John Cook BA (Hons) Interior Design
Originally from the UK, John studied design at the North London School of Architecture and Design in the late 1990’s, qualifying as an Interior Designer following a full time 4.5 year Honours Degree course. He worked as the interior designer for a private Architectural practice in Mayfair for 9 years dealing with all aspects of interiors, domestic architecture and project administration. Moving to the Languedoc region of France in 2004 he created The Village House interior design business.
Originally from New Caledonia, Jean-Maurice moved to Paris in 1988 and relocated to southern France in 2004. Interested in all aspects of design and with a keen eye for the unusual he actively takes part in the business and provides an administrative link between contractors, suppliers and client to ensure a smooth, efficient and enjoyable design experience.
A selection of the services we provide:
- Designing the conversion, renovation, restructuring and architectural planning of residential properties.
- Designing creative and technical solutions to provide functional and aesthetically attractive interiors.
- Design and specification of joinery, furniture and fittings for bespoke interiors.
- Preparation of documents, plans, elevations, details and specifications, services layouts and lighting designs.
- Preparation, submission and administration of planning applications and local authority declarations.
- Complete project management and administration service. Supervising projects from conception to completion.
- Sourcing and engaging contractors and artisans. Obtaining quotations and dealing with procurement and installation.
- Preparation and issue of schedules of works and programme plannings with full design, working and notated scaled drawings.
- Coordination and collaboration with allied design professionals, including structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, geometres and other specialist consultants.
- Sourcing and specification of fixtures and fittings, sanitaryware, furnishings and all project materials.
- Full interior design service including furniture layouts, decoration schemes and soft furnishings.
Choosing finishes, wall coverings, paint, window treatments and furnishings are just one aspect included in our scope of services. We source professional artisans to carry out building, fabrication, installation and decoration for our clients.
The Village House, rue du Theron 34320 Gabian