Journal

Delve into our world with the Journal and discover a closer look at our latest kitchen projects, trends to embrace in the kitchen and the inspirations behind The Main Company lifestyle!
Green Macon by Lacanche with brass handles

Inside Lacanche – Visiting the Burgundian Factory

The Factory in Burgundian Last year I had the amazing opportunity of visiting the Lacanche, a factory based in the heart of the Burgundian countryside in France. One of the first things...

Midsummer Cocktail Menu

Celebrate with a Cocktail As the summer solstice approaches, there’s no better time to celebrate the long, light evenings than with a cocktail, or two… From aromatic thyme to the sharp flavours...
Dark blue kitchen drawer with copper cup handle

Kitchen Trends: Dark Hues

Timeless Dark Colours The past few years have seen a significant shift in our approach to colour in the kitchen, with previously pale palettes and the Scandinavian obsession of recent times being...
Cookery school large island with teak worktop

The Carlton Towers Kitchen

North Yorkshires Stately Home Tucked away in a stately home in North Yorkshire, the disused servants kitchen of Carlton Towers was a fantastic project to get our teeth into. As featured in...
Grey moss pot board island in large open plan kitchen

The Weybridge Kitchen

Grey Moss and Clean Oak After ten years of dreaming and planning, the owners of this five-bedroom house in Surrey finally got the chance to transform their Edwardian home into the house...
Pancakes with banana on top

Shrove Tuesday Celebrations

Get Your Pancakes Ready! With Pancake Day just around the corner, we’ve been browsing some of our favourite foodie blogs for inspirational recipes that update those classic flavours and try something different....
Light leather bar stool with black metal legs

5 of Our Favourite Bar Stools

5 of Our Favourite Bar Stools Here at The Main Company, we’ve long been fans of the humble breakfast bar and it’s versatile nature in the kitchen. Perfect for gathering together as...
Copper kettle sits on tile worktop next to baked ginger bread stars

Christmas in the Kitchen

Time to get Festive! The festive season is well and truly upon us and we’ve reached that time of year when the kitchen sees a flurry of excitement and activity, from baking...
Rustic reclaimed kitchen island with brown leather stools

The Cambridge Kitchen

Our Reclaimed Rustic Look “I remember the agent cooing over the swimming pool, but all I could think was what a wonderful space it would make for a massive kitchen diner with...

Autumnal Goodness – Our Favourite Recipes

Autumnal Goodness The air is crisp, the leaves coat the ground in tones of gold and like many winters before, we reach into our wardrobes for our wooly jumpers; autumn is upon...
Little Greene Red painted wall panels

Colour in the Kitchen – Inspired by Little Greene

Colour in the Kitchen This month we’re talking colour in the kitchen inspired by Little Greene, our go-to paint partner when it comes to finding the perfect colour and finish to enhance...
Fresh Mushroom and parsnips

The Forager’s Delight – English Countryside Finds

The Forager’s Delight: Five of the best foraging finds in the English countryside In years gone by, foraging was a daily pleasure undertaken by the countryside folk to find those forgotten jewels...
Reclaimed engineered drawer stack next to worker pulling raw oak beam through bandsaw

Reclaimed Rustic – Our Yorkshire Workshop

Reclaimed Rustic Set in a rural village surrounded by trees, amid the tranquil sounds of nature you can hear a slight hum of our machinery; this is where our creative process begins....
Fresh orange and red grapes on oak chopping board next to black dining chairs and driftwood table

Summer Living – Cocktails by the Pool

Summer Living Summer is inching ever closer and this month we’re dreaming of those long summer nights, alfresco meals and cocktails at dusk! So, to put you in the summer mood, we...
Vintage shovels and leather bar stool with metal base

Homegrown Food – The Good Life

The Good Life One of the main trends in the foodie world for 2017 looks at making a considered effort to eat healthy, homegrown food. With the practice of a healthy lifestyle...

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