Kevin Mapstone

  • design
  • specialist
  • unique

Category: blog

Kevin Mapstone
05/12/2016
Hand painted kitchen Suffolk
05/12/2016

Hand painted kitchen Suffolk: We were commissioned by Interior Couture to hand paint the kitchen and bathroom furniture on a project they were working on. Interior Couture was Founded in 2005...

Kevin Mapstone
04/12/2016
Kitchen cabinet painters Berkshire
04/12/2016

Kitchen cabinet painters Berkshire: we were commissioned by a client who's kitchen & utility had taken on a lot of water and being made out of MDF had caused a lot of damage to the...

Kevin Mapstone
02/12/2016
Kitchen cabinet painters London
02/12/2016

Kitchen cabinet painters London: How do you choose the right kitchen cabinet painters for your kitchen painting project? This can depend on your budget and the quality of the finish you are...

Kevin Mapstone
20/11/2016
Painting a Mark Wilkinson Kitchen
20/11/2016

Painting a Mark Wilkinson kitchen: For the past twenty years we have been privileged and happy to accept every commission we have received to paint a Mark Wilkinson kitchen. The Kevin Mapstone...

Kevin Mapstone
20/11/2016
Re-painting a Clive Christian kitchen
20/11/2016

Re-painting a Clive Christian Kitchen: We were commissioned to re-paint a kitchen by a client who had recently purchased an ex-display kitchen from one of Clive Christian's showrooms....

Kevin Mapstone
01/07/2016
Hand painted kitchen Ascot Berkshire
01/07/2016

Hand painted kitchen Ascot Berkshire: We were commissioned by a client who's kitchen painter had cancelled a few weeks before the start date. This was perfect timing for us as we had just had a...

Kevin Mapstone
21/04/2016
Paint effect Fulham London
21/04/2016

Paint Effect Fulham London: We were commissioned to produce a rustic distressed paint effect for a new patisserie opening in London. Paint effect London The client had a clear idea of the look...

Kevin Mapstone
10/01/2016
Kitchen Painting Apprenticeship
10/01/2016

Kitchen Painting Apprenticeship: This is the story of an old fashioned style of apprenticeship, one where time served was spread over all the disciplines of a trade, in this case the hand...

Kevin Mapstone
21/06/2015
Hand painted kitchen Wiltshire | Swindon
21/06/2015

Hand painted kitchen Wiltshire Swindon Hand painted kitchen Wiltshire Swindon: We were commissioned by a client to repaint their bespoke kitchen that was last painted ten years ago. The kitchen...

Kevin Mapstone
02/05/2015
Hand painted kitchen Swindon, Wiltshire
02/05/2015

Hand Painted Kitchen Swindon Wiltshire: This hand painted kitchen was commissioned by the owners of a beautiful cottage on the outskirts of Swindon, Wiltshire. With over 25 years in the kitchen...

Kevin Mapstone
20/02/2015
Hand painted kitchen in Marbella Spain
20/02/2015

Hand painted kitchen in Marbella Spain: With a lot of our hand painted kitchen commissions in Europe, we try and do a couple of projects per trip so the travel costs can be shared between...

Kevin Mapstone
17/02/2015
Hand painted furniture Hamburg Germany
17/02/2015

Hand painted furniture Hamburg Germany: After completing two commissions for a client in Hamburg, the first being the kitchen we were then asked to produce some paint effects for two of the...

Kevin Mapstone
07/02/2015
Hand painted kitchen Epsom Surrey
07/02/2015

Hand painted kitchen Epsom Surrey: This hand painted kitchen Epsom Surrey was commissioned by a private client.The client had the kitchen made to their design and specifications and it was...

Kevin Mapstone
18/01/2015
Hand Painted Kitchen Clifton Bristol
18/01/2015

Hand painted kitchen Clifton Bristol: We were commissioned to paint this old MFI kitchen which was inherited by my clients when moving into their new home in Clifton, Bristol. The home has many...

Kevin Mapstone
01/01/2015
Hand painted kitchen Baku Azerbaijan
01/01/2015

Hand painted kitchen Baku Azerbaijan: Our commission was to hand paint a new Mark Wilkinson Kitchen in Baku the capital of Azerbaijan. Hand painted kitchen Baku Azerbaijan Four hours ahead of...

Kevin Mapstone
21/09/2014
Hand painted kitchen SW London
21/09/2014

Hand painted kitchen SW London: This hand painted kitchen SW London was commissioned by a private client. For us, the real beauty of a hand painted kitchen like this is the pleasure in...

Kevin Mapstone
23/03/2014
Hand painted kitchen Austria
23/03/2014

Hand painted kitchen Austria: I was asked to go to Austria to make good and spray areas on a pre-finished kitchen that had been damaged in transport. Arriving at the client's beautiful ski...

Kevin Mapstone
09/03/2014
How to paint waxed pine shutters London
09/03/2014

How to paint waxed pine shutters London: On a period house we were working on the client had ask us to paint the waxed pine shutters. How to paint waxed pine shutters London Preparation of...

Kevin Mapstone
19/01/2014
Hand painted kitchen Cotswolds
19/01/2014

Hand painted kitchen Cotswolds: Early last year while painting some furniture for a client, we were asked to look at their kitchen to see what we could do. It was installed about ten years ago...

Kevin Mapstone
27/10/2013
Hand Painted Kitchen Hamburg Germany
27/10/2013

Hand Painted Kitchen Hamburg Germany: We were commissioned by Mark Wilkinson Furniture to hand paint a bespoke kitchen near Hamburg in Germany. After studying the plans and elevation drawings to...

Kevin Mapstone
05/08/2013
Hand Painted Kitchens London
05/08/2013

Hand painted kitchens London: We have been hand painting kitchens in and around London for more than 20 years. Over this period, we have seen big changes in the paint used. Waterborne coatings...

Kevin Mapstone
04/08/2013
Hand Painted Kitchen Moscow Russia
04/08/2013

Hand painted kitchen Moscow Russia: We were commissioned to paint this large hand painted kitchen in Moscow and were sent elevation drawings to enable us to work out what materials would be...

Kevin Mapstone
02/08/2013
Hand painted kitchen Surrey
02/08/2013

Hand painted kitchen Surrey: This hand painted kitchen Surrey was commissioned by the developer of a job we were working on. The kitchen was supplied in MDF and tulipwood with no primer. Hand...

Kevin Mapstone
01/08/2013
Hand painted kitchen Dornoch Scotland
01/08/2013

Hand Painted Kitchen Dornoch Scotland: We were commissioned by Mark Wilkinson Furniture to paint and apply paint effects to a kitchen in Scotland. We started by having a meeting with the client...

Kevin Mapstone
01/08/2013
Hand painted kitchen in Budapest Hungary
01/08/2013

Hand Painted Kitchen Budapest Hungary: Our commission was to hand paint a kitchen in Budapest. As we were flying we organised a kit bag, packing just the essentials as weight is always an issue....

Kevin Mapstone
30/07/2013
Paint effects revisited
30/07/2013

Paint effects revisited: I was commissioned by McCarron & Co to paint a study unit which was designed with a Rennie Mackintosh influence. Arriving at the property, I realised I had worked at...

Kevin Mapstone
24/06/2013
Marbling columns Berkshire
24/06/2013

Marbling Columns Berkshire: Our commission was to apply a fantasy marble paint effect to the columns around a pool so that they would blend in with the stone flooring. We were supplied with...

Kevin Mapstone
23/06/2013
Hand painted kitchen in Oslo Norway
23/06/2013

Hand Painted Kitchen Oslo Norway: Our commission was not only to hand paint the kitchen units but also the wooden ceiling and walls and to create a chequer board design on the floor. With the...

Kevin Mapstone
06/06/2013
Hand painted Cinderella wardrobe
06/06/2013

Hand Painted Childrens Furniture | Cinderella: We were commissioned to hand paint a Cinderella wardrobe by Mark Wilkinson Furniture. The wardrobe is part of the Cinderella range of furniture for...

Kevin Mapstone
28/05/2013
Hand painted kitchen in Elgin Scotland
28/05/2013

Hand Painted Kitchen Scotland: We were commissioned by Mark Wilkinson Furniture to paint this kitchen for a high profile client in Scotland. With This not being our first commission in Scotland,...

Kevin Mapstone
27/05/2013
Hand painted kitchen in Dublin Ireland
27/05/2013

Hand Painted Kitchen Dublin: Our next commission was a pleasure to accept. Having always wanted to go to Ireland, this was the first of many commissions ranging from Cork to Belfast so with the...

Kevin Mapstone
26/05/2013
Decorating in Geneva
26/05/2013

Decorating in Geneva: We were commissioned to finish all the rooms of this beautiful house overlooking lake Geneva to a very high standard. A client who's London property we had worked on...

Kevin Mapstone
16/05/2013
Distressed and gilded furniture
16/05/2013

Distressed gilded furniture: Our commission was to apply a distressed paint effect and pick out some details in gold leaf. The furniture came pre primed in white which is a great base to work...