home A Fresh and Vibrant New Show Home We have recently designed and installed a fresh and vibrant new show home for Millgate Homes at their Kingswood Development in Ascot.  This  prestigious collection of new houses lies in the shadow of Ascot Racecourse and a mere stone’s throw from Windsor Castle.  Kingswood is an exclusive development set in 22 acres, surrounded by mature woodland, and within a mile of Ascot High Street. Alexander James has designed and installed [...]
12 Mar 2018

Alexander James Interior Design created two contemporary apartments in Upper Street, Islington

Alexander James Interior Design created two contemporary apartments in trendy Upper Street, Islington Our brief for this project was to create two apartments with contemporary interiors, reflecting the style of building.  The apartments are located in Islington, a culturally diverse part of London, with many bars and restaurants.  There is also a wide selection of individual shops and Camden Passage market is nearby. An Eclectic Look The first floor flat is aimed at a youthful buyer, with an eclectic look that [...]
07 Mar 2018

Alexander James Interior Design partnered again with luxury brand Sunseeker at 2018 London Boat show

Alexander James Interior Design once again partnered with luxury brand Sunseeker London at the 2018 London Boatshow Alexander James Interior Design has once again partnered with luxury brand Sunseeker London for the prestigious 2018 London Boat Show.   Since forming this highly successful relationship in 2015, we’ve styled the magnifcent Sunseeker yachts at Boat Shows across Europe. For the 2018 London Boat Show we've styled and dressed five stunning yachts. "We are delighted to be invited once again to inject our [...]
26 Feb 2018

Free Design Consultation

Please contact Annette Golledge on 0800 043 6916 to make your appointment today. Email: [email protected] - Alexander James Interiors, voted one of the World’s Top 100 Interior Designers in the Andrew Martin Awards 2016 and 2017. See more of our award winning designs here. Alexander James is an award winning design practice specialising in Interior Design and Architectural Specification to private clients, property developers and hotel groups in the UK and throughout the world. Born out of passion, style and vision [...]
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


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 [...]