DESIGN


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VISION

Our creative vision for design at Urban Blossom is to create architectural spaces with light and contemporary clean lines, but without compromising on comfort. Textural quality is really important to creating the atmosphere of a space, with the use of natural materials high on our agenda.  The goal in any interior space is to create those ‘ooh’ moments; whether it is by discovering a hidden space, awaking to find the eye level from your bed is  just the right viewpoint to admire the landscape, or sinking into a supremely comfortable sofa.  

Merging the parallel disciplines of architecture, interior design, landscaping, decoration and styling means we are able to specify right down to the last artwork and accessory.  Whenever possible, we like to use UK furniture designers who deliver sustainable options for products.  We champion materials that do not fill with the air with toxins, have been made sustainably and can be recycled at the end of their natural life.

COLLABORATORS

Urban Blossom have a collaborative design ethos to cross pollinate designers from the worlds of Interior Design, Landscape Design and Architecture, significantly those who have many years of experience across hospitality, leisure and private residences.  Their skills and experience ensure that Urban Blossom interiors and exteriors sing to the users, and create biophilic spaces which enhance wellbeing.

Some of our collaborative design partners include:

Susan Van Meter

Collaborative Design – Interior Design

Susan has been delivering bespoke homes to her clients within budget and on time since 1990. She have turned her creative hand and problem-solving skills to both high-end residential and commercial projects around the globe in both modern and classic designs.

By channelling your personal style Susan offers innovative and creative solutions to suit the property type, purpose, and location. She goes beyond design to get to the heart of how each person in your home lives, works, eats, plays, and rests.

Susan guides clients to make informed, responsible decisions for both product and design reducing any negative environmental impact on people and our planet. She strongly believes that the purchase of sustainable product begins here in the UK, by supporting British designers and manufacturers, where possible, that have committed to sustainable policies and procedures.

Emma Kayne

Urban Blossom – Interior Architecture Designer

Emma has a long history in property development and design spanning from artwork to interiors to project management. Formally starting her design career in set design and production in the film and music world, Emma then turned her hand to renovating unloved period properties. Subsequent projects include developing a 16th century barn to restoring listed historic houses. Emma has a passion for true craftsmanship and sustainable building techniques

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Her design work has been featured in The English Home, The Luxe Edit, 25 Beautiful Homes and European publications.

In 2020 Emma started designing for Urban Blossom, creating conceptual buildings envisaged as sculptural elements inspired by nature. Additionally she is always mindful of the internal use and practicalities that her interior design background provided. Emma works closely with our architects to ensure that the vision is not lost in translation from concept to delivery.

Edward McCann

Collaborative Design – Architect

Edward McCann Architects are a RIBA Chartered and ARB registered architecture practice. The practice has worked on a range of projects for both private and commercial clients, as well as collaborations with designers and artists. Architecture is a collective enterprise, they believe. Good ideas come out of good conversations and these ideas underpin good outcomes

Edward is currently engaging in collaborative design with the Urban Blossom team. Specifically bringing his talents to developing the buildings so that they connect to their landscapes and challenge expectations.

The practice is continually searching for elegant and simple solutions to meet these outcomes.

The practice has experience in the reconfiguration and modification of existing buildings. More recently the practice has worked on two new-build country houses, one of which featured on ‘Grand Designs’. Before establishing the practice Edward McCann worked for both Adjaye Associates and Edward Cullinan Architects.

Jack Dunckley

Collaborative Design – Landscape Architect

Jack Dunckley designed his first show garden aged 14 and has proudly won numerous awards including 8 RHS medals at Chelsea, Hampton Court and Malvern Spring flower shows. Respected by his peers and the public alike he is one of the new stars of garden design.

The Telegraph listed his Juxtaposition garden in their top ten 2013 Chelsea show gardens.

60,000 visitors visited his Just Retirement garden at the 2014 Hampton Court show. The stunning garden also provided an exclusive Gala evening platform for the company’s directors and VIP guests.

Jack blends innovative planting with hard landscaping to create bold, architectural gardens for both commercial and private clients. Lord Saatchi is a longstanding supporter.

Jack has an encyclopedic knowledge of plants and landscape design, ranging from classical to contemporary, and a unique ability to interpret and execute a corporate message through his garden design. Jack has been featured in many television and radio programmes.

INTERIOR PACKAGES

Our creative vision for our interior spaces reflects our ethos of strong design elements with contemporary lines, natural elements and comfort. Our packages include all fittings, fixtures and optional furniture packages.

We offer two initial options for our buildings; Urban Blossom and Urban Blossom Plus.  All come with fixtures and fittings such as a Kitchen and Bathroom as standard. Upgrades are via appliances and fittings (flooring, wall finishes, hardware) for the Urban Blossom Plus option.  

Furniture packages are optional for all of our buildings, where we have curated and handpicked beautiful creations that enhance the spaces. 

We create design schemes to enhance the qualities of the buildings spatially and in materiality.  Furthermore, for those users who want a more bespoke interior design package, we can customise interior packages to suit client’s preferences. We will also modify schemes to compliment existing corporate / brand identities.  

Clients can also choose to have the buildings delivered as a blank canvas for their own creative internal fit outs.