gift & living products designed by j-me in London

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our story



j-me is a global product design company, that has become known for producing original home products that have a sense of humour and a love of design. located in the creative hub of london's oxo tower, j-me has a unique ethos that results in a range of functional products that are original and fun.


j-me was founded by brothers jamie and mark in 2000 with a desire to create original and entertaining products for the design conscious home owner.


with both jamie & mark’s passion for design (they studied at central saint martins - the world leading centre for art and design education) and entrepreneurial spirit, the brothers launched j-me original design, in their late twenties.


with humble beginnings, they started the company whilst living together at their parents’ home in north london. mum’s lounge was often transformed into a picking and packing operation.


j-me awards

however, by 2007 j-me had not only won 2 coveted design awards, but had also successfully exported the brand globally and moved into a prestigious new design studio in the design capital of the world.


j-me’s core values are as clear now as when they first started out and are what make the products unique. all products are 100% original design, always with a twist of humour and focus on superior function and high quality.

fle-sexi salt & pepper shakers - 21st september 2000 fle sexi salt and pepper shakers
“we look at everyday tasks and create solutions which provide a smile on the face of the user, whether it’s a toothbrush holder or a complete shoe rack
jamie
“we pride ourselves on the fact that we design original ideas. we spend a great deal of time generating fun, emotive yet functional products that solve everyday problems.”
mark

the process

every j-me product goes through a crazy meticulous process, which involves the whole team and ensures the core values are ingrained into each one. it can take between eight and eighteen months (yes really!) to finish a new product.
j-me only ever launches products that they are all proud of and passionate about.
j-me is now available in over 30 countries.
brainstorming
sketching
modelling
prototyping
manufacture

what our customers say

high heel shoe rack

show them off!
by george da costa

“a splendid follow on to the horizontal shoe rack which i have 6 stacked up in my walk in cupboard. my wife now can have her shoes stacked the j-me way too!“
horizontal shoe rack

real surprise
by joseph baker

“i don't usually think of shoe storage as beautiful objects, but now i do. this shoe rack holds shoes in a completely effortless manner. i now have three stacked in my wardrobe and intend on buying more! a must have design piece!”
his and hers keyholders

great little product and looks very good - by pg

“i found a picture of this on facebook and thought it looked very cool so looked into it and found one myself - got it here, brilliant idea and looks very neat”
cozy remote tidy

Stylish holder
by Sandra

“Love this stylish, solid holder which would look great in any house. Was so impressed bought a few for gifts.”
BiC pen lid pen holder

iconic form
by vincent

“nice use of an iconic form and it has a really nice feel and weight to it. i would recommend to anyone with even the slightest sense of humour”

meet the team

the j-me team are the j-me brand. we’re a bunch of passionate, fun, honest and original people who love design and how it makes people smile.


the j-me team
katie
(“katie cake”)
jack turnbull
(“jacky boy”)
jamie antoniades
(‘last word’)
lionel correya
(“lion”/leon/mr c”)
mark antoniades
(“benji” or “martha”)
rebecca jameson
(“bunny”)
mark antoniades (known as “benji / martha”)

responsible for manufacture & finance

favourite design product
the panton chair by vitra. it’s stunning from all angles with & without someone using it. i am also passionate about flowing form & this chair epitomises it.

passionate about
cycling, healthy eating to balance big appetite for deserts, sleeping, deep discussions and fixing things!

superhero name
don’t have a superhero name but if i could be a super hero, i’d love to be superman! – he’s just the best!

foosball league score
possibly the best darts player in the oxo tower (but definitely the best at j-me, especially when lionel is on holiday!) if anyone has/can hit 180, i’ll challenge them.
The Panton Chair
jamie antoniades (known as ‘last word’)

responsible for
creative vision, so if there are any bad products in the range you know who to blame.

favourite design product
"spirale" ashtray by achille castiglioni.  it’s a timeless, original classic elevated furthermore by how taboo smoking has become.

passionate about
to enjoy the simple things that make all the difference, like driving a longer but more scenic route! my rolls royce 1976 silver shadow 1. outrageous imagination which very often offends! i have a healthy respect for time!

superhero name the hulk

foosball league score
i am the best – its proven, i am the one everybody loves to beat.
spirale ashtray
rebecca jameson (known as “bunny”)

responsible for
office management, finance and logistics

favourite j-me product
postcard magnetic….i use it every single day to keep our lives in order!

passionate about
dips my kitten, other people’s kittens, polystyrene, wine, kittens, running marathons, kittens and pete tong.

superhero name
the amazing godzuki dragon

extra activity at j-me
resident house DJ

pete tong
katie (known as “katie cake”)

responsible for
getting all of our orders out in super speedy fashion.

favourite j-me product
wilson! he’s such a happy chap.

passionate about
cats, cake, puns and useless facts.

superhero name
i’d like to say wonder woman but i’m probably more like slumber woman since i love to sleep.

extra activity at j-me
sole consumer of sugary tea.
katie cake
lionel correya (known as “lion / leon / mr c”)

responsible for
product design and development, from concepting through to production & qc. i also deal with all things it related. (when in doubt, turn it off and turn it on again!)

favourite design product
arco floor lamp by achille & pier giacomo castiglioni. it’s a beautiful balance of nature, science and engineering.

passionate about
exploring new places, taking in the unique sights, sounds and smells (and the local drinks too!).

superhero name
frozone

foosball league score
i am super at darts! mark and i have an intense rivalry for the number 1 spot.
arco floor lamp
jack turnbull (known as “jacky boy, keith or holder”)

responsible for
design products, make mess!

favourite design product
technics sl 1210 mkII. built like a tank with a design that has been copied by many and bettered by none. closer to flawless than any product i know. an absolute icon in music all over the world.

passionate about
hip-hop and adidas trainers. i'm at peace when i have both. total zen.

superhero name
the human dustbin - i'm always eating!

foosball league score
yet to chalk up a 1 on 1 foosball victory, don't yet qualify to be put on the darts scoreboard. i'd like to say i put more focus into my development as a designer than i do as a pub athlete, but i'm just dire at darts & foosball!
braun bn0035