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Step into the elegance of a new Mayfair boutique

London Shoe Boutique | Architects for Mayfair | forrester architects

Delighted  to announce forresterarchitects have completed another retail refurbishment for Rupert Sanderson’s latest London Shoe Boutique. The refurbishment seamlessly blends style and practicality, with redesigned workstations maximizing floor area and ensuring modern efficiency. The minimalist design of the gallery space provides an elegant backdrop for the latest trends. Reflecting a collaborative effort to meet the client’s needs, the design approach was a light touch, enhancing the existing features of the space and creating a welcoming retail environment for customers. The design of the boutique aims to reflect the quality and craftsmanship of the Rupert Sanderson brand. 


Get ready for the boardwalk!

London Boutique | Architects for Mayfair | forrester architects

forresterarchitects have recently completed a refurbishment of the interior of the Rupert Sanderson boutique in Mayfair, London. The design approach was to take a light touch, enhancing the existing features of the space and creating a welcoming environment for customers.

The refurbished boutique will be ready for a summer reopening, just in time for customers to explore the collection of shoes and accessories on offer. With a nod to the iconic boardwalks of beachside resorts, the design incorporates natural materials and textures such as wood and woven fabrics. The layout of the boutique has been reconfigured to improve the flow and functionality of the space. New bespoke joinery has been added to display the products in an elegant and organized manner. Soft lighting has been introduced to create an inviting atmosphere and highlight the details of the products on display.

The design of the refurbished boutique aims to reflect the quality and craftsmanship of the Rupert Sanderson brand. With the reopening of the boutique in Mayfair, customers can look forward to a stylish and welcoming shopping experience.


A duplex refurbishment to a second penthouse in St Johns Wood.

Duplex Penthouse Refurbishment | Architects for Westminster | St John’s Wood, North West London

forresterarchitects have successfully completed the refurbishment of a duplex penthouse in St. John’s Wood, North West London, the second penthouse in a prestigious development for the same client. The new apartment required a fresh approach to enliven the space and make it a desirable investment property.

forresterarchitects opted for a simple, muted palette to suit the client’s taste, which creates a calming atmosphere and allows the apartment’s luxury features to shine. An open plan configuration was retained from the previous refurbishment, which maximizes the sense of space and natural light in the apartment. In contrast to the previous Rococo interior, the new design features a sleek, modern aesthetic that provides a sense of vitality to the apartment. This is achieved through the use of clean lines, minimalist detailing, and contemporary finishes. The result is a sophisticated and stylish living space that will appeal to a wide range of potential buyers or renters. The duplex layout of the apartment offers a sense of privacy and separation between the living and sleeping areas. The upper level features a master suite with a spacious bedroom, dressing area, and ensuite bathroom, while the lower level includes a second bedroom and bathroom, along with an open plan living, dining, and kitchen area.

Overall, forresterarchitects have once again demonstrated their expertise in creating stylish and functional living spaces that meet the needs of their clients. The new duplex penthouse in St. John’s Wood is a testament to their skill and creativity, offering a sleek and modern living space that is both luxurious and practical. forresterarchitects have successfully created a beautiful and functional living space that is sure to be a desirable investment property for years to come.


Yoo Hoo! A luxury refurbishment to a penthouse in St. Johns’ Wood.

Penthouse Refurbishment | Architects for Westminster | St John’s Wood, North West London

forresterarchitects are undertaking a prestigious residential development project for a luxury penthouse apartment located in St. John’s Wood, North West London. The client requires a fresh approach to enliven the space, and a simple muted palette is deemed more suitable to their tastes. The existing Rococo interior will be replaced by a large open plan configuration that offers a sharp contrast to the previous opulence.

The new luxury refurbishment design aims to create a sense of privacy and exclusivity. One of the design features is the inclusion of secret doors, which provide access to the other bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. forresterarchitects have approached the project with a focus on creating a sleek, modern design while preserving the luxury feel of the penthouse. The muted color palette, combined with the open plan configuration, enhances the sense of spaciousness and airiness in the apartment. The new design will also incorporate the latest in smart home technology, including lighting, sound, and temperature controls, to provide the ultimate luxurious living experience.

The location of the penthouse in St. John’s Wood is a sought-after residential area, and forresterarchitects have taken care to create a design that fits in seamlessly with the surrounding architecture. The end result will be a luxurious penthouse apartment that offers a perfect balance of modern design and opulent living, creating an unparalleled living experience in one of London’s most desirable neighbourhoods.


A little retail therapy for a boutique retail refurbishment in Mayfair.

Retail Refurbishment | Architects for Westminster | Mayfair, West London

forresterarchitects have recently finished a refurbishment of Rupert Sanderson’s boutique shop in Central London. The aim was to create more office space for the growing international business, so an upgrade to the power and data infrastructure was necessary. Additionally, a new first-floor gallery space has been created to showcase upcoming fashion collections.

The project involved creating more office workstations, which required a complete overhaul of the space. forresterarchitects designed a new layout that maximised the available floor area, ensuring that the new workstations were both functional and stylish. The power and data infrastructure is upgraded to accommodate the needs of a modern retail business, ensuring that the store can handle the pace of growth it is currently experiencing.

One of the main features of the refurbishment is the new first-floor gallery space.  This space was specifically designed to showcase Rupert Sanderson’s latest fashion collections. The new gallery space is a modern and stylish addition to the store, with a minimalist design that showcases the collections in an elegant and sophisticated way. The space is well-lit and airy, providing the perfect backdrop for the latest fashion trends. forresterarchitects worked closely with the client to ensure that the space was tailored to their specific needs and requirements, while also being visually appealing to customers.

Overall, the retail refurbishment for Rupert Sanderson’s Central London boutique shop is a success. The new workstations, upgraded infrastructure, and first-floor gallery space have transformed the store into a modern and functional space that can accommodate the growing demands of the business while also providing a visually appealing environment for customers.