Case studies

Case studies

- Church projects

- Educational institutions

- Corporate projects

 

Scroll down to see all the projects where our furniture was used, or click on the name of the sector you are interested in to go to it directly.

If you'd like to know more about any of these projects, or would like to speak to someone about your own plans, please give us a call.

 

 

Educational institutions

 

  • New Line Learning

New Line Learning is an academy whose transformational learning vision is based upon a risk/resilience model. KI have provided flexible and adaptable furniture to allow a variety of work mode settings orientated around the sizes of user groups and activities being undertaken. Furniture solutions that maximize flexibility for teachers and students are at the heart of a successful modern educational environment and help students achieve their full potential.

The following products were used for this case study: Hurry Up!; Torsion on the Go!; 700 Series Lockers.

 

New Line Learning Project

New Line Learning Project

New Line Learning Project

 

  • Botanic Institute of Cambridge

Luke Hughes and Company was appointed to design and procure all the purpose-made furniture for the new Botanic Institute in Cambridge. The new building, designed by Stanton Williams, is being built in the Botanic Gardens of Cambridge University and is being funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. The Sainsbury Laboratory will become home to 120 scientists and 30 support staff all dedicated to discovering precisely how plant diversity arises and evolves.

 

Botanic Institute of Cambridge - Luke Hughes and Company furniture

 

Botanic Institute of Cambridge - Luke Hughes and Company furniture

 

Botanic Institute of Cambridge - Luke Hughes and Company furniture - Dynamobel furniture

Luke Hughes and Company meeting table and Dis meeting chairs from Dynamobel.

 

Luke Hughes and Company table - Dis visitor chairs from Dynamobel

Dis meeting chairs from Dynamobel.

 

 

Dis task chair - Dynamobel

Dis task chair from Dynamobel.

 

  • Atlantic college

Atlantic College (one of the United World Colleges founded by Kurt Hahn) have since 1960 occupied St Donat's castle - a 13th century fort on the north coast of the Severn Estuary. The castle's architectural features include hammer-beam roofs, 15th century French fireplaces, Gothic candelabras and 18th century neo-classical panelled rooms. Daylight chairs from our partner KI Europe were used in conjunction with Hurry Up!

 

  • Kaplan

KI has undertaken a total package installation in London at Kaplan, one of the world’s leading providers of lifelong education with operations around the globe. KI completed the four phases in Kaplan’s listed building on a rapid programme, under difficult working conditions. Kaplan maintained their corporate image in the London college by supplying furniture from the KI Kaplan Standards programme developed in the USA. Maestro chair was used for this project. 

 

  • Mosimann Academy

KI provided Perry chairs to the Mosimann Academy, Chef Anton Mosimann's prestigious culinary training centre in London. Seeking style and comfort, the Perry chair was the clear choice. Elegant and comfortable, Perry was the first high density-stacking chair that provided passive ergonomic features. A feature of Perry's design is its ability to harmonize with any scheme.

 

  • Parmiter’s school

Parmiter's School specified 450 Matrix chairs for their assembly hall. The Matrix chair was chosen because it is durable, comfortable for adults and children alike, and because it is easy to stack and link. Matrix's integrated dovetail connection and dollies enables staff to set out the seats swiftly. Parmiter was also wowed by Matrix's ten year warranty.

 

  • Biblioteca Comunale, Rovereto, Italy

Magnus Olesen supplied the Parade chair for the Librabry Comunale in Italy.

 

  • Ota Library, Japan

Pablo chair from our partner Magnus Olesen was used for the Ota Library from Japan.

 

 


 

 

 

 Church projects

 

All Saints Carshalton

Scope: Transformation of a delightful Ninian Comper decorated church for the 21st Century

Stacking pew used: Charterhouse

Design features which made the Charterhouse particularly suited to this setting:
Standard top rail moulding design
Brevity in the timber design
Avoidance of messy diagonal lines
Subtle curves with no sharp edges
Natural honey coloured oak finish
Stable but light weight frame
Comfortable pitch to the back support & rake to the seat
Ability to stack to a solid five benches high
Discreet minimalist shelf below seat

Before

After

If you would like to know more about this project, contact us.


St Andrew's Alderton

Scope: Flexible enough for Thursday evening badminton matches:

Stacking pew used: Charterhouse

Design features which made the Charterhouse particularly suited to this setting:
Standard top rail moulding
Brevity in the timber design
Avoidance of messy diagonal lines
Subtle curves with no sharp edges
Natural honey coloured oak finish
Stable but light weight frame
Comfortable pitch to the back support & rake to the seat
Ability to stack to a solid five benches high
Discreet minimalist shelf below seat

Before:

 

After:

If you would like to know more about this project, contact us.

 

St George's Bloomsbury

Scope: Part of the £10 million refurbishment of this famous Hawksmoor church

Stacking pew used: Hawksmoor

Design features which made the Hawksmoor particularly suited to this setting:
Combines 18th Century elegance with 21st Century technology & sophistication.
Curved top rail molding design
Brevity in the timber design
Avoidance of messy diagonal lines
Subtle curves with no sharp edges
Rich stained oak finish
Stable but light weight frame
Comfortable pitch to the back support & rake to the seat
Ability to stack to a solid five benches high
Discreet minimalist shelf below seat

Before:

After:

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Project: St Mary's Easton

Scope: A transformation of a peaceful Hampshire church:

Stacking pew used: Charterhouse

Design features which made the Charterhouse particularly suited to this setting:
Turned side stretcher
Standard top rail moulding
Brevity in the timber design
Avoidance of messy diagonal lines
Subtle curves with no sharp edges
Natural honey coloured oak finish
Stable but light weight frame
Comfortable pitch to the back support & rake to the seat
Ability to stack to a solid five benches high
Discreet minimalist shelf below seat

Before:

 

After:

If you would like to know more about this project, contact us.


St Michael's Kingsnorth

Scope: Small parish church brought out of the 'dark ages'.

Stacking pew used: Charterhouse

Stacking pew used: Charterhouse
Design features which made the Charterhouse particularly suited to this setting:
Standard top rail moulding design
Brevity in the timber design
Avoidance of messy diagonal lines
Subtle curves with no sharp edges
Natural honey coloured oak finish
Stable but light weight frame
Comfortable pitch to the back support & rake to the seat
Ability to stack to a solid five benches high
Discreet minimalist shelf below seat

Before:

 

After:

If you would like to know more about this project, contact us.


St John's Notting Hill

Scope: A clear robust reordering for a reinvigorated church.

Stacking pew used: Charterhouse

Design features which made the Cranleigh particularly suited to this setting:
Solid back panel design enhances the architecture of the building
Standard top rail moulding
Brevity in the timber design
Avoidance of messy diagonal lines
Subtle curves with no sharp edges
Natural honey coloured oak finish
Stable but light weight frame
Comfortable pitch to the back support & rake to the seat
Ability to stack to a solid five benches high
Discreet minimalist shelf below seat

 

If you would like to know more about this project, contact us.


St Paul's Mill Hill

Scope: William Wilberforce's own church revived & set free.

Stacking pew used: Charterhouse

Design features which made the Charterhouse particularly suited to this setting:
Standard top rail moulding design
Brevity in the timber design
Avoidance of messy diagonal lines
Subtle curves with no sharp edges
Natural honey coloured oak finish
Stable but light weight frame
Comfortable pitch to the back support & rake to the seat
Ability to stack to a solid five benches high
Discreet minimalist shelf below seat

Before:

After:

If you would like to know more about this project, contact us.

 

Corporate projects

 

  • Siemens Headquarters

hm86 reception and lounge chairs from Hitch Mylius were used for the Siemens Headquarters project.

 

 

  • CAIXA Bank, Spain

 

Thanks to a general overhaul of La Caixa’s corporate image, Dynamobel has fitted out its entire branch office network, both in Spain and abroad (Poland, Romania, France, etc.) So far, 600 of a total of 6,000 offices have been refurbished. For this project Dynamobel used Dis chairs.

 

  • Jones Lang La Salle

Jones Lang La Salle is a leading multinational financial and professional service firm specialising in the real estate sector. It has more than 180 offices worldwide and, with 25,000 people working for it, is present in more than 750 cities in 60 countries.

As part of this extremely interesting project, Dynamobel fitted out the firm’s facilities with the Tec system and Plenum storage and Dis chairs.