Gautier: A Design For Life

Gautier: A Design For Life

Nancy Ghattas

Gautier’s interior design service brings French flair to the home

Over the last year or so Nancy Ghattas, the friendly manager of the Gautier branch on the High Road, has got to know the insides of many Chiswick homes. That’s because, as well as suppling stylishly functional eco-friendly furniture and chic accessories, Gautier also provides a highly popular interior design consultancy.

Nancy, who trained in Fine Art and Interior Design, is the in-house expert. ‘Customers usually ask for help refreshing or refurbishing a particular room,’ she explains. ‘They might want to integrate new furniture or replace the wallpaper or flooring. Then, when I show them the sheer range of our materials, colours, fabrics and finishes, they often decide to expand the brief to work on the whole property.’

Chiswick’s Gautier store is owned by Rachid Kader. An architect by profession, he approached the French business to become a franchisee for the best possible reason: he loved the problem-solving practicality and high quality of the designs. The vast majority of the products – whether sofas, beds, sideboards, wardrobes, TV units or dining tables – are modular. That means they can be mixed and matched to suit any room size or layout (except kitchens and bathrooms).

‘The Gautier brand is very distinctive,’ says Nancy. ‘All our stock is designed, sourced and manufactured in France. The use of colours and materials is original, the craftsmanship is superb and, in particular, the furniture provides imaginative storage solutions in homes where space is at a premium.

‘When I visit a customer (the initial consultation is free) I always like to get to know them and really understand their style, colour and fabric tastes. We explore different options and I prepare a 3D design that meets those preferences and, of course, the budget. We then adapt and refine the plan until the client is completely happy with the result.’

As a special summer offer for readers of Chiswick Locals, Gautier is offering a 20% discount on furniture bought at the store if you take along a copy of this magazine before 31 July. It’s the perfect opportunity to acquire some classic French elegance.

Gautier
140 Chiswick High Road,
W4 1PU
020 3581 5110
chiswick@gautier-shops.com
https://www.gautier.co.uk


Gautier
140 Chiswick High Road,
W4 1PU
020 3581 5110
chiswick@gautier-shops.com
https://www.gautier.co.uk

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