kitchens for living in

‘I really want only two things…I want a real kitchen, and I want to die under the stars’

- James Salter

the johnny grey difference

Many kitchens look a little generic. Even when bespoke they are mostly pre-made units.


Ours aren't. We make furniture, one-off and by hand, for functionality, longevity, individuality, colour, variety and charm. 

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all over the house

latest from johnny grey


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. Inspired by a...

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multigenerational kitchens: bringing life into the hearth of our homes

A trip to Milan in the 80s and the design collective Memphis served as inspiration for my design philosophy…

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trekstock sanctuary room


JGS has been involved in a new kind of project designing a retreat room for young adult cancer patients at UCL Hospital. 


financial times editorial

Every kitchen has to have a sweet spot,” says Johnny Grey. “And this is it.” The sweet spot in question belongs to a kitchen in Richmond. 


cosmic circles

Maggie and Charles Jenck’s circular kitchen in their Cosmic House in Holland Park was a project I worked on in around 1980...

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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.