the design social - landscape

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


We handle a variety of Architecture and Architectural Design projects, from commercial projects like our Crossrail work to domestic projects such as planning applications for extensions

View our individual Architecture projects below or click here to view our Architectural portfolio.

Crossrail Siemens

Work with Siemens UK on Crossrail. We provided architectural coordination across a variety of contractors & disciplines.

Age UK

Working with Age UK & Rutland Home Improvement Agency to provide vulnerable people with changes to their properties, to allow a higher standard of living.

New Build, Sandiacre

Re-development of a tired 1920's bungalow into a modern spacious family environment. This project was taken through planning & is in construction.

Interior Design

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

View individual Interior Design projects below or click here to view our Interior Design portfolio.

Museum of Liverpool

Due to our in-depth understanding of the design concept we have worked as sub-contractors on producing as-built & construction drawings.

Titanic Belfast

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.

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

We have worked with the lead designers as sub-contractors working on proposals for the re-location of the Museum.

Graphic Design

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

View individual Graphic Design projects below or click here to view our Graphic Design portfolio.

Pads-n-Paws Graphics

We have provided a brand overhaul to Nottingham based Pads-N-Paws, providing sales brochures, technical drawings & corporate identity.

Precision Meubles

Precision Meubles are a new business, bringing quality fitted bedroom furniture to France. We produced marketing material to grab in-store interest.

CVS Charity Ball

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.

Website Design

We handle a variety of Website Design projects for various businesses

View individual Website Design projects below or click here to view our Website Design portfolio.

Business Finance Solutions

Business Finance Solutions were looking for an identity that would set them apart from the dull corporate websites of their competitors. They got it.

Pads-n-Paws Website

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.

Marcus De

Marcus De make beautiful handmade leather shoes for Gentlemen. They wanted to show off their style & this site allows them to do that.


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.

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...

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

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...

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

Brett Naylor, Wigston Parva – Planning Application

The Design Social made our extension planning very easy, practical and totally stress free. Really fantastic advice and great service all round, I cannot fault the process from start to finish....highly recommended.

ALPS Electric Europe

ALPS Electric Europe GmbH contracted The Design Social to plan our new UK offices, liaise with the contractors, and manage the local authority building control approvals. We were very pleased with the service we received. Communication was excellent, as was their...

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

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

Tristan Hill

The Design Social were just who we were looking for, they provided us a prompt, professional & friendly service. The Design Social listened to what we wanted & made it happen, we can't thank them enough. I'd recommend The Design Social for planning designs to...

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...

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

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

Oakland Energy

As a new start up company I was in need of a website; one that looked and performed well without costing the earth. The Design Social achieved this perfectly. Great communication throughout the process ensured the design of a website I was really happy with....

Sheila Hocken

I found Barnaby so helpful when applying for my planning permission, as this was for a boarding cattery it was out of the ordinary for planning. Barnaby not only took time to go over all the details with me but gave me lots of valuable information about how to present...

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...

Willow Cottage Cattery

The Design Social gave us a professional and efficient service throughout the planning stage of our new cattery business. Barnaby was very amenable during the early planning stages and provided some helpful and intuitive input in drawing up the plans and helping us...

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...

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...

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...

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...