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The Design Social provides Good Architecture, Planning, Interior Design, Graphic Design & Website Design For All!

About The Design Social

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The Design Social Reviews

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About The Design Social

The Design Social is based on the belief that Good Design belongs to everyone & shouldn’t cost the earth. As we work together you will see how that belief is fundamental to what we do in Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design & Website Design.

Our approach is simple, your ideas get the attention they deserve & you only pay for what & who you need. Whether in structures, Interior design or the media, you will see those ideas evolve through each stage of their development until we have something individually tailored to you & your requirements.

The Design Social was founded in 2010 & is headed by Barnaby & Sally Robinson

Call us on 01455 446521 or use the contact form.


We handle a variety of Architecture projects, ranging from large scale commercial building regs to smaller domestic planning applications

View a sample of our individual Architecture projects above or click here to view our Architectural portfolio.

Interior Design

We handle a variety of Interior Design projects, from industrial & commercial fitouts to inspiring office layouts to incredible museum designs.

View a sample of our individual Interior Design projects above or click here to view our Interior Design portfolio.

Graphic Design

We handle a variety of Graphic Design projects, from highlighting events to book covers

View a sample of our individual Graphic Design projects above or click here to view our Graphic Design portfolio.

Website Design

We handle a variety of Website Design projects for various businesses

View a sample of our individual Website Design projects above or click here to view our Website Design portfolio.


View below what our individual satisfied customers said about The Design Social & our services or click here to view all of our reviews on one (very) long page.

House Design

Barnaby is an excellent communicator and really listened to the brief and interpreted it well. The work was well executed and the advice was superb.I would not hesitate in recommending his services to anyone. Andrew House Owner Breda Area, Netherlands

John Sephton, Barwell Windows – Website Design

Professional company with courteous and friendly staff, very pleased with website and any issues we have regards to IT etc they sort them out John Sephton

Crossrail – Siemens PLC

Barnaby undertook design work for Siemens on the Crossrail project over a 2 year period. During this time Barnaby undertook numerous CAD designs for the implementation of our communication system at all Crossrail Stations, he undertook this work with great care and...

Kay Smith Art

Thanks to The Design Social I now have a great way to showcase my art to a large market. A stress free process, professional and friendly, a pleasure to work with! Kay Smith Artist Barwell, Leicestershire / Cayman Islands, Caribbean

Julie Mitchell – Structural Calculations

Would definitely recommend. Very pleasant and polite. The plan for the builders was with us when it was promised for. Also had a really good grasp of what was being done and suggested different ways of wall configuration. Fab job.​ Julie Mitchell

Your Support Gives

Over the years The Design Social have been responsible for the development of websites for me initially in a commercial capacity for my business Commercial Vehicle Solutions before I sold the business to a FTSE 250 bank, and also in support of my charitable...

Craig Smith – Planning Application

Barnaby from The Design Social duly arrived at the agreed time & then set about discussing all our needs. Nothing was too much trouble for him & he spent a great deal of time with us until everything was explained & understood. The service they provided...

Marie Fox – expansion and extension of offshoot building

Good efficient service. Very helpful and reasonable price. Marie Fox

Environments For Business

Barnaby and his colleagues at the Design Social have been a pleasure to work with. From start to finish they have been efficient, helpful and keen to make sure that we were happy with their proposals. Our requirements were not straightforward, but not only were they...

Dominic Sore, Noble Day Associates – Website Design

Barnaby and the team at The Design Social are our go to team for our web presence and architectural detailing. They are professional and always deliver high quality. Dominic Sore

Martin Mynett, Groby- Planning Application for rear extension

Extremely knowledgeable, professional, honest and polite. They designed a rear extension exactly how I had in mind and took away the stress that normally comes with applying for planning permission. I highly recommend the design social for anyone who is in need of...

Nick Carvell, Leicestershire County Council – Concept Design

As Transport and Fleet manager at Leicestershire County Council, I used Barnaby to create some images of a specialist vehicle we were planning to have built. The images were created and subsequently used in our design meetings to ensure the vehicle met our needs....

Business Finance Solutions

Having worked with Barnaby and The Design Social for several years now, I can without hesitation recommend the innovation and high service levels to anyone considering appointing them. I have had several website facelifts and complete re-writes, including logo, brand...

Paul Maguire, Wigston Parva – Planning application

This was a difficult and time consuming application for planning. We were kept informed at every stage and the process was explained. Paul Maguire

Andrew Manning, Wolverhampton – Planning application

First class service provided at a very competitive cost. Barnaby provided alternative ideas at the initial consultation which was one of the main decision points for selecting his services compared to other design companies. Barnaby provided a clear description of the...

Marcus De

The Design Social has provided excellent ongoing support as my business started & during it’s expansion. I rely on The Design Social to provide brand development, graphics, web design & hosting. We plan to continue our partnership into e-commerce & design...

Pat Green

Took over when things seemed to stall and got them back on track. We would not have got planning without you. Thank you for a thoroughly professional job. Pat Green Planning Applicant Fleet, Hampshire

Allison Slater, Slater Jones Bookkeeping – Web design and hosting

Professional and friendly service. We were very happy with the results and would highly recommend Allison Slater

Finlay Dawkins, Loughborough – Website Design

Barnaby developed a Web site for my business Finny-Foo-Fars Beauty Box and I was delighted with the results. I was very specific with the look I was aiming to achieve and Barnaby took great care to achieve it. Nothing was too much trouble and the communication was...

Adrian Davies, Ibstock – Drawing up of new kitchen design

Barnaby at The Design Social has just drawn up a kitchen design for me so that I can get a fitter in to install the kitchen, so it's not the usual thing that he does however the fact that he could do it shows the broad nature of his skills and what his business...