‘I really want only two things…I want a real kitchen, and I want to die under the stars’
- James Salter
Many kitchens look a little generic. Even when bespoke they are mostly pre-made units.
Ours aren't. At Johnny Grey Studios, we make furniture, one-off and by hand, for functionality, longevity, individuality, colour, variety and charm.
Rebirth of the Unfitted Kitchen
Fast forward to now.Johnny Grey Studios have just set up a new division, The Unfitted Kitchen Company, to make, sell and distribute Unfitted Kitchens.
On her retirement after three decades, Jill Norman has appointed me to take over as literary executor and trustee of the Elizabeth David estate. This coincides with the seventh anniversary this week of the unveiling of the blue plaque on my aunt’s Chelsea house...
18 years new - a kitchen repurpose
When I first saw the pictures I had a double take. This was a kitchen I designed 18 years ago that had morphed into something new.
latest project: highgate
The core of this family kitchen is an ultimate central island. Built for pleasurable cooking, it flexibly accommodates a wide range of other activities.
Multigenerational Kitchens: Bringing Life into the Hearth of our Homes
A trip to Milan in the 80's and the design collective Memphis served as inspiration for my design philosophy
Maggie and Charles Jenck’s circular kitchen in their Cosmic House in Holland Park was a project I worked on in around 1980...
what will the kitchen of the future look like?
Lulu Grimes, managing editor of BBC Good Food has written a guest blog based on her interview with Johnny.