A bit different to my usual schemes - back in 2014, I was asked to help with the design for a funeral home that was being renovated by the Co-operative. My design brief was to reinvent the perception of traditional funeral homes (dark colours/leather/reds/greens) and provide a whole new experience for clients - providing a touch of ' hotel boutique' with the styling.
With this in mind - I produced sample boards which I presented to my client - showing soft lilac/greys and silver as a colour scheme. This allowed the overall image to work alongside their signage/literature and create a calming atmosphere. I sourced bespoke furniture which was all made to specific requirements, designer wall art to create feature walls adding depth and interest, and chose colours from the Little Greene paint collection.
The first premises we introduced the scheme at was Rugby in Warwickshire. The feedback was fabulous - and I went on to help with 5 further premises, including Warwick, Leamington, Coventry, Hinckley and Kenilworth. I made slight changes as we went through to just add a different 'twist' to each one. This included adding 'checked' fabrics and changes to the bespoke wooden furniture.
The organisation were a pleasure to work alongside - and I am thrilled with the end results.