Posts tagged "fun"
PENSON Turns 15!

PENSON Turns 15!

Uncharacteristically, this April 1st, PENSON are putting the jokes aside to get out the balloons… That’s right, PENSON is 15! In what seems like the blink of an eye, we’ve gone from Newcomer of the Year to one of the world’s leading Architecture and Design practices. It’s been no easy feat – our CEO, Lee Penson...
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...
Weekend Agenda | Valentine's Weekend

Weekend Agenda | Valentine’s Weekend

With Valentine’s Day still fresh in our minds (and hearts!) Team PENSON came together to think up some of the best suggestions for this weekend – regardless if you’re GALentines, PALentines, or Valentines -ing, take a peak at what’s on in London this weekend…   London Fashion Week Festival: First up – London Fashion Week. Grab...
PENSON | The Christmas Party 2018

PENSON | The Christmas Party 2018

Two weeks ago, the PENSON team turned off their screens, stepped out from behind their desks, and jumped straight into party mode – you guessed it… The PENSON Christmas social had arrived!     With a speedy lunch, and a saucy round of secret Santa – think Nerf guns, shot roulette, and some fabulous fish...
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...
Presents by PENSON | Gifts with Design Cred

Presents by PENSON | Gifts with Design Cred

Following on in our mini-series, ‘Presents by PENSON’, this week we’ve selected some of the best-designed gifts for the people you love most… from a ceramic coffee press to a dodecahedron sycamore wood calendar. These gifts will set your design minds racing!   YIELD COFFEE PRESS Up first is the aforementioned Coffee Press – designed...
PENSON's Super Social

PENSON’s Super Social

Yesterday PENSON ventured out of London to get some fresh air in the form of a boat trip to restore our creative minds (or to forget them, thanks to champagne!) This was a boat trip like no other. We headed down south to the English coast and hopped on a fancy boat in Southampton to spend the...
PENSON's summer social!

PENSON’s summer social!

There’s nothing like open water to calm the soul and to restore creative minds. That’s exactly what the PENSON team did in our annual summer social last week. We headed down to the Southern English coast and hopped on a fancy boat to spend the day catching up with colleagues and friends – all while sipping...
PENSONites are design nomads!

PENSONites are design nomads!

Despite launching our hugely exciting JO&JOE project, in collaboration with AccorHotels in September, the PENSON team have still been very busy getting out and about this autumn. We thought you’d like to catch up on all the things we’ve been up to that help inspire us to be a great team of eccentrics. Our designer,...
Speedy Delivery

Speedy Delivery

What happens when you get the creative juices flowing & a meeting gets carried away, all the while you have a plane to catch?! Normally you would miss your flight and catch the next one. But not PENSON’s CEO after bashing out a board meeting with AccorHotels last week. Lee’s ideas and thoughts for our...
Roll up roll up! PENSON team learn Sushi making

Roll up roll up! PENSON team learn Sushi making

Last week the PENSON team dropped in on Scandinavian Business Seating for an evening of Sake and Sushi making. The team got stuck in (quite literally) with the layering and rolling of their favourite Sushi combinations. Alongside sampling all the delights they made, they also took a look at office ergonomics with the seating that Scandinavian...
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...