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There’s only one thing we love more than an interior design match made in heaven – and that’s an interior design match made right here in the UK. With these incredible design collaborations are the perfect marriage of the best design brands – and celebrate the best of British design, craftsmanship and manufacturing at the same time. 

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The Best British Interior Design Collaborations

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  • Rita Konig Lacquer company

    Rita Konig x The Lacquer Company 

    The Lacquer Company has added to its ongoing partnership with Rita Konig with five new Belles Rives trays in Powder Blue, Splash Blue, Sugar Pink, Lyford Green and Blood Orange. Each tray is hand made in Vietnam, and inspired by the view of the Mediterranean Sea from Hotel Belles Rives on the French Riviera. From £125, thelacquercompany.com

     

  • Matthew Williamson Atlas

    Matthew Williamson x Obeetee Rugs

    Comprising of eight intricate designs: the new collection of rugs by Matthew Williamson and Obeetee, is just the thing to give your floors a new statement look. Each piece reflects Williamson’s daring and decadent use of colour and pattern. Our favourite? This celestial teal Atlas design, covered with iridescent eight point stars. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for its launch on Amara in September. From £645, launching in September 2021 at amara.com

    Photo: © Graham Atkins-Hughes

  • Alexandra Llewellyn board

    Alexandra Llewellyn x Net-a-Porter

    For the first time Alexandra Llewellyn has collaborated with Net-a-Porter on an exclusive backgammon board, inspired by the Malayan Tree Nymph Butterfly. Bringing together the best of interiors and high fashion, the design is typical of Alexandra Llewellyn’s exquisite artistry and craftsmanship. The board is crafted from eucalyptus wood and black leather, and accessorised with counters made of turquoise and mother of pearl. A true heirloom of the future. £13,500, netaporter.com

  • Bonadea x Marie Daage

    Bonadea x Marie Daage

    Luxury tableware emporium Bonadea has collaborated with the French ceramicist, Marie Daage, on a new range of botanical-inspired dinnerware. Featuring motifs of dragon flies, primroses and violets, the collection is the perfect addition to your dining table this summer. bonadea.com

  • Graphenstone

    Graphenstone x Merchant & Found

    As one of the most eco-friendly paints around (if you’re thinking of giving your home a green home makeover, you can find a few more here), we can’t think of a better collaborating partner for Graphenstone than vintage online furniture dealer, Merchant & Found. The new capsule collection of paints from the two brands actively cleans the air using pure lime, and shades have been chosen to enhance and complement vintage furniture. graphenstone.co.uk; merchantandfound.com

  • The Merchant fox Peter Reed

    The Merchant Fox x Peter Reed 

    Traditional luxury gets a relaxed, contemporary makeover in The Merchant Fox’s new collaboration with Peter Reed. A first foray into bed linen for the Merchant Fox, the collection comprises two designs – Clarence, Balmoral, Kensington and  Holyrood – in either snow white or smoke grey. Each piece from the collection is made to order with bespoke sizes and monogramming available. themerchantfox.co.uk

  • Hastens

    Hästens x Bernadotte & Kylberg

    Luxury bedmaker Hästens has collaborated with Swedish design duo, Bernadotte & Kylberg, on its very first range of bedroom furniture. The new collection includes two bed benches and nightstands, honouring Hästens’ heritage and quality, detail and sustainability-focussed ethos. With a walnut finish and brass legs, this Marwari bed bench is designed to fit with Hästens Marwari bed. hastens.com

  • Charlie Day Gardens shellhouse

    Charlie Day Gardens x The Talbot

    After discovering the remains of shelves embedded in the wall of a recess under one of its garden terraces, The Talbot hotel in Malton enlisted the help of Charlie Day Gardens to create this enchanting ‘shell grotto’. Based on designs of Italian Renaissance grottos, this iteration has been update with a McKinnon and Harris bench, Campbell-Rey Murano glasses, and an Alexandra Llewellyn backgammon set in Ziricote wood, inlayed with hand-illustrated palm leaves.

  • Gaze Burvill x Randle Siddeley

    Gaze Burvill x Randle Siddeley

    Gaze Burvill’s new Meander 3 (designed in collaboration with gardener and landscape designer, Randle Siddeley) is a first for garden furniture, seating three for relaxed afternoon conversations that wind into the evening. Crafted from prime grade oak, it will weather with the seasons, ageing beautifully into its environment. £6,960. 

  • Camille Charriere plate

    Laetitia Rouget x Camille Charriere x Evie Henderson

    Quirky ceramics brand Shoopy Studio has only fuelled our obsession with its most recent collaboration with Camille Charriere and Evie Henderson. The Roaring 20s collection is a celebration of getting out and about again, with several limited edition plates bearing legends such as ‘French kiss and a pint’ and ‘Take me dirty dancing’. With so many must-have designs to choose from it’s impossible to pick just one favourite – we want them all. From £130 each.

  • Lick x Jessica Russell Flint. lickhome.com

    Proving the appetite for fashion/interiors crossover collaborations is here to stay, Lick has joined forces with fashion designer, Jessica Russell Flint, for a collection of six maximalist wallpapers. ‘I grew up surrounded by animals, the countryside and a house full of art, so imagination was everything,’ says Russell Flint. ‘I love anything that is expressive or emotive. I’m a people person; curious about characters and constantly analysing things around me.’

  • Bell Hutley x Fortnum & Mason.fortnumandmason.com; bellhutley.com

    Just in time for picnic season, Bell Hutley has linked up with Fortnum & Mason on a collection of tablecloths, placemats, coasters and napkins which we’re adding straight to our hampers. Featuring butterfly, bee, strawberry and cherry motifs in Hutley’s signature kitsch style, the collection is available at bellhutley.com from 22 March and at Fortnum & Mason from 12 April.

  • De la Cuona

    de Le Cuona x Edward Watson. delecuona.com

    Though it may still be slightly too early to visit the ballet – de Le Cuona are honouring the arts in their own way, collaborating with principle Royal Ballet dancer, Edward Watson, for a  collection of seven fabrics inspired by movement. Linen, silk and virgin wool have all found their way into the collection, which has been created using the expertise and techniques of small specialist mills.

  • Kelly Wearstler

    Kelly Wearstler x Farrow & Ball. farrow-ball.com

    We can’t think of a better collaboration for spring than Farrow & Ball’s new sun-soaked collection with Kelly Wearstler. The California Collection is the first-ever colour collection that Farrow & Ball have created with a designer outside of the company, with eight bright and beautiful shades which are a must-have  for your walls this season.

  • Petra Palumbo x Tapisserie cushion

    Petra Palumbo x Tapisserie. petrapalumbo.com

    We’ve fallen in love with Petra Palumbo x Tapisserie’s nostalgic needlepoint cushions. Blending Tapisserie’s hand painted needlework with French crewel wool and Petra Palumbo’s distinctive, whimsical style, the two exquisite rose and blue colourways are inspired by King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

  • Zandra Rhodes x Savoir purple paisley bed

    Savoir x Dame Zandra Rhodes. savoirbeds.com

    International fashion icon Dame Zandra Rhodes turned her hand to design for this exclusive collaboration with Savoir. Typical of Rhodes’ signature flair for colour and pattern, the upholstery of the Lilies bed draws on bold motifs taken from the Rhodes archives and comes in six colourways. From £33,680.

  • Andrew Martin x Sophie Paterson neutral monochrome cushions

    Andrew Martin x Sophie Paterson. andrewmartin.co.uk; sophiepatersoninteriors.com

    Interior designer Sophie Paterson and decorating guru Andrew Martin are a design match made in heaven. For their first collaboration, a collection of 25 cushions, six fabric designs and two throws named Burlington, the pair took inspiration from the elegant back streets of Mayfair in London. Cushions from £75.

  • Liv & Dom x Eudon Choi. livanddom.com; eudonchoi.com

    Keep your eyes peeled, because in spring 2021 Lewes-based ceramicists is releasing the new collection of ceramics that it’s been working on with Seoul fashion designer, Eudon Choi. Inspired by the trips abroad missed over lockdown, each piece is covered in vibrant, abstract patterns in candy-shop colours, and overlaid with playful nude line drawings.

  • Riviere Rugs and Zoffany blue rug, neutral room

    Riviere Rugs x Zoffany. riviererugs.com

    British brand Riviere Rugs and Zoffany have come together for an inaugural collection of six rugs which blend Riviere’s exquisite craftsmanship (each rug is hand-knotted in Tibetan wool or botanic silk) with iconic designs from Zoffany’s extensive archives. Named Kanoko, Suminagashi, Tumbling Blocks and Jigsaw – each rug embodies the best of luxury, artistry and heritage from both of designers. The perfect upgrade 2021 to bare floors.

  • Summerill & Bishop x matchesfashion blue and green marbled tablecloth under floral-decorated tablesetting

    Summerill & Bishop x Matchesfashionmatchesfashion.com

    Cult-favourite designer Summerill & Bishop can do no wrong – its latest release has seen the brand join ranks with fashion destination, matchesfashion.com for a must-have collaboration. Just in time for Christmas, the collection features a moody, marble-print table cloth and napkins, created by design studio Irving & Co in collaboration with artist, Ann Muir. We predict it’ll be gracing all of the most fashion-forward tables come January – make sure you don’t miss out. From £100. 

  • Pooky x Maude Smith. Pooky.com

    The range of children’s lampshades conceived by British artist Maude Smith in collaboration with Pooky is so beautiful, that you’re likely to want them in an adult bedroom, too. Comprising of three playful designs taken from original drawings by Smith, the shades will be available in 25cm and 30cm Empire, Straight Empire and Drum shades. ‘I’ve been thrilled to collaborate with Pooky,’ say Smith. ‘Hopefully the lampshades will adorn lights in children’s bedrooms, and feed imaginations to dream of stories of the different characters who might live in the coloured houses.’ From £27.

  • Woodchip & Magnolia x Pearl Lowe. woodchipandmagnolia.co.uk

    British design house Woodchip & Magnolia have joined forces with fashion designer Pearl Lowe for a collection of four fabrics and wallpapers with a vintage twist. Comprising of four designs (Cameo, Selwood, Heirloom and Betty) the romantic design motifs of the collection include cameos, vintage florals, and Lowe’s signature flourishes of colour. ‘For this collection I drew on the grand regal influences of Victorian period,’ says Pearl Lowe. ‘I love how a design inspired by a long-gone era can be re-told for our contemporary world.’ From £120 per roll. 

  • Gingerlily x Vanessa Konig. gingerlilylondon.com

    Featuring three subtle colourways with a coral pattern woven in, Gingerlily’s collaboration with interior designer and illustrator Vanessa Konig is one to put on your wish list. Frills and ruffles soften the overall collection, while deeper fern greens and navy blues on the eiderdown throws make for timeless pieces that’ll instantly upgrade your bedroom. From £79.50. 

  • Turner Pocock x Lorfords Contemporary. lorfords.com

    New Year’s wish list material incoming: it’s been a long time since we’ve been as excited for a collaboration between two British brands as we are for this new collaborative effort between Turner Pocock and Lorfords Contemporary. This covetable new furniture collection will launch early next year, and will be on view at Lorfords, Tetbury and at Tim Page, Chelsea Design Centre for the month of March. It includes sofas, armchairs, ottomans and the Fireside chair – all in a range of stunning fabrics and patterns. ‘Sustainable luxury has always been fundamental to my vision for Lorfords,’ says Toby Lorford. ‘I’ve long admired Turner Pocock’s unique aesthetic which interprets contemporary designs with a resolute determination to ensure they maintain the level of luxury and comfort of a timeless classic.’ A match made in heaven.

  • Peter Reed x House of Hackney. houseofhackney.com

    Founded in the cobbled street of Lancashire in 1861 as a producer of fine linens, Peter Reed has aged well. Its new collection with House of Hackney takes time-honoured traditions forward for ‘Future Heirlooms’, a collection of sublime bed linen that celebrates the traditional craftsmanship and artistry which has defined the brand for almost 160 years. The collection has been embellished with House of Hackney’s signature style and flair, combining the talents of both of these design houses for a collection to be passed down through generations. From £395 for a double. houseofhackney.com

  • House of Hackney x Axminster. houseofhackney.com

    House of Hackney‘s ‘art on walls’ meets Axminster Carpet’s ‘art on floors’ in this collaboration between two beloved British brands. Woven entirely on one loom at Axminster’s factory in Devon, the collection champions traditional craftsmanship and sustainable methods. There are four unique motifs in the collection, each exquisitely woven and in rich colour and detail. From £2,250. houseofhackney.com

  • Kelling Designs x Guy Allen. kellingdesigns.com

    One for the budding art collectors: renowned artist and print maker Guy Allen has collaborated with London and Norfolk-based Kelling Designs. The resulting exclusive collection of limited editions includes original etchings and unique, one-off artworks. ‘Over the last decade, I have watched Guy emerge as a highly talented and aspirational artist,’ says Emma Deterding, the founder and director of Kelling. ‘It all started with a picture of a Norfolk terrier watching a bee, snd since then, Guy has continued to harness his talent and evolve his collections, going from strength to strength.’

  • &YOU x Campbell-Rey. andyoulifestyle.com

    London based Campbell-Rey (founded by Duncan Campbell and Charlotte Rey) have collaborated with online interiors concept store &YOU for a collection of glasses that we’d love to grace our dinner tables. Inspired by Le Jardin Majorelle in Morocco, with trompe l’oeil and geometry motifs, the Murano glass tumblers were made using craft materials and old world techniques. There’s also a striped Murano carafe in turquoise and pomegranate to complete the set. From £295.

Main image: © Graham Atkins-Hughes

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