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Final pieces in place at Glasgow School of Art

Final pieces in place at Glasgow School of Art

With just over a week to go until its official opening, the final pieces are now in place at Glasgow School of Art’s new Reid Building, with bespoke manufactured joinery by Elmwood Projects. Home to the School of Art’s design department, the landmark new building was designed by New York-based Steven Holl Architects in partnership [...]

Elmwood fit out new Edinburgh office for Scott Brownrigg

Elmwood fit out new Edinburgh office for Scott Brownrigg

International design practice Scott Brownrigg has opened a new regional UK office in Edinburgh, with fit out by the Elmwood team. The new office, led by Alex Donaldson, will support a range of business opportunities in the region, reinforcing the firm’s commitment to UK and international expansion, with established offices in London, Guildford and Cardiff [...]

New café bar for students and staff of Coatbridge College

New café bar for students and staff of Coatbridge College

Students and staff of Coatbridge College can look forward to a brand new café bar facility. Designed by Hardies Property & Construction Consultants, who in recent years oversaw an ambitious renovation of the main campus, the new café bar continues the drive to improve facilities and make the College more user-friendly than ever. Says Commercial [...]

Bombay Sapphire? Don’t mind if we do.

Bombay Sapphire? Don’t mind if we do.

Elmwood Projects has been invited to carry out the bespoke manufacture and fit out for Bombay Sapphire’s groundbreaking new gin distillery and visitor centre at the historic Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire. As you would expect of the world’s number one premium gin, the vision for the new distillery and visitor attraction – headed up by [...]

Ship shape for National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

Ship shape for National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

Work on the major new exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth is well underway with the bespoke joinery items in manufacture and several already on site. Designed by Redman Design, with fit out by Elmwood Projects, ‘HMS – Hear My Story’ will bring to life the previously untold stories [...]

Elmwood ushers in new era focusing on core business activity

Elmwood ushers in new era focusing on core business activity

Bespoke joinery manufacture and fit out have long been at the heart of Elmwood’s core business activity – and never more so than now as the team forges ahead with further expansion of its portfolio of Museum & Heritage projects. The move sees the winding down of the Group’s new-build construction and building contracting divisions [...]

Tour of past and present for Enterprise Minister

Tour of past and present for Enterprise Minister

Monday 8th July saw Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, visit Elmwood to discover how the traditional crafts are being kept alive to deliver state-of-the-art design projects for some of the country’s most popular organisations and visitor attractions. The Minister was given a guided tour of Elmwood’s 20,000 sq ft facility where [...]

Green for go on new Amazing Amber exhibition

Green for go on new Amazing Amber exhibition

National Museums Scotland’s latest exhibition, Amazing Amber, is now open at their flagship National Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street in Edinburgh, with fit out by Elmwood. Located on the third floor, the special exhibition space was transformed by the addition of bespoke manufactured display tables and walls, along with the repositioning of existing museum [...]

New £1m Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre set to create waves

New £1m Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre set to create waves

Talisker Distillery’s new Visitor Centre looks set to create waves amongst visitors and the design community alike thanks to a truly stunning £1m revamp. Designed in partnership by Four-by-Two and Contagious, with the full fit out by Elmwood, the new-look Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre brings the malt’s rugged coastal location indoors – to spectacular effect. [...]

Design project sits comfortably with GSoA students

Design project sits comfortably with GSoA students

Students at Glasgow School of Art were recently given the chance to design a piece of furniture and see it be put into production at Elmwood. The competition, part of Elmwood’s 40th anniversary celebrations, saw 2nd year Interior Design students tasked with the challenge of creating a piece of furniture that would be suitable for [...]