Posts tagged "interior design"
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...
Garment Stands

Garment Stands

As I was getting ready for work this morning I realised one thing: we may have our differences, but we can all unite on having a chair in our bedroom that we dump copious amounts of clutter on (@tbhjuststop). Everyone knows “the chair” and you probably have one yourself. We leave our clothes, bags, belts, blazers and trousers...
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...
Upcoming Design Events. Part I

Upcoming Design Events. Part I

As a team of interior designers we always look for opportunities to take a sneak peek at tomorrow’s trendy creations.  And how could we not? New technology and innovative ideas inspire us to create intelligent, beautiful and tailored designs PENSON is known for. With this in mind, this week we decided to share our favourite major 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...