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What comes first, the brand or the interiors?

15th November 2023/0/0/

Run For The Hills was founded by a Graphic Designer (me, Chris Trotman) and an Interior Designer (Anna Burles). Merging our expertise and expe­ri­ence in the creative indus­tries, to form a creative design studio that spe­cialis­es in creating unique and memorable spaces. Therefore we have two distinct teams (graphics and interiors), beavering away on separate […]

Animation, Art, bar design, branding, Graphic Design, interior design, Opinion Piece

SLEEP

1st March 2023/0/0/

Sleep glorious sleep. Nothing beats an awesome place to rest your head and the best look as good as they make your feel after a healthy dose of zzzzzs. We design a lot of bedrooms and we love each and every one of them. Whether we’re designing res­i­den­tial clients’ dream bedrooms, styling the boudoirs of […]

interior design, residential design

DRINK

27th February 2023/0/0/
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What makes the perfect place to sup your favourite tipple? Depends on the dram you might say. We brand and design drinking dens which pack a punch, from look-at-me cocktail bars to tiki bars, urban speakeasies, screened off private spaces, cozy pubs, artisan coffee shops and al fresco raise-a-glass hangouts. We’re also working on a […]

bar design, branding, hospitality, interior design, restaurant design

EAT

5th February 2023/0/0/

Restaurants, hotel breakfast lounges, bakeries, food markets and street food pop ups. From soul food to top notch fast food and the latest casual dining hot spot, every­thing from date-night-romantic dinners, award-winning cuisine and hearty gastro fayre, to small plates and sharing platters with friends and families. Made to be savoured in stylish eateries, boutique […]

branding, hospitality, interior design, restaurant design

Last post of 2022

29th December 2022/0/0/

As we approach the end of the year, we’d like to say a huge thank you to all of our wonderful clients who com­mis­sion us to work on such great projects. Thank you for choosing us (and in many cases staying loyal to us for many years). We’re inspired by your creative and entre­pre­neur­ial vision […]

great spaces

Brand Design For Hospitality

23rd August 2022/0/0/

Hello! I have been been busy working away on something special. A branding course that is going to be available on Domestika later this year. In the course I’ll talk you through our creative process, our method­ol­o­gy — how we approach our branding projects. I’ll share tips, advice and strategic food for thought (excuse the […]

branding, hospitality, Our Process, Press Coverage

Successful Design & Build of Coffee Shops

21st July 2022/0/0/
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5THWAVE chatted with our Co-Founder Anna Burles about the process of designing a new café space. She is joined by two leading operators, Valdemar Halbye from Joe & The Juice, and Mark Soar of Redemption Roasters. Catch the Podcast over here: https://www.worldcoffeeportal.com/5THWAVE/Podcast/2022/Design-and-build?dm_i=3VQO,1H6XY,803LPT,5FFCY,1

coffee, hospitality, interior design, Our Process, Press Coverage

Site Of The Day

17th June 2022/0/0/

Thanks to the folks at Mindsparkle for making Coal House their Site Of The Day today! Over here. Check out the website over here: coalhouse.co.uk

branding, website design, workspace

Our new studio on Lonsdale Road

23rd August 2021/0/0/
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We’ve moved! Into our new studio on Lonsdale Road in Queen’s Park. Give us a call and arrange a time to pop in and visit us for a coffee and a chat, we’re right at the end, number one. 1 Lonsdale Road london NW6 6RA.  

workspace

Introducing The Pass

20th June 2020/0/0/

We are excited to finally reveal a project close to our hearts that we have been working on during lockdown. Hospitality is one of the many indus­tries that has been massively affected by the Coronavirus and it’s an industry we know and love being spe­cial­ists in hos­pi­tal­i­ty design. We have all watched the impact on […]

branding, hospitality, New work