PENSON’s Picks
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...
PENSON's Pick: Mannequins

PENSON’s Pick: Mannequins

You had a chance to meet PENSON’s official mascot Regina Phalange last year when we moved to our brand new studio by Tower Bridge. She still proudly guards our studio and enjoys every bit of attention from us and visitors. PENSON team doesn’t do things in halves, so this year we decorated Regina with Christmas...
PENSON's Pick: Home library

PENSON’s Pick: Home library

You’ve started wearing your thick pyjamas with long sleeves. You go to work in the pitch black, you come home in the pitch black. Every borough has a Christmas market; and 10 degrees is considered a heat wave ….  It’s official – Wintertime is here. I greet December with mixed emotions: firstly sad about how horrible and grey...
PENSON's Pick: Loft Conversions

PENSON’s Pick: Loft Conversions

I remember learning from a young age that if somebody had a loft conversion they were admired by all. I would hear my parents whispering in the kitchen about Tracey and Jack from the down the road and how they’d had various builders and decorators in and out for the last two weeks. Maybe they were getting a...
PENSON's Pick: Home Offices

PENSON’s Pick: Home Offices

As somebody who spent her entire three years at university building up work experience by collaborating to various online magazines and websites, I know how hard it can be to try working from home. It seems like it would be the easiest thing in the world, but when it gets to midday and you’re trying to...
PENSON's Pick: Balconies

PENSON’s Pick: Balconies

Another first Monday of the month, another PENSON’s Pick. This time around we’re taking a look at balconies, the tiny piece of outdoor space that can completely transform your home if given the attention it deserves. The key to a great and, more importantly, useful balcony is to forget the idea that it’s to be used...
PENSON's Pick: Organisation

PENSON’s Pick: Organisation

If you’re anything like us (and by us I mean me) then you’ll be an advocate for all things neat and tidy. I like things to be perfectly aligned at a right angle, organised in height order and grouped by colour and/or item. In the world of design things can sometimes get a little hectic,...
PENSON's Pick: Rugs

PENSON’s Pick: Rugs

Rugs have a lot of power when it comes to influencing the first impression of a room. From opening up a space to adding some much needed character, if used correctly rugs can be a great (and cheap – if you know where to look) way to transform your home. Here at PENSON HQ we...
PENSON'S Pick: City Gardens

PENSON’S Pick: City Gardens

We’re lucky enough to be based at an office in the heart of SE1; a thirty second walk from Tower Bridge and another thirty second walk to Potters Fields Park – a green little sunspot that looks out across the river Thames and some of the most famous landmarks in history. That’s not a bad...
PENSON'S Pick: Feature Walls

PENSON’S Pick: Feature Walls

What was the one phrase that was said so many times on Changing Rooms it nearly made your ears bleed? “Feature wall”? That’s the one. The feature wall is everyone’s go to solution when they’re trying to revamp a room on a budget or to a deadline. It’s cheap, easy and – if it’s done...
PENSON's Pick: Valentines Day Special

PENSON’s Pick: Valentines Day Special

Welcome to the month of love! Our February PENSON’s Pick is going to be your go to guide this Valentine’s day, and we’re going to provide you with a whole host of things to make your romantic evening that little bit more special. We have some tips to make your date putty in your hands...