Posts tagged "decor"
The Best of the Blogs | JO&JOE Hossegor is open!

The Best of the Blogs | JO&JOE Hossegor is open!

This weekend saw fun, sun & paradise thanks to the new JO&JOE Hossegor in Biarritz. Bloggers and the most famous global nomads were checking out the crazy cool interiors and checking in for a weekend full of flavour, yoga, beach chill-outs, celebratory drinks with features from Roxy & Quiksilver. It’s the first glimpse of the French...
Get crafty this weekend with London Craft Week

Get crafty this weekend with London Craft Week

From food to perfumery and good old-fashioned craft, London Craft Week is where you want to head this springtime weekend. Here we pick out the 10 that can’t be missed this weekend:   Mulberry: The Passion of Making Visit Mulberry’s flagship store and see craftsmen and craftswomen from the brand’s two factories in Somerset demonstrate...
Give your office a facelift

Give your office a facelift

PENSONites are advocates for intelligent design, so creating fun and functional spaces without breaking a bank is something we feel very strongly about. If you are serious about giving your office a facelift, but don’t have enough time or means for a full-on makeover, here are some tips that will help to revamp any space without tightening the purse...
Walls or no walls?

Walls or no walls?

We are big fans of open plan offices, so much so that most of our projects aim to break up walls and create flexible spaces without barriers. Crumbling those pesky cubicles lead to better communication, encourage collaboration and improve speed of work. It’s no surprise that more and more modern agencies are embracing this open-office...
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...
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...
5 Great Interior Design Books

5 Great Interior Design Books

One of our favourite things about the interior design industry is the levels of interest and passion that it’s inhabitants possess for their jobs. You’ll rarely find an interior designer who isn’t inspired by new designs from other interior designers. It’s an industry of sharing and supporting, and we thought we’d spread that love a...
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...
Those Who Live In Glass Houses...

Those Who Live In Glass Houses…

…should remember to close the curtains before getting changed. They should also check out this list, because there’s a 99% chance I’ve included their home as an example of how glass houses don’t have to be monstrous and clinical, they can be warm and comfortable, and they can place the inhabitant back into nature.
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...
The Best Uses Of The Stag Head Trend

The Best Uses Of The Stag Head Trend

Here at PENSON HQ one of the first sights you’re greeted by upon arrival (other than our extensive collection of awards of course) is the giant moose head that lives on our entrance wall. Animals are in fashion, whether it’s pugs on Instagram, cats on Tumblr, or foxes on t-shirts, we’re all obsessed with cute critters. As a...