About Us

French-Brooks Interiors is based in London and Hampshire and was founded by Victoria Wormsley, following her ten years’ experience designing prime central London developments. Victoria’s considered approach, professional design expertise and love of art, antiques and architecture enable her to offer warm, friendly advice and to produce elegant, sophisticated interiors on projects ranging from a London pied-à-terre to a Cotswold manor house. Victoria and her team enjoy collaborating with clients and understanding how they like to live and what makes them tick so that each project is completely individual.

What services do you provide?

Interior Design including Spatial Planning, Lighting, Kitchen and Bathroom Design

How would you describe your style?

"Elegant, comfortable, sophisticated. Depending on the brief - minimalist contemporary to country house period style."

Please describe a recently completed project or tell us about the bespoke service that you offer

"The brief for this project in the first three images was an informal, contemporary take on traditional English country house style. The house had been variously extended from its eighteenth-century farmhouse roots with a myriad of small rooms. Victoria worked closely with the clients rethinking the space for modern family life and developing warm colourful schemes which play to the strengths of each room and have an air of relaxed luxury. Fabrics, wallpaper and antiques were sourced throughout, referencing the Edwardian period in which the house had been enlarged, with bespoke furniture commissioned for specific spaces. Inherited pieces and artwork were central to the designs, whilst antique prints and one-off lamps add character. Vintage and hand-woven rugs bring a sense of cohesion and flow to the space.  

The South Kensington penthouse apartment in the second three images needed a complete rethink. The brief was contemporary, edgy yet luxurious. The kitchen and double-height ceilings were opened up whilst the challenge of asymmetrical ceilings was overcome by sourcing sculptural pendant lights. By carefully reorganising the space, a second shower room was added and remote-controlled skylights and a glass roof were incorporated to maximise natural light and give easy access to the private roof terrace. A sleek compact kitchen keeps the focus on the dining area with its modernist pieces. In the living room, an ebonised bookcase lined with a metallic finish sets off the clean-lined furniture and shots of colour. In the main bedroom, floating bedside cabinets enhance the feeling of space."

Photographs: Mel Yates