Posts tagged "interior design"
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...
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.
5 Design Exhibitions Not To Miss This Summer

5 Design Exhibitions Not To Miss This Summer

Useful + Beautiful @ Geffrye Museum Until Monday 25th August Admission £5/£3 concessions This exhibition of forward-thinking interior designers features everything from furniture and textiles to funky lighting and humble wallpaper, as well as the best new garden furniture outside among the flowerbeds. Leading international designers will have their work displayed alongside plenty of high-quality...
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...
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...
DIY Ideas For People Who Always Have A Project On The Go

DIY Ideas For People Who Always Have A Project On The Go

Everybody knows somebody who always has to have some sort of DIY project underway around the house. Whether it’s turning the cupboard under the stairs into a multi-shelved storage haven or painting the doorknobs in cute patterns, here are some cheap, easy, quick and satisfying ideas for you to get stuck into when inspiration runs...
Believe In Better With Sky & PENSON

Believe In Better With Sky & PENSON

Following a global competition, PENSON have secured the design framework to assist Sky TV with a complete reinvention of their current workspaces over a 1 million square foot campus. The current Sky workplace has a set of problems that we see with a lot of large HQ’s: a lack of space, expansion scope and flexibility...
PENSON's Picks: Lighting

PENSON’s Picks: Lighting

A statement light fixture can do more for a room than any other eye catching addition, and has the ability to transform a low budget decor into a high end design. Many people choose to go for the “bigger is better” approach when it comes to lighting, and often that results in a space becoming...
PENSON's Picks: Kitchens

PENSON’s Picks: Kitchens

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, and if anything’s worth really looking after it’s your heart. Take a look at these amazing kitchen designs and start thinking about how you’re going to give your heart a little pampering. If you liked this post feel free to follow us on Pinterest, where...
The Design Debate With Jab UK

The Design Debate With Jab UK

Last month our CEO Lee went along to Jab UK to take part in The Design Debate alongside interior designers Simon Cavelle and Nick Sunderland. The trio discussed subjects such as how they entered the design profession, their opinions on working outside of their comfort zone and the things they see as the biggest challenges for...
Recap: PENSON for Google - The Super HQ

Recap: PENSON for Google – The Super HQ

Google’s Super Headquarters in Central Saint Giles, Covent Garden, was a PENSON project that really helped to put us on the map. When you’ve worked with a global giant such as Google people can’t help but be impressed, especially when you produce something as fantastic as we did – even if we say so ourselves....
PENSON's Picks: Flooring

PENSON’s Picks: Flooring

In the world we live in we’re constantly coming up with new and exciting ways to make a space stand out – statement furniture, intricate wall patterns and quirky light fixtures are now the norm in most households across the country. But what happens when playing around with wallpaper and sofas is no longer enough...