Handmade rug meets Lucozade stain

We were recently requested to attempt to rescue a beautiful handmade rug over which a bottle of Lucozade had accidentally exploded. This has left an apparently permanent Lucozade stain which is often thought to be impossible to remove.

The “Pallette” rug (supplied by the Rug Company) was designed by Fiona Curran. This rug […]

Tile restoration challenge in Regents Park

An unusual and tough tile restoration project in Regents Park, London. Due to poor drainage – 20 years of hard water deposits had built up on this outdoor balcony.

 

Britains Got Talent – no buzzer for Designcare

Britains Got Talent choose Designcare

With the live finals impending, its all hands on deck  to prepare Fountain Studios for this years show. Designcare has been able to contribute to this in a small way by cleaning some of the speciality fabrics and rugs in the executive areas.

One of the best […]

14 Kensington Palace Gardens – Finnish Ambassadors Residence

One of our recent projects has been the restoration of a number of fine oriental rugs at 14 Kensington Palace Gardens. This house has been the official residence of the Finnish Ambassador since 1952 and this is a welcome new client for Designcare in 2009.

Kensington Palace Gardens, one of the most prestigious […]

Historic house project – Bridgewater House, St James

An interesting project we are working on this winter is the maintenance of the carpets throughout one of the finest period buildings in London. Designcare have been commissioned to restore the high quality hand tufted carpets at Bridgewater House in St James.

Bridgewater House was designed by Sir Charles Barry (of Houses of […]