Cassandra Ellis Studio - Interiors, Goods, Furniture
Cassandra Ellis is a furniture and homewares designer, interiors stylist and author. She works with independent craftspeople across Britain who make her furniture, textiles and other home goods.
Cassandra Ellis is a furniture and homewares designer, interiors stylist and author. Originally from New Zealand, Cassandra's studio is based in SW London, She works with independent craftspeople across Britain who make her furniture, textiles and other home goods.
The notion of home and the desire to ease people into an environment that tells their story best is the foundation for all three aspects of her work. Her personal aesthetic of simplicity, warmth and beauty is reflected throughout.
Cassandra's homewares and furniture are designed and made in Britain using excellent materials and craftmanship, with antiques textiles sourced from around the world.
She creates products and spaces that are emotive, simple, useful and beautiful. She believes in quiet and thoughtful design, responsible production and quality that lasts.
She has written four books.
Uplifting and life affirming, she works with clients to make their homes right for them and the way they want to live.
The interiors stylist and author has thought deeply about the nature of home. As a result, her place in south London is just as much a meditation on living as it is a house.
The Telegraph, November 2015
Often seen in the press, Cassandra’s work has been featured in many national and international magazines as well as being profiled in the national press by the Times, the Telegraph and the Guardian.
In September 2014 she was invited to speak at the V&A; she spoke about her books, personal stories and the importance of making.
Cassandra believes great design can change lives. So as well as helping people make their homes more beautiful through her business, she works with organisations and individuals in the community, to help people and animals live better. In an on-going project her studio creates one-off quilts that are given to people in need.
Over the last few years, she has built a library for a homeless shelter, created a plan for redeveloping a home for teenage mothers as well as designing colour palettes for housing charities.