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Warehouse Conversion to Showroom and Offices

case study – warehouse conversion to showroom and offices for boardmans design international fashion distributor update Design & Conversion of Warehouse to Showrooms and Head Office for Great Manchester Fashion Brand Boardmans The project brief was to design, conversion & refurbish of a warehouse unit, the space a ground floor formerly a warehouse and the 1st floor offices. Check out the demolition to completion video below!! https://youtu.be/_6NdVF5vv4w Survey images below         Boardmans Design are a long-established international Manchester based Fashion Brand. This successful...

What does your office interior say about your business?

Each office has its own unique purpose and the best office designs are focused on the people using them and enhancing their productivity. Your office should be a representation of your brand and certain design styles have become synonymous with different sectors. The workplace is made up of a diverse network of individuals and businesses should benefit from recognising and catering for the diverse requirements of personality types and the needs of different departments But what does your office design say...

Is Ancoats the new Northern Quarter?

According to Travel Supermarket Ancoats ranks number 7 in the hippest neighbourhoods in the UK Ancoats is also mentioned as part of The Northern Powerhouse initiative. Central to the vision is the creation of a world class transport system which links the North to Southern regions and London which will allow Manchester & Ancoats to compete with the best performing regions of Europe. This will attract investment from overseas, further driving growth and establishing Manchester as a hub for innovation and...

Select Interiors Recent Projects

A timely commercial office, reception and fit-out by Select Interiors Ltd & Kate Yates Design Director of Territory Interiors show how a modest budget can boost inventive fit out solutions ‘’This is the future of workplace design,” Kate Yates from Territory Interiors  sums up her latest office fit-out project with partnering interiors company Select Interiors Ltd Just off Atlantic Street in Altrincham Select Interiors working for Kate Yates of Territory Interiors Ltd have given a national property company a new reception, café,...

We So Love Manchester

Why we at Select Interiors believe that despite the woeful uncertainty and tragedy of Brexit Manchester as the UK’s 2nd city will prosper Why we at Select Interiors believe that despite the woeful uncertainty and tragedy of Brexit Manchester as the UK’s 2nd city will prosper The annual UK Regional Economic Forecast has found that Manchester's GVA will increase by 2.4 per cent over the next three years, putting it ahead of London and neck-and-neck with Reading. Employment growth will also lead the...

Offices That are too Cool for School

Where is the line between a fun collaborative office and one that distracts employees from being productive? The “cool” office spaces we all envy a little (The Huggy Bear Factor) – the ones with gaming areas, nap nooks / quiet rooms, fully-stocked kitchens with bottle fridges for beer are still the exception and not the norm. You can’t just throw up a basketball hoop and tell your employees go play without first establishing some ground rules and have an idea that...

Select Interiors Manchester office design and fit-out Boardmans

Warehouse Shop Conversion for Boardmans Design

Design & Conversion of Warehouse to Showrooms and Head Office for Great Manchester Fashion Brand Boardmans The project brief was to design, conversion & refurbish of a warehouse unit, the space is on 2 floors ground & 1st floor https://youtu.be/El15olwg3Kw Survey images below     Our client Boardmans are a long-established international Manchester based Fashion Brand. This successful company has been trading for over 100 years. The expanding business wanted a new home with all their facilities in one site. Select Interiors won the tender to...

8 points to incorporate the latest workplace trends

Biz Space Gateshead - Completion Images Clarkenwell Design Week 2017- By Select Interiors Research, knowledge and expertise built over 30 years of creating office spaces has allowed us to evaluate workplace trends and to be able to tailor spaces that support workers to work effectively Select Interiors approach to structuring the office environment gives employees the flexibility to move around and work in whichever environment best suits their tasks. The Select Interiors design team strives to Create Spaces that are freer flowing and...

Focus on Altrincham & Recent Projects

A timely commercial office, reception and fit-out by Select Interiors Ltd & Kate Yates Design Director of Territory Interiors show how a modest budget can boost inventive fit out solutions ’This is the future of workplace design,” Kate Yates from Territory Interiors sums up her latest office fit-out project with partnering interiors company Select Interiors Ltd Just off Atlantic Street in Altrincham Select Interiors working for Kate Yates of Territory Interiors Ltd have given a national property company a new reception, café,...

Seeing Through the Hand: Why Drawing Remains Relevant in the Design Process

Drawings and sketches, perhaps during lunch with a colleague on a paper napkin to illustrate an idea. We’ve all done it, so why is it the exception not the norm in design today? Universities and colleges have, for the most part, stopped teaching hand drawing, so students don’t regard it as an integral part of the creative process. Now that computers can create just about any virtual and real-looking environment, drawing is perceived as old-fashioned and slow. Contemporary culture pushes us...