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ABOUT US

We are an interior architecture consultancy specialising in commercial interiors. Our portfolio spans a wide spectrum of sectors and projects sizes in the UK, continental Europe and the Middle East.

Lorenc Design Associates have been active since July 2013. Its Principal and founder, Adam had been working in the commercial Interiors industry since 2001 holding Design Director positions in high-profile practices in London and in the Middle East. Throughout his career he was involved in creating and delivering over 150 corporate, retail, and hospitality fit out projects for private, corporate and institutional clients ranging from 2,500 ft2 to 250,000 ft2.

Prior to the formation of LDA, the key team members had worked together for many years and in different configurations, gaining comprehensive experience in strategy, design, management and technical knowledge.

PHILOSOPHY

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    We imagine, design and deliver unique business environments for the knowledge industries.
    We are design-led and passionate about developing creative, commercially viable design solutions which exceed expectations. We are rigorous in pursuit of quality and efficient in implementation strategies.

  • 2/4
    We believe that buildings can transform lives of people and organisations.
    Great design can be an agent of change; it can drive cultural shift, enhance business performance, improve staff wellbeing, be sustainable and deliver tangible monetary value.

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    We believe in solutions that are contrived, not derived.
    We approach every project with a fresh mind set and respond thoroughly to a project-specific set of variables: functional objectives, brand messaging, culture, site, budget and produce a solution which is unique every time.

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    We understand that in today’s accelerating world organisations must adapt to constant change
    We create holistic solutions addressing a range of issues important to the success of modern, progressive workplace, such as maintaining a technological edge, providing safe work environments, improving indoor environmental quality, reinforcing knowledge management, improving recruitment and retention of staff, dealing with demographics in the workplace, aligning corporate and individual values and promoting a work/life balance. We constantly research new ways of working and aim to create multi-purpose environments that encourage more efficient, collaborative and innovative use of space.

TESTIMONIALS

I have known and worked with Adam and his team since early 2009 during which time he subsequently worked on other office design and fit out projects for Allen & Overy LLP in the Middle East. I found him to be extremely hard working

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conscientious and always willing to go the extra mile to get his design and procurement exactly how his client wished. He has the most tremendous eye for design, materials and also connects with clients in order to understand their way of thinking. Always available during a project and very supportive to find solutions to any areas contractors had difficulties. I would absolutely recommend Adam to all and look forward to working with him again in the future.

Andrina Boags, Head of Operations Middle East, Allen & Overy LLP

‘I was impressed with the inspiration Adam injected into our revamp project. He was able to understand and articulate our far-fetched demands into a design that not only fitted the ambience we were looking to create, but was able to suggest materials

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that meant the budget was sensible with little compromise on the effect. Adam is a visionary designer who has the knack for transforming ideas into a reality…”

Zaheer Malik, Qatar Foundation Endowment

Adam and his team were absolutely brilliant with the innovative designs that they came up for our new office in Qatar. Adam listened to our suggestions and proposed outstanding designs and come up with a proposal that as many of our stakeholders say was

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a ‘’ fit for purpose office’’. Adam’s proposal on our finishing was both stylish and met our corporate branding requirements.

Yusuf Hassim, Sasol Middle East

 

Adam and the team at Lorenc were instrumental in delivering Global Relay’s vision for our European head office in London. On a personal level, Adam has exceeded our expectation every step of the way through concept, planning and

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design. I would not hesitate recommending Lorenc to any organization.

Warren Roy, CEO, Global Relay

Working in partnership with Lorenc on the design concept for Unicef UK’s new office in the International Quarter, Stratford, was a great experience. They totally understood our vision for a truly agile workspace and enabled us

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to realise that in a way that has ultimately transformed our working environment.

Mark Devlin, COO, Unicef UK

It has been a pleasure working with Lorenc team in recent months. We are delighted with the job your company did on the new office.

Alan Byrne, CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Racing Post

Working with the team was simply a pleasure. Every member of the team is professional, knowledgeable, resourceful, meticulous and proactive… They really are exceptional.

Catrin Rowlands, GVO Capital

It has been my tremendous pleasure to be surrounded by you all on this project. It is really utterly stunning and I am so proud of just having worked with you let alone what you are creating. It is quite simply beautiful.

Charlotte Rees, Operations Manager, Moore Blatch

KEY PEOPLE

LDA design by challenging, asking the right questions and working closely with our clients to provide solutions that respond to their needs. Our team is young, ambitious and cosmopolitan.

Adam Lorenc

Principal

Adam is the primary point of contact, and is instrumental in defining, articulating and delivering the functional, budgetary, technical and aesthetic objectives of projects. Adam provides an overall creative and organisational direction to his Design Team throughout the duration of the project.

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Adam holds Master degrees in Interior Architecture (Distinction Award) and Design for the Environment and is a member of the Chartered Society of Designers. He has been working in the commercial design industry since 2001 holding Design Director positions in high-profile practices in London and in the Middle East. Throughout his career he was involved in creating and delivering over 120 workplace, retail, and hospitality fit out projects for private, corporate and institutional clients ranging from 2,500 ft2 to 250,000 ft2.

Clients include: Allen & Overy, Pinsent Masons, Shell, Siemens, Vodafone, Ernst & Young, GDF Suez, EDF Energy, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, JX Nippon, Qatar Football Association & Qatar 2022 Deliverance Committee, Deutsche Bahn Qatar Rail, Qatar Foundation, W1 Williams, Daimler Chrysler, CBS Interactive, The Conservative Party HQ, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Parsons, Boeing, Tribeca Film Festival, Bloomsbury Publishing, Dorchester Collection, Transatlantic Reinsurance, City of London Police, Metropolitan Police, Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers, Qatar Ministry of Business & Trade, Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar Petroleum International, RasGas, Qatar Mining, Bayern Gas, Sasol, Al Khaliji Bank, Samba Bank, Qatar National Bank, Sabban Group, James Caan’s Hamilton Bradshaw, Providence Equity, Dominion Funds, GVO Capital, Audley Capital, First Reserve Corporation, JC Flowers, Q-Media, Mott McDonald, Weill Cornell Medical College Doha, Conde Nast, Numis Securities, Ineos, Petredec, Pelham Capital, Richemont and WSP Parsons Bricknerhoff

Adam is married with two young children and lives in Twickenham.

Sian George

Senior Associate

Sian has day-to-day hands-on involvement in the design process throughout the Concept Design, Scheme Design, Detailed Design, Tendering and Delivery stages.

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Sian holds BA Hons degree in Interior Design from Middlesex University (2:1 Degree Award). She also studied at the London Guildhall University, gaining a Merit Award. She has been active in the commercial design sector since 2002 holding Senior Designer roles in high-profile practices in
London and in the Middle East.

Sian’s strong creative, technical and organisational skills have been paramount in the development and implementation of a broad range of projects: Allen & Overy, Pinsent Masons, Siemens, Vodafone, Ernst & Young, Qatar Football Association & Qatar 2022 Deliverance Committee, Deutsche Bahn Qatar Rail, Qatar Foundation, W1 Williams, CBS Interactive, The Conservative Party HQ, Parsons, Tribeca Film Festival, Dorchester Collection, Transatlantic Reinsurance, Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers, Qatar Petroleum International, RasGas, Qatar Mining, Samba Bank, Sabban Group, Providence Equity, Dominion Funds, GVO Capital, First Reserve Corporation, JC Flowers, Numis Securities, Ineos, Petredec, Richemont and Pelham Capital

Anna Jim

Senior Associate

With a wealth of cross-sector experience gained in high-profile global practices, Anna is a multi-faceted designer with a passion and drive for delivering creative designs in to a built reality.

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Anna holds BA Hons degree in Interior Architecture and Design from Nottingham Trent University and her career spans a wide spectrum of sectors and high profile practices including Woods Bagot, Aukett Swanke or TP Bennett.

Anna’s global professional experience has given her a great cultural awareness and adaptability to deliver effective and sympathetic solutions to diverse and occasionally sensitive client briefs.

Projects include: Central Market Abu Dhabi, East West Hotels Abu Dhabi, Allen & Overy, Pinsent Masons, Shell, Siemens, Vodafone, Ernst & Young, GDF Suez, EDF Energy, Qatar Football Association & Qatar 2022 Deliverance Committee, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Parsons, Tribeca Film Festival, Qatar Petroleum International, RasGas, Qatar Mining, Kambi, Park Plaza Hotel Group, 15 Stratford Place, Kindred

Mirjana Jeremic

Associate Director

Mirjana is in charge of information flow management, document control, procurement and statutory approvals, as well as legal & financial matters. She is instrumental in managing the quality systems, schedule adherence and fee management.

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Mirjana holds Master degree in Publishing Production from London College of Communication, University of Arts London. She worked for a number of years in the Finance, Accountancy and Legal publishing sector. She has been with LDA since inception working closely with the Design Team
providing structure, workflow management and attending to project administrative matters on daily basis.

Elena Panagiotou

Interior Designer

Elena is an energetic all-round designer working across all stages of commercial projects.

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Elena holds BA Hons degree in Interior Design from Birmingham City University and University of Nicosia. Elena’s role is hands-on work at all stages of projects from concept design, visualisation, CAD packages, site attendance and contractor liaison Projects include: Moore Blatch, Kindred, Allianz, Numis

Devonne Simpson

Interior Architectural Designer

Devonne is a hands-on designer and CAD expert involved at all stages of projects.

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BA (Hons) Degree First Class in Interior Architecture & Design. He provides CAD support at all stages, looks after detail design and contractor & consultant liaison.

CAREERS

One of our underlying values is a drive and passion for being the best and as such we are always on the look out for new talent to join the team. Please send your CV and covering letter to info@lorencdesign.co.uk