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After the after party… January Furniture Show NEC 2018

We had a ball at NEC 2018! The latest Collections embodied our core laid back luxe style. NEW Henderson and Marlow epitomised what A&J are famous for: sumptuous blends of leathers and fabrics for the ultimate in cosy style. Decadent Jean stole the show taking pride of place at the front of the stand. Dressed […]

Mr & Mrs Smith do Country Homes and Interiors

A&J Founder Mark Smith and artist wife Julie’s home was chosen to feature in Country Homes and Interiors magazine. Julie talks about how she gave a new lease of life to a dated cottage by creating a contemporary interior with pops of colour and vintage touches. We love her electric style! Read more by clicking […]

A&J do Proposte: Como, Italy 2017

We were fabric focused and ready to buy at Industry show Proposte and a whirlwind tour of our favourite stands brought lots of inspiration and answers to our Stylist’s product briefs. We interspersed the buying with an evening of being thoroughly spoilt by Mark Williams and Emanuele of Pozzi who wined and dined us at […]

Spring has sprung! Long Point Show May 2017

Three busy days were spent at A&J’s home Harrington Mills, welcoming retailers to our latest sofa collections and tempting them with mini cakes and treats all sorted by our very own Yvonne, who put on a real, ‘spread’ – (as we say up North).   We showcased new fabric combinations – our beautiful Baker looked […]