We recently branched out our graphic design options when we were asked to design a book cover for self publisher Jay Robbo. We were given a brief of a few key elements of the book’s story from the author, work-shopped a few drafts & based on these, produced a few options which we worked into… Continue reading Jay Robbo – Book cover design – London
Josef Keeling and Peter Morris wanted a new extension to the rear of their property after experiencing many common problems with their existing conservatory, such as heating and lighting issues during the summer and winter months. As such, they approached us to help redesign and expand it to allow a larger kitchen area, as well… Continue reading Josef Keeling – Rear & Side Extension Planning Application – Honeybourne, Worcestershire
Lavina contacted us through Checkatrade to get help with providing a drawing for planning and building control, which detailed how a lightwell for a basement conversion could be constructed. We liaised with Lavina’s structural engineer to coordinate the architectural appearance with the structural requirements for building regs. We provided these drawings and the project is… Continue reading Lavina Trehan – Planning app for stair installation – Northampton
Marie Fox owns an annexe building connected to her existing property, that due to time and the materials of the building, had fallen into disrepair due to damp seeping into it. Because of this, she approached us to help redesign, expand and extend it into a comfortable and usable building once again. We suggested several… Continue reading Marie Fox – expansion and extension of annexe building – Peatling Magna, Leicestershire
Andy Manning had wanted to build an extension to his kitchen area for a while to allow greater living space to his home, and approached us to get planning approval for it. This was actually quite a technically challenging project, partly as the extension needed to be built off the back of the house, in… Continue reading Andy Manning – Extension of kitchen area – Wolvey, Leicestershire
Andy Bromwich approached The Design Social, looking for an imaginative solution to convert a quirky one up, one down dormer bungalow into a 3 bedroom family home with an open plan lounge and kitchen extension In spite of the space constraints on site, we delivered a proposal that fulfilled the brief to the clients satisfaction
Brett & Aimee Naylor got in touch to ask for help in getting a unique development idea through to planning approval. The property is on the edge of a heritage conservation area and consisted of a derelict barn from the 50’s and an overgrown and unloved half an acre of scrubland. The Naylors wanted to… Continue reading Brett Naylor – Old barn conversion to hobby farm – Wigston Parva, Blaby
We worked along with The Hub to develop a concept design for the new permanent exhibition at the Swan Theatre, The Play’s The Thing. This was a technically challenging project due to the building being listed & reuired us to work closely & communicate clearly between the client, manufacturing companies & on-site installation.
Along with web design & hosting, we’ve created a raft of promotional marketing to support the annual charity ball, a core part of the charity’s fundraising.
Paul & Nicky Maguire from Wigston Parva approached The Design Social with a fascinating idea to convert an existing garage with a loft conversion into a short term, AirBNB style holiday let. The difficulty was that the property borders a designated heritage area, which meant that heritage reports & Highways Agency liaising were required. When… Continue reading Paul Maguire – holiday let planning application – Wigston Parva, Blaby
Precision Meubles are a new business, bringing quality fitted bedroom furniture to France. We produced marketing material to grab in-store interest.
We handled the design coordination for all trades on this new iconic museum. Our keen eye for detail & experience of coordinating trades has come to the fore.
Allison Slater and Victoria Jones received a word of mouth recommendation from a previous client, that happened to coincide with them looking to upgrade their existing website. The existing website was hosted on Wix but Allison and Victoria were looking for a service that managed the more technical aspects of the website on their behalf,… Continue reading Slater Jones Bookkeeping – Design of brand identity – Tamworth
When George Finney & the team at Midlands Resin Stone were doing an outstanding job of laying our driveway and yard, a conversation came up about how unhappy George was with his current website and how he was struggling to find someone who would do a contemporary website at a reasonable price. We of course… Continue reading Midlands Resin Stone – Website design & Hosting – Coalville
The Design Social & Dominic Sore go way back, so when Dominic launched a new startup business, Noble Day Associates, he approached us to provide a fresh website design & hosting to showcase some of the amazing museums & visitor centres Dominic has been involved with.
We have worked with the lead designers as sub-contractors working on proposals for the re-location of the Museum.
Brett & Aimee Naylor got in touch to ask for help in getting a challenging development idea through to planning. Their property is in a heritage conservation area that at some point in the eighties had a single storey extension built on the rear. The brief was to come up with an idea to build… Continue reading Brett Naylor – New extension over existing storey – Wigston Parva, Blaby
Re-development of a tired 1920’s bungalow into a modern spacious family environment. This project was taken through planning & despite a little opposition was approved. The project has bedded down beautifully into the street & has provided a light & spacious family home.
Due to our in-depth understanding of the design concept we have worked as sub-contractors on producing as-built & construction drawings.
We have provided & hosted a site as part of the identity overhaul for Pads-n-Paws. The site takes a contemporary style & cleanness of lines to provide a site that is easy to navigate