10 November 2014

RETROUVIUS Design Project featured in Elle Decoration UK

06 November 2014

Shop Customer inspiration

A pair of our Manchester Library iron shelving units put to excellent use as bar storage to a new hotel restaurant in Pimlico Artist Residence London

03 November 2014

Design Is A State of Mind - Turino

Martino Gamper's show in which he curates friends and collaborator's collections of objects. Presented as a landscape of shelving systems, they tell the story of design objects and their impact on our lives. 

Martino Gamper: design is a state of mind
October 22nd, 2014 – February 22nd, 2015
Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin

31 October 2014

Mahogany drawers

Retrouvius has just saved a large quantity of top quality mahogany drawers. Salvaged from a well known London museum the drawers come in three sizes (varying in height from 55 - 110mm, all widths and depths are similar).
Complete with brass handles and label holders the drawers once formed part of Victorian era museum archive facilities where they were used to store specimens. Now redundant due to modernisation Retrouvius has them for sale and re-use.

#7034 Mahogany museum drawers £15+vat each

03 October 2014

Design Project featured in Bo Bedre (Norway)

Lykke Foged captures one of our recently completed design projects in The New Forest, Dorset, for the Norwegian magazine Bo Bedre.

02 October 2014

Design Project featured in Bonytt (Norway)

One of our bathrooms featured in Bonytt (Norway)

01 October 2014

Emery et Cie Showroom appointments

Alexandrine from Emery et Cie's Brussels offices will be available in the London showroom:

9th-10th, 23rd-24th October

6th-7th, 20th-21st November

1st-2nd, 11th-12th December

We are happy to show you around at all other times.

To make an appointment with Emery et Cie specialists please contact

20 September 2014

Retrouvius & Timorous Beasties Collaborate for the Entrance Walkway to this Year's Decorex, 21-24 September

Based around Hogarth's series; The Rake's Progress, the design studio's collaboration with Timorous Beasties will re-examine Hogarth's scene of Bedlam or "The madhouse".

Decorex at Syon Park runs 21-24 September for full details

17 September 2014

HEAVEN ON EARTH - Auction for Kelmscott Manor

A fund raiser for William Morris's Kelmscott Manor to help secure the long term future of the house and conserve and cherish this extraordinarily atmospheric house and its setting.

Childhood visits had a huge influence on Maria and were a formative experience - William Morris described Kelmscott as looking as though it "had grown up out of the soil", so naturally did it seem to emerge form its setting.

25th September 2014 at the Society of Antiquaries of London.


16 September 2014

Our London Design Festival picks for House & Garden

Our top picks for the London Design Festival:

The Intelligent Boot - what makes the perfect boot? - an exhibition by Tracey Neuls.

Quentin Blake at the House of Illustration - the newly opened space in King's Cross dedicated to the medium.

Fabien Cappello's lighting installation above the bar at The Ace Hotel in Shoreditch - an excellent stop off in the Shoreditch design triangle.

At Home with the Days - an exhibition and online auction of furniture and objects from Robin and Lucienne Day's Home. Twentytwentyone, Islington.

Country Houses - Past, Present and Future - Markus Binney introduces 40 years of championing Britain’s architectural heritage at the V&A.

05 September 2014

Queen's Park Design District - London Design Festival 2014

Retrouvius is in excellent company for the inaugural Queen's Park Design District - a hub of events and exhibitions put on by local design companies and businesses - running for the duration of the London Design Festival.
13-21 September, 2014

04 August 2014

The Sea Bathing Machine

Ex-Retrouvius Jo is behind this excellent project - the sea bathing machine sauna !

And the beautifully kitted out seaweed extracting laboratory and shop Haeckles in Margate.