Top Drawer Interiors Show

Top Drawer is a Home, Gift, Fashion & Craft show held in January at Olympia in London. Always-on-trend, the theme this year was neon, with fluorescent tubes suspended in geometric patterns.
It is one of the most successful of all the London based shows, appealing to both large & small retailers due to the wide range of exhibitors.

With regards to trends for S/S17, Blue and Green should definitely be seen. These both work fabulously with grey, which it seems is here to stay!
Expect to see this around the store in the coming months.

Designed In Colour was founded in 2015 by two friends who have a studio & showroom in the Oxo tower. They design contemporary, colourful design-led products (including the now iconic Pantone Mug, a familiar item on the high street).
Amongst an eclectic array of table top pieces, Display Manager Sarah Norris has selected a collection of tactile, hand-blown glass tumblers & carafes to add a touch of the Mediterranean to our Garden Furniture displays this Spring/Summer.

Make International was established in 2005, and frequently collaborates with other designers to create items that are practical, high quality & stylish.
In 2008 they joined forces with renowned ceramicist Keith Brymer Jones to create an appealing range of white porcelain crockery with hand stamped detail. These ranges will be hitting the shelves in March/April!

Coach House

A visit to their 25,000 sq ft showroom in Lancashire in order to view 14,000 product lines sourced globally is an absolute must. You will find everything you need under one roof. Their collections span from traditional to contemporary furniture, design-led accessories and artificial floral. Their landscaped garden area displays all of our outdoor furniture ranges, stoneware and ornamental items.

One of the most popular room sets at the show centered around a deep white linen corner group, accented with blue and white cushions and oversize lamps.  The furniture, with its oriental influences, contrasted well with basket ware and palms creating an almost British Colonial meet Miami style which was both uplifting and refreshing.

The Hearts collection (pic on the right) is covered in pale pink hearts on a neutral grey background.

Runner Duck (pic on the left) features quirky white runner ducks waddling around a soft blue coloured background.

Each collection comprises of fine bone china, kitchen essentials, bags, accessories and other homewares.

Napoleon BBQs

Time after time Napoleon® has led the way with new and innovative patented technology: luxurious Gourmet Gas Grills , exclusive Infra-red grilling experience and some of North America’s most advanced state-of-the-art technology.

Napoleon BBQs are a work of functional art. They have everything you need to have an entire outdoor kitchen experience in one grilling unit.

Grill like a pro with at least six different ways to cook on your new Napoleon Grill. Sear quickly over the integrated infrared burner. Bake anything from the perfect roast to cakes. The double walled lid and rear hood keeps the heat in. Use the optional charcoal smoker tray or the smoker tube for a smoked pulled pork. Grill like a pro over the stainless steel tube burners. Use the infrared rear burner and a rotisserie for the perfect turkey. The LEX730 comes with a cutting board and the generous side shelves allow you to prep where you work. When you’re done, one side shelf converts to a drink station with the integrated ice bucket.

This grill is made from high grade stainless steel. It shrugs off rust and corrosion. You can grill even after dark with the iGlow backlit knobs. A full width drip pan catches whatever the stainless steel sear plates haven’t vaporized and turned into flavor. The JETFIRE™ ignition system will light your grill for years. The LEX730 has an integrated infrared SIZZLE ZONE™ burner built in to the grill.

EASY SLIDE™ drawers

Integrated ice/marinade bucket & cutting board

i-GLOW™ backlit technology

Whether you’re a beginner or a grilling master, there is nothing like grilling with charcoal – the original infrared!

You don’t have to raise the space saving LIFT EASE™ roll top lid to find out how amazing this grill is. Front and centre is the convenient front-loading door. Add charcoal on the fly by just opening this hatch and adding the extra coals that you need. The stainless steel body is not only beautiful, but shrugs off corrosion and wipes down easily too. For added style, the door and lid handles are chromed out. The ash and drip pan slide out when you’re done grilling for quick and easy cleaning.

With the Charcoal Professional’s adjustable charcoal bed, you rule. Set the height of the lit charcoal to 6 different positions. You also have sliding air vents to increase the control that you have over the heat and burn rate. Knowing you’re in the zone is easier than ever with the built in ACCU-PROBE™ temperature gauge. Napoleon’s Professional Charcoal Grill is so versatile, you can sear over high heat, getting that perfect lick of flame on the perfect steak. Or you can roast, low and slow over indirect heat using the charcoal dividers. Even better, you can get the delicate flavour of smoked dishes by using the Charcoal Professional as a smoker too by simply adding soaked wood chips to your lit charcoal, you can easily add smoke to your grilled foods.
The most amazing feature on this unique grill is the Charcoal Professional’s exclusive rear rotisserie burner. This exclusive burner allows you to create rotisserie meals, glorious and perfect.

Rear Rotisserie Burner

Easy access front loading charcoal door

Adjustable charcoal bed

Life isn’t stationary, and with Napoleon’s selection of portable BBQs, you can take fantastic grilling with you, wherever life takes you.

Napoleon’s TQ285 Portable Gas Grill has a cast aluminium body to keep it light and portable, and the lid is a stylish blue. The handles feature a lock for travelling and storage, keeping the lid closed tight. The legs fold in and out in a snap, providing compact storage and a perfect perch when in use. The removable grease tray slides out for easy cleaning and locks in place when you’re storing and travelling with the grill. The TravelQ™ also features a built in temperature gauge that allows you to monitor and control the heat of your grill with precision akin to our full sized models.

But that’s all outside the grill. It’s what is on the inside that makes the TravelQ™ unique. Individually controlled stainless steel tube burners give you power for fantastic direct heat, and control so that you can grill using indirect heat too. Sear, bake, roast and even smoke. Features a durable, non-stick surface & even heating for grilling the perfect meal. You can even swap out the cooking grids for a cast iron griddle instead for even more cooking options.

ACCU-PROBE™ temp gauge

Dual stainless steel burners for direct or indirect grilling

Easy set control knobs

Easily create the outdoor kitchen of your dreams with Napoleon’s range of built-in grill options.

Your outdoor gourmet kitchen awaits with the addition of the Napoleon Built-in LEX 605 Grill Head. This grill head will allow you to entertain well after dark with the stylish backlit control knobs. Napoleon’s JETFIRE™ ignition system makes sure that your grill lights every time by shooting a jet of flame to light the burners. Save money by cooking outdoors all summer long, keeping the oven off will help you keep the house cool. With a grill that behaves just like an oven you can easily bake and roast just like you would indoors. Sear quickly over the integrated infrared bottom burner. Add the optional charcoal tray for even more grilling fun.

You can even turn the grill into a smoker by adding wood chips to the charcoal tray or using the Napoleon Smoker Tube. Cook all of your favourite foods on a grill that fits perfectly in to your ideal outdoor kitchen.

JETFIRE™ ignition system

Infrared bottom burner

i-GLOW™ backlit technology

Watch Napoleon Grills’ brand ambassador Genevieve Taylor cook up some delicious Mexican pork burgers on her portable Napoleon TQ285X-BL BBQ!

Easter Opening Times

Please note below the opening times for each of our stores over the Easter period, so you don’t turn up when our staff are having a well-deserved day off!

Opening times for Ipswich & Bury St Edmunds stores.

Opening times for Haverhill & Saffron Walden stores.

New In For Spring 2016

By Sarah Norris – Visual Merchandiser & Interior Designer
To support our new furniture ranges, we have bought in some exciting new collections & accessories to bring your room to life this spring.
The trend for natural, parred down minimalism continues, with a heavy slant towards a more bohemian-Scandi look. There is an increasing emphasis on materials in their raw state & a renewed appreciation for architectural details & design classics.
Concrete is everywhere, be it flooring or worktops, and to accompany this, Parlane have released a lovely collection of plant pots which will grace any kitchen window sill.

‘Hearts’ Planter

‘Love’ Planter

The romance continues with a return to Biggie Best & some provincial style tableware; linen and lace table runners, cutout crockery & heart shaped pin dishes in grey, white, & blue.

Glass is so prevalent & looks fantastic when grouped with or simply dressed with a fresh stem or three. Stone The Crows have some small rustic pieces which have a nice weight, but without the green tinge. With prices starting at £6.99 in store, these can subtly update the look of your room without breaking the bank.

Lattice charger plate in grey.

Lattice charger plate in white. 

To compliment this years Garden Furniture Ranges are some lovely throws from Tweed Mill’s Lifestyle collection. Grey is still the colour of the moment, followed by various hues of blue and vintage inspired brights, all of which we have captured in our Spring stock.
These throws are British made, and fabulous inside & out. Perfect for placing over the arm of a settee, at the end of a bed, or folded under a coffee table.

We also look forward to having a full collection coming from three artists; Becky Mair, Aaminah Snowdon & lastly the ever popular Sam Toft. Check out the selection shown below, or come in store for the full range available.



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