The MILC creative design team aims to work to a standard beyond our clients’ expectations. We work closely with current, “on point” trends and our team is passionate about sourcing and locating one-off pieces to create a bespoke service that is the hallmark of the MILC brand.
From initial consultation to delivery and installation, we guide you through the process, delivering a signature style that has won countless awards over the years.
meet the team
Poppy Peace - Creative Director
With over 15 years of experience in the home furnishings and interiors business, Poppy has worked closely with Private Clients, Property Developers and Estate Agents throughout her career. She brings key knowledge and expertise to the company on a vast scope, from product and interior design, to operations and business management.
Poppy has been with Milc since its inception and has been integral to the shaping and growth of the company into the success it is today. With a friendly and honest approach, she always upholds the Milc ethos and is closely supported by her well-established team.
From Poppy’s entertaining anecdotes to the challenges and joys of motherhood, the weekend is all about family time. Her must have great escape once a year is to Europe’s snowy mountains for snowboarding and mulled wine.
Luke Mellor - Sales Director
Luke has built a wealth of experience across the UK property market, having held a senior role at CBRE and leading the residential lettings team in the West End, where he acted as an Associate Director on projects throughout Prime Central London.
Luke has an accomplished understanding of the residential property market and is always happy to advise our clients of the best possible service. He is also responsible for managing and building relations with investors and clients alike, ensuring that they understand all the processes at MILC and that they receive the perfect customer journey possible, every time. The attention to detail and energy that Luke brings to each client engagement ensures projects are met on time and relationships are maintained with the utmost professionalism.
In his spare time, Luke’s hobbies include playing golf, going to the gym and supporting his favourite football team – AFC Bournemouth.
Holly Gannon - Design Manager
She enjoys spending time with her much loved Pomeranian, Asterix and always looks forward to planning her next adventure travelling with friends and family
Calvin Eastham - Senior Project and Procurement Manager
Gamze Kaya - Interior Designer
Gamze graduated from Ravensbourne University with a degree in Interior Architecture, her design style follows a mix of creativity and functionality. She has 10 years’ experience in luxury residential design Gamze is skilful at both leading projects and liaising with clients. She offers the complete range of skill sets needed to execute a project to the highest level.
Her identity is rooted in a mix of colourful cultures and her love for design started at a young age. Her creative curiosity and determination to chase her dreams has earned her opportunities to work on various scales of projects from all around the world.
She enjoys spending her time riding her much-loved horse Travis and enjoys going on adventures with her family and friends.
Rosie Sampson - Interior Designer
In her spare time, Rosie enjoys wandering around the latest exhibitions at Victoria & Albert Museum, walking her Cocker-Spaniel Lola and sourcing vintage furniture for her own apartment.
Danielle Leavold - Interior Designer
In her spare time, Dee lives an active lifestyle, enjoys visiting new places with inspiring interiors and spends time socialising with friends.
Rudi Hynes - Interior Designer
Rudi began her professional career working on commercial and hospitality projects for restaurants, hotels and bars. This includes prestigious locations such as The Colony Club and Malmaison Edinburgh City. Having a passion for residential interiors and wanting to focus on this area, she navigated her way to Milc where she shares her design style as bold and maximal.
She enjoys translating client briefs, to ensure their personal style and character are reflected within their home, whilst also being functional.
Emily Hedges – FF&E Buyer
Following her studies, Emily began her professional career at a renowned online interior design platform, working closely with a diverse range of UK and international FF&E brands. She enjoys nurturing relationships with creative partners and collaborating to achieve unique and design-led spaces.
Emily spends her free time sourcing pieces for her own home, with a focus on sustainable craftsmanship. She also enjoys discovering new foodie hotspots and planning trips to her favourite destination, Portugal.
Chanay Manners – Project and Procurement Manager
Chanay brings an energetic and bubbly attitude to her hard-working nature and enjoys socialising, travelling, and engaging in the emerging London roller skating scene.
Veronica Di Carlo – Project and Procurement Co-ordinator
What people say about milc
“Professional and style conscious in their approach Milc have achieved fabulous results for our clients. With a keen eye for what really works and how best to maximise a property's potential they have become an invaluable source.”
“Working with Milc is always a pleasant experience as they are reliable, have great style and (unlike so many of their competitors) never promise something that they cannot deliver. We would highly recommend using them to anyone, as they take responsibility and offer an excellent service.”
“We wish all our properties were 'Milc’ed'! We have now worked with Milc on several different projects which have always proved to be very straight forward. They are consistently reliable and helpful and have quite simply transformed empty properties enabling us to secure sales and lettings alike. We cannot recommend their excellent service more highly.”
Mount Grange Heritage