Category Archives: Design

Your Studio Launch New Site – Our Blog Is Moving!


OUR BLOG IS MOVING!!

The new ‘Your Studio’ site has been designed to frame the work and imagery produced by our company.
We are a hands-on, approachable, creative studio so having a website that projected these traits has been a key factor in the evolution of our design. Continue reading

Laser Cut MDF Ceiling Instillation for Wexler’s by Aidlin Darling Design

Bridging the gap between the historic facade and the new interior space within, Aidlin Darling designed Wexler’s barbeque restaurant with an incredible undulating ceiling that is evocative of both charred wood and a plume of smoke. Continue reading

Restaurant Noir

A warm, intimate interior greets you from the glass street scape as you enter Piatra Neamt’s Noir restaurant.  Located in northeast Romania, Piatra Neamt is a city surrounded by mountains of forrest, which you will soon begin to understand how the landscape’s beauty seeped into the interior space. Continue reading

Your Studio Interviews Vic From Tapped & Packed For Café Bar Magazine

Your Studio has now started a series of interviews with some of London’s finest coffee makers to find out what it is that makes their cafés tick. The series will be published monthly by our friends at Café Business Magazine. Our aim was to get the baristas view of the importance of the café’s interior and to have them to talk us through their own design. Continue reading

Dishoom – a Bombay Café in London

Image Courtesy of Affroditi Krassa

We all know that Indian cuisine in London is probably the best place in the world to experience the culture through gastronomic compositions beyond India. To accompany the cosmopolitan and creatively progressive culture of London, Afroditi Krassa designed a clear, fresh and unexpected environment that makes Dishoom shortlisted one of London’s Best Design Award 2010 by Time Out Magazine. Continue reading

Hostem Shop in Shoreditch

London designers JamesPlumb have installed an antique church pew to create an aged interior for outfitter Hostem’s new shop in Shoreditch, London.

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The New Luxury: Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton New Bond Street (Image Courtesy of Louis Vuitton)

Welcome to Louis Vuitton’s new London luxury emporium; a store breaking from the impenetrable glass box nature traditionally associated with the high-end brands. Gone are the unbecoming large doorways opened by the men in black.

LV invites you to a four-story fairy tale designed by architect Peter Marino. This new shop takes one on an engaging and experiential shopping journey from the moment you step inside.

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Folk Futures: A Stitch In Time

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Joana Vasconcelos, Crochet Bull

With an exhibition by one of our favourite artists Joana Vasconcelos now open at the Haunch of Venison in London, we have taken a look at some recent art and design that embrace the vintage art of Macramé, crafts and folk art. Looking at vintage crafts from a low-fi aesthetic with make do and mend connotations to them now being seen in some of the most innovative premier interiors, design shows and galleries.

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Coffee Coalition: Coffee Retail

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Courtesy of Penny University

Coffee bars are popping up in retail environments and creating new experiences surrounding coffee. Companies are looking for new ways to create consumer focused retail experiences which live up to and go beyond the expectations of todays informed customer. This new focus on the in-store experience brings about the collaboration of like-minded brands into one store by combining with complementary services to enhance the customer experience.

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Coffee Coalition: Cycling Cafés

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Image courtesy of Lock 7


For those who love coffee you would know that the best coffee you’re going to find is at one of many independent cafe’s around London, and they would probably be on your daily agenda.  A while ago we saw larger coffee corporations starting to look to the independent’s for design and coffee-making tips in an attempt to reach back out to those choosing independent coffee shops over larger corporations.

With a selection of independent coffee shops achieving what many corporations can only hope to achieve with regards to coffee and design, people are now looking for the next new and exciting offer when it comes to coffee. With the new bike sharing scheme starting this month London’s Cycle Cafe’s are becoming even more popular as the hangout of choice for café and coffee lovers with two wheels. Continue reading