Creating echoes of quality and craftsmanship from the Art Deco era using intricately designed metalwork for the stairway, elevator and core rising through this landmark Edwardian building.
Photography by Gilbert McCarragher
An inside perspective on the creation of moody, contemporary elevators and lobby and how the luxurious bronze finish was created using stainless steel.
Photography by Tom Hampson.
The story of how a tired office building became desirable again and gravitated away from its position of being a poor relation to the neighbouring grand buildings in Fetter Lane.
Photography by Paris Granger.
A look behind the scenes and the design story of this private members club that had a jet-setting businesswoman as its design Muse.
Almond Gold and Nickel escalators, returning a Knightsbridge Store’s escalator hall to a former glory
An in-depth look at the design ethos and materials used in the refurbishment of the stairs and escalators in this historic and world-famous London landmark building.
Looking at the context and design background for this Garden Landscaping project working with a palette of ochres and golds. Embassy Gardens is a core part of a development being called “The New South Bank” in Nine Elms, Wandsworth, London the design of which is based on the High Line Park, New York, UK.
Photograhy by Paris Granger.
A look at how PVD coloured stainless steel has been used to create a striking and unique “moving veil” façade for the Arts and Cultural Centre in the mixed-use development The Shanghai Bund Financial Centre, China.
Photography by Tim Franco.
Creating a staircase from blackened stainless steel that looks like a sinuous, sculptural ribbon…
With the purchase of the semi-detached property 54 Bedford Gardens and its adjacent mews house, Jonathan Pirie, Managing Director of Bancroft Heath, a building firm, had something very special in mind for its redesign.
Photography by Toby Webb.
The creation of a contemporary Underground station using anodised aluminium and stainless steel…
North House: The creation of new offices from two adjoining buildings North House, 27 Great Peter Street, London
John Desmond were selected by Ian Ritchie Architects, designers of the famous Spire of Dublin, to work in creating a zen-like interior using shot-peened stainless steel and white glass for the offices of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe at North House, Westminster, London.
Interior designer Ben Rousseau chose to work with John Desmond in designing and building a cosmetic dentistry unit for Smile Lounge that had to be installed in Lakeside shopping centre within a slot of 12 hours. The result is a slick and polished kiosk.