M Grill…Beefing it Up/Raising the Steaks

M Grill, a 100-seat restaurant, is part of the same 15,000 square foot M empire, which also includes the eatery M Raw, a wine bar, a secret den for City boys, as well as (should they need them) sleeping pods. Unlike its neighbour M Raw, M Grill offers a predominantly meat menu, but this isn't just any steak house. “For M Grill we selected six countries in the world that breed the best beef, and then chose a single cut from each,” says Martin Williams, former managing director of Gaucho and eponymous owner of M Restaurant. “The beef ranges include Onglet from France at £18, rump from Argentina at £19, Blackmoor Australian Wagyu Sirloin at £130 and Kobe fillet at £150.”

Continue reading M Grill…Beefing it Up/Raising the Steaks

Using Copper in Interior Design

Using metal in interior design has been a tradition dating back to medieval times, and there has been a flurry of trends ever since – silver at the turn of the last century, chrome in the '20s, Brutalist metalwork of the '70s, and gold and brass in the 80s. But never has metal been as versatile as it is today – appearing in furniture, lamps, accessories, but also wallpapers, fabrics and even flooring.

London interior designer René Dekker, has incorporated the use of copper in his stunning interior designs, and adores the warmth and subtlety of tone that it can convey within a scheme. It can bring glamorous accents or create striking centrepieces to transform modern interiors from stylish to stunningly elegant.

Continue reading Using Copper in Interior Design