Pop-Up Shop at Albury Fair

Pop-Up Shop at Albury Fair

On the afternoon of Saturday July 15th Langdon Hyde Design will have a “pop-up shop” at the Albury Produce Show. “The Edit” will be a collection of furniture, cushions, and bunting which have been inspired…

Mid-summer madness

Mid-summer madness

A touch of mid-summer madness took over this past week when I decided to renovate this wooden bureau which has been in the family for at least four generations. Once in my workshop I was…

High Clandon Vineyard

High Clandon Vineyard

Imagine a wild flower meadow on a perfect summer’s day in the heart of the Surrey Hills. Add to this a collection of sculptures by a variety of contemporary artists set amongst the flowers, which…

The Perfect Knob

The Perfect Knob

The perfect knob can elevate an ordinary piece of furniture to the extraordinary! My recent experimentation with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ was to transform two bedside cabinets. Using two completely different techniques I managed to obtain two…

Joules Inspired Cabinet

Joules Inspired Cabinet

Inspired by the colours on a Joules carrier bag I decided to revamp a rather sad bathroom cabinet to something a little more jaunty. With the Annie Sloan chalk paint™ sample pots that I had in…

French Kisses

French Kisses

One of the things I love about the Annie Sloan range of Chalk Paint™ is the reference to France, and the French, in their names. Provence, Antibes, Versailles, all conjure up warm sunny climes in…

Time To Paint

Time To Paint

After a week back in the office I couldn’t wait to be back in my “she shed” to start some new projects. I find the early part of the year, a time when the garden doesn’t…

It’s A Wrap

It’s A Wrap

Some people love it and some people hate it but for me wrapping presents is a real pleasure.  Finding the time is not always easy but this year I have found it easier as some…

Furniture For The Future

Furniture For The Future

Attending a champagne reception hosted by bespoke furniture maker Silverlining at The National Portrait Gallery in London was an honour. As guest of my business partner you could say it was all in a day’s work…

Sea, Sunflowers & Bunting

Sea, Sunflowers & Bunting

With my invitation in hand I made my way to The Mall Galleries in SW1 to the opening of the Royal Society of Marine Artists’ annual exhibition in London.Over 400 works of art are on display,…