As part of a larger regeneration scheme to breath new life into this town, ING real Estate were converting two 1920's ex-council housing blocks into private ownership. We proposed a respectful environmental approach to these listed buildings. The design of the apartments were reconfigured for modern living, the rear communal gardens given some private, some communal areas with allotments, and the front listed Art Deco facades were respected and using subtle colours and a given new striking entrance door to each building. The illustration for the screens were designed taking local inspira
Recycle Now stand, Ideal Home Show
To design a stand that raises awareness of the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and recycling amongst the exhibitor base and the general public. The aim of the stand was to show how people can recycle more in the home, to get them excited about new, recycled products and to show them that with recycling, the possibilities are endless.
London Borough of Islington's Environmental and Regeneration Department commissioned a public exhibition and meeting room, with an information desk and adjoining offices located on the ground floor street front to their offices on Upper Street, London. The idea was to create local awareness of environmental issues offering assistance to the public of ways to lower their carbon footprint. Planning meetings were held in this area too. The display is constructed from repurposed timbers, the lighting feature overhead is made from hundreds of used plastic bottles. The tables are constructed
Woodland Sanctuary Bathroom, for the Kohler Design Centre in Wisconsin, USA, showcasing a newly-launched Kohler product range.
Using the concept of the bathroom as a personal sanctuary and retreat from daily life, a flexible space was created that would allow individual users to control the intimacy and configuration of the room.
Exterior Landscape Improvements, Collingwood Estate, Tower Hamlets, London
Brief: To assess the needs of the 'play' facilities, kick-about pitch and general external environment and within a limited budget, make a proposal, manage the manufacture and oversee the installation for new additions to improve the safety, use and appearance of the existing facility and surrounding area.
To design a new concept lighting showroom to incorporate facilities for mocking-up lighting effects, and to provide lighting design consultation to the general public along Uxbridge Road, Hammersmith.
Magma is a small British chain of shops selling art and design books and in this case design related products. This was their first product store and so the inspiration for the store was taken from packaging design - corrugated cardboard became the sole material used for the interior architecture and shelving for this store. The shelves, counter, display furniture, hanging racks, and partitions were all constructed from folded, stacked, or tubular treated cardboard.
The Alex Hall Relaxation room was designed as a sensual room for relaxation. This was to provide a calming, multi-sensory and versatile space for patients, friends and relatives to relax before and after tests and treatment. The room is to function both during the day and at night for in-patients of all ages to retreat, communicate, use the internet or watch films.