About

Tim Gosling
Tim Gosling
Founder and Director

Tim founded Gosling in 2005 after 18 years as a director at Linley. Tim is passionate about design and craftsmanship and has carved out an international reputation for exquisite bespoke furniture and interiors.

Tim picked up a pencil at a very early age and his ability to sketch the thought process gives clients a unique and immediate visual sense of proportion and scale.

Tim has an impressive portfolio of worldwide furniture and interior commissions, including the Jaeger-LeCoultre flagship London store, The Goring Hotel, The Berkeley Hotel, BP Headquarters in London, the Oriana cruise ship and many of the finest private homes and superyachts in the world.

Tim lives in an elegant London townhouse surrounded by private collections of exquisite ephemera. He is passionate about preserving the language of furniture design and the skills of British craftsmen and lectures regularly around the world. A skilled artist and draftsman, Tim has held drawing master classes in London, Shanghai, New York and Moscow. In 2015 Thames & Hudson published his third book, the highly acclaimed, Classic Contemporary – the DNA of Furniture Design. SH

The Team
Photis Photi
Photis Photi
Director

Photis Photi began his design career at Barnet College in North London where he achieved a National Diploma in 3-Dimensional Design. He pursued his passion for design further by attending the University of Plymouth, Faculty of Art & Design in Exeter, leaving with a BA (Hons.) degree in 3-Dimensional Design (Designer for Industry).

After completing his degree course Photis worked for a traditional upholstery furniture manufacturer in East London, gaining invaluable experience in translating designs from drawing board through to mass manufacture. After this he spent ten years working for Linley as Design Manager, responsible for producing designs for bespoke furniture commissions, and managing a busy design studio. Photis joined Gosling as a designer in 2007 to build the bespoke furniture design element of the business.
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Phil Sturdy
Phil Sturdy
Director

Philip Sturdy studied Art and Design at Harrogate Art College and continued his education at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication where he achieved a BA (Hons) degree in Product & Furniture Design. He worked for a short time as a craftsman in various workshops gaining valuable experience in manufacturing.

He left the hands-on side of furniture making to pursue a career in management. He joined a large film retailer as a regional marketing manager working on national campaigns and this led to a stint in website design where he honed his computer-aided design skills. Philip then joined Linley in 2000 as a designer responsible for bespoke furniture commissions. Now at Gosling, Phil continues to design and produce visuals for our furniture and interiors commissions.
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Jean Gomm
Jean Gomm
Director

At Gosling, Jean Gomm is instrumental in the short and long term strategic development of the company, creating the financial blueprint that enables the company to anchor and expand Tim’s creative vision. After achieving her MBA at Cranfield University and Harvard School of Business, Jean studied at the Sorbonne University.

She has worked for a number of major private, governmental and international organisations, directing policy on economic, social and managerial issues at the highest level. She has also had extensive experience in arts related and creative industries, finance, business management systems, business strategy, communications and public relations.
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John Wilsher
John Wilsher
Operations Director

John studied at Rycotewood College, Oxfordshire, achieving a degree in Design and Furniture Making with distinction. John set up his own business, which he ran successfully for 17 years making bespoke furniture for interior designers and directly for clients. In 2000 John went to work for Linley where he worked for 13 years as Production Director.

John continued to expand his expertise by joining Davidson Furniture, where he worked as the Production Director for two and half years. In February 2016 John joined Gosling as Operations Director.
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Annoushka Lefeuvre
Interior Designer

Annoushka studied Interior and Concept Design at the Ecole Supérieure de Design in Troyes, France where she graduated with honours.
Driven by a love of interior design, she enjoys creating and reimagining the spaces we live and work in. Her passion for creating the perfect environment means she will move heaven and earth to find the latest trends and hidden gems.

After graduating, Annoushka moved to London to work for Hubert Zandberg Interiors, where she was responsible for delivering complex and multi faceted projects. She then moved on to managing big projects around the world before joining the Gosling team to assist with the interior design projects.
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Sam Scott Thomas
Sam Scott Thomas
Assistant to Tim Gosling

Sam has worked in the creative industry all her life, from organising the look of trade fairs and exhibitions to working in interior design, learning her trade through practical experience. She really enjoys helping Tim source antiques for both his clients and his chateau in Normandy. In her spare time Sam enjoys yoga, cooking, theatre, rummaging through auction houses and long country hikes. Sam lives in London with her youngest son, who is a drummer and is on the hunt for a new dog to add to the office menagerie.

Hachi
Hachi
Office Dog

Hachi enjoys regular walks and will sit under your desk if you have food. She will let you know when there are deliveries and loves a good belly rub.

Instagram & Twitter
@timjgosling met up with The Urban Electric Compan @timjgosling met up with The Urban Electric Company at the Monaco Yacht Show 2019. Explore more about Tim’s fascinating design journey in the @urbanelectricco Blog. Link in bio.
Stand up & stand out. This stunning bespoke #artde Stand up & stand out. This stunning bespoke #artdeco inspired #tallboy is handcrafted in grey Harewood with walnut and faux ivory edges and features 11 traditionally constructed hand dovetailed drawers made from oak with cedar bottoms.
Sneak peak of a stunning #strawmarquetry hall cons Sneak peak of a stunning #strawmarquetry hall console in blue & green hues with solid bronze frames. Straw marquetry, was first used in the early 20th century by French designer, Jean-Michel Frank. Bored prisoners became craftsman using the straw from the cell floors to make panels. Take a look at some more examples on our website.

 https://www.tgosling.com/craftsmanship/straw-marquetry/
#repost @timjgosling ・・・ I’m so excited to #repost @timjgosling
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I’m so excited to be judging the 2021 #BOATDesignAwards – The nominations are now open !@boatintdesignandinnovationawards.com.  This year as the Monaco boat show is postponed. ( or will be in a slimmed down version ) we will be doing a huge amount of the leg work by zoom - but still meeting as a judging panel to discuss every element of every boat ...it takes a great deal of work but this is one of the only awards that is judged by a panel of experts and super yacht professionals.
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