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5 Tips For A Successful CPD

5 Tips For A Successful CPD

1) For the love of God, bring lunch We have busy schedules, so when we set up a CPD we have to organise it during our lunch hour, otherwise we simply wouldn’t have the time. When we give up our lunch break to watch your presentation and learn about your products, that means we don’t...
The PENSON Playlist: August

The PENSON Playlist: August

1) Mighty Mouse 2) Smith Westerns 3) Boards Of Canada 4) Dillon Francis feat. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs 5) Of Monsters & Men 6) The Griswolds 7) Girls Names 8) Thief 9) Hozier 10) Black Hills
The PENSON Playlist: July

The PENSON Playlist: July

1) The Shins 2) How To Dress Well 3) Bombay Bicycle Club 4) Say Lou Lou 5) Milky Chance 6) Glass Animals 7) Jamin Winans 8) Maria McKee 9) Darkside 10) Al Green
PENSON's Resolutions: Six Months On

PENSON’s Resolutions: Six Months On

This time six months ago I posted a blog all about the new year’s resolutions of the PENSON team, but six months down the line, did any of those resolutions make it past the optimism of January and into the crushing reality of February – a place where shiny new gym memberships go to die?...
Speedboats With Forbo

Speedboats With Forbo

Yesterday was a day we’ve been looking forward to for a while here at PENSON – the day that the lovely people at Forbo had invited us to go speedboating down the Thames and then for a slap up meal next to the river. Here’s a round up of the day for anybody else who...
The PENSON Playlist: June

The PENSON Playlist: June

1) Mogwai 2) Arcade Fire 3) Snow Patrol 4) Mono 5) Toe 6) Rival Sons 7) Gavin DeGraw 8) Vintage Trouble 9) 311 10) Crooked Still
Lee Penson's 'THINK!' at British Institute of Interior Design Conference

Lee Penson’s ‘THINK!’ at British Institute of Interior Design Conference

Next Thursday the 19th June a flurry of creative types will be heading to RIBA HQ in London for the annual British Institute of Interior Design Conference. This year the conference, titled ‘Life-Changing Design: Transforming The Human Experience’, will be discussing the issues surrounding the process of improving interiors through intelligent and creative design. The...
Five Great Team Building Days Out

Five Great Team Building Days Out

Every now and then we like to get together as a team and take a whole day away from the office to relax, have fun and enjoy each other’s company outside of the world of PDFs and floor plans. Whether it’s a big occasion like our Christmas party or something tiny like a lunchtime spent at...
The PENSON Playlist: May

The PENSON Playlist: May

1) Kissey Asplund 2) LTJ X-Perience 3) Carly Simon 4) Smokey Robinson 5) Alabama 3 6) Primal Scream / Terry Farley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZCeaPoZcK4 7) Jimi Hendrix 8) Henry Mancini 9) Villagers 10) Enigma
The PENSON Playlist: April

The PENSON Playlist: April

1) Sam Smith 2) Anna Calvi 3) Foo Fighters 4) Justice 5) Elbow 6) The Rolling Stones 7) Submotion Orchestra 8) Gary Numan 9) James Blake 10) Hermitude This month I would also like to send a special shoutout to BBC Radio 6. We discovered them on Monday and have had them on every day...
Where We Work

Where We Work

As I may have mentioned (I never shut up about it) our office is in a lovely location in the heart of SE1. A stone’s throw away from some of London’s greatest landmarks, there are much worse places we could be spending Monday to Friday. I’ve decided to take you on a mini guided tour...
Happy Birthday To Us

Happy Birthday To Us

Today marks PENSON’s tenth birthday, but don’t crack out the balloons and the party poppers just yet, we have something we’d like to say first. Over the past decade we’ve become known as one of the world’s leading architecture and design practices and have worked hard to make every year count. We’ve collaborated with some...