About Us

Samantha Watkins McRae’s studio in Highgate, north London, combines a passion for design and style, creating inspiring residential and commercial interiors. Drawing on its founder's fashion background, the studio embraces colour, textiles and materials to design bespoke solutions as individual as each client needs. Its studio brings a personable, dynamic and positive approach to each project, delivering a distinct, elegant solution.

What services do you provide?

Interior Design, Project Management

How would you describe your style?

"Each of our projects is as individual and unique as the clients brief, but our aim is to deliver a timeless design that embodies a sense of lived-in luxury."

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

"We recently completed a full design refurbishment coupled with project management in Fitzrovia, London. This two-bedroom apartment had not been touched since 1982 and needed a full makeover with new electrics, plumbing, flooring and the removal of walls. Our clients wanted a classic contemporary home, providing a peaceful retreat from busy central London.

We took out an unnecessary cloakroom to give the main en-suite bathroom a larger footprint and included a walk-in shower. All aspects of this central London home were stripped right back to the subfloor, with new design details, materials, finishes and FF&E instated. We instated glass steel framed doors into the reception room to bring some much-needed light into the space and the final outcome is testimony to a complete team effort. We were fortunate to work with an amazing contractor, joinery team and some wonderful artisan manufacturers and finishers to create the client's dream space."

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