About Us

From our design studios in Perthshire and London’s Chelsea Design Quarter Mary Leslie and her team provide a complete interior design and decoration service. Working closely with our clients we ensure that each commission is unique and personal to the client and the property. Projects range from country houses, cottages and holiday homes to town houses, flats, rentals and turnkeys at home and abroad. Whether clients ask for contemporary, traditional or transitional interiors the same creativity, resourcefulness and attention to detail come to bear. The company has a particular reputation for looking after time limited or absent clients who can rest assured that the team will interpret and implement their aspirations with imagination, humour and efficiency.

What services do you provide?

Interior Design

How would you describe your style?

Contemporary, traditional and timeless - we believe in classical proportional elegance, simplicity and above all, comfort.

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

The brief was to complete two houses for the same client within the same year. The first, a large Edwardian house in Highland Perthshire and the second, a new-build holiday home in Sutherland. The main house involved major refurbishment work including demolition of a 3' thick retaining wall to create a large dining room open to the kitchen with a centrally positioned Aga creating cooking as theatre. Other building work included creating two new bathrooms, two dressing rooms, music room, gun room and a sitting room from the existing space. The house is traditionally furnished using best quality fabrics and workmanship to compliment the clients' own collection of art and antiques. Outstanding local contractors included Ardle Crichton, who built the kitchen to our own design and Stirling Stone, who sourced the Wild West granite from Brazil to surround the Aga. The second project was a turnkey, and the brief was to provide a comfortable, low maintenance holiday home on a limited budget and within a tight timeframe. The inspiration came from the clients’ own 1960s Danish teak sideboard with everything else from new. The clients wanted to avoid tartan in the holiday home and one lamp base from Anta is the only nod to the pattern. Natasha Marshall's retro fabrics complimented the new furniture throughout.

Photographs: Neale Smith and Roddy Ritchie