Welcome to Byron & Byron

We are delighted to welcome you into the world of Byron & Byron!

Our new website is taking us back to our roots in many ways and bringing all of the collections and products together in one place. We hope that by doing this, it will make our website easier to navigate to find what you may need.

We are proud to be a British manufacturer and our ethos remains clear, that we will continue to produce the finished product on home soil. All of our products are designed here in London and the products are finished here, by hand by our own skilled craftspeople.

Who we are

Byron & Byron create and supply a variety of hand-crafted and traditionally finished curtain poles and accessories and was created in 1984 to supply a demand of the rapidly growing interior design sector of 1980’s Britain.


The company was founded by a then, young Italian Orazio Gualtieri, his passion for traditional craftsmanship and design pushed Byron & Byron to stand out against the crowd. The decade of energy and opportunity in 1980’s London allowed the youthful entrepreneur to marry his knowledge of design and traditional wood finishing techniques to produce a small range of classically decorative curtain poles and accessories.


Our ideology of Byron & Byron has been fundamental from the start; to have control over the whole process of the design. From conception, to prototypes, to the final manufacturing of each component. The luxury of having an on-site workshop allowed Orazio to be experimental and creative with finishes, responding quickly to growing trends and fast paced changes in colour and design.


The ability to immediately tackle problems and develop innovative ideas over the years is unique to Byron & Byron. The cutting edge design of our wooden bay poles and decorative polmets are prime examples of this and we strive to lead the market with our attention to detail and continued focus on the design.

Collections

Barnwood

An innovative and unique collection inspired by the organic aging process of wood. Six finials are available in the collection in 8 natural finishes. For a rustic edge, we have designed Saltash, which is bound by rope for an earthy effect. Each piece is hand-crafted, finely finished by experienced craftsmen and produced using the finest timbers. All here in Britain.

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Rustica

A stunning collection of rustic wooden poles, in a palette of oak finishes. Inspired by English country cottages.
The traditional detailing of the poles emphasises the warm and elegant tones of the finishes, accentuating the natural grooves of the wood. English oak is crafted from a solid oak timber with Limed Oak, Burnt Oak, Toasted Oak and Smoked Oak created using ash timber for a contemporary oak finish.

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Manor

A collection of finials, poles and accessories in designs of past grandeur. Finial designs are inspired by the Victorian modern Gothic era, presented with a twist of modern style. Creating an elegant, timeless and magnificent addition to any interior.

All hand finished, here in the UK.

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Floral Romantics

The Floral Collection shown in ‘Romantics’ offers vintage classic designs with a selection of contemporary finishes. Inspired by the natural forms and curves in flowers, floral romantics add a touch of elegance. All hand finished, here in the UK

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Floral Neons

The floral collection, available in Neons. This collection is an exciting and bold burst of colour, creating a powerful statement by using striking finishes.
Inspired by the bright, solid colours seen in pop art, the three dimensional flower designs are translated into a fresh and powerful look. Now available in 11 vibrant finishes, including the latest tones; Navy, Aubergine and Matt White.

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Halo Acrylic

The originial, classic Halo collection. A range of contemporary acrylic finials and poles featuring chrome, copper or warm burnished brass accents designed to highlight the modern lines. Select either solid or hollow acrylic poles to expand your creativity. This collection is a simple, yet stunning solution to any interior.

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Halo Gloss (new!)

Clean, sleek and bold, Halo Gloss offers a palette of 12 richly painted shades with a high gloss finish. The addition of 3 possible polished metal accent colors allows for 36 unique color combinations for window hardware that can pack a punch in any room setting.
With color options that stretch from Lipstick to Azure and neutrals that range from warm to cool, Halo Gloss offers a versatile selection of hues that can be combined with acrylic to enhance the bold, contemporary design.

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Halo Wood (new!)

Halo Washed Wood offers an organic, natural warmth and texture juxtaposed to the contemporary lines of today’s design.
Using the same clean lines of the Halo Acrylic finials, the 5 Washed Wood finishes offer a unique effect when tied to the metal accents in brackets and bases. Add an acrylic pole to accentuate the contemporary aesthetic.

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Aqua Pelmets

Historically know as ‘Cornice Boards’, these window treatments were first designed to frame the window, disguising fixtures. Our decorative pelmets have been created not only for function, but for style too.

Available in a range of styles and hand finished, this collection boasts both contemporary and classic designs.

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Polmets

Designed to get noticed a new breed of window treatments that are a cross between your typical curtain poles and pelmets. Available in larger sizes with an enhanced gliding system, they allow to hang heavy curtains.

One of the main challenges of contemporary homes is that little or no wall space is allowed between the top of the window and the ceiling. Where a limited amount of space has been afforded, a polmet can offer the perfect solution, allowing for a range of window treatments, both modern and traditional.

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Byron & Byron Classic Collections

The Classic Wood collection is composed of sleek organic forms. Designed to compliment your interiors and give an elegant finishing touch to your window dressing. For a more Opulent edge, please see our Decorative Classics collection.

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Holdbacks & Accessories

We have a range of stunning hand finished holdbacks and brackets in a range of beautiful finishes. From classic, clean cut forms to decorative and extravagant details, to provide the finishing touches to your interiors.

If you can’t find anything that suits your needs, please contact us and we can tailor our brackets and holdbacks to your requirements.

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What we do

Over 30 years later and Byron & Byron are still producing curtain poles, finials and accessories. With growing demand, production has become increasingly sophisticated but the focus still has a high reliance on the skill and attention of a talented team of gilders and craftsmen. With successful designs now the product of experience and expertise, we have grown from a small Islington workshop to a production plant in North London. However, our core values remain unchanged, a passion for the product, a love of flamboyance and a determination to provide elegant and fitting solutions for both traditional and modern window treatments.

We are proud to be a British manufacturer and whilst timber is sourced from outside the U.K., the process of creating the product from concept to crafting the final piece is all done on home soil.

On our latest website, we wanted to celebrate our wonderful and valued clients. With lifestyle shots through-out having been kindly provided by a small selection of talented designers and makers that we supply. The details of all designers who contributed can be found at the back of our brochure.

Services

Metamorph Bay Poles

Metamorph is the first wooden curtain pole that follows the unique curve of your bay windows.
A carefully engineered system providing a silent, smooth, durable and decorative solution for most bay window configurations. Metamorph has enabled us to achieve the unachievable.

We can make an bay window curtain poles are available in 45, 55 and 67mm diameter and in all finishes. Each bay pole is supplied in one fixed piece, with rings only (integrated cording/tracking systems not available).

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Tracked & Corded Poles

We can supply any of our 45mm/55mm/67mm poles tracked and corded.

Please see below installation templates and select your choice of pulley direction and we install the track into the pole.
As well as this we can now offer exciting NEW electric powered tracks that can be inserted in to our curtain poles – a bespoke service that we launch from September 2018.

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Showroom Displays

Our displays and points of sales are an excellent way to show clients and designers what we have to offer. We have counter top displays available for each of our collections. As well as this we can create wall mounted displays to suit your showroom. Please contact the sales office for pricing and more information.

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Bespoke Services

For custom finishes and more, please click here to see what else we have to offer.

Behind the brand

Orazio Gualtieri

CEO

With over 35 years experience in design and manufacture, Orazio retains the passion for producing products from wood. His love for working with timber has led him to create and continue to create innovative and beautiful pieces. The love of his creations is the magic behind every item that we design . An innovative and visionary thinker; he pushes Byron & Byron on its continued mission to produce the most beautiful products for the home, with a firm focus on functionally and techincal solutions.

Lorena Diomidous

Director

Lorena joined the business in 1999 stemming from a Business & Marketing background. She became a Director in 2009. Together with Orazio they run the day to day operation, which continues to go from strength to strength. Lorena brings a commercial eye and a passion for exceptional service and dealing with people. With a flair for creativity, allowing for continued development and growth in the top end retail sector and the core bespoke market in the UK & globally.

We would also like to thank our hard-working staff made up of craftsmen, wood turners, finishers, painters and general staff in production. Huge thanks to all the office staff in all departments and to every member of staff for being part of the Byron & Byron story.