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September 15, 2015

Creative Connection #1

Inside the mind of ...... John Harwood

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” 

 

JH composite image

 

 

 

 

Credits: Murphyz Photography / makitchen.com

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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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