Tour the outdated home that impressed Maker&Son’s trendy designs

The concept of a snug life within the nation might conjure up a quaint rural idyll and a slower tempo of life. For cabinetmaker and furnishings designer Alex Willcock, nonetheless, 16 years of household life in a Grade II-listed property in rural Sussex, UK, proved as a substitute to be the catalyst for a brand new enterprise enterprise – one which has put any notion of a gentler tempo of dwelling firmly on the again burner. For it is from right here that Alex, collectively along with his eldest son Felix, created a luxurious furnishings model that purports to make the comfiest sofas on this planet. And the place to begin for all that consolation? Kemps Home, one of many world’s finest houses

‘In some ways, the home is the third founding father of our firm, Maker&Son (opens in new tab),’ says Alex. ‘Consolation has all the time been an actual precedence to us as a household, and it’s the home that has enabled this lifestyle and given beginning to all that we do.’