A year in review 2020
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A year in review 2020

In January the RIBA + VitrA talks series continued, with speakers from 3XN, UN Studio and Dorte Mandrup.

Our client Timorous Beasties had a busy year, launching new wallpaper in February and a design for the Royal Bank of Scotland £50 note in March. 

In February, our client VitrA bathrooms launched the Voyage collection, designed by multi-disciplinary artist and designer Arik Levy.

Lockdown kicked in and life throughout the world changed very quickly. In May we worked with  Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture to launch their Covid-safe Pop-up Schools initiative, with a beautiful booklet by BOB design

In July, we helped Richard Parr Associates to launch a new website and brand identity, by Studio Small, that better reflected their brand and practice.

In the same month, Wright & Wright completed a new library at the Grade I Lambeth Palace, one of the UK’s earliest public libraries.

In September, New Designers, the UK’s largest design graduate show, went virtual. Judges for the awards included Yinka Ilori, Sebasatian Conran and Camille Walala. 

Towards the end of the year, we helped Equitone launch their film and CPD, Texture in Architecture. We also supported their Texture in London campaign, featuring our own Carolyn Larkin.

In November, we launched the inaugural Davidson Prize, recognising transformative architecture of the home. The first winners were announced in 2021. 

We helped to launch We Are Not Bad Kids, a film from Miranda MacLaren and Polina Pencheva of Morris + Company, and Heather Macey, John McAslan and Partners. 

In November our client Moxon Architects completed their Scottish headquarters, Quarry Studios

In the same month, the World Architecture Festival went virtual for the first time in its nearly 15 year history.