11th February 2021 | IN EXPERT INSIGHT | BY SBID ShareTweetPinterestLinkedIn In this SpeakEasy digital discussion, Legendary designer, and founder of Ledbury Studio, Charlie Smallbone sat with SBID CEO & Founder Dr. Vanessa Brady OBE, to discuss the world of kitchen design. With over 40 years in the industry, Charlie places the emphasis of his designs in smooth functionality and space. Filmed in The Ledbury Studio showroom in Notting Hill, Charlie takes us through some of the materials that are used, as well as giving insight into how each step in the creative process is carefully considered. From inception, Ledbury Studio was intended to offer a truly bespoke experience, working very closely with the client to create a custom final product. Vanessa and Charlie reflect on the evolution of kitchen design, discussing how the collaborative process of working with a client has transformed over time. “We always like the process of working with people that are sensitive and passionate about the designs that they’re doing” Charlie explains, “because, they’re going to live in them at the end of the day.” Tune in to the whole conversation to discover more. We hope you enjoyed this SpeakEasy Digital Discussion. To browse the SpeakEasy library, including more digital discussions as well as interviews, podcasts, webinars and workshops, click here.