Maria Speake

Maria Speake | Decorex International

Maria Speake leads the design studio at Retrouvius, a destination architectural salvage and design company in West London that rescues and reinterprets unwanted materials. Founded by Maria with her partner Adam Hills, Retrouvius are driven by the belief that good materials and well-made things are precious. Working with savvy and sophisticated clients from the worlds of fashion, film and media, the design studio applies the Retrouvius ethos to select interior and architectural projects, both domestic and commercial. Maria’s design projects – which range from elegant townhouses to country escapes, luxury yachts to glammed-up garden sanctuaries – are a mainstay of interiors magazines worldwide, and took centre stage in the 2012 book Reclaiming Style.