n 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.
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.
Examining the design philosophy and logistical challenges in inserting a “sky high” staircase into an existing building from the key peoples’ perspectives.
Photography by Tim Soar.
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.
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.
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.
The creation of the first new tube station on an existing line for 70 years needed to be striking and memorable. Gold anodised aluminium and shot-peened stainless steel are primary materials that go to make this a distinct and contemporary underground station.
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.