Posts tagged "inspiration"
PENSON's Pick: Neon Lighting - Art and Ambience

PENSON’s Pick: Neon Lighting – Art and Ambience

We haven’t posted in a while for all you design fiends, so what better theme to kick back off on than the artistry that is neon lights. What else seamlessly combines art with ambience & atmosphere creation? Spring still hasn’t yet reached us here in London which means that lighting in the early evenings is...
JO&JOE: What's The Idea?

JO&JOE: What’s The Idea?

PENSON have always been famous for creating innovative new ways of working and combining space with all things fun, but now they bring a new way of sleeping, travelling and experiencing. JO&JOE is THE game-changing Open House for the millennial-minded go-getters that puts experience at the forefront of the agenda. Travel, live, eat, sleep &...
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...
Stockholm Furniture Fair | Trends 15/16

Stockholm Furniture Fair | Trends 15/16

This year saw the return of ever popular Stockholm Furniture Fair. Since its first fair in 1951, it has grown into what is generally considered as one of the two top-notch furniture fairs in Europe – the other one being Salone del Mobile in Milan. SFF for interior designers, purchasers, architects and enthusiasts is like...
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...
Halloween Costume Inspiration For Architects

Halloween Costume Inspiration For Architects

Halloween has been fast approaching and today we wanted to provide you with some inspiration for your costume. Other professionals have it easy: doctors can wear their scrubs and policemen can wear their uniform, but what can architects do for an occupation-themed costume? It turns out that question was already answered back in 1931. The below...
Did you see us last night on The Apprentice - no deadwood with us!! "We’re hired!"

Did you see us last night on The Apprentice – no deadwood with us!! “We’re hired!”

The 2014 BBC The Apprentice will be remembered for Lord Sugar removing the ‘deadwood’ and without doubt no one will forget when he fired three candidates in one episode. Last night Lord Sugar’s task was to set up an online channel, which will go viral and gain millions of hits. As this was an internet...
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...
The Best of #FridayFacts

The Best of #FridayFacts

Every Friday on our Twitter (if you’re not following us, why not?) we post a #FridayFact: something found within the depths of the Internet and dragged to the forefront because we thought a few of you might find comfort, laughter, inspiration or even admiration in it. From the genuinely surprising, to the frankly unsettling, here...
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