our projects

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Working with PR agency W, we created the statue! Made out of a total of 110,486 plastic leaves and as tall as a two-storey building, we ferried it from Tilbury Dock in Essex down the Thames. The stunt is aiming to raise awareness of a ‘green paper’ report to be published by PG tips to […]

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eBay 20th Birthday cake

In celebration of eBay’s 20th birthday, we ferried  a giant birthday cake down the Thames! The two tier cake on a foil tray base came complete with eBay coloured icing and even illuminated candles. Built discreetly in Tilbury docks, it then floated up the river to where eBay were hosting a party. Unfortunately the cake […]

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Hibiki Japanese Harmony

Nicholas Alexander worked with Thrsxty to create to design a functional scheme to launch of Hibiki Japanese Harmony. The aim of the progect was to create an authentic Japanese cultural context to establish deeper understanding of the Hibiki Brand and the House of Suntory Whisky. The bar proved very popular during the weekend, so unfortunately […]

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The Mobile Orchard

The Mobile Orchard is a new public installation designed by atmos – an inhabitable hymn to the urban fruit tree, commissioned as the centrepiece for the City of London Festival. Its exuberant design celebrates the wonder of trees, and offers a magical mutation – a welcoming structure tailored to humans. We were brought in to […]

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Louboutin

We worked with Studio Xag to create a series of 4 animated shop window displays and a pop-up store for Christian Louboutin in Selfridges. We built a zoetrope of counterbalanced, rotating legs as the main piece, as well as cladding various display stands and cabinets for the interior and cutting bespoke anniversary archways. We worked […]

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Wahaca

We worked with Softroom on this great project for Wahaca, developing a system which used 9000 recycled bottles to create a floating ceiling raft to act as a lighting cloud. We produced 2 of these undulating structures to hang above the main dining space and provide ambient light. We also worked on some bespoke cast […]

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Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Nicholas Alexander collaborated with Levy Restaurants to design a functional scheme for Space 5, one of five pop-up bars at this year’s Restaurant & Bar Design Awards ceremony. Our design was a study in efficiency, celebration and approachability. Having been given the brief of housing the food preparation for the evening, it was important to […]

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Havana Club Mojito Embassy

Nicholas Alexander worked with Campaign Design and M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment to create The Havana Club Mojito Embassy. The Embassy’s ‘Mojito Market’ forms the heart of the bar, encouraging guests to gather their own fresh ingredients from street trolleys piled high with mint and lime. After stocking up on ingredients, a team of Havana […]

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JackpotJoy Duck

Nicholas Alexander was approached by Fever PR to take on the challenge of floating a 50ft inflatable rubber duck along the river Thames for online bingo brand – Jackpotjoy.com We were hired for our extensive experience of delivering complex and large scale projects in a challenging environment. Initially, we acted as consultants to develop a […]

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Samsung Brand Exhibit

The Nicholas Alexander team worked with Campaign Design and Samsung to deliver the Samsung Brand Exhibit and create a visceral experience for guests at Samsung’s annual Forum. We successfully drew upon our extensive experience and resources to deliver this stunning, complex project in a very short time frame. We were responsible not only for the […]

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Guinness Submarine

To celebrate Guinness’s 250th anniversary we worked with Jump Studios to create a bespoke submarine/bar which navigated its way to the depths of the Baltic around the Stockholm Archipelago in Sweden. It took a lot of research to find a set of specifications we ought to be working to – finally settling on the American […]

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The Herd

Nicholas Alexander worked in collaboration with designer Alexander Mulligan to create a site-specific installation, at J+A Cafe during Clerkenwell Design Week, May 2013, and into June. J+A Café’s outdoor courtyard area would have once been a busy thoroughfare for cattle en-route to Smithfield market. We responded to this old area of London and the history […]

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Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

As a partner in the Restaurant and Bar Design Awards, we get involved in the design and construction of the awards themselves. In addition, in 2011, we produced an extra sub-project. The idea was to bring together the material sponsors for the awards, the short-listed designers and the restaurant operators through the production of bespoke […]

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Games Com

For Gamescom 2009 Nicholas Alexander co-created and built a groundbreaking stand for Bethseda Software. The brief was to recreate Bethesda’s game, Brink, in the real world. Nicholas Alexander devised a three dimensional environment inspired by the two key aspects of the game: a dystopian container city and a utopian floating island. Thus visitors could preview […]

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Sony T5

We were approached in 2010 by PD3 to take a project for Sony from its preliminary stages to completion. There was already an agreed structural design that had been submitted to the airport operator, in this case BAA. Our role was to deliver the project as per the visual plan, and fulfil all of BAA’s […]

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Modern Pantry

The Modern Pantry is a restaurant in Clerkenwell occupying a converted Georgian townhouse. For this project we worked with Jump Studios on a range of tables and vanity units. In keeping with the setting we worked in solid timber using traditional techniques, as well as some more contemporary designs. For the smaller tables in the […]

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Converse Event

We were approached by the designers at Brinkworth to look at a possible modular exhibition stand. The idea was to take a unique printer to some summer music festivals in London to print custom designs onto Converse products. Within the project we produced a range of bespoke furniture, later exhibited at the THEN_NOW show at […]