Testimonials

​What our clients say about us:

Louise Wicksteed, 1508 London’s creative director & partner: “We like working with Dernier & Hamlyn because of the quality and service they offer. Their craftsmanship is second to none and their team really understands what we need.” Watch this video to see why 1508 London choose D&H for bespoke lighting.

Robert Angell, Robert Angell Design International: “I choose Dernier & Hamlyn for lighting whenever quality,craftsmanship and attention to detail are paramount.” Watch this video to see our work for Robert Angell at The Berkeley.

Alice Chadwyck-Healey, The Arts Club’s executive director: “Our aim with our new hotel was to provide a haven of for guests to relax in a high-quality, glamorous and discreet suite in central London. The lighting is key to realising the appropriate ambience and we are delighted with this unique solution produced by Dernier & Hamlyn.”

Ihab El Haddad Project Director at HBA: “We were delighted to be selected to work on Four Season in Abu Dhabi. It is a highly prestigious project and we knew it would require the best suppliers in their fields to meet our client’s demanding brief. Dernier & Hamlyn came highly recommended because of their focus on quality and attention to detail. We are extremely pleased with the fantastic lighting that their very skilled team made for the and are really looking forward to seeing it installed in the presidential suite.”

Jo Littlefair, director of Goddard Littlefair: “Dernier & Hamlyn work hard to design and produce perfect lighting solutions to meet both our aesthetic and technical needs. We and our clients are delighted with the end result and I have the utmost respect for what the company does and for the way they work with us. From helping us to source what was needed to fulfil what we had presented as CGI design proposals through to the high quality manufacture and very accommodating installation team, we were very impressed and will continue to use them for many other prestigious client projects.”

David Carrington from KD Paine & Associates: “Having seen Dernier & Hamlyn’s work in many hotels and restaurants, we were confident they would be able to fulfil our requirements in terms of design, timescales and budget. We and our client are delighted with the results and look forward to working with them on more projects in the future.”

Simon Tomlinson, Head of Architecture at Andrew Winch Designs: “We go to Dernier & Hamlyn with a brief that includes our conceptual ideas as well as our Client’s expectations. They come back to us with fantastic drawings that include all the technical information we need - and then turn them into beautiful light fittings.”

Jeremy King, Director of Corbin & King: “We select our suppliers carefully and seek out companies that share our values, which focus on honesty, integrity and continual improvement. Dernier & Hamlyn has a similar approach. Therefore when it comes to bespoke lighting for our properties we choose D&H primarily for its reputation for quality, attention to detail and its business ethics.” Watch this video to see the bespoke lighting D&H made for Corbin & King hotel The Beaumont.

Nicholas Jeanes, Director at Martin Brudnizki Design Studio: “Whenever we want the best quality bespoke lighting for high end hospitality and residential clients Dernier & Hamlyn is the natural choice. Their reputation is second to none and it is why we call on them again and again for some of our most prestigious projects.” Watch these videos to see the bespoke lighting D&H made for The Ivy and Rosewood London.

The interior design team at Helen Green Design: “Dernier & Hamlyn make our design concepts for high end residential projects into reality. The quality of their light fittings is superb and they are one of the few bespoke UK lighting manufacturers that we rely on time after time.” Watch this video to find out why Helen Green Design choose Dernier & Hamlyn.

Dennis Irvine, Dennis Irvine Studio: “We have worked with Dernier & Hamlyn on a number of luxury hospitality and residential projects in the UK and internationally. The combination of their knowledge, attention to detail and solutions driven approach means that they are always able to achieve our design concepts within the budget available.” Watch this video to see why Dennis chooses D&H for bespoke lighting.

Guy Oliver, Oliver Laws: “I have worked with Dernier and Hamlyn for over 10 years. I know that they will deliver beautifully finished practical solutions to my designs and create a product that is of excellent quality and will endure.” Watch this video to see why Guy chooses D&H for bespoke lighting.

Martin Hulbert, Martin Hulbert Design: “I have worked with Dernier & Hamlyn on many projects. They always rise to whatever challenges I give them with unique light fittings that complement my designs and perfectly suit the environments where they are installed.”

Allan Fraser, Projects Director, Bannenberg & Rowell Design: “Whenever we require custom light fittings for our projects, we go to Dernier & Hamlyn. They are always open to design challenges whether they be in metal, glass or other materials, and we like the fact that they have their own artisan workshop, which is highly unusual in the UK. They are always able to provide light fittings of the highest quality at an acceptable price. Working with them is an easy and pleasant experience.”

Richard McCready-Hughes, Senior Designer, Richmond International: “There is never any question about the quality of Dernier & Hamlyn’s product. We have developed many bespoke pieces with them and find them as passionate about our aspirations for our work as we are, their help and advice is invaluable.”