Monthly Archives: April 2014

Salone del Mobile 2014

28 April 2014

Design Pilgrims flock to Milan in April to the worlds most important design fair, the Salone del Mobile 2014. The event this year inhabits more areas of the city than ever before from the Rho Fairgrounds, to Brera and Milan’s central design district. And this year fashion designers are getting in on the act in a big way!   The organised designer started planning their trip months ago… I like to fly by the seat of my pants so my whirlwind weekend in Milan was organised within 24 hours notice. Thank goodness I got some good insider tips when I arrived.   At the Rho Fairground there was hall after hall of design houses to explore. The impact of the global financial crisis can still, in the furniture industry and…

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Our ‘pop-up’ office space, The Black & White Building, has been featured in Design Exchange magazine’s first edition of 2014. The refurbishment of The Black & White Building makes a significant improvement to Rivington Street, creating a highly recognisable landmark building that embodies the new ambition of the Shoreditch area.   Buckley Gray Yeoman Architects Amr Assaad and Claire Osborne are photographed in front of the finished building. Amr Assaad explains,   `The Black & White Building provides comfortable, flexible office space in a building brimming with historic industrial character. Our refurbishment put a contemporary twist on the existing building. We retained and emphasised the best…

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London’s Growing Up!

16 April 2014

The model of Buckley Gray Yeoman’s design for a 20-storey student accommodation building on Commercial Road has been featured in ‘London’s Growing Up!’, a new exhibition at the NLA. Running until 12th June, the exhibition explores the growth of tall building construction in London.

Currently on site, Buckley Gray Yeoman’s contemporary design will become a landmark building…

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‘From the Ascott Louvre, through Citadines Apart’hotels in Frankfurt and Hamburg, to a striking Nando’s restaurant in Dundee…Buckley Gray Yeoman is going from strength to strength in the hospitality sector.’

Paul’s profile article has been featured in the March – April edition of Hospitality Interiors magazine.

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Fred Perry Bangkok

8 April 2014

Fred Perry have commissioned us to design their latest international store within the new Central Embassy Mall in Bangkok, Thailand, bringing the brand’s iconic English identity to the already culturally rich city. The long narrow plan arrangement has been designed into three distinct spaces, clothing display as you enter, the central cash desk and the accessories area to the back of the store. Each of these spaces carries their own distinct identity using differing material palettes of concrete, blackened steel and glazed tiles, while also sharing consistent subtle references to Fred Perry’s design heritage. Upon entering, a sculptural wall displaying Fred Perry’s famous laurel wreath logo…

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