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Heartbreaker Wins Silver at the World Brand Design Awards

22nd February 2024/0/0/

Congratulations to all involved! Project: HEARTBREAKER Entry ID: 5261 Category: Spatial (Agency Published) Sub Category: AGY-SP05‑P — Spatial Design: Hospitality Environment Awards: WBDS Agency Design Awards 2023/24

Awards, bar design, branding, Graphic Design, website design

Why photoreal CGIs matter

22nd January 2024/0/0/

CG WHY‑s? When you’re in full swing of a project, and you’re being bombarded with decisions to make and costs to pay, it can often feel like you’re being swindled into paying “bolt-on” fees. But when it comes to CGIs, we know that they’re not only useful, but essential. Reading Between the Lines CAD ele­va­tions […]

branding, interior design, website design, workspace

Heartbreaker: Shortlisted for The World Brand Society Awards

28th December 2023/0/0/

As 2023 comes to a close we get word that our design for Heartbreaker has just been short­list­ed for the pres­ti­gious World Brand Society Awards. It’s so nice when our hard work is acknowl­edged by the industry, and it’s great news for us to receive at the end of the year! Project: HEARTBREAKER Entry ID: […]

Awards, bar design, branding, Graphic Design, website design

How to create a stylish workspace

21st November 2023/0/0/

A glimpse inside COAL HOUSE, which launched this Summer. An inspiring and pro­gres­sive workspace in the heart of Cardiff, from developer Create. It’s undergone a stylish industrial-chic refur­bish­ment to give sustainability-conscious busi­ness­es the oppor­tu­ni­ty to thrive in an ultra-green envi­ron­ment, with all the perks. Our branding brief was to work up the visual brand identity, […]

branding, interior design, website design, workspace

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

Brand Design for Hotels

6th September 2023/0/0/

We cover a lot of design dis­ci­plines, from brand identity and websites, interior design, and every­thing in between. We spe­cialise in brand design for hotels and restau­rants, bars and boutique cinemas. Sometimes the services we offer are confusing to new potential clients. The broad spectrum of what we do and our multi-disciplinary approach might seem […]

Animation, Art, bar design, branding, Custom Neon, Graphic Design, hospitality, illustration, interior design, Neon, window decals

Creating brands — how to make a mural

21st August 2023/0/0/

  The Guildford Townhouse The Townhouse is located on a beau­ti­ful­ly cobbled bustling high street in the centre of Guildford, in the iconic and locally-loved Burton’s building. Set across three floors, the layout is designed so that guests can settle in for the day enjoying a members club-mentality with all-day dining, co-working, drinking and social­is­ing all […]

Animation, Art, bar design, branding, coffee, Custom Neon, Graphic Design, hospitality, illustration, interior design, Neon, Uncategorized, window decals, workspace

Shortlisted for the BIID

29th May 2023/0/0/

The hotly-contested BIID Interior Design Awards 2023 shortlist is out, and we’re excited to be nominated in the Central London category for our design of Paradise Green, in the heart of the City. Our biggest ever hos­pi­tal­i­ty design project, Paradise is truly epic, with three distinct bars, restau­rants and private dining under one roof — […]

bar design, branding, hospitality, illustration, restaurant design

Introducing Heartbreaker

22nd May 2023/0/0/

Unveiling our latest hos­pi­tal­i­ty design project — a super-fly cocktail bar called Heartbreaker. The venue is set to launch next week in Worthing, the pretty seaside town in West Sussex being dubbed the new Brighton. It’s the brain­child of Ben Thompson, indie rock band Two Door Cinema Club’s drummer.   The project is a true col­lab­o­ra­tion between our […]

bar design, branding, hospitality, illustration, restaurant design

The Guildford Townhouse Designed By Run For The Hills

26th April 2023/0/0/

Introducing our latest hos­pi­tal­i­ty project — The Townhouse Guildford — a new Coppa Club in Guildford. Set across three floors, the layout is designed so guests can settle in for the day enjoying a members club-mentality (but without the fees) with all-day dining, co-working, drinking and social­is­ing all under one roof. The Ground floor offers […]

great spaces, hospitality, Lighting Installations, Neon, restaurant design