Timothy Oulton today at Maison et Objet 2014 launches Timothy Oulton Projects, a platform for deeper engagement with project teams and interior designers. With a focus on the hospitality sector, and experience in delivering projects for hotels, clubs and restaurants worldwide, Timothy Oulton complements its energetic collection with stronger supporting tools and teams dedicated to delivering projects.
Working alongside other collections offered by parent company HALO, Timothy Oulton offers online catalogues, and integrates its own collection with collections from Bleu Nature, Halo Est 1976, and Michael Yeung, all presented through an online portal with access only for registered professionals, allowing project teams and designers to make selections across the different collections, and providing more flexibility in project planning. In addition, also on offer is a materials and swatches reference binder that presents its vast array of materials, a customisation service for larger projects, and a dedicated team with offices worldwide.
Furniture on offer includes a wide range of upholstery and cabinetry, Timothy Oulton’s signature finishes like vintage inspired leathers, and reclaimed timbers. Fit for lobbies, lounges, hotel rooms and suites, restaurants and clubs, as well as residences, the collection includes furniture and accessories, lighting, bedding and kitchen cabinetry. The scope may be huge, but every piece remains niche, authentic and full of character and soul.
Tim Oulton says of the new Timothy Oulton Projects venture: “Projects is a very natural direction for us and this is a great opportunity to really engage with designers and project teams. We have the energy, know-how and the commitment to create something special; extraordinary, inviting social spaces which you will not want to leave.”
Experience in projects
Timothy Oulton Projects has worked with a number of international partners who share the brand’s philosophy and believe in the design aesthetic. Completed projects include; the Dome Home in Gaoming, China, the BRIT Bar in Spain, Alphabet City members lounge in London’s O2, Argyle bar in Sydney, Qing Wang Fu Club in Tianjin, China, and Boujis night club in Hong Kong and the Hotel Eclat in Beijing.
Located in the heart of Beijing overseeing Parkview Green, the Hotel Eclat is a member of the prestigious Leading Small Hotels of the World, and houses the largest private collection of Salvador Dali works in China. The hotel’s design ethic extends to stylish and quirky touches on every floor, a perfect match with Timothy Oulton. Standard, Luxury and Corner Suites display some of Timothy Oulton’s signature pieces along with the al-fresco entertaining area.
Creating one-off pieces
The Ideation Room in the Timothy Oulton workshop is where Customisation orders are made. It could be a tweak to an existing product such as colour or dimensions, or even a new design started from scratch. This service allows Timothy Oulton to offer a flexible, tailor-made experience.
The Ideation Room is thoughtfully designed to be a place of inspiration. Customers can pin up a mood board, view designs and collections on a big screen, bring in a picture of something they like, or pick different elements of Timothy Oulton pieces and create something new and unique. The choice is completely in the customer’s hands.