- Specialist Decorators and Conservators
Hesp & Jones are a highly skilled firm in the traditional arts of specialist decoration and restoration, perfected over 40 years worth of experience. They are recognised amongst the top interior designers in the country as leading historic painters, with a finishing quality second to none. Members of the team of craftsmen regularly undertake challenging decorating jobs involving fine painted and glazed effects, marbling, gilding, customized murals and stenciling. The company has special expertise in the traditional techniques of trompe l’oeil art work, silk fabric and paper hanging, and graining various types of wood. Conservation and restoration of painted surfaces are also a major element of their work, whether it is ecclesiastical work in churches or cathedrals, conservation reports, or restoring and advising on historic colour schemes. Recently Hesp & Jones have undertaken work all over the country, most notably Kensington Palace, Alnwick Castle and Whites Club in London. They have been given the Historic Houses Association/ Sotheby’s Restoration Award for their work.