We took on the furnishing and interior design for East Village, the new 100% rental neighbourhood at the former London 2012 Athletes’ Village. The development picked up two prestigious awards at The London Planning Awards (Best New Place to Live and the Mayor’s Award for Planning Excellence), and we also won a 2014 Civic Trust Award for outstanding architecture, planning and design in a built environment. It was a great initiative to be involved in, and we hope it has set the standard for many more private rental sector projects to come.
As our founder Wayne explains, “This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to help shape a crucial part of the Olympic legacy, providing much-needed new homes for Londoners and ultimately improve people’s lives through well-thought-out design. This is the first project on this scale that tackles the major issue of housing in London, and still has design flair at the heart of the approach. It’s an honour to be part of it.”