About Jane

Meet Jane

Welcome to Jane’s online home, make yourself comfortable and please stay a while.

Jane qualified at the renowned KLC School of Design, and her work is regularly featured in the media. Her pet project – a caravan renovation known as Brigitte the Glamavan – received much attention.

We’ve asked Jane to answer a few questions about her work.

Jane Ashton Interior Designer and Styist
Jane Ashton Interior Designer and Stylist specialising in Period homes

How would you describe your signature style?

My signature aesthetic has a warm, romantic, colourful and indulgent quality.  I draw on an eclectic mix of historic and cultural influences, then add touches of whimsy and playfulness.  I want to create comfortable homes that elevate style into an experience.  I call this Lived-in Luxe.

“I chose Jane Ashton after being impressed by Jane’s own beautiful home that I had seen in Period Living magazine.

Jane gave me plenty of ideas and encouraged me to explore colour schemes and styles that I would never had considered.

I am delighted with the finished result and could not have wished for a better advisor”

 

I loved working with Jane, she gives you great confidence. Her great skill is putting it all together with finishing touches you wouldn’t dare to try alone, she gifts you a home that makes you smile every time you walk through the door..

 

Why period properties?

I specialize in historic, period and character properties because they feed my creative inspiration and are where my real passion lies.  They may be old, but their history is not yet complete, another chapter in their story is still to unfold. My designs tell the story of each home and the people who live in it today.

Jane Ashton
Niche with bust, girls just want to have fun

What influences you as a designer?

I can trace this back long way.  I have memories of a happy, playful childhood with family at the heart of the home.  I had three quirky and creative aunts, who introduced me to the nostalgia and glamour of Hollywood movies, and the beauty and romance of antiques and curio.  I was spellbound.

Later, influenced by my Francophile parents and a strong sense of wanderlust I moved to France to live and work. Although my roots are in England now, I still spend much of my time travelling.

I’m strongly drawn to drama, glamour, romance, bygone eras, travel, exploring, the unexpected and the slightly surreal. This intoxicating mix of influences has shaped my design career.

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