• How good office design can attract workers | The times

    31st May 2024

    How good office design can attract workers – and keep them happy! Linda was featured by The Times highlighting the importance of good office design in enhancing employee wellbeing and productivity. "In a society where remote and hybrid working are on the rise, physical connections are even more crucial."

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  • 20 Rathbone Place | Planning consent

    9th April 2024

    We are delighted to have received planning consent on 20 Rathbone Place for J.P.Morgan Asset Management working with RX London Jordan Adair and Knight Frank Jonny Lee! We're very excited to share more of this beautiful Fitzrovia scheme over the next few weeks... stay tuned! CGI created inhouse by our very talented visualizer.

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  • New Workplace experience | BBC News

    9th April 2024

    Last week, Linda spoke with BBC Work life about the importance of office design. Our approach always aims to introduce outdoor space where possible, such as the incredible roof terrace (pictured) at Duo, 280 Bishopsgate.

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  • International Womens Day 2024 | Our Principle Director

    8th March 2024

    An amazing piece by PrimeResi featuring our Principal Director. ''Inspiring women from across the sector discuss whether anything has changed over the last ten years, and what can be done to move the industry forward from here.'' Click the Link below to read more...

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  • The Clockhouse | The Times Property

    1st March 2024

    Our Principal Directors Grade II II listed home was featured in an interview with The Times Property over the weekend! They said...Linda's interior design signature is a medley of old and new. She works on private projects but is best known for working with commercial clients such as Sony Music and the property consultants CBRE. Naturally, their home is full of quirky artworks. "Most of the art if from friend that I've worked with or We've collaborated with," says Patrick, Who grew up moving between Sweden and East Yorkshire.

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  • Mix Interiors | Future gen design: Will Nock, Associate Interior Designer, MoreySmith

    21st February 2024

    Joining MoreySmith five years ago, Nock has become a key part of the team, bringing with him a commitment to eco-conscious design. His energy to question and challenge all elements of the design process ensured his inclusion in the Mix 30 under 30 Class of 2023 and he leads the studio’s sustainability approach – regularly attending seminars to ensure MoreySmith are at the cutting edge of the latest industry developments.

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  • Renew

    20th February 2024

    “Working with old stock buildings, breathing new life and completely repositioning them is our greatest strength. We design with sustainability and longevity in mind and love collaborating with our clients to achieve a balance between commercial success, visual aesthetics and functionality.” Linda Morey-Burrows, Principal Director. 'Renew' available to read from the link below.

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  • The Office Matters

    28th November 2023

    As many organisations look to reinvent their business and get people back to the office, we are often asked "what's next?". Their focus is often too heavily towards productivity and technology, when really the priority should be people. We recently commissioned a nationwide survey of 2,000 people, giving us a unique insight into current attitudes towards the office space as well as an opportunity to future gaze. Combined with our industry experience, current projects and ongoing client relationships, we have published our findings in a new report 'The Office Matters'  available on the link below.

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  • The Office Matters | The Times

    10th November 2023

    More than half of UK employees believe there are better opportunities for promotion when working in the office, but a quarter would consider quitting due to a poorly designed workplace. Seven in ten say the office has a direct impact on their health and wellbeing, while 57 per cent of staff aged 35 and under would not work for a firm with poor amenities, a study from the architecture studio MoreySmith found.

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  • Clockwise to launch first office space in the Metaverse

    24th August 2023

    We are thrilled to announce our latest collaboration with Clockwise on its Clockwise Campus, imagining what the first office space in the Metaverse would look like. The blend of MoreySmith’s human-centric design approach, with nods to the gaming industry, brings life and dimension to the virtual Clockwise Campus. This is the latest project in our longstanding relationship with Clockwise, after previously working together on the award-winning Generator Building in Bristol and Linley House in Manchester.

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  • Site of Manchester’s first power station redesigned as ‘mid-century’ offices

    22nd August 2023

    Dickinson Street power station opened in 1893 but only last a few decades The site of Manchester’s first power station has reopened as offices in the heart of the city centre — and used mid-century design to inspire it. Linley House, a ten-storey 1960s building on Dickinson Street, off Portland Street, has been refurbished by architects MoreySmith. Originally, the site was home to Manchester’s first power station, designed by Dr John Hopkinson.

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  • Linda Morey-Burrows interviewed by BBC News

    16th August 2023

    Linda Morey-Burrows, Founder and Principal Director of MoreySmith spoke to BBC News and BBC Worldwide about noisy and quiet offices and how workspaces are being designed with this in mind. Linda talked about designing spaces for all personality types, different working patterns and the importance of creating a place that people want to work from, introducing features such as cafes, libraries and open-plan desking.

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  • Mix Interiors 30 under 30 Class of 2023

    27th July 2023

    We are thrilled that Will has been selected in the Mix Interiors ‘30 Under 30’ class of 2023! Will joined MoreySmith 5 years ago with a passion for sustainable design. His eye for detail and coordination brings integrity and longevity to all design proposals. Congratulations Will!

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  • Mixology23 Awards

    23rd June 2023

    We are so proud of our Founder and Principal Linda-Morey Burrows, who was awarded the Henry Pugh Award at the Mix Interiors Awards last night. For the last three decades, Linda has driven MoreySmith's unique approach in pioneering human-centred design, to reimagine the way we work and live. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary at MoreySmith, this award recognises Linda’s outstanding contributions to the design industry and our commitment to delivering projects for happier and healthier communities. Congratulations again, and thanks to all our friends and colleagues for a fantastic night!

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  • onOffice | MoreySmith designs Sony Music’s London HQ bringing all of its record labels under one roof

    22nd June 2023

    Sony’s new workspace is much more flexible acknowledging that people want different spaces for various types of work along with the option to choose how and where they work.

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  • Property Week | Modern workspace design must respect neurodiversity

    22nd May 2023

    Placing employee wellbeing at the heart of a workspace has been fundamental to MoreySmith's design approach for three decades. However, the trend has been undeniably expedited by the Covid-19 pandemic, as employees were able to forge their own routines and ways of working for the best part of two years.

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  • Gin Factory | The Spaces

    16th May 2023

    We are delighted to see our transformation of The Gin Factory featured in The Spaces. Working closely with Sony Music, the subterranean Grade II listed recording studio houses ten recording studios and unique creative suites for up-and-coming artist to relax, collaborate and record.

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  • Sony Music HQ & REVCAP HQ | Mixology23 Awards

    16th May 2023

    We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for two categories for the Mixology23 Awards. Revcap - Workplace Project of the year – 5,000 – 15,000 sq ft Sony Music - Workplace Project of the year – 70,000 + sq ft Best of luck to all those shortlisted and we look forward to the results in June!

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  • eclectic trends | MoreySmith transforms a dormant generator building into a multi-purpose office

    9th May 2023

    MoreySmith Interiors Studio have transformed the Waterside Generator Building, located in Bristol into a sustainable, adaptable and flexible space.

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  • Henrietta House | BCO London Corporate Workplace Winner

    27th April 2023

    We are delighted that Henrietta House for Lazari Investments Limited and CBRE has been recognised by the British Council for Offices winning the title of the best Corporate Workplace in London at this years regional awards. A huge congratulations to the entire team involved!

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  • CBRE HQ | WELL Certification

    18th April 2023

    A huge achievement for the whole project team as CBRE UK's HQ, Henrietta House, has been awarded WELL Certification at Platinum level by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) We are incredibly proud of the building and all it continues to achieve six years after we proposed our initial concepts and ideas to transform CBRE’s workspace. We worked closely with CBRE, Lazari Investments and the wider team for over four years to design and deliver Henrietta House, setting standards within the industry. Well done to all involved!

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  • BBC Business News

    20th March 2023

    What are you doing to encourage your team back to the office? Click on the link to read how we are helping our clients at CBRE & Sony Music get their teams back!

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  • PROMOTIONS FEATURE

    10th March 2023

    We are delighted to have promoted Etienne Sharp and Michael Kieck to Associate Director! Congratulations!!

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  • Mix Interiors | 280 Bishopsgate

    16th December 2022

    We are delighted that our project at 280 Bishopsgate has been featured in Mix Interiors - "MoreySmith has reimagined 280 Bishopsgate as a vibrant workplace that embodies both its Spitalfields and City of London locales."

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  • edie Awards 2023

    16th December 2022

    We are so proud to be finalists in this year’s edie Awards, in collaboration with CBRE and Lazari Investments, for our transformation of Henrietta House.

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  • FRAME

    25th November 2022

    Sony Music Entertainment’s United Kingdom branch has unveiled a multi-storey headquarters and new recording studio by MoreySmith that puts employees and artists first.

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  • DEZEEN

    23rd November 2022

    The Victorian power station that once supplied Bristol's tram system has been transformed into a shared office space, designed by British interiors studio MoreySmith to celebrate its industrial past.

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  • Azure

    3rd November 2022

    Sony Music UK’s New London Office Shows Off Rich Sonic Range - MoreySmith designed the music company’s headquarters like a department store, giving each Sony label its own distinct visual identity.

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  • Frame Awards

    2nd November 2022

    We're really excited to announce our lovely Generator project won the Co-Working Space Of The Year!

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  • Property Week – Five Minutes with Linda Morey-Burrows

    29th September 2022

    What does your job entail? After 10 years of experience in the industry, I set up MoreySmith where I continue to lead the business, strategy and design direction of the practice nearly 30 years later. Working hands-on with my clients, I drive innovative design to create beautifully detailed and sustainable home and work environments. Our goal is always to create comfortable environments that ultimately help make people’s lives happier and more successful.

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  • Henrietta House

    23rd August 2022

    Having completed CBRE UK’s HQ last December, we wanted to document our journey which ultimately led to the publication of ‘Henrietta House’. Starting from client immersion and strategy, high level concepts, all the way to completion, the book illustrates and details the vision and how this was implemented by the full team.

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  • The Bruno Effect

    22nd August 2022

    "COVID-19 didn’t signal the death of the office, simply the death of the bad office.” This view is shared by Linda Morey-Burrows, founder and principal director of MoreySmith, the design and architecture studio behind workspaces for Asos, LVMH, CBRE, and most recently, Sony Music. “It doesn’t worry me that people don’t want to come into offices as much as they did before the pandemic,” she says. “Offices will always exist. They will be smaller and more unique. They just need to perform better and be more appealing for employees across every sector,”

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  • ARCHDAILY

    26th July 2022

    After four years of construction, Henrietta House is an exceptional case study of design-led refurbishment that has used the best of the old to create something entirely modern and new. The finished product has been transformational to the original structure and has reset the standard of modern workplaces for the post-pandemic workforce.

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  • ARCHDAILY

    18th July 2022

    MoreySmith has unveiled the transformation of the Grade II listed Generator Building in Bristol, creating a premium flexible workspace for office operators, Clockwise. The London-based architecture and design studio were commissioned for the project to create a workspace that prioritizes wellbeing and reflects the rich history of the building.

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  • TRANSFORMING BRISTOLS GENERATOR BUILDING

    11th July 2022

    Architects Journal has featured our recently completed Generator Building in Bristol. ‘It was a privilege to work with such a beautiful heritage building; to breathe new life into this unique industrial asset. MoreySmith’s close collaboration with Clockwise has been transformational to the space. The successful launch has seen a real sense of renewed energy and life brought to the area.’ Linda Morey-Burrows, founder and principal designer, MoreySmith

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  • PROMOTIONS FEATURE

    8th July 2022

    We are so proud to announce the promotion of Eva Aetopoulou to Associate Architect and look forward to continuing to see her progress in the years ahead! Congratulations Eva!

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  • Estate Gazette

    24th June 2022

    We are delighted to have been featured in the first of a new series of EG Building Profiles for Henrietta House, which has proven itself as a workspace with a post-pandemic success story. As the designer and architect of this project, we helped CBRE realise that work environments will play an increasingly pivotal role in luring talent back, as well as retaining them. The transformed Henrietta House couldn’t have opened at a better time.

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  • Mix Interiors

    31st March 2022

    Our clients at CBRE wanted a workspace that was “as much about the total employee experience as the space itself”….thank you Mix Interiors for including Henrietta House as one of the workplaces tempting people back in this post pandemic time.

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  • FRAME Magazine

    22nd February 2022

    'Sustainability, wellbeing and human-centric design are central to MoreySmith’s reimagination of Henrietta House.' Thank you to Frame for sharing how we transformed CBRE’s new London headquarters to prioritise employees and their wellbeing foremost.

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  • Azure Magazine

    4th February 2022

    Linda spoke to Azure earlier this week about our project with CBRE and Lazari Investments and how the architectural reinvention of Henrietta House has set the standard for future-forward workspaces.

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  • Promotions Feature

    3rd February 2022

    We are proud to announce two promotions in the MoreySmith team - Rob Percy to Senior Associate and Zoë Bailey to Associate Designer. Both of which have continued to contribute and drive the success of MoreySmith with their experience and specialist skillset over the last five years. We are looking forward to seeing all the great things they both achieve in 2022!

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  • The Telegraph Magazine

    19th January 2022

    The Telegraph Magazine interviewed Linda for an insight into her working from home set up and sharing tips on how to create an inspirational surrounding.

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  • The Future Works

    22nd December 2021

    Have a look inside The Future Works, one of our most recently completed projects as featured by Berkshire Life. The reception area and café was designed for Ashby Capital as part of a new 100,000 sq ft office space and regeneration of the site in Slough.

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  • Property Week

    30th November 2021

    We were asked to come up with a concept to repurpose a tired shopping centre for Property Weeks design challenge. Our team had a lot of fun coming up with ideas of how to create a place that people can reconnect with the mind, body and earth. The concept allows for visitors to enjoy new experiences and reconnect with nature.

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  • BBC Worklife

    5th October 2021

    Linda Morey-Burrows features in BBC Worklife discussing how Covid-19 has made employees re-evaluate their working lives and how the future of the workplace will change going forward. “The workplace is so important to be able to create either a sanctuary for some, where they can have peace and quiet, and for others to have the sense of energy, belonging and social interaction.”

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  • The Yorkshire Post

    5th October 2021

    The Yorkshire Post recently featured MoreySmith’s latest collaborative project with Castleforge in Leeds city centre. Working closely with the Castleforge team, MoreySmith has transformed the five storey 1930's office building to create a flexible working model with social spaces, roof terrace and a variety of working environments.

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  • Frame Magazine

    5th October 2021

    Frame interviewed Linda Morey-Burrows to gain an insight into how MoreySmith have navigated a global pandemic, continuing to lead workplace design and how the last 18 months will continue to shape both our working and personal lifestyles.

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  • Dani Salamon promoted to Director of Design

    4th October 2021

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Dani Salamon to Director of Design. Dani has been with us from a graduate level in 2011 and over the past five years, has risen swiftly up the ranks due to her creativity, attention to detail and exemplary design standards.

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  • The Telegraph

    4th October 2021

    The Future of Work: How shifting attitudes to employee health and wellbeing can be addressed through workspace design and lead to long term healthy behavioural change.

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  • The Evolving Normal

    6th September 2021

    Building on our New Normal Report, we take a look into the future of the workplace.

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  • Perspective – International Interior Design Association

    16th December 2020

    Fast Forward to 2025. As the pandemic continues to shift our focus, future-thinking designers look ahead to evolving trends in office, hospitality, healthcare and retail interior design.

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  • The Post Building for McKinsey & Company wins BCO Award for Fit Out of Workplace

    27th October 2020

    Our design for McKinsey & Company’s new headquarters has won Fit Out of Workplace in the London category at the BCO Awards 2020.

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  • British Sugar wins BCO Award for Corporate Workplace

    27th October 2020

    British Sugar’s headquarters has won the award for Corporate Workplace in the Midlands & Central England at the BCO Awards 2020.

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  • The New Normal report

    2nd October 2020

    The New Normal is a collaborative report with Trevor Hardy detailing our insights into the workplace post Covid-19.

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  • WALLPAPER*

    2nd September 2020

    Wallpaper* magazine recently featured our new studio space at Great Guildford Street, which is spread over three floors with community, flexibility and the team’s wellbeing central to the design.

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  • MONOCLE 24

    1st September 2020

    Linda Morey – Burrows talks to The Way to Work podcast about the human-technology interface and the changes the pandemic has accelerated in the world of work.

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  • WIRED

    1st September 2020

    Associate Director, Dani Salamon discusses changing workplace practices and the use of antimicrobial materials in the September edition of Wired Magazine, The Global Remote Working Experiment.

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  • BBC RADIO

    21st August 2020

    Following the government's latest advice on Friday 17th, Linda Morey-Burrows spoke to BBC Radio WM about the shift from remote working back to Covid-safe workplaces and the social benefits of reuniting teams to develop creativity and innovation.

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  • MoreySmith Studio Expansion

    30th June 2020

    We are excited to announce the expansion of the MoreySmith offices at Great Guildford Street. Set over three floors, the additional space increases connectivity between the existing creative studio, the new ground floor touch-down area with a striking artwork by Bob and Roberta Smith and the lower ground floor for events and team lunches. The expansion offers flexible working across both of our sites and lower density as we return to work after Covid-19.

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  • WALLPAPER*

    25th June 2020

    Architecture seeks designs for a post pandemic world. Ongoing debates to industry change in education, workspace, community, construction and housing.

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  • MIPIM WORLD BLOG

    11th June 2020

    Linda Morey-Burrows and leading architectural practices share their thoughts on the legacy of Covid-19 and the future of wellbeing in design and architecture.

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  • COUNTRY & TOWN HOUSE

    4th June 2020

    Senior Associate, Michael Kieck shares his tips for working from home.

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  • MONOCLE 24 – POST PANDEMIC WORKPLACE DESIGN

    27th May 2020

    Linda Morey-Burrows discusses post-pandemic office culture and the future of workplace design in a Monocle 24 podcast (11 minutes).

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  • TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE – WORKING FROM HOME

    22nd April 2020

    Linda Morey-Burrows shares her tips on working from home with The Telegraph Magazine.

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  • MIX INTERIORS – MCKINSEY & COMPANY’S HQ

    12th April 2020

    MoreySmith completes the regeneration of The Post Building, the former Royal Mail sorting office, into the new London headquarters for McKinsey & Company.

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  • CITY A.M – WELLBEING & WORKPLACE DESIGN

    24th February 2020

    Linda Morey-Burrows discusses how better workplace design can combat stress and loneliness by creating spaces that make people feel comfortable and happy.

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  • DID YOU SEE US ON THE X FACTOR: THE BAND?

    11th December 2019

    We loved seeing Sony Music’s headquarters on The X Factor: The Band, which started on ITV on Monday. We’ve been working with Sony Music since 1993 and designed their headquarters in Kensington which provided the backdrop for the first episode. Did you spot some of our favourite spaces?

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  • WALLPAPER* – PINK SHIRTMAKER’S NEW BESPOKE WORKSHOP

    17th September 2019

    Pink Shirtmaker's new bespoke workshop in South West London has been featured on Wallpaper* this month.

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  • DUNHILL HQ – BCO TALK & TOUR

    12th September 2019

    We're pleased to be hosting a BCO Talk & Tour of Dunhill's Global HQ on Wednesday 9th October. The project was shortlisted in the regional BCO Awards 2019 in the category of ‘Fit Out of Workplace’.

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  • LINDA MOREY-BURROWS JOINS WIN AWARDS JURY

    2nd August 2019

    Linda Morey-Burrows has been invited to join the World Interiors News Awards jury. She will be focusing on the Workplace Interiors category which includes ‘corporate offices’ and ‘studios, co-working spaces and home office’. She recently shared her thoughts on current interior design trends and what makes a good awards entry.

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  • DUNHILL GLOBAL HQ LONGLISTED FOR DEZEEN AWARDS

    9th July 2019

    dunhill Global HQ has been selected for the Dezeen Awards interiors longlist in the Large Workspace Interior category.

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  • VOLTAIRE LAUNCHES IN PARIS

    13th June 2019

    Deskopolitan has launched its latest co-working space, Voltaire, a 65,000 sq ft destination in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. We designed the global strategy for Deskopolitan and worked closely with the brand to deliver its first destination, Château d'Eau, which opened in 2016.

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  • AZURE MAGAZINE FEATURES DUNHILL’S ‘WELL TAILORED’ HQ

    25th April 2019

    AZURE magazine, which focuses on contemporary design, architecture and interiors from around the globe, has featured dunhill's new Global HQ in a six page feature that's also available to read online.

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  • MIKE SIRIVIANOS PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF ARCHITECTURE

    1st April 2019

    We're delighted to announce that Mike Sirivianos has been promoted to Director of Architecture at MoreySmith. Mike joined MoreySmith in 2016 as an Associate Director with over ten years’ experience, working for renowned global architectural practices. He spoke to PrimeResi about his new position.

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  • CLASSIC TAILORING MEETS CONTEMPORARY WORKPLACE

    12th March 2019

    OnOffice feature Dunhill's new Global HQ in this month's issue with its focus on all things British.

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  • DISCUSSING EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP WITH ARCHITECTURE TODAY

    1st March 2019

    Six months since moving to Employee Ownership, we share our experience so far with Architecture Today.

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  • DUNHILL’S NEW GLOBAL HQ FEATURED ON WALLPAPER*

    12th December 2018

    dunhill's new Global HQ has been featured on Wallpaper*, the world's global design destination, championing the best in architecture, interiors, fashion, art and contemporary lifestyle.

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  • MOREYSMITH MOVES TO EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP

    11th September 2018

    We are delighted to announce that MoreySmith has moved to ownership by an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) which has all employees as its beneficiaries. This seemed like a natural and appropriate evolution of the business, especially poignant as we celebrate our 25th year.

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