SLJ Interiors’ creator Sylvia Lawson Johnston has been immersed in the interiors market for over thirty years. She brings her mix of the classical and modern to a series of jobs, consisting of city apartment or condos, country houses and hotels. We talked to her about her current work and where she finds her inspiration.
Tell us about a current task that
you are truly happy with? Advertisement”We were included in a terrific five-bedroom home in Scotland, a new-build in Edwardian style. We were involved from the really start of the idea and worked carefully with the designer and customer to accomplish the right layout and a magnificent design. We developed the entire look of every room from light switches to drapes, soft providing, colours, sourcing initial furniture, lighting and art work and creating bespoke pieces. The resulting house had simply the best blend of delicious sophistication, comfort and practicality for domesticity.”
< img src=" https://www.ccswin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/sNFz3z.jpg "class alt > What have you got prepared for your business in the future?”We are lucky to have several clients we have worked with formerly who are looking to begin brand-new projects with us soon. It is such a compliment to have customers going back to us. We delight in exploring how their houses and lives have actually altered, and how we can develop brand-new interiors for them that reflect their personalities and altering needs.”
What interiors have inspired you lately?
“I am inspired by interiors that make clients feel comfortable and at ease in their own spaces. One particular task that I have actually found particularly inspiring just recently is Philip Hooper’s work at Brighton House. The balance of the spaces and the details are so considered and achieved. There is a rhythm within each space – and between all the spaces – that is gorgeous and constantly pleasing.”
Do you have a dream project or client?
“We enjoy working with clients who have just bought a house that needs whatever doing. It’s interesting and tough and clients are so grateful to have help at a time that could leave them feeling overwhelmed.”
What is your preferred Instagram account to follow?”There are many favourites. Some accounts I am taking pleasure in at the minute consist of Ben Pentreath, Sarah Raven and Monty Don.”