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Utopia Kitchens & Bathrooms

Utopia Kitchens & Bathrooms

‘The modern take on an enfilade – an open-plan series of rooms – coupled with the specific children’s area, all contained on one level facilitates a close family lifestyle, while the ingenious sliding door allows for subtle separation when the parents are entertaining. Good design at its best’


Highgate House

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Dexigner.com

Dexigner.com

‘Three new restaurants at National Railway Museum allude to the glorious heritage of rail travel’

 

National Railway Museum Restaurants

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Home Design

Home Design

‘Award-winning London architecture and interior design consultancy SHH is renowned for its ultra-high-end work’

 

SHH

Interior Design Today

Interior Design Today

‘SHH has created a cool, crisp and contemporary refurbished canteen space with playful, integrated film and television references, ranging from classic black-and-white photography to a screen made of aged film canisters and a vintage TV set used to display menus’

 

Media Museum Café

Habitat

Habitat

‘The façade of this elegant West London townhouse remains faithful to its period. However, in the rear, the signature is markedly contemporary’

 

West London House

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Archello

Archello

‘Roy Westwood, Creative Director for Levy Restaurants, commented: ‘Having worked with SHH on a number of highly successful and award-winning leisure projects over several years now, it’s great to see our collaborations with our chosen design partner getting better all the time’

 

National Railway Museum Restaurants

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Arthitectural

Arthitectural

‘The brief to SHH for the concourse food and drink offers was to integrate all practical and operational requirements in a visually-impactful environment that would improve customer experience, forming part of a much more developed design approach than one would normally find in a stadium environment’

 

Twickenham Stadium Hospitality Project

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Home Design

Home Design

‘With well-designed details at every turn, from the formal entrance to the bedrooms, leisure areas and impressive garden, this high-end home is classy, elegant and with well-thought-out features. The result is a luxurious family property that hits the mark with the same precision of excellence used throughout’


West London House

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The Architects' Journal

The Architects' Journal

‘SHH has completed the £4.6m transformation of London Zoo’s main restaurant. The practice has enlarged the footprint of the now renamed Terrace Restaurant by almost 1,000 sq m, allowing the number of covers to increase from 240 to 700’

 

Terrace Restaurant, London Zoo

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World Interior News

World Interior News

‘The ethos of the company is based around the idea of the bespoke and the individual, with a high level of flexibility according to the client’s wishes’

 

SHH

Domus

Domus

‘SHH Architects have transformed ZSL London Zoo’s main restaurant, by remodelling and extending the 1920s building’

 

Terrace Restaurant, London Zoo

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Decoration Digest

Decoration Digest

‘The overall difference is amazing! But then again, it is what we expect from SHH’

 

Terrace Restaurant, London Zoo

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Harry Everest of ZSL London Zoo in Premier Hospitality

Harry Everest of ZSL London Zoo in Premier Hospitality

‘We’ve more than doubled the amount of seating covers, yet we have reduced the energy consumption by about 40%, which makes the job so worthwhile’


Terrace Restaurant, London Zoo

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Metro newspaper

Metro newspaper

‘More gentleman’s club than office, Manchester Square in London’s West End was given a makeover by interior designers SHH. The idea is work, play and relaxation all under one roof, resulting in an environment you’d be happy spending Friday night in, as well as Monday morning’

 

Manchester Square

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Chris Rogers - blogger

Chris Rogers - blogger

‘On the evidence so far, this is a discerningly-conceived project that is elevated some distance above the kind of ostentatious palaces that command column inches and television time. There is a clear interest in craft and high-quality materials…with its rich mix of terracotta incised with poetry and metal detailing, the daring of the black brick gives a small frisson of excitement’

Park Place

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Hospitality Interiors

Hospitality Interiors

'Customer response has been fantastic - often the first word you hear them say is 'wow' 

 

Coach House, Hatfield House

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Ask Magazine

Ask Magazine

'What you need is The Clubhouse, an office environment, stacked and packed in the form of a gentleman's club'

 

The Clubhouse

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Designing Interior Architecture Book

Designing Interior Architecture Book

'The redesigned restaurant in the iconic Barbican Centre in London fits perfectly into the existing surroundings while also offering something for the soul'

 

The Barbican Foodhall

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Robb Report

Robb Report

'Years in the making, this family home in the city's upscale Chelsea area mixes Art Deco and modern styling to dramatic effect'

 

Chelsea Apartment

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Home Design

Home Design

'There are many beautiful homes in London, but few can boast interior decor of such a high standard'

 

Chelsea Apartment

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The Architects Journal

The Architects Journal

'Hammersmith - based SHH Architects has won permission to convert a 1960s office in Mayfair's Park Place into a black-fronted home inspired by 10 Downing Street'

 

Park Place

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The Mayfair Times

The Mayfair Times

'A contemporary building fit for Batman'

 

Park Place

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IDS

IDS

‘Combine traditional travel artwork with modern aesthetics to create a beautiful fusion home to stand out from a sea of normality’

 

Camden Apartment

DE (Design Exchange)

DE (Design Exchange)

‘Such is the genius of the place – and SHH – that a 40-year old chunk of concrete can be recycled to become fit for purpose in the post Noughties’

 

Barbican Foodhall and Lounge

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Contemporan

Contemporan

‘The quality of the finishes, the balanced yet provocative palette, the unique individual pieces and indeed the overriding commitment to considered design, come together effortlessly, culminating in a sophisticated and harmonious slant on a contemporary, luxury penthouse in a vibrant 21st century city.’

 

Paddington Penthouse

 

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Mayfair Magazine

Mayfair Magazine

‘London’s premium business club, lounge and meeting space’

 

The Clubhouse

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House & Garden

House & Garden

'A dramatic wall can transform an interior'

 

Chelsea Apartment

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Hospitality Interiors

Hospitality Interiors

'A mix of recycling, clever buys and the uncovering of vintage and reissued classics'

 

Café Liberty

IDFX

IDFX

'The go-to practice for the ultimate in residential projects'


SHH Practice Profile

Space Cool Hunting

Space Cool Hunting

'Architects and designers of the SHH studio have designed two new and amazing restaurant spaces in one of the greatest architectural monuments of the twentieth century’

 

Barbican Restaurants

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BIDA Review

BIDA Review

‘Judges noted that ‘it just shows what you can do if you are limited only by imagination...very, very impressive’


North London House

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Objekt International

Objekt International

‘On the outside it is no different from its neighbours – the interior is what makes it distinctive. Here the team of the prestigious SHH Architects have created a unique and surprising interior-scape extending over six floors’

 

Marylebone House

Living Etc

Living Etc

'It takes confidence and vision to rip out and replace the guts of a 100-year-old house.replacing narrow hallways and rooms with sliding doors and walls to create the irresistible feel of a warm and open family home'

 

Pattison Road

Bathrooms & Kitchens Magazine

Bathrooms & Kitchens Magazine

'Already the winner of both the UK Bathroom and Kitchen Designer Awards, Stuart has now clinched the award for International Designer for Bathrooms…..The international judging panel echoed the UK judges saying that Stuart’s use of space and lighting created a spectacular effect'

Hampstead House

Schools for Life

Schools for Life

'According to Head Michael Shrew, the vibrant new dining area has revolutionised the atmosphere of the whole school'

 

The Hub

KBB Review Awards Brochure

KBB Review Awards Brochure

'The judges commented: ‘This is such a good design. It's real problem solving at its best in that it responds to the way people live. Its flows as he’s obviously thought about how people get up in the morning. To have a sequence of rooms rather than just sticking in a bath is great. It's how people want to live'

Pattison Road

OnOffice

OnOffice

'A fantasy interior of quirky decadence with a healthy dose of testosterone....the overall impression is one of quality and incredible attention to detail'


Manchester Square

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RIBA Interiors

RIBA Interiors

'The interiors include a spectacular re-worked original four-storey staircase, which tilts slightly, allowing for wonderful views up through the house'

 

Family House

IDS

IDS

‘Showcases the designer’s avant-garde approach towards blending traditional period-architecture against modern-day classicism...Continue to be mesmerised as you explore further... the ability to blend white on white makes this interior space all the more captivating’

 

Kensington House

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New London Interiors

New London Interiors

'There are moments of quite beautiful interior design here'

 

Hampstead House

The White Book

The White Book

An extraordinary accumulation of rich layers and textures’

 

Kensington House

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Design Directory

Design Directory

'The interior treatment is seriously rich, dark and luxurious'


Mayfair Penthouse

IDFX

IDFX

‘A sense of light and space fills the house as a result of thoughtful and skilful design.  As well as the confident transformation of the exterior space, the SHH team has used a light but equally confident touch throughout the interior, adding colourful and witty elements that never threaten to overpower the scheme as a whole’

 

Hyde Park Townhouse

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Bridge for Design

Bridge for Design

‘At last, someone has evolved an exquisite form of more-than-minimalism.  The design aesthetic at SHH, a London-based award-winning architecture and interior design practice, would appear to be why make something (plain and) simple when it can be beautiful’

 

SHH Practice Profile

Monitor

Monitor

'Worth visiting to understand that design CAN do wonders'

 

McDonald's

The Times

The Times

'A lovely, long, low restaurant, quiet and grown-up'

 

The Greenhouse

Vogue

Vogue

'Affordable but stylish'


Ichizen

BMW Square Meal Awards Brochure

BMW Square Meal Awards Brochure

'On its return to the highest level, The Greenhouse has given London a bright new beacon of excellence. It is a most deserving winner of our Restaurant of the Year award'

 

The Greenhouse

RED

RED

'So what does the new outlet do for McDonald's? It seems to make an honest brand of it. It is bright and fun, but still a hard-use, overtly fast-food environment. It achieves a marriage of form and content, while upgrading the whole experience to something contemporary and user-friendly. As with the best pieces of design, SHH makes it look easy'

 

McDonald's

FX

FX

'SHH redefines estate agent showrooms'

 

Savills

Touch Decor

Touch Decor

‘Designed by the ingenious SHH architects, this house radiates with extravagance.  The interior decoration of the spaces is prose poetry.  It cuddles, entices, exalts, contains, captivates your mind....In simple words, this house is simply staggering

 

Kensington House

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Chain Store Age Awards Brochure

Chain Store Age Awards Brochure

'McDonald's pushes the envelope of fast-food retailing with the futuristic remodel of its three-level restaurant on London’s busy Oxford Street'

 

McDonald's

DHD

DHD

'Interior design as a means of dialogue between cultures'


Nu Asia

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The Coolhunter

The Coolhunter

'A once-dull and lifeless dining hall was transformed into a buzzing eatery and hang-out space, extremely popular among the students'

 

Applemore College

Frame

Frame

‘The canteen, in Southampton’s Applemore College, has been transformed by SHH.  It’s now a large, open space with big slices of colour brightening walls, floor and furniture. The queue moves fast.  The kids, aged 11 to 18, get to make the most of their precious lunch break.  Add to that a reworked menu that offers healthy options and the makeover looks complete’

Applemore College

Living Etc

Living Etc

‘But you know what really blew me away?  The branding.  Just love the way they’ve worked a stylised image of the iconic concrete towers onto the take-out bags, and worked it alongside pared-back typography and a take-no-prisoners colour palette.  It’s the kind of designer bag I’ll happily swing around town’

 

Barbican Foodhall

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ELLE Decoration

ELLE Decoration

‘The Barbican’s Lounge restaurant has had a cool makeover’


Barbican Lounge

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Igloo

Igloo

A domestic dream come true, a real tour de force....elegant, aristocratic, opulent, with just the right amount of bling to spice it all up’

 

Kensington House

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times

'With architects SHH, St Luke's Investments has created three ultra-modern, light and spacious houses with state-of-the-art kitchens and bathrooms'

 

Yeoman's Row 

Beautiful Homes

Beautiful Homes

'The kitchen was another area where David Spence and I had similar views..That's so important when you're employing an architect. Basically you're creating a mini design partnership for as long as the job lasts. Not only was it fun working with David, but we ended up with what we wanted: a modern home that works on a practical level and looks very stylish'


Princes Gate Mews

Contemporary Home Design

Contemporary Home Design

'Custom-designed for an architect and his artist wife, this house has all the elements required for sophisticated city living'


Pattison Road

UK Properties

UK Properties

'Palladian grandeur with pool and parking'

 

Avenue Road

RIBA Housing Review

RIBA Housing Review

'A stunning and luxurious remodelled apartment'

 

Mayfair Penthouse

Actually Home

Actually Home

'This superb house....an ideal place to live in, but also to admire'

 

Stormont Road

Design 360

Design 360

'Varied in types and styles, we can always sense a true British spirit in their work'

 

SHH Practice Profile

AJ Magazine

AJ Magazine

'Most architects would consider it an achievement to get planning permission for one contemporary house in a conservation area. SHH has the distinction of getting permission for two – albeit on the same site…The resulting house has white walls, vertical boarding and, a special touch, a shallow curved roof floating above the dominant form in the street elevation'

 

Pilgrim's Lane

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Bridge for Design

Bridge for Design

‘Each project is almost gratuitously gorgeous’


SHH Practice Profile

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Designer Magazine

Designer Magazine

‘The green credentials throughout the whole house are extensive’

 

North London Eco House

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The Guardian

The Guardian

'Sometimes, designer homes grow in the unlikeliest of spaces. Take Peter Tanner's hi-tech basement bachelor pad. Today sunlight filters through this quiet, tranquil place. But a few years ago it was a decaying Marylebone dental laboratory….Now it’s a real Tardis – and a good-looking Tardis at that'

 

Devonshire Place

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ELLE Decoration

ELLE Decoration

‘We sought out the UK’s leading names in architecture to ask for their secrets on how to squeeze clever storage into tiny homes'

 

SHH

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Homebuilding & Renovation

Homebuilding & Renovation

‘Marlena and Olav knew that the key to the project’s success would be finding an architectural practice who could interpret their vision, and the couple now fully credit the spectacular results to SHH Architects’

 

North London Eco House

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

'An architect has reinvented suburban life for his family in a converted Victorian cottage…David and Smadar's Spence's house in Richmond seems a little different every time you look, always evolving and shifting'

 

Mereway Cottages