About Us

Your perfect hosts.

Kirsty McMorron brought her architectural interior design practice to Raynes Park just six years ago. It has since grown to include four additional talented designers. Now Kirsty has opened a flagship store, consultancy and café in the West London village. So here you can find carefully curated homewares and a design consultancy, along with a place to eat, drink and catch up with friends.

 

Kirsty McMorron, Managing & Creative Director

Kirsty McMorron

Managing & Creative Director

Kirsty McMorron is creative director and driving force at absolute abode. An experienced architectural interior designer, she gained her postgrad diploma with merit from Inchbald School of Design. She is also an Associate of the British Institute of Interior Design.

In a previous life, Kirsty graduated with merit in Business (marketing and finance) from the University of Technology, Sydney. She then developed a love for creativity in the world of advertising, working as Account Director for, among others, legendary agency Ogilvy.

Moving from Australia to London in 2001, Kirsty brings to her flagship store an antipodean culture of great coffee along with her very own eye for design. Widely travelled, she draws on her experiences of different lifestyles, architecture and arts when designing and crafting interiors.

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Marc Kerrigan, Head Chef

Marc Kerrigan

Head Chef

Marc Kerrigan is our star head chef, with a background in fine dining at some of London's top establishments. Formerly head chef at Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey, Marc has also worked with Chris Galvin at Galvin at Windows, specialising in Michelin starred French haute cuisine. He also enjoyed time at Harrods creating mouth-watering dishes in Knightsbridge.

Massimo Fallica, Cafe & Restaurant Manager

Massimo Fallica

Cafe & Restaurant Manager

Massimo brings his passion for hospitality from his native Italy, and has a wealth of hospitality experience in top London restaurants. He looks forward to welcoming you!