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2nd Apr 2014

Gold metallic shutters in Istanbul

TNESC Managing Director Nick recently visited Istanbul to measure the large windows of an apartment with wonderful views of the Bosphorus river. The shutters are over 3 metres tall and finished in a sparkling gold metallic paint. As the paint is different to our usual quick-drying spray paint each shutter blade takes two days to dry on each side, but we think the extra time and effort is worth it!

Gold metallic finish shutters

Istanbul, view from apartment

Apartment renovations in progress

Apartment in Istanbul

Individual blades sprayed in gold metallic paint

Finished gold panels are 3 metres tall

25th Mar 2014

Île de Ré holiday home

We fitted shutters at this beautiful holiday home in Île de Ré and our carpenters even had time for a little R&R!

Île de Ré holiday home

The New England Shutter Company carpenters at work

White painted tulipwood shutters

White painted tulipwood shutters

The New England Shutter Company vans

Carpenters abroad

Île de Ré

17th Mar 2014

Printed wood grain by Nendo

Japanese design firm Nendo have created a range of wooden chairs with a subtly distorted texture for the forthcoming Milan Furniture Fair.  Images of various wood grains have been manipulated, for example altering the scale or tone and then over-printed onto a wooden base to create these unusual wooden surfaces. Read more on Dezeen here.

Nendo wooden chairs with printed grain on Dezeen

Printed grain pattern on wooden base, Dezeen

5th Mar 2014

Martino Gamper: Design is a State of Mind

For those of you seeking storage inspiration get yourselves along to the latest exhibition at The Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Curated by Martino Gamper, this exhibition explores iconic contemporary shelving systems and their relationship with the objects placed upon them. The new gallery space opened in September 2013 and features an organic shaped glass-fibre tensile structure by Zaha Hadid.

Read a full review on Dezeen.Martino Gamper shelving at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Martino Gamper: Design is a State of Mind
5th March - 21st April 2014

 

20th Feb 2014

Mahogany Shutters

This week we are supplying Drago in Italy with our Mahogany shutters.  The New England Shutter Company manufactures all its shutters from natural solid woods.  These Mahogany shutters have a luxurious dark appearance, finished by hand using Osmo® hardwax oil, which gives a lustrous finish and enables the wood to breath.

Projects by Drago, Italy

13th Feb 2014

Shutters to be installed at the Ionic Villa in Hampstead

We are thrilled to be installing shutters at the Ionic Villa in Hampstead next week. This beautiful house is the first of six villas built for the Crown Estate Commissioners in Regents Park, London, continuing the picturesque tradition established by John Nash in the early part of the 19th century.

Ionic Villa, Regents Park

6th Feb 2014

De Rosee Sa Architects

The architects practice De Rosee Sa recently designed a sophisticated transformation of a Victorian town house in Hurlingham Road, London.  They selected our cafe style Manhattan shutters in the bathroom to complete the contemporary design.

Hurlingham road, Manhattan shutters

The New England Shutter Company cafe style Manhattan shutters

30th Jan 2014

Replace your solid timber windows and shutters at the same time with Ayrton windows and doors.

We are delighted to recommend Ayrton windows and doors for your timber replacement windows and multi-fold doors. They create an extremely high quality product, installed by skilled craftsmen.

If you are considering solid wooden shutters for your windows then why not get them installed at the same time, minimising any mess and disruption! More information and images can be viewed on their website.

Ayrton timber windows and doors

Ayrton windows and doors and The New England Shutter Company

14th Jan 2014

Maltese Falcon wins Baccarat SuperYachtWorld trophy

The sailing yacht Maltese Falcon received the Baccarat SuperYachtWorld trophy at the Monaco Yacht show at the end of last year. The New England Shutter Company created beautiful bespoke faux leather covered shutters for The Maltese Falcon.

Maltese Falcon super yacht

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