Steampunk House in The Sunday Times!

We were very pleased to see our colourful project Steampunk House featured in The Sunday Times this weekend.

Featured among 5 other beautiful projects by Dominic McKenzie Architects, Amos Goldreich Architecture, Giles & Pike Architects, The Vawdrey House and Office S&M, our project is described as a more-is-more fusion of art deco, steampunk and Bauhaus. We’ll take that as a review!

The Observer features our collaboration with interior designer, Katie McCrum

Our collaboration with interior designer, Katie McCrum has been featured in The Observer Magazine. We assisted Katie to spatially plan the architecture of her beautiful garden extension, brought to life with Katie’s exceptional eye and palette.

For the full article from the Observer, click here.

See Katie’s stunning full website here or have a look at the project here.

Don’t Move, Improve! 2019 Awards Night

Last night, we were delighted to attend the very busy Don’t Move, Improve! 2019 Awards where our project Woodworker’s Studio was lucky enough to be shortlisted.

While we weren’t fortunate enough to pick up any of the awards it was wonderful to see our project in amongst such amazing competition. The very deserving winner of the main award was a beautifully repurposed Chapel by Craftworks featuring an amazing origami-like ceiling.

You can see the list of winners here or the full shortlist here.

The Don’t Move, Improve! 2019 exhibition is on display at The Building Centre on Store Street until end March.

Ewald featured in Swoon’s Inside Design Blog

Director, Ewald, and his partner Louise have been featured in Inside, the design blog of furniture company, Swoon. The article features Ewald’s beautifully refurbished ex-council maisonette, Trevelyan House.

See here for the full article.

Love Your Home & Garden – Episode 3 Screening Tonight

Following the airing of the first two episodes of Season 2 of Love Your Home and Garden at the end of last year –  our directors George + Ewald are back on screen tonight on ITV1 to improve the family home of a very deserving family in Swindon.

George + Ewald, alongside fellow presenters, Alan TitchmarshKatie Rushworth and Kunle Barker transform Nina and Steve’s living spaces to make their home work better for them. With Nina and Steve both wheelchair users, George + Ewald’s reworked the layout of the home for ease of use, accessibility and link to the garden.

You can catch Love Your Home and Garden at 8pm tonight on ITV1. You can also read about the making of Episode 3 in George & Ewald’s blog here.

Leytonstone House features in Grand Designs Magazine – February 2019 Issue

We are delighted to see a beautiful 11 page spread in Grand Designs Magazine’s Februrary 2019 issue on our Leytonstone House project.

With lots of full colour photos and an extensive explanation of the design and process – the article is a great overview of our clients fun, colourful home and their experience with BVDS.

Click here for the full article.

Dezeen announces Don’t Move, Improve! 2019

Woodworker’s Studio has received a special mention on Dezeen in their Don’t Move, Improve! announcing London’s best house extensions! We can’t wait for the full Don’t Move, Improve! exhibition, in the meantime, see the full Dezeen article here.

Woodworker’s Studio Shortlisted for Don’t Move, Improve! 2019

We’re thrilled to announce that Woodworker’s Studio has been shortlisted in the Don’t Move, Improve! 2019 Awards. The shortlist sees an amazing line up of home extensions from architects around London. See the full shortlist here.

Back to where it all started – Love Your Home & Garden

Love Your Home and Garden- New spacious pastel pink kitchen extension presented on Love Your Home and Garden ITV.

This evening you can see where our involvement with Love Your Home and Garden started a year ago as the first episode of the show to feature our Directors George + Ewald will be shown again at 8pm on ITV1.

In the show, you can see how George + Ewald transformed the home of Manisha, Rajeev and Aryan, who has cerebral palsy, to create a more open, accessible space and an easy route to the garden.

You can read about the full project and see photos of the finished home here.

You can also read a behind the scenes account of the design process on the two episodes of the most recent series of Love Your Home and Garden from George + Ewald in their blog here.


Behind the Scenes on Love Your Home and Garden in our new Blog

This evening saw our Directors George + Ewald return to ITV’s Love Your Home to transform another home for a deserving family.

To coincide with the new TV show, George + Ewald have launched a new blog to share the stories behind our projects, their design process and tips that we hope you can take to your own design projects.

The first two blog posts share behind the scenes images and insights from the development and planning of the transformations featured in Love Your Home and Garden. These include the brief, challenges and learnings from tonight’s refurbishment of Anne and Mike’s family home and creating a more dementia-friendly space. George + Ewald explore why, sometimes, you don’t even need to extend as well as their top tips on maximising your ‘kitchen triangle’!

You can read George + Ewald’s blog here – please keep checking back for more of their design top tips over the coming months.