Spotlight : Makepeace United founder, Kai Zimmermann

One of the joys of working in a creative industry is discovering talent from across the artistic spectrum. New York-based Kai Zimmermann was introduced to the blog through a member of the McQueens clan, and we were immediately captivated by his minimalist ceramics. Kai’s pottery (Makepeace is influenced by machine parts and clean form – some are […]

Spotlight: Founder of ALSO Home, Anna Schmidt

We were first introduced to Anna earlier this year and immediately fell for her enthusiasm for all things home and interiors. The founder of independent online homeware brand, ALSO Home, Anna has just celebrated 10 years in the business and we recently had the pleasure of collaborating on a dining-scene photoshoot with a selection of […]

Spotlight Interview: Marcin Rusak

Here at McQueens, we work with and provide flowers for many designers and artists who use nature as a medium for expression in their work. We have been delighted to offer recycled flowers to artist Marcin Rusak for use in his work for a number of years. We are inspired by his approach, intrigued by […]

Spotlight: Rockett St George

Today we welcome Jane Rockett and Lucy St. George to the spotlight, founders of the online emporium of homeware with a delightfully quirky style, Rockett St George. Packed with a mix of treasures which inject magic, charm and personality into interiors and homes, their site has become the go-to spot for home fanatics, stylists and […]

Colour me Happy: McQueens at the Wayfair Happy House

Here at McQueens, we love a colourful collaboration and this week we had the pleasure of providing the blooms for The Wayfair Happy House — a unique, one-day event showcasing an array of colour-inspired home decor with live demonstrations from celebrity chef Melissa Hemsley and wellness guru Michal James Wong. Our very own McQueens florist, Selina Kerley, was […]

McQueens the Blog: Highly Commended at Amara Blogging Awards

We were giddy with excitement when our very own blog was nominated for the Amara Blogging Awards and over the moon when we made the shortlist for the 2017 awards ceremony. The glittering event was held at the brand new Design Museum in Kensington and saw all shortlisted bloggers, judges and sponsor get together for […]

Flowers and Home with Sarah Akwisombe

Last week, in light of our recent nomination for an Amara Blogging Award, we launched a new series on McQueens the Blog, focussing on flowers and home with some of our favourite interiors experts. Today we’re delighted to invite the award-winning London design blogger and all-around talented lady, Sarah Akwisombe to share her thoughts on the topic, […]

Flowers and Home with Maxine Brady

Avid readers of the blog will have spotted that we were recently nominated for an Amara Interior Blogging Award, an inspiring campaign that, in their words, “celebrates and engages with the most authoritative and respected bloggers in the vast interior blogging industry”. We were, as you can imagine, absolutely delighted (and more than a little […]