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THE TOMATO THAT GREW INTO A CAFÉ

Picasso famously said that ‘great artists steal’, and as architectural designers we at SKK saw plenty of great ideas to steal at the No.8 Café on the Isle of Wight, and to get you inspired about your own project, we’d like to share them with you.   The café owner, Jane Holman, ran the Farm […]

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COMPUTER SAYS YES – SOFTWARE SYSTEMS FOR FACILITIES MANAGERS

Do you say yes or no to department demands during the refit or reconstruction of a new office?  As architectural designers we understand the challenges facing FMs and have worked with many to find the right balance of needs versus wants – before, during and after a project (when an FMs work really begins!). Key […]

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SUSTAINABLE DESIGN – SIX WAYS TO GROW THE GREEN POUND

From small scale renovations to major construction projects, sustainability has become a significant factor in design, specifying, refurbishment and construction methods.  Thankfully, there are many green options on the market when deciding upon appropriate products and materials, and as architectural designers we at SKK are well placed to advise you on the best options for […]

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OLYMPIC HOUSE – THE GOLD STANDARD OF SUSTAINABILITY

Olympic House, Switzerland, the headquarters of the Olympic Committee, meets the gold standard of sustainability in office building.  In this profile we highlight the elements that make it outstanding – elements that we at SKK aim to incorporate in commercial projects for our clients. Designed by Danish architects 3XN, Olympic House has been built with […]

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OUR TOP TEN TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MOVE

Moving is a significant upheaval for any organisation. As the Facilities Manager it’s your responsibility to ensure a smooth transition for all. At SKK we’ve worked with many FMs and understand the challenges you face. Here are our top ten tips to help make your move go as smoothly as possible.   Insist upon a […]

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A STYLE BIBLE FOR HOME AND BUSINESS MAKERS

At SKK Design we are passionate about design.  It’s what gets us up in the morning and keeps us in the office late at night.  Whether we are working on an office, restaurant, private residence or retail store we love to create inspiring and innovative designs from clients’ visions. It’s often said that style is […]

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7 WAYS TO SERVE UP A VIBRANT CAFÉ CULTURE

The café is fast becoming the new pub.  With the cost of a pint or glass of wine continuously rising, the café is a cost-effective, family-friendly alternative for get- togethers, work meetings and local events.  At SKK Design we have made a speciality of helping our clients launch new high street start-ups.  Below are our […]

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