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THE GLENEAGLES HOTEL

‘The team designed a total of five concepts for the 232 guestrooms, 30 of which are now complete. Each tells a different story and is designed to look as if there’s a degree of history, with art and antiques that feel as if they have been collected over time.’

Sleeper, May-June 2017

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LANSDOWNE PLACE

‘Excitement mounts by the day in anticipation of the soon-to-launch luxury apartment scheme, Lansdowne Place, on the site of the   for months now to those in the know, and it’s understood that as many as 20 apartments (in the 215 unit scheme) have already sold off-plans.’

The Irish Times, 30 May 2017

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SOUTHBANK PLACE

‘Canary Wharf Group director of residential sales Brian De’ath said: “There has been a phenomenal amount of effort from everyone involved in this project, at every level, and when complete, Belvedere Gardens will be one of London’s finest addresses.”’

The Wharf, May 2017

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ONE STOP DOCTORS

‘Goddard Littlefair designs new generation healthcare’

Construction News, May 2017

Tatler (UK) May Issue 2017

PRINCIPAL EDINBURGH

‘Rooms have been done up in calming dove-greys and creams – opt for the top floor and its close-your-mouth-dear views of the city skyline. But best of all everything works like clockwork…’

Tatler, May 2017

 

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PRINCIPAL YORK

‘Stylish holidaymakers were wowed by the design and ambience at The Principal York, York, naming it the UK’s best hotel interior’

LateRooms Awards in The Mail Online, 20th March 2017

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BELVEDERE GARDENS

‘At the marketing suite, incorporating Ken Livingstone’s former office at nearby County Hall, interior designers Goddard Littlefair have shoehorned a ‘mockette’ show apartment and detailed models of both the dedicated fitness facility at Belvedere Gardens and the health club for all Southbank Place residents.’

VOGUE, March 2017

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PRINCIPAL YORK

‘This project has been a great experience for us. It has been incredibly rewarding and we feel privileged to have been involved. We love restoration projects and challenges – particularly, as here, when we can address the whole space, be creative and successfully breathe new life into a property.’

Jo Littlefair in Impressions (MIX Interiors supplement), March 2017

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BELVEDERE GARDENS

‘Whenever I’m driving along the North Bank of the Thames and look over, I really do feel a sense of pride over having had some influence on such a new landmark development for the city, particularly because this scheme is being designed with a real commitment to quality from everyone involved. It’s not just ‘another glass box’, but something that has been properly considered at every stage.’

Martin Goddard in Absolutely Magazine (Qatar), March 2017

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MARTIN GODDARD

‘Design can really enhance an experience and create magic for the guest and it certainly doesn’t all have to be about luxury – but it does have to be true to the desired perception and it does have to function impeccably.’

Impressions (MIX Interiors supplement), March 2017

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MARTIN GODDARD

‘Few interior designers know more about the luxury London look than Martin Goddard’

METRO, February 7th 2017

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Lansdowne Place

‘The firm’s unique selling point is the ability to knit smart, sensual design with a healthy dose of pragmatism.’

The Irish Times, 28 January 2017

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BELVEDERE GARDENS

‘All of the interiors have been designed by Goddard LittleFair, with all of the furniture being bespoke, meaning it is not available on the high street and has not appeared anywhere else. Martin Goddard, Goddard Littlefair’s director, said: ‘My favourite pieces are the dining room chairs and I have one of these at home as I gave the chair a unique treatment for this development. It has a real boutique feel.’

 The Mail Online, 27 January 2017

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THE PRINCIPAL YORK

‘It has undergone a huge refurbishment, given itself a rebrand and had all the locals raving; it was definitely time to pay a visit to The Principal Hotel in York…..The setting was pure elegance; high ceilings, huge windows, grand artwork and views across the lawn sweeping over to York Minster. So, when asked if I was having a glass of Lanson Père et Fils brut NV with my afternoon tea, it felt only right to oblige; these surroundings certainly call for a glass of champagne.’

The Yorkshire Times, 25 January 2017

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MARTIN GODDARD

‘Creating successful F&B spaces within hotels is a fascinating and highly challenging proposition, which, in the end, is as much about acknowledging a different mindset as it is about ‘pure’ design issues.

Martin Goddard, HotelSpec, January 2017

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MARTIN GODDARD

‘For a long time, the biggest influence on the design evolution of bathrooms has come from the spa and wellness sector. Now, whilst that influence still remains, something more complex is going on, with the hotel-residential flow of inspiration providing a constant two-way dialogue, as home-owners are inspired by what they see and experience on their travels and as hotels respond to domestic demands for home-from-home comfort.’

Martin Goddard on bathroom trends, Interior Design Yearbook 2017

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ONE STOP DOCTORS

‘Private clinic sets new benchmark’

Health Design & Management, January 2017

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Jo Littlefair

‘A beautifully-laid table reflects the best the season can bring’ says Jo Littlefair, the director and co-founder of Goddard Littlefair, the luxury interior design company’

The Times, 9 December 2016

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Belvedere Gardens

‘The two penthouses and the one, two and three-bedroom flats will also have interiors by Goddard Littlefair, with bronze detailing in every home and subtle tones in the health and fitness centre and residents’ lounge.’

The Express, 2 December 2017

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THE PRINTING PRESS BAR & KITCHEN

‘In a majestic George Street townhouse, this grand bistro brings a touch of old world dining to the Scottish capital thanks to its polished herringbone flooring, Art Deco-style chandeliers and decorative plasterwork. The restoration was overseen by design firm Goddard Littlefair, which explains the attention to detail and luxe finishes – it has also just revamped much of Scotland’s grande dame Gleneagles Hotel.’

 

ELLE Decoration, November 2016

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The Principal Edinburgh

‘The current hotel has been sensitively remodeled by Goddard Littlefair interior architects, complete with 240 bedrooms, eight meeting and event spaces, a restaurant, bar and coffee shop.’

Travel Daily, 15 November 2016

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Private Apartment, Belgravia

‘Ecstatic with the final result, the family, who now call this apartment home, say this penthouse ticks all the boxes. It’s filled with warmth, light and a good dose of luxury.’

Home Design, Australia, November 2016

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PRINCIPAL YORK

‘Principal may not be a new name to the UK hotel market, but the newly launched brand’s distinctive philosophy and finance could shake up city centres nationwide….. The customer facing side of the business has also been overhauled with fresh designs that seek to enhance the original design aesthetics of the original, often Victorian or Edwardian, buildings. Interior design firm Goddard Littlefair has worked on the York and Edinburgh hotels.’

The Caterer, 4 November 2016

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BELVEDERE GARDENS

‘Martin Goddard, the co-founder of the interior design company Goddard Littlefair, which is behind the big-name spas at the Corniche and Portland House developments in London, and now Belvedere Gardens, wants to bring the hotel experience to the residential market. ‘In the past, you might have had large car parks, storage or possibly some retail on a lower floor, but buyers who stay in five-star resorts are used to having a quick blow-dry or manicure on site.’

The Times, 4 November 2016

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BELVEDERE GARDENS

‘Set in the prime position of the 5.25 acre Shell Centre development, Belvedere Gardens will offer panoramic views of the River Thames and across central London. With refined interiors exclusively designed by Goddard Littlefair and sophisticated architecture by GRID Architects, the 97 apartments are split over 20 levels, comprising 23 one-bedrooms, 58 two-bedrooms, 13 three-bedrooms and one three bedroom duplex, plus two penthouses, arranged across the 10 and 20 storey buildings.’

The Urban Developer, 28 October 2016

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ONE STOP DOCTORS

‘We were not looking for the usual clinical healthcare design’, One Stop Doctors CEO Ella Tracey commented, ‘but wanted a designer who could share our vision for creating an ambience that was relaxed, reassuring and tranquil, very comfortable and also aesthetically beautiful, but which still felt professional and reassuring to patients, so they know they are in the best possible care.’

Design Insider, October 2016

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ONE STOP DOCTORS

‘The interior layout, look and feel were all created as part of an intense consultation process between Goddard Littlefair and One Stop Doctors, aimed at creating a highly-differentiated leader brand within this marketplace for the first of a planned series of eight clinics to be located around the M25 corridor area.’

DesignMena, October 2016

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ONE STOP DOCTORS

‘Luxury interiors specialists Goddard Littlefair have completed the design of a £15m+ boundary-changing health and wellness clinic for innovative healthcare practitioners One Stop Doctors. The first One Stop Doctors clinic, in Hemel Hempstead, will set a new standard of excellence in the private healthcare sector.’

Archello, October 2016

Habitat Magazine

PRIVATE APARTMENT, BELGRAVIA

“London Finesse….Interior design specialists Goddard Littlefair recently completed this peerless Central London penthouse apartment for an international client family.”

Habitat, South Africa, September/October 2016

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THE GLENEAGLES HOTEL

“Martin Goddard of designers Goddard Littlefair went to Italy to handpick all the marble used for the newly renovated bathrooms in this majestic hotel.”

Essential Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom, September 2016

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BELVEDERE GARDENS, SOUTHBANK PLACE

“Belvedere Gardens is a beautifully designed building of just 97 apartments. From its commanding position on the south bank of the Thames it offers the most enchanting views of London.”

London Evening Standard, 14th September 2016

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HILTON HOTEL, BUDAPEST

“World class interior design firm Goddard Littlefair has led the recent restoration of The Hilton, Budapest, with a Midas touch.”

BELLE, Australia, August/September 2016

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DESIGNING THE MODERN HOTEL BAR

“There are particular challenges when creating a bar within a hotel, points out Martin Goddard, director of interior designers Goddard Littlefair which has worked on bars both in hotels and on the high street. ‘Hotel bars can afford to be more residential in feel and more glamorous too. Furnishings are softer and higher-quality, without the same robustness demands as the high street.”

BAR Magazine, July 2016

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SOUTH BANK TOWER

“The prominent high rise is now about to enter its next chapter in life, following a swanky redesign by KPF for real estate firm CIT and a range of contributions by some of the capital’s leading interior firms.”

Wallpaper, July 2016

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THE GLENEAGLES HOTEL

“Internationally renowned designers Goddard Littlefair will lend their flair to 30 of Gleneagles’ guest rooms, reimagining their detailing, fabrics and colours to create a warm and welcoming country-estate ambience.”

Robb Report, USA, July 2016

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SOUTH BANK TOWER

“Inspired by world-class design inside and out, the new residences showcase high-rise living at its very best.”

The City Magazine, July 2016

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The Gleneagles Hotel

“Ennismore is working with some of the country’s most celebrated practices – including David Collins Studio, Timorous Beasties, Macauley Sinclair and Goddard Littlefair – to create designs and spaces that reflect Gleneagles’ specifically Scottish identity, but with a contemporary feel.”

SLEEPER, May/June 2016

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The Gleneagles Hotel

“Goddard Littlefair has overseen the refurbishment of the initial 35 bedrooms and linking corridors, with five design concepts and many one-off touches employed. Jo Littlefair, co-founder and director of Goddard Littlefair, said that the design was influenced by the surrounding location, with contemporary luxury sitting alongside antiques and original art. “Inspiration came from our initial visit to the hotel and from seeing the building for the very first time: taking in its scale, presence and grandeur, as well as its incredible location, with rolling Scottish hills and an amazing palate of natural colours in every direction.” 

The Caterer, June 2016

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The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

‘It’s cosy and decorated in a 1920’s speakeasy style. Soft lighting from chandeliers above you and ‘gas style’ wall lighting combined with large white and black marble floor tiles give the feeling of being in Manhattan for a moment not Edinburgh.’ 

The Luxury Editor, 21 June 2016

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The Gleneagles Hotel

“The first phase of Gleneagles renovation, set to be completed this month, will include a new bar in the Dormy Clubhouse, created by British design house Macaulay Sinclair and the redesign of about 30 guestrooms by designer Goddard Littlefair. What should guests expect? We hear the revamped guest rooms will have a country estate vibe to them, thanks to their fab new furnishings.”

LUXURY TRAVEL ADVISOR, May 2016

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The Principal York

“Combined with the grandeur of the rooms, the quality of finish and furnishings gives the sense of an elegant stately home; yet details like the gorgeous chandeliers and a clever use of sofas, tables and modern carpets to break up the formal spaces ensure it is extremely cosy, comfortable and fresh-feeling too. An inspiration for any Victorian hotel seeking to update.” 

The Telegraph, April 2016

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The Principal Edinburgh

‘The 249-room George Hotel is quirky and characterful as well as suave and sophisticated, both venerable and modern, reassuring yet progressive.’

Scotland on Sunday, 20th March 2016

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The Principal York

“The sheer size of the building naturally lends itself to a lofty grandeur but the design aspects and furnishings have taken 4 Star Luxury to another level.”

LifestyleYorkshire.com, April 2016

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The Gleneagles Hotel

“The new owners of The Gleneagles Hotel have launched a multi-million pound refurbishment of the property. Private investment firm Ennismore said improvements and upgrades were being made throughout the Perthshire hotel. Designers involved in the initiative include David Collins Studio, Timorous Beasties, Macaulay Sinclair and Goddard Littlefair.”

BBC website, 15 April 2016

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The Principal Edinburgh

‘What Clooney and the much misunderstood Hanoverian monarch George III share is something the George Hotel itself has to spare… call it charisma, but I would prefer to say hidden depths and, in a word, lovability. It is the ideal place for a top-notch wedding, or major family event, offers everything the business conference might need and the perfect spaces for a romantic break. Book now. You won’t be disappointed.’

The Scotsman, 23 March 2016

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The Principal York

“Stepping through the doors, you enter a world where classic and contemporary combine to impressive effect. Even as you’re being wowed by the period architectural features – decorative pillars, dramatic arches and, most of all, the magnificent cast-iron staircase at the heart of the hotel – you’re simultaneously soothed by the elegant, subdued colour scheme of soft greys, tans and off whites. High quality materials provide a feeling of luxe, while quirky finishing touches supply interest and character.”

Destination Capita Travel and Events, February 2016

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The Principal Edinburgh

“This is very much a fully-flexible, thoroughly thought-out food and beverage retail offer” comments Martin Goddard, director of Goddard Littlefair. “It is aimed at residents of and visitors to the city of Edinburgh as well as at hotel guests, with maximum flow and adaptability throughout the day.”

Commercial Interior Design, Dubai, January 2016

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The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

‘The décor and branding evoke the feel of a 1920s Speakeasy, with oak herringbone and chequerboard tiling on the floor and bespoke joinery and brass detailing forming the bar.’

Supper, January 2016

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Canaletto

‘The Canaletto tower, designed by the Amsterdam-based UNStudio, has given the Tech City a residential revamp. Located half-way between Old Street and Angel stations, the streamlined high rise comprises 31 stories of apartments, including the newly launched, three bed Beaumont suites. Inside each of these high end homes on the 25th to 28th floors, interior designer Goddard Littlefair has created a peaceful, modern sanctuary.’

Archiscene, January 2016

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The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

‘The space is classy and sassy, with a menu based round Scottish produce….The Printing Press has hit the ground running, with an ambition as bright and clear as its twinkling chandeliers.’’ 

The List Eating and Drinking Guide 2016

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The George, Edinburgh

‘Outstanding interior design company Goddard Littlefair have done an amazing job in their redesign of the restaurant (The Printing Press) and the coffee shop (Burr & Co), part of The George hotel in Edinburgh. Bespoke works that need no words of praise as the pictures tell their own story. An excellent project, but then we would not expect anything less from this design company.’

Decoration Digest, December 2015

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The George, Edinburgh

‘Acclaimed hotel and hospitality design firm, Goddard Littlefair, has completed the interiors for the new Printing Press Bar & Kitchen at The George Hotel, Edinburgh, as well as new coffee shop – Burr & Co.’

Hospitality Interiors, December 2015

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The George, Edinburgh

‘At 249 rooms The George Hotel is deceivingly large, however when you walk into the Corinthian columned lobby and up to reception, you have the feeling you are in a far more intimate and welcoming environment, you almost feel like you have walked into a county mansion … Definitely now one of the best luxury hotels in the city.’

The Luxury Editor, 21 June 2016

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The George, Edinburgh

‘There’s nothing stuffy about Edinburgh’s oldest hotel; it does classy/contemporary on a grand scale throughout … The quality and attention to detail is notable, with graceful references to the literary history of the building.’

The Telegraph, December 2015

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The George, Edinburgh

‘As in all our projects, every single item of furniture and lighting is completely bespoke and designed entirely for this particular environment, positioning and clientele by Goddard Littlefair.’

Martin Goddard in World Architecture News, November 2015

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The Byfield

‘The interior by Goddard Littlefair displays a quintessentially British yet classically modern design’

The Sunday Times – The Byfield wins at British Home Awards, October 2015

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Southbank Place Marketing Suite

‘The marketing suite heralds a new design approach,’ commented Goddard Littlefair Director and Co-Founder Jo Littlefair, ‘with a concept that is immersive in character, giving an essence of what clients will be able to purchase and communicating an instant feeling of exclusivity.’

Dexigner, October 2015

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Sleep Event 2015

‘Perrin & Rowe is participating in Sleep 2015…The interactive luxury hotel bathroom setting exclusively designed by Goddard Littlefair will also make way for the unveiling of Perrin & Rowe’s new, Deco Bath Shower Mixer at Sleep 2015. The Deco Bathroom Collection references original designs created by Martin Goddard of Goddard Littlefair on a project both companies collaborated on, drawing inspiration from the Art Deco era.’

KB Network, October 2015

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Jo Littlefair

‘In the international hotels market…the revolution brought about by boutique hotels is still being felt by the major luxury brands’

Jo Littlefair on colour trends, Interior Design Yearbook 2016

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Jo Littlefair

‘Clients are asking for flexible layouts, so that even highly-glamorous dining spaces contain concealed storage.’

Jo Littlefair in Interior Design Today, September 2015

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Martin Goddard

‘Estate agents are setting higher benchmarks for technology’ Martin Goddard says. ‘An entry-level system now covers music in every room; movie storage and on-demand services; lighting, heating and cooling.’

Studio Magazine, Autumn 2015

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Martin Goddard

‘Martin is an expert in his field; a business and brand strategist and a pragmatic and highly-creative team player with an exceptional eye for detail.’

Jury Profile, World Interiors Awards, July 2015

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Goddard Littlefair

‘Goddard Littlefair is sought after because their work is consistently good and predictably unique’

9fi5th, USA, June 2015

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Jo Littlefair

‘Jo Littlefair, director at Goddard Littlefair said: ‘We have clients come to us for our diversity. We’ve undertaken hotels as well as developer work and private residential and it can be the case that each industry is feeding the other in terms of ideas.’

Feature on colour, FX Magazine, June 2015

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Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

‘The four-star Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow is the winner of 4 awards at the Scottish Hotel Awards 2015 including Gold Laurel Award. The hotel features striking, authentic Victorian architecture and beautifully-restored original features that harmoniously sit alongside contemporary aesthetics, creating a truly elegant and luxurious environment.’

Heathfield website, June 2015

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Ebury Square

‘Winner among large developers – Ebury Square, Belgravia by Berkeley Homes. This redevelopment of a dowdy police tenement block has brought 71 swish apartments to an improving patch on the Belgravia-Pimlico border….Interior design is sumptuous yet tasteful.’

London Evening Standard, 20 May 2015

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Ebury Square

‘Entrance areas and hallways should be celebrated, not hidden, says Ebury Square’s interior designer Martin Goddard from Goddard Littlefair. ‘In a traditional house, the hallway and staircase are often the most striking feature and so in lateral apartments the same sense of arrival has to ring true.’

The Telegraph luxury section, May 2015

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Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

‘The Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow has undergone a £4.6m makeover just four years after re-opening its doors from a previous refurbishment. The multi-million-pound investment has included opening a previously unused fifth floor and the unveiling of 46 new bedrooms and suites, increasing the hotel’s offering to 230 bedrooms. Interior design team Goddard Littlefair was appointed to create a ‘home-from-home’ environment.’

Hotel Owner, November 2014

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Canaletto

‘Martin Goddard of Goddard Littlefair, the interior designers who co-ordinated the look of The Beaumont Collection, believes that City Road, where Canaletto is located, will be to architecture what Bond Street is to boutiques. ‘Canaletto is the benchmark’ he says.’

Canaletto Magazine, April 2014

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Ebury Square

‘Integral to St James’ vision for creating exceptional family homes is the commission of Goddard Littlefair, a specialist interior architectural practice with extensive experience in designing some of the most stylish residential interiors in the world.’

Berkeley Group brochure, January 2014

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Roehampton House

‘Jo and Martin have a long history as interior designers in the luxury hospitality industry’

UtterlyLuxury.com, June 2013

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Jo Littlefair

‘We like to form individual areas within large rooms. By giving each area identity, it increases the sense of moving through a space. Scaling furniture appropriately is something we are fastidious about as it means we can control proportions and attain that designed-to-fit look.’

Jo Littlefair, Achica Living, Summer 2013

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Martin Goddard

‘If you are a connoisseur of five-star hotels, you will have no doubt admired the work of Martin Goddard.’

Design Curial, December 2011