The Department Store London office staircase

A London Department Store Is Reborn as a Creative Workspace

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"It was a challenge during the restoration process to communicate the overall aesthetic we wanted to achieve with the build team," Gledstone says. "It was a non-standard finish and often a process of trial and error. So, during the construction process it was harder to see when surfaces were at their desired level of finish—we had a strong presence on-site and would stick signs to walls saying ‘This is finished!‘"