Inspiration
Chance Encounters & Biscuit Debates. What's your Workspace doing for you?

Chance Encounters & Biscuit Debates. What’s your Workspace doing for you?

Let’s face it, we don’t chat enough. We’re all guilty of it. You hop on the tube or train home, face-down in your phone trying to seek solitude whilst avoiding eye contact… Sound familiar? Thanks to #nationalconversationweek last week, it got us chatting (ha!) here at PENSON HQ about the fact that all of us – you...
LFW | Set Design that got us Inspired

LFW | Set Design that got us Inspired

With London Fashion Week wrapping up last week, and the news about the great Karl Lagerfeld, London was a storm of emotion – some would say riot even – given the overriding theme of politics (see Vivienne Westwood’s activist’s catwalk for instance). Design isn’t one dimensional, so inspiration shouldn’t be either. The PENSON team get out to shows, galleries,...
Under the Radar Instagram Accounts

Under the Radar Instagram Accounts

There are millions of Instagram profiles out there, each fighting for their voice to be heard. Some really don’t get the exposure they deserve. Here, we select the ones we’re coveting right now. Who knows, they might give you the inspiration you’ve been looking for… Fashion  @siduations ~ not what you would expect @adarchives ~ for old school...
Weekend Agenda | The Best Christmas Markets for Design Lovers

Weekend Agenda | The Best Christmas Markets for Design Lovers

With Christmas only 5 days away, and no clue where the time has gone, the time to make the most of the vast amount of Christmas markets London has on offer is now… While most of the PENSON team have already frequented the one and only Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park – we’ve chosen a selection...
Weekend Agenda | December Feasting

Weekend Agenda | December Feasting

It’s December! The countdown to Christmas has begun, and of course, that means a month of the best eateries in London…whether it’s a wild work social, a rejuvenating break during high-intensity Christmas shopping, or a pick me up treat to combat these long dark days, we’ve chosen some of the most beautifully designed restaurants to...
Weekend Agenda | Illuminated Architecture

Weekend Agenda | Illuminated Architecture

As November comes to an end, we’re into the final festive month! And this weekend, it’s all about lights…  While it just wouldn’t be Christmas without the Oxford Street Christmas lights, there’s something even more inspiring about some of London’s lesser known light festivals… Taking on a whole new lease of life, some of London’s...
What Milan 2018 taught us

What Milan 2018 taught us

This year the PENSONites dusted off their design hats and took a trip to Milan Design Week. It didn’t disappoint – what with the fab weather, the atmosphere and the food – the inspirational design we saw was just an added cherry on top of the Milan-styled cake. As expected, we learnt a few things along the...
London Fashion Week: Set Design on the Catwalk

London Fashion Week: Set Design on the Catwalk

Last month’s London Fashion Week shows brought some striking newcomers to the fashion scene but it was the most creative set designs that we were keeping an eye on. Limited in space but high in impact, the set design of a catwalk show is just as important as the clothes. The set marries the clothes with artistically...
PENSON's Pick: 10 Top Interior Trends of 2018 from Pinterest

PENSON’s Pick: 10 Top Interior Trends of 2018 from Pinterest

Whatever trends you were lusting over in 2017, it’s time to push them aside and get ready for 2018’s new influx of interior trends. Here, in no particular order we list our top 10 via a little help from Pinterest:   Patterned Plants – just like 2017’s obsession with plants, this year it’s all about patterned leaves...
Weekend Design Agenda: The best free art & design events in London this month

Weekend Design Agenda: The best free art & design events in London this month

This weekend is bursting full of FREE events in London to feed your design appetite. From the annual Lumiere festival to photography and poster design, this is a weekend full of creativity. Making use of the dark evenings, London is switched on and lit up by Lumiere, the experimental lights festival that comes to the city once...
PENSON's 2017 in ten concept images

PENSON’s 2017 in ten concept images

With 2017 behind us and a new year starting, we decided to take a look back on our year of inspiration and imagery mood boards. Every time we get a sniff of a new project we hit google images, Pinterest, magazines, old mood boards – you name it and we find it. It’s our unique source of...
PENSON's Pinterest Picks: Halloween Minimalism

PENSON’s Pinterest Picks: Halloween Minimalism

Ditch the orange, purple and black plastic! This is PENSON’s Halloween inspiration for all you design mavens out there – whether you’re throwing a party tomorrow night or not. Halloween isn’t just for kids. Create an autumnal scene in your communal space – at the office or at home. Subtle hints are all you need to...