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1 Queen Caroline Street

1 Queen Caroline Street

We have been quietly delivering high profile projects across the globe: from handing over a culture changing global design standard for the likes of Jaguar Land Rover to delivering cutting edge interior for world’s 5th tallest building to-be in central Seoul. PENSON have returned all guns blazing proving why we are at the forefront of workplace...
Don't be square!

Don’t be square!

DON’T BE SQUARE . BE ROUND! Because a circle’s circumference provides the largest edge-to-area efficiency when compared to a rectangle or any other shape, HOTCAKES.com project tables are 20% more efficient in the take-up of office floor space, when compared with any other shape of desk. This brings many spatial benefits, such as freeing-up floor...
PENSON's Pick: Halloween in monochrome

PENSON’s Pick: Halloween in monochrome

If you’re sick and tired of traditional black and orange Halloween combo, look no further and get some inspiration to style your home in monochrome this year. Get yourself some art supplies and go knock yourself out. Spray paint pumpkins, halloween masks from previous year, old wine bottles or any odd looking objects and display them around the house. To jazz...
PENSON  taking over Seoul!

PENSON taking over Seoul!

After a high profile global design competition PENSON have been appointed to design the interiors of LOTTE World Tower – the 5th tallest building in the world. With 123-floors, once completed, it will be taller than The Shard and Gherkin put together and will contain retail outlets, offices, residences and a luxury hotel. PENSON delivered the perfect design proposal...
PENSON team behind the stick

PENSON team behind the stick

PENSON team does slamming team building parties. So when our industry friends from Kvadrat and Verpan offered to take us out to a cocktail making class, boy we were excited. We measured, poured, muddled, squeezed, stirred, shacked – we did it all and we were getting better with every drink. The class took place in Shoreditch, in a...
Let's talk about where you eat

Let’s talk about where you eat

How many times in the past week have you had your lunch in peace – without checking notifications or attempting to respond to emails? How often have you had your lunch away from your desk? If you’re not sure, you should listen to what some scientists have to say. They call us a generation of mindless eaters as most of our calorie...
PENSON's Design Shopping Guide

PENSON’s Design Shopping Guide

The countdown to the 2015 London Design Festival has begun – the fun starts in less than a month. In anticipation of the festival we’ve carefully selected the most inspiring design stores in London, helping you make the most of your visit. From uber cool showrooms showcasing stylish homeware and concept stores to upcycling warehouses – we’ve trawled...
PENSON's Pick: Brooklyn Modern

PENSON’s Pick: Brooklyn Modern

For this weeks PENSON’s Pick we took inspiration from pared-back lofts from across the pond, where uber cool and thrifty Brooklynites yet again prove why they’re at the forefront of contemporary interior design scene. Brooklyn modern in a nutshell is an interesting mash up of Scandinavian minimalism, the 1970’s houseplant-haven look and vintage charm. The...
PENSON's Pick: Waterside Modern

PENSON’s Pick: Waterside Modern

You might have had your archetypal English country cottage holiday, you might have stayed off-grid in some remote villa in Mediterranean or you could still be putting finishes touches on your trip itinerary – which ever the case may be, one thing is certain – all of us need to escape sanity for a couple of...
New Project | Octopus

New Project | Octopus

Your grandma would be impressed with this office, whilst her great grand-daughter would think it was uber cool without being so fashionable that it would soon date. The space feels healthy, honest and frugal. As a workspace that thrives on welcoming clients in, Octopus and LightSource (a company which Octopus invests in) needed a lively, flexible...
Give your office a facelift

Give your office a facelift

PENSONites are advocates for intelligent design, so creating fun and functional spaces without breaking a bank is something we feel very strongly about. If you are serious about giving your office a facelift, but don’t have enough time or means for a full-on makeover, here are some tips that will help to revamp any space without tightening the purse...
Garment Stands

Garment Stands

As I was getting ready for work this morning I realised one thing: we may have our differences, but we can all unite on having a chair in our bedroom that we dump copious amounts of clutter on (@tbhjuststop). Everyone knows “the chair” and you probably have one yourself. We leave our clothes, bags, belts, blazers and trousers...