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Weekend Agenda| Alicia

Weekend Agenda| Alicia

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 cupa. All those hours spent doing research, tweaking architectural drawings, perfecting mood boards, completing renders, selecting samples and writing reports often stay behind closed doors, so do the individuals who make it all happen. While it’s true...
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...
Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Every time I introduce myself to someone from a different walk of life saying I work with a team of interior designers I often get this “okay not bad” nod. In these scenarios I always expect the talk of home makeover shows, slick periodical spreads, IKEA and discounts on habitat.com Assisting interior designers while not being a designer myself allowed...
Clerkenwell Design Week | Newbie Tips

Clerkenwell Design Week | Newbie Tips

This year was my first time at Clerkenwell Design Week and to be honest with you I wasn’t quite sure what to expect as I am quite new to this field and have never been a part of an industry event of this scale. Clerkenwell is one of the most historic, creative and culturally rich...
Upcoming Design Events. Part I

Upcoming Design Events. Part I

As a team of interior designers we always look for opportunities to take a sneak peek at tomorrow’s trendy creations.  And how could we not? New technology and innovative ideas inspire us to create intelligent, beautiful and tailored designs PENSON is known for. With this in mind, this week we decided to share our favourite major design...
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...