A Fresh Start

We have enjoyed sharing our company news on the We Are Conran Blog for the past 7 years. Now as the New Year approaches we thought it was time for a fresh start. Please continue to follow us at Conran…

Serpentine Pavilion Trip 2016

Last week the Conran and Partners team headed over to London’s Kensington Gardens to explore this year’s Serpentine Pavilion designed by Danish Architect, Bjarke Ingels.  The pavilion, an elegant, pointed, wall-like structure that unzips itself inviting visitors inside to its…

We came, We paddled, We conquered!

On Sunday 3rd July at 2:00pm 55,000 visitors came to Brighton beach to take part in the world’s biggest free beach and water sports festival; Paddle Round The Pier. A carpet of water sports crafts hit the water on mass;…

EXHIBITION EXPLORING ‘THE HUMAN AND THE BUILT’ OPEN UNTIL JUNE 26TH

For many years architectural photography has often been devoid of humans, devoid of life. Space Invaders is a photography exhibition from RIBA Sussex and First Base exploring the ways in which we interact with architecture and how architecture interacts with…

CONRAN AND PARTNERS’ REGENERATION OF 1960′S BRUTALIST SCHOOL IS SHORTLISTED FOR TOP UK HOUSING DESIGN AWARD

The Housing Design Awards have revealed this year’s shortlist, with Baylis Old School in the running for a ‘Completed Scheme’ award. The winners will be announced at the official London award ceremony on Tuesday 15th July. Conran and Partners’ design…

TAKING CENTRE STAGE!

Beat the January Blues and do something different this weekend by exploring our magical city as it becomes host to weird, wonderful and colourful light installations. Dotted around iconic areas of the city from Trafalgar Square, Oxford Street, Westminster, Mayfair…

Interview with Space Magazine

Journalist Can Faik and Tim Bowder-Ridger discuss the projects and energy that make up Conran and Partners as well as an insight into the life and routine of our MD for Space International Hotel Design Magazine’s debut issue. You’ve been…

Layers of theatre and a dash of mischief

Conran and Partners were this year’s designers for The Sleep Event’s widely anticipated pop-up drinks bar; the social hub of Europe’s leading exhibition and conference for the global hotel design industry. Our Drink Me Bar design explored the ‘Wonder Tales’…

‘WearItPink’ a success at The Conran Headquarters

On Friday we hosted ‘WearItPink’ in support of Breast Cancer Awareness at our Shad Thames offices. We had a lovely pink themed morning tea for staff and raised just over £170 for the cause. If you would like to donate…

Exhibition ‘New Ideas for Housing’ launches!

From floating homes to building on top of buildings, ‘mini-cities’ to moveable, stackable homes; these are just some of the ideas brought together by New London Architecture’s latest Insight Study. ‘New Ideas for Housing’ explores what needs to happen in…

Crafting the collar

To celebrate London Design Festival, the RIBA invited us to collaborate with America’s oldest apparel retailer, Brooks Brothers, in this year’s Regent Street Window Project. Now in its sixth year, the project unites 13 flagship retailers with a like-minded RIBA…

The Guardian Weekend: Paul Zara applauds Brighton’s future landmark tower

Last weekend The Guardian wrote an in-depth article exploring Brighton’s latest tourist attraction. Designed by husband and wife team, Marks and Barfield (the same duo responsible for bringing us the London Eye); the i360 will be the world’s tallest moving…

DESIGN WEEK: BLAKE TOWER DESIGN REVIEW

Following on from last week’s feature in The Telegraph Luxury, Design Week have published an article on our interiors for the Barbican’s Blake Tower. Here is what editor Sarah Dawood had to say: To read the article on the Design…

THE TELEGRAPH LUXURY: BLAKE TOWER DESIGN REVIEW

Last week Caroline Roux, The Telegraph Luxury’s expert editor of Property and Architecture, went on a hard hat tour of the Barbican’s brutalist Blake Tower. The former YMCA building was originally designed as part of Chamberlin, Powell and Bon’s utopian…

RAISING THE BAR AT KING’S CROSS

As German Gymnasium gears up for its autumn opening, it’s about time we let you know how excited we are to be transforming this amazing building into one of London’s most impressive destination restaurants. Brimming with whimsical architectural details and…

RIBA REGENT STREET WINDOW PROJECT 2015

We are pleased to announce that Conran and Partners are collaborating with America’s oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers, in this year’s RIBA Regent Street Window Project. Now in its sixth year, the project unites 13 flagship retailers with a like-minded…

ONLY TECHNOLOGY CAN SAVE US FROM ITSELF

In the last decade, no other tech product has had more impact on the way we live than the smartphone. With hardware performance leaping ahead year on year, and the Internet of Things promising that everything from your front door…

A splash of paint!

It’s incredible the difference a touch of paint can make. It is the easiest way to make an instant impact on your home, shift your mood, highlight your favourite features and intelligently pull a space together. If you’re not sure…

Conran and Partners view from Japan

Conran and Partners has been working in Japan for over 20 years, during which time we have had the opportunity to create a diverse portfolio of projects; big & small, urban & rural, architecture & interiors.  The range of our…

Conran and Partners join Auckland  harbour hotel design team

Conran and Partners has been appointed to create the interior design of a spectacular new £102.5 million luxury hotel development on the Auckland waterfront in New Zealand. The design team at Conran and Partners will bring its vision and global…

Conran and Partners celebrate with Coca-Cola

We are proud to have helped Coca-Cola honour the 100th anniversary of their iconic contour bottle with a unique installation at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. Our dynamic ribbon design has been 3D printed over 500 times and suspended…

Greenwich Peninsula unveil quarterly newspaper

“As winter tails off, a new riverside community is stirring on the Peninsula. For now, the site might be most familiarly marked by the Millennium Dome, but this former industrial expanse is the setting for an ambitious development project, headed…

Conran and Partners appointed in Joint Venture to deliver South coast housing vision

An ambitious multi-million pound regeneration plan to deliver hundreds of much-needed quality housing to communities in East Sussex has been unveiled by councillors. Lewes District Council has appointed a Joint Venture led by Karis Developments, with housing association Southern Housing…

Tina Norden talks ‘Tales of Creativity’

During the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2015, moderators, speakers and panelists from around the world participated in the Stockholm Design Talks, the Fair’s forum for knowledge and discussions concerning design. The theme of the Stockholm Design Talks were ‘Tales…

Saltdean Lido Secures a further £4.7m

With the start of a new year brings more fantastic news for the neglected seaside lido as it has been granted £4.7m from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Just recently it secured £2.3m from the Coastal Communities Fund. Conran and Partners…