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PENSON's Pick: The Modern Pumpkin

PENSON’s Pick: The Modern Pumpkin

White white white and more white. That’s the answer to this years’ Halloween. And don’t underestimate its effectiveness. Just grab yourself a mini white pumpkin, paint on some details, and then you’ve got yourself a perfect display piece that’s good to go. Banish the orange and blacks and swap them for the crispness of a...
The Townsters & Tripsters - which JO&JOE space is for you?

The Townsters & Tripsters – which JO&JOE space is for you?

To help you decide, here is a handy guide to staying at JO&JOE’s….and to get the low-down if you haven’t already, (where have you been?!), then check out our press release about our brand new collab with AccorHotels. OOO – Out of the Ordinary The perfect adventure-loving answer for those who want to stay in more than just...
JO&JOE: What's The Idea?

JO&JOE: What’s The Idea?

PENSON have always been famous for creating innovative new ways of working and combining space with all things fun, but now they bring a new way of sleeping, travelling and experiencing. JO&JOE is THE game-changing Open House for the millennial-minded go-getters that puts experience at the forefront of the agenda. Travel, live, eat, sleep &...
Speedy Delivery

Speedy Delivery

What happens when you get the creative juices flowing & a meeting gets carried away, all the while you have a plane to catch?! Normally you would miss your flight and catch the next one. But not PENSON’s CEO after bashing out a board meeting with AccorHotels last week. Lee’s ideas and thoughts for our...
OPEN HOUSE IS OPEN | ANNOUNCEMENT

OPEN HOUSE IS OPEN | ANNOUNCEMENT

PENSON have an announcement and it’s their biggest to date! Chosen from 20 of the world’s best global designers to create a game-changing Open House concept – PENSON & AccorHotels present JO&JOE. From the designers who brought you the interiors of the world’s 5th tallest tower for global brand Lotte in Seoul, and the renowned...
Weekend Agenda | Liz

Weekend Agenda | Liz

Wading our way through the world of design isn’t easy. PENSON’s work is a bi-product of never-ending research and heated discussions over a cuppa. All those hours spent doing research, tweaking architectural drawings, perfecting mood boards, completing renders, selecting samples and writing reports often stay behind closed doors, and so do the individuals who make...
PENSON's Pick: Haute Couture design looks

PENSON’s Pick: Haute Couture design looks

It’s not often that Haute Couture looks and themes are relatable for us design geeks. Sometimes there are just too many jewels, monochrome palettes, pastel colours, and high-end fabrics that make us turn our heads towards the local design gallery for inspiration instead of something that resembles the set of a debutante ball. But last...
Weekend Agenda | George

Weekend Agenda | George

Wading our way through the world of design isn’t easy. PENSON’s work is a bi-product of never-ending research and heated discussions over a cuppa. All those hours spent doing research, tweaking architectural drawings, perfecting mood boards, completing renders, selecting samples and writing reports often stay behind closed doors, and so do the individuals who make...
Roll up roll up! PENSON team learn Sushi making

Roll up roll up! PENSON team learn Sushi making

Last week the PENSON team dropped in on Scandinavian Business Seating for an evening of Sake and Sushi making. The team got stuck in (quite literally) with the layering and rolling of their favourite Sushi combinations. Alongside sampling all the delights they made, they also took a look at office ergonomics with the seating that Scandinavian...
Mixology16 Awards

Mixology16 Awards

The rain didn’t damper spirits at last week’s Mixology16 awards as the PENSON team stepped out in their finery for a fun-filled evening, and it didn’t disappoint. PENSON was a finalist in the Large Commercial Interior Project of the Year category for their SEI Finsbury Square project, and it was a close call, narrowly missing out...
PENSON Shortlisted for Large Commercial Interior Project of the Year

PENSON Shortlisted for Large Commercial Interior Project of the Year

PENSON has been shortlisted for Large Commercial Interior Project of the Year in the Mixology16 awards for their SEI Finsbury Square project. Trusted financial services company SEI (NASDAQL SEIC) let PENSON into their new UK HQ to disrupt workspace design – and the creative thinking certainly paid off. You can read about the unique project here.  This...