Posts Tagged ‘London’

The White Tower Gift Shop by Kinnersley Kent Design, London – UK

June 4th, 2017

The White Tower contains several floors of weaponry and armour and visitors exit via the 900 sq ft gift shop, which sells an incredible 370,000 pieces of merchandise per annum. The brief for the redesign had four key aims: first, to create an exciting and engaging retail experience; secondly, to improve customer flow and circulation; thirdly, to take a sympathetic approach to enhance the natural theatre and character of the building; and fourth and finally to facilitate product merchandising, using individual or grouped product narratives.

George Spencer Designs flagship showroom by Boundary Space, London – UK

May 30th, 2017

These industrial elements contrast with the soft furnishings and fabrics, showcasing the latter to great effect. We introduced a curved rail of full-length hanging around the perimeter of the showroom to create a ‘wall’ of fabric display, and to soften the cavernous space, giving a more domestic and cosy feel.

Comptoir Cafe & Wine by B3 Designers, London – UK

May 29th, 2017

Downstairs, the walls are adorned with an exceptional selection of wine and champagnes while diners are able to sit at the antiqued copper communal dining table, which sits centrally in the space. A secluded ‘members room’ tucked around the corner will allow diners the opportunity to host a private celebration in a characteristic lounge with a private library feel.

Fortius Clinic lighting by Hoare Lea Lighting, London – UK

May 28th, 2017


Patients enter through a prominent entrance and attractive period façade. Within the main reception, decorative pendants and concealed lighting details to the desk create a welcoming environment, while a cove detail at high level draws people downstairs to the lower-ground floor space.

V&A Museum shop by Friend and Company, London – UK

May 23rd, 2017

It forms one of the main routes into the exhibition spaces, so had to also accommodate people passing through. It was this that led Friend to design the shop as a pair of pavilions – creating “a concept of lanes and street facades”.

Food and Drink Federation Office by Peldon Rose, London – UK

May 19th, 2017

Bright colours have been used in the office design to help uplift the space and the colourful office furniture is a vibrant part of the central flexible office space.

Veggie Pret café by Your Studio, London – UK

May 17th, 2017

Your Studio worked with Pret’s creative team to create a new design palette for their veggie concept, building on design features from their concept in Victoria, London. The space is vibrant, spacious and the perfect environment to officially launch their vegetarian offer after testing the market last year.

Studio B innovation lab by Four-by-Two, London – UK

May 12th, 2017

In Studio B, Four-by-Two has created a space which forms the starting blocks to reshape people’s relationship with money, and it uses a truly omnichannel approach, connecting experiences across physical and digital space.

Exterion Media Office by Office Principles, London – UK

May 11th, 2017

They partnered with Office Principles because we were able to demonstrate that we really understood the concept of agile working, improving workplace efficiency and helping Exterion to take their staff on the journey through a change management engagement.

The Body Shop Masks windows by studio XAG, London – UK

May 9th, 2017

Charcoal, acai berries, honey, ginseng and roses seemingly burst from the jars in scaled-up graphics printed on foamex. In the largest window each of the five products is presented on a smoked acrylic plinth mirroring the shape of the jars themselves.

Capital Economics office by Oktra, London – UK

May 8th, 2017

They wanted a light and timeless interior with an elegant front of house. Oktra proposed using a conservative colour palette of warm timbers and grey tones with subtle branding to create a classic and sophisticated design.

Prada store, Paris, London, Milan

April 28th, 2017

Folding screens date back to the Han dynasty of ancient China, but Prada makes particular reference to a painting from an original 18th century Chinese screen. The painting has been reinterpreted and modernized with a contemporary palette representative of the brand, its floral designs – a classic motif for spring – highlighted with stencilling in white and turquoise.

Harvey Nichols Joys of Spring windows, London – UK

April 24th, 2017

Compiled from 108 boldly coloured aluminium cutouts which were fabricated by the Global Display workshop and then hand bent into 3D organic forms and hung with multi-coloured metal chains. Each window features an original piece of art from the duo, creating individual art installations in each of the windows.

Omidyar Network office by Oktra, London – UK

April 21st, 2017

They wanted natural finishes and a tasteful colour palette to be used across all materials. They sought a sophisticated and understated working environment.

Muni coffee shop branding and design by Crate47, London – UK

April 18th, 2017

Muni is a coffee company that combines both Filipino and European coffee influences, and our approach was to reflect this USP across the entirety of the brand.

FluidOne Office by Interaction, London – UK

April 15th, 2017

The result is a fresh, rejuvenation that demonstrates FluidOne’s success and provides employees with a playful and functional space to make a difference to the representation of their identity and business aspirations.

Exterion Media office by Office Principles, London – UK

April 12th, 2017

Achieving a highly efficient workplace was really important to Exterion Media as part of their office relocation. They partnered with Office Principles because we were able to demonstrate that we really understood the concept of agile working.

Comptoir Libanais restaurant by Studio 48 London, London – UK

April 10th, 2017

The design of each store varies according to location and the space as well as target audience. The design of Comptoir Libanais is a genuine celebration of the colours, patterns of everyday life in Lebanon and Middle East.

DoubleTree by Hilton by DesignLSM, London – UK

April 6th, 2017

Inspired by Kingston’s rich aviation heritage, the overall design scheme holds a warm and contemporary aesthetic, with subtle touches of aircraft paraphernalia. The hotel lobby is designed to be a welcoming and social space, with a blend of relaxed seating and tables suitable for groups, alone travellers and casual business meetings.

Treves & Hyde by Grzywinski+Pons, London – UK

April 4th, 2017

We designed the restaurant to be as warm, welcoming and happy (and even appetizing) at night as it is during the day, and created the joinery and furnishings to look better with some wear and tear after heavy use. Natural stone, ceramic, brass, timber, concrete and blackened steel feature heavily in a bold but limited palette and we designed in a lot of room to accommodate generous amounts of vegetation in aged terra cotta.