Enduring designs, expertly crafted to last a lifetime

Now in its 25th year, Neptune started out around the same kitchen table that still stands in John and Emma Sims-Hilditch’s family home in Wiltshire. Today, Neptune designs pieces for every room of the home, from kitchens and solid timber furniture to lighting, fabrics and paint. John and co-founder Giles Redman’s unwavering belief in the power of good design still stands as it has from day one – and that doesn’t just concern aesthetics either. It extends to using the highest calibre materials, taking into account how well something is made and, perhaps most importantly, how thoughtfully every piece is designed.


A lot of thought goes into making sure each design feels distinct and different from the next, but also that they all work wonderfully together no matter what combination of products are arranged in a room. The idea is that it all looks – and feels – effortless. The Neptune stores are a huge part of this vision too; each designed so that from the moment you step through the door it’s as if you’ve arrived in someone’s home.

Now more than ever before our homes are the most important place and at the heart of everything we do

Launching in September its autumn/winter collection takes cues from walks through a woodland landscape, where deep, earthy shades act as the backdrop to fresher, lighter greens, creams and pinks. Textures are timeless and natural – whether it’s the rough twill of Harris Tweed, the weightiness of stonewashed linens or the smooth grain of solid oak. The collection is designed to meld together with previous seasons because Neptune understands that a home is built over time; favourite pieces collected and blended into existing schemes. As always, their new designs share a continued focus on detailed craftsmanship, on responsibly sourced materials and on inviting natural beauty into your home.


The new seasonal shade for autumn/winter is Clove, a rich, earthy neutral that defies a colour label. Not quite as purple as the Juniper paint shade nor as brown as Walnut or Fine Mahogany, Clove is the ultimate dark shade for those looking to balance warmth and modernity. Deep but not overwhelming, it works on all four walls (and even the ceiling) of a snug but is equally effective as an accent on a kitchen island or the underside of a freestanding bathtub. Contrast it with the freshness of Silver Birch, Old Rose or Moss for subtle balance, or even combine it with stronger hues like Olive and Mustard for a hint of eccentricity.

Now, more than ever before, our homes are the most important place and at the heart of everything we do. Neptune is on hand to help customers with every step of the design journey, from choosing paint colours through to redesigning a whole home. In store designers are able to work with you to reimagine or design any space from scratch – including kitchens – much like an interior design service but with the flexibility to collaborate on as few or as many rooms as needed. A visit into any one of Neptune’s stores across the country also means that you can benefit from the advice of knowledgeable home specialists in choosing furniture, along with a host of smaller services such as made-to-measure window treatments and fitted furniture design.

The possibilities of virtual consultations and video calls make sure that those not within striking distance are cared for too. A family business much loved for country and town homes alike, Neptune is one British brand which just keeps getting better.

Neptune 87-93 Wandsworth Bridge Road, London, SW6 2TD +44 (0)1793 934011

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