Our story

Our talented and experienced design team incorporate unique and beautiful design solutions into every project and ensure that MILC clients receive the very best service possible. Experience has taught us that compromise is not an option in the UK property market, which is why we are seen as market leaders in interior design.

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 12 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 - Head of Business Development

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

Holly graduated from University of the Arts London with a degree in Interior & Spatial Design. She then went on to work for an award-winning interior design practice in Mayfair, becoming a key and leading member of the design team. She gained valuable experience on a range of high-end residential projects and a key understanding of the larger-scale developments throughout London. She enjoys afternoons at Chelsea harbour getting inspired with the team and meeting with her favourite suppliers. From conception to completion, Holly is consistently dedicated to achieving the highest of standards for each of her clients with calm and inspiring interiors.

Holly enjoys spending time with her much loved Pomeranian, Obilix. Exploring ‘Home Sense’ for the latest bargains and loves travelling and planning her next adventure abroad with friends and family.

Tori Malone

Adela Lokaj - Interior Designer

Adela began her journey in Interior design as a consultant within the Interior services team for one of London’s most renowned estate agents, where she was introduced to the world of turn-key interiors. Adela’s main role was focusing on project management and refurbishment projects.

Before joining the Milc team, Adela went on to work as an interior designer in Surrey and Hampstead, producing show homes and private client work. Adela’s strengths lie in her calm approach to design and her drive for delivering beautiful schemes. She takes pride in the preparation of each project to ensure a faultless delivery. Adela enjoys creating luxurious and comfortable environments for all of her clients.

Adela is learning French and spends her weekends exploring the latest art exhibitions in London with friends and family. In her spare time, she enjoys candle making with her sister.

Tori Malone

Tori Malone - Interior Designer

Tori joined the David Phillips Group as an Interior Stylist straight from University, gaining exposure to and responsibility for residential staging and interior styling projects. Using her skills for spatial awareness, flow and growing knowledge of the furnishings market she excelled in meeting and exceeding client expectations. Tori’s transfer into the Milc team has enabled her to showcase her innate creativity, translating client briefs through to elegant and inspiring interior designed schemes. Her studies in Psychology underpin her interest in how the interior environment can impact positively on our behaviour and well-being.

In precious spare time moments, Tori can be found researching design inspiration to support friends and family with their own in-home design qualms! Outdoors in all weathers playing netball or enjoying walks along the river and drinks with friends.

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.”

Hamptons International

Interior Solutions

“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.”

Savills

Interior Services

“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

Estate Agents

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