Justin's Blog

DESIGNERS AT HOME- Article in book by Jenny Rose-Innes

DESIGNERS AT HOME- Article in book by Jenny Rose-Innes

Posted by Justin Van Breda on Apr 16th 2021

oThe importance and love of family is apparent throughout Justin van Breda and his husband Alastair Matchett’s house in the Southern Cotswolds. In the sitting room, a portrait of Alastair’s mother han … read more
DESIGNING DO'S AND DONT’S as featured in Homes & Gardens Magazine.

DESIGNING DO'S AND DONT’S as featured in Homes & Gardens Magazine.

Posted by Justin Van Breda on Apr 1st 2021

Furniture Selection and FinishesDo:Buy something that you love; when I was working for Nicky Haslam he taught me that if you buy things that are loved as opposed to for a particular space, you will al … read more
WHAT HOME MEANS TO ME with THE ENGLISH HOME MAGAZINE

WHAT HOME MEANS TO ME with THE ENGLISH HOME MAGAZINE

Posted by Justin Van Breda on Mar 23rd 2021

A whole year at home is something we dream of- or do we- when dreams become reality this is what it looked like….Justin, how did the way you used your home in 2020 change?It’s been a massive change, a … read more
TEA FOR TWO with NICKY HASLAM, SERENA CRAWFORD & PAUL BANGAY

TEA FOR TWO with NICKY HASLAM, SERENA CRAWFORD & PAUL BANGAY

Posted by Justin Van Breda on Mar 18th 2021

Sitting in lockdown, when the world changed overnight for so many of us and feeling very isolated, I wanted to engage with distant friends and thought how lovely it would be to be able to share their … read more
THE PATINA FINISHES

THE PATINA FINISHES

Posted by Justin Van Breda on Mar 8th 2021

2021 sees the launch of our new Patina finishes, all applied by hand, in 7 botanical themed colours.I have always loved the old pieces that populate houses in England's below stairs environment, those … read more