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Sumptuous seating solutions with our bespoke occasional chairs

Did you know we are renowned for designing and creating furniture including bespoke occasional chairs for every room in a luxury home? Well, we have made these stylish occasional and accent chairs, which we think will help you express your personal style and add flair. Our director and lead designer Michael D’Souza explains: “You can add so much character to a room with occasional seating – a statement piece, which may make its mark due to its innovative upholstery fabric and its made-to-measure or bespoke design. This piece of stand-alone furniture can form an integral part of your

Make a display with our leather TV easel

At London-based interior specialist Mufti, we are always on the lookout for design inspiration for the living room or snug. So our design team got together earlier this year to discuss ways in which we could transform the television experience. And one of our ideas was to create more of an interior design feature with a leather TV easel in the home. We came up with this beautiful TV stand idea, which features a premium leather frame. This will offer you a creative way in which to mount and view your television in your luxury home. Did you

Resurgence of rich materials in the luxury home

As a bespoke freestanding furniture and interiors specialist, we are leading the way in the resurgence of rich materials for furniture, furnishings and accessories in luxury interiors. Perfect for the pared-down aesthetic, this comfortable style is becoming more prominent in the sophisticated home. Our director Michael D’Souza explains: “Warmth and elegance combine to create this interiors trend, which draws influence from earthy, natural accents with a distinctly robust style from the furniture to the finishing touches. Materials range from polished metal and premium leather to cosy velvet and pure silk and cashmere to add a sumptuous sense

Embrace the exotic with our Shagreen furniture & accessories

At London-based interiors specialist Mufti, we are renowned for our love of luxury, natural materials such as Shagreen. Effortlessly chic, this exotic ray leather is sourced from sustainable farms in Asia where stingray meat is a delicacy. Design finesse and exquisite attention to detail has led our expert team to create a premium collection of lovingly handcrafted furniture and accessories showcasing the pure glamour of this luxury material. Our elegant, round Shagreen coffee tables, featuring a beautiful, closely set beaded-style surface, are no exception. Made by hand, these striking pieces of furniture can be designed to be

The natural touch: Leather luxe

With a penchant for natural materials, our new leather furniture and accessories collection will add splendour to your luxury home. Cleverly curated using only highly refined hide sourced from one of the UK’s leading tanneries, our warm leather designs look set to prove popular among homeowners who are looking for individual, handcrafted pieces to complement their homes. Our director at leading luxury interior design specialist Mufti Michael D’Souza explains: “We have a fantastic selection of finishes and colours for you to choose to design your custom-made product, from a butter-soft cow hide in a pale, neutral colour on

Raise a glass for luxury living…

As a bespoke interior design specialist, we were perfectly placed to design and create this striking, new-build project in the rolling hills of the Cornwall countryside for luxury living. Our expert team was tasked with this beautiful house design from the initial conception, which included selecting potential architects, covering the planning submission process through to managing the build and creating the entire interior. Our head designer Anna Graesser explains: “We were asked to create a new-build home using local materials, which harnessed incredible views out to sea and the striking coastal landscape. The design of this house

Trendsetting: Brass is back

At London-based interiors specialist Mufti, we are renowned for setting trends in the luxury homes market. In fact, we were among the first to predict this year’s warm metals trend. So, we made sure we carefully curated our own collection of beautiful, brass-based furniture and accessories. But don’t worry if you missed them as we are unveiling some of the highlights from our unique range here. Featuring a variety of bespoke and made-to-measure pieces, our striking furniture and accessories collection has been carefully handcrafted with an emphasis on our signature style – elegant casual. Our director Michael D’Souza

Luxury candles showcase the beauty of bespoke

We show you how you can accessorise your home with our gorgeous Shikari luxury candles. Featuring our own unique fragrance, once your candle has burned down, we will even welcome you back to our London showroom for a refill. Beautifully handcrafted furniture, magnificent lighting, innovative flooring and decorative accessories are just a handful of the striking home wares you’ll discover when visiting our Notting Hill interiors haven. In fact, our new Shikari luxury candles with leather-clad holders in glass are no exception. Working with one of the UK’s leading chandlers, Rachel Vosper, Mufti has created our own unique fragrance for

London Design Festival

Starting on 13 September and running until 23 September, the London Design Festival showcases the latest trends, innovation and creativity across the design world. From interiors to product design; graphic design to fashion and just about everything in between, the festival has become one of the most esteemed events on the London social calendar. Attracting designers, manufacturers, sellers, industry experts, homeowners and many others from around the globe, Mayor Boris Johnson sums the event perfectly: “The London Design Festival is the most vivid possible proof that London is the hub of the creative industries in the world.”

Decorex 2012 – Bespoke Interiors

Next month, Decorex 2012 will showcase the latest trends in interior design. This year’s theme is Bespoke Interiors, which is the embodiment of the mufti brand. Decorex International will be held at the renowned Royal Hospital Chelsea in London from 23 to 26 September 2012. Now in its 35th year, Decorex 2012 will pay homage to the exhibition’s heritage as the exhibition celebrates its design journey over the past three decades. Hand selected brands will show their current trends that live the bespoke concept, while honouring the iconic influences that are found within the ever-changing interior design industry.

Creating a Functional yet Stylish Work Space

Whether you work from home or simply need an inspiring space to catch up on emails at the end of the day, office furniture design can be functional without compromising on style. The study was traditionally a dedicated office without frills – a place where work was done and not much else. Today however, the study can be so much more than a space to burn the midnight oil. Your study could be a reading room, relaxation room, ideas room or even a work room – all in one easy to plan space.  

Using Natural Furniture for the Dining Room

Natural furniture has the perfect combination of quality and style that make it versatile for any décor theme. In the case of dining rooms, furniture carved from high grade wood, leather and other natural materials creates a classic take on contemporary dining – turning the room into an entertainment area ideal for breakfasts, lunches and elegant dinners.   Whether you use your dining room for family meals or you enjoy hosting dinner parties and other sit-down functions for your guests, consider the following tips on how to use natural furniture in your dining area

Bespoke Furniture Ideas for Living Rooms

Bespoke furniture is more than making a statement – it is about investing in high quality pieces that turn your living room into a luxurious haven. Living room trends over the years have come and gone, with each season bringing new styles into modern homes. Choosing beautifully designed furniture allows you to change your style with the seasons, without having to start all over from scratch.   Whether you prefer a classic look or something more eclectic, the following ideas will help you design the perfect living area with the help of exquisite bespoke furniture that translates into

Using Natural, Handmade Furniture and Decorative Elements in Your Home

Across every décor trend, natural furniture remains a constant classic. Whether you are opting for a modern, relaxed living space, a nautical inspired home or even a French country look; natural elements add an understated luxury that will suit any décor theme. Quality is imperative with this approach – invest in well-made pieces that will last long and provide the utmost in comfort.   Wondering how you can bring handmade décor and furniture into your home? Consider the tips below for some inspiration.

A Few Interior Decorating Basics

Interior decorating is constantly evolving, but the primary goal remains – to create a home that reflects your unique personality through bespoke furniture and design. Magazines and décor websites are flooded with ideas. Some will advise on sticking to the basics, while others promote unique looks that are able to change with current trends. Colours, materials, styles and inspirations are seasonal in many aspects – this doesn’t mean that trends can’t be interpreted to suit personal style however. If you want to revamp your living spaces and inject your own brand of style into each room, the