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A Lesson in History: When Old Buildings Get a New Lease of Life

A Lesson in History: When Old Buildings Get a New Lease of Life

Seeing the very latest in leading-edge design thinking for interiors is always exciting and can be a real boost to creativity, but there is also something really inspirational about the way that good design can breathe new life into older buildings needing refurbishment.

Has Technology Completely Changed the Face of Design?

Has Technology Completely Changed the Face of Design?

The digital revolution has made a huge impact on the design industry - there’s no denying that.

What Makes Good Office Design?

What Makes Good Office Design?

When considering an office design brief, it’s important to know how the layout and style of a workplace can affect the people that work within it.

How Green Are We? Measuring Sustainability in Design

How Green Are We? Measuring Sustainability in Design

Sustainability is quite a wide-spread term these days and can refer to a large range of practices and professions all looking to do their bit for the environment.

Design: It's All in the Details

Design: It's All in the Details

In design, there’s always a big picture - an over-arching concept that drives the whole process. But success can only be fully achieved by properly executing every single aspect of the overall vision.

Back to School: Designing for the Education Sector

Back to School: Designing for the Education Sector

As we welcome September, themes of ‘back to school’ are dominating the media and the product offering and messaging of different businesses, organisations and brands.

Does Design Have the Power to Influence Wellness and Promote Better Health?

Does Design Have the Power to Influence Wellness and Promote Better Health?

Understanding how our workplaces or homes influence our health is essential to good design…

Customer Service: the Unsung Hero of Your Brand

Customer Service: the Unsung Hero of Your Brand

In almost every business or organisation, customer service has a key role to play - it is integral to any commercial environment and is the frontline contact opportunity with consumers.

Designing for the 5 Senses

Designing for the 5 Senses

In an omnichannel world, multi-sensory environments can create more than just a place to shop or stay; these can be places where the customer can fully experience a brand, gain a 360-degree view of the offering, and better discover how a brand aligns with their identity and lifestyle.

Trimm Dich, Durch Sport: Adidas' Long Lost Mascot

Trimm Dich, Durch Sport: Adidas' Long Lost Mascot

Digging through our archive folders a few weeks back we came across ‘Trimmy’ -  a mascot from a public health and fitness promotion run in Germany in 1970.

What Can Environmental Graphic Design Do for You?

What Can Environmental Graphic Design Do for You?

Often, businesses and organisations don’t fully understand what environmental graphic design covers. So what is it, and how can it benefit a business?

Opening a Bar or Restaurant? Don't Forget These 6 Things

Opening a Bar or Restaurant? Don't Forget These 6 Things

You’ve got a great idea for a bar or restaurant that you want to open, you’ve even found a site that you think will be ideal - but how do you turn that dream into a reality?

Localised Design: How to Translate a Brand for Global Audiences

Localised Design: How to Translate a Brand for Global Audiences

How do you adapt a brand concept to audiences with different cultures, ideals, and expectations?

Made for You: Customisation in Retail

Made for You: Customisation in Retail

We all want something different these days. Why have a carbon copy when you can have something that’s been personalised to suit you?

Changing the Game: the Future of Sports Retail

Changing the Game: the Future of Sports Retail

In this interview post, our MD, Jason West, discusses the future of sports retail and how the big sportswear names are changing the game.

The Third Place: Designing for Human Nature

The Third Place: Designing for Human Nature

Nowadays, the idea of 'The Third Place' applies to more than just coffee shops. But where did this concept come from, and what is its place in design today?

Sustainability Stories: the Brands Going Green

Sustainability Stories: the Brands Going Green

Sustainability within design is becoming more relevant by the day, and with this in mind, we feel that these three brands in particular are pioneering the movement.