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John Harwood, Managing Director of Joseph Giles, founded the company in 1998 and named it after his two sons, Joseph and Giles.
|Buildings you love||The Shard, Hever Castle|
|Textures you like and don’t like||Like: Polished concrete. Hate: Fake stone renders|
|Favourite all time colour scheme||White, black, chrome and red|
|Trip that most inspired you
|Pondernosa Italy, 2012 – old village, had time to spare, wandering round looking at everything, old handle patterns, loved the textures, the smells (pizza somewhere?), atmosphere, autumn air, peeling paint, crumbling facades, faint music…|
|Whose personal style you admire||Frank O Gehry|
|What catches your eye first when you walk into a room||The door handle!|
|What should people be generous with in a room||Space – decluttering|
|What’s your favourite environment to create for||Still, at heart, it’s got to be minimalistic residential interiors|
|If you’re on a tight budget, where can you save money||Keeping joinery crisp using stock timber sizes and standard doors|
|Blogs to be inspired by
|Not into blogs, but inspired by trade contacts that go way back such as Lazari Investments and MBH Architects. Also find inspiration in classic car stuff.|
|What would other people say your favourite saying is||“Keep it simple stupid”|
Credits: Murphyz Photography / makitchen.com
Important notice to international buyers and specifiers
Welcome to Joseph Giles, we hope you enjoy browsing our exclusive product lines. At present, all our cabinet handles, sliding door furniture, edge pulls and accessories are suitable for global projects, however, door knobs and lever handles will require compatible locks and latches.
We have designed a solution to this which will be available in the near future, however, in the interim we recommend that you speak with one of our specialists to ensure compatibility prior to making an order.
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