A highly creative studio renowned for its focus on the super-prime residential market, Martin Kemp Design (MKD) also works across interiors, developments, architecture, yachts, private jets and furniture. Now approaching its tenth year, the studio continues to discreetly grow, cementing its reputation for refinement and exclusivity within the global interior design industry. Led by Martin, the company delivers the very best schemes without fuss while guarding its client confidentiality in the most loyal manner. These qualities, together with the expert personable team, have ensured that it remains in demand by the world’s elite.
A favourite with aspirational clients who seek an extraordinary level of sophistication and finish, MKD takes a versatile approach to design. The studio embraces any vernacular from classic to ultra-modern, country-rustic to dynamic city, floral to geometric: the only limit is how far a client is keen to explore. Whether someone is seeking the full restoration of a traditional mansion in London or the creation of a contemporary penthouse in New York, MKD lends each commission with its trademark flair, to find the right solution for each project.
‘We look at the lifestyle of each individual very carefully, noting their personal taste, whether they are left or right-handed, their colour sensivities and so forth’
With such a global reputation it’s no surprise that MKD has attracted several product collaborations, notably with THG Paris where the Corvair range of sanitaryware is now available, commissioned exclusively through MKD. Other partnerships are soon to follow, including luxury homeware with an emphasis on ethics which will further define the business as a ‘thinking brand’ synonymous with sensitivity and vision. Rolls Royce has requested exclusivity on a piece of furniture which is soon to go into their new Mayfair showroom, such is the growing perception of MKD as an important studio for partnership.
Despite the glamour of this fascinating world, Martin and the team retain a humble, welcoming charm, always remaining discreet, flexible, and eminently approachable. ‘We challenge a client’s brief and encourage exploration, so the results we bring are often unexpected and always special,’ he concludes.
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