Georgia has just completed Laser Cutting for Design & Illustration – a short course at our local Further Education College – Leicester College. She loved the opportunity to experiment and take... read more
Creating visuals for an interior project is an important part of developing and communicating a proposal for our clients.
Rarely to we take the time and the completion of a project to look back ove... read more
With these oh so grey days and long, long dark nights we have continued to crave colour and light in our lives. Over on Instagram we have spent the last fortnight celebrating the gloriously sunny and ... read more
A little taste of our most recent project to complete – this new restaurant celebrates the golden age of bus and coach travel as it is situated on the site of the former bus station in Bournemouth.
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We just had to share these before and after pictures of our latest handover at Sheffield Meadowhall. The restaurant had become dated and was due for refurbishment in order to remain relevant in an e... read more
It was great to see our Richmond and Loughborough projects featured in this article for Design Week.
Rob Weller, Head of Design for Pizza Express shares the strategies put in place to ensure that t... read more
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2017 from Andrew, Alex, Paul B, Paul C, Sophie, Teodora, Georgia and Jane.
Rather than sending cards through the post, we will be donating to charity inste... read more
Yesterday saw us handover on our latest project, a new Frankie and Benny’s in Eldon Square, Newcastle.
The photo shows glowing neon and the finishing touches being added to the interior, prior to... read more
It was great to see our recent interior design for the new PizzaExpress in Ballyhackamore, Belfast reviewed by The Belfast Telegraph. We think that a funky mix of builder's yard chic and sociopathic l... read more
Friday saw a very busy handover of our refurbishment project for PizzaExpress in Balham
The space has been reconfigured to include new booths, relaxed eating areas with comfortable soft seats and a... read more
Sophie flew over to Northern Ireland last week to handover a new PizzaExpress in Ballyhackamore.
This area of Belfast was the birthplace of Chronicles of Narnia author, C.S. Lewis. His writing insp... read more
The bespoke artwork for Cheadle used nearby Abney Hall as a starting point. The Grade II Listed building’s architectural and decorative details really grabbed my attention. Although many architects ... read more
It was a pleasure to create artwork for recent PizzaExpress refurbishments in Alton and Cheadle. Both projects indulged in lots of colour and pattern, resulting in bold graphic framed prints.
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We handed over this new PizzaExpress restaurant in Dalton Park, County Durham at the end of July. The photo shows the restaurant at the last site meeting so that you can get a flavour of the rich colo... read more
June and July have been busy months, with so much happening I haven't had the chance to share all our news.
We have welcomed two new Junior Interior Designers to Creed , Sophie and Paul C. With the... read more
We found this article a little late, however as it features the bespoke artwork we created for PizzaExpress Aberdeen it felt right to share. The concept and artwork were developed way back in cold and... read more
It’s handover today at Frankie & Benny’s, Greenwich Retail Park.
It includes many of the new finishes and elements to the interior that we have introduced as part of our ongoing design deve... read more
Paul B moved away from his traditional fridge cake and made this beauty. He even managed to create it while looking after his 6 month son. Channelling your inner Domestic God Paul, with very tasty res... read more
Leicester has certainly had many things to celebrate of late and we feel that includes our lovely creative community. We were very pleased to co-sponsor this gorgeous short film 'Paint' made by read more
It’s always nice to work on projects close to home and this brand new restaurant for PizzaExpress in Loughborough was no exception.
This former auction house had some interesting original feature... read more
Junior Interior Designer
We are currently looking for a Junior Designer to join our team in Enderby, Leicestershire, working on leisure projects for clients across the country.
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and skilled individual who enjoys the challenge of creating unique environments.
Essential skills and attributes:
A degree in Interior Design/Architecture or similar
Proficient skills in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, SketchUp and MS Office.
November is often a busy month for us, with refurbishments and new restaurants keen to open for Christmas trade. This year is no exception with 6 projects completing in the next two weeks. Andrew shar... read more
Congratulations to Gynn Mahal and his team on achieving a national PAPA Award. The Stone Willy’s on Longbridge High Street, Birmingham won the Just-Eat Independent Pizza Delivery Store Platinum Awar... read more
It's my turn to make cakes for the team as I celebrate (yet another) birthday today. It's unusual for me to go down the cupcake route; however I was inspired by one of my favourite blogs. A visit to <... read more
One of our latest projects is currently on site in Richmond. It was the first site meeting yesterday and Andrew shared this image from the rip out. After looking at the drawings I'm excited to see the... read more
Cake Days, highlighted in our calendar in sunshine yellow and much anticipated by all the team, the first rule of Creed is that you have to bring in a home baked cake on your birthday. NOBODY is exc... read more
Undershaw, near Haslemere was the former home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes. Inspired by the detective and his adventures, we created a striking wall vinyl of Sherlock Holmes w... read more
This colourful detail was taken yesterday at Andrew’s second handover of the week. I’m afraid that’s all I’m going to share at the moment as the restaurant unit is part of a development close ... read more
It's been a busy week here at Creed, with 3 project handovers in just 4 days. First up was a new restaurant for New Malden, due to open today, I was very taken with the lighting and the banquette.... read more
The artwork for the the recent refurbishment drew inspiration from the local heritage of Murphy Radios. Creed Design created a range of bespoke illustrations of some of the more popular radios, as wel... read more
Early shots from a new Pizza Express in the coastal town of Scarborough! Subtle details include rope screens and a soft colour palette running throughout the environment...
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Bold new artwork for two new PizzaExpress restaurants.
Drawing inspiration from the local area, the graphic canvases for Marlborough were inspired by Lord of the Flies author, William Golding. Artw... read more
Andrew handed over on this new restaurant for PizzaExpress just yesterday. With its sunny banquette seating and folk art inspired wallpaper, there is something about the end result that just makes me ... read more
Last week saw the studio full of bunting, balloons and cards as we celebrated Andrew's 'Special' birthday. The occasion encouraged lots of old Creed friends to drop by, it was lovely to see you all, t... read more
We have had lots of jobs on site, but today saw our first handover of 2015. Cat sent this little teaser of PizzaExpress London Bridge. Due to open this week the design includes this oak parquet on the... read more
The studio will be closed from the 24th of December 2014 to the 2nd of January 2015.
We would like to wish everyone a fantastic Christmas and an amazing 2015.
Andrew and all the team at Creed
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PizzaExpress: Chislehurst, New Fetter Lane & St Paul's
Following on from Tuesday’s blog post, here is a closer look at the final three PizzaExpress restaurants that we recently created bespoke artworks for.
Chislehurst is the birthplace of British Sp... read more
Chris our in-house Graphic Designer was asked to produce a range of artworks for six different PizzaExpress restaurants in the last few months. We thought we'd take the opportunity to share these with... read more
Andrew is handing over on this brand new PizzaExpress restaurant in Walthamstow today. The photo shows the Greyhound Racing inspired graphics and Feature Lighting.Hopefully a full case study will foll... read more
Paul has certainly been putting the miles in of late, with brand new Frankie and Benny’s on site in Scotland and Wales; he has had his hands full. With both restaurants opening before Christmas, we ... read more
Its official, today is a good day…today is a CAKE DAY!
Cat whipped up these rather delicious numbers for the traditional studio celebration for each team member’s birthday.
In the spirit of ... read more
Opinion on Kevin McCloud is divided in the studio; Cat however is certainly in the “Pro Kev “Camp. On meeting the man she became quite star struck and Cat found herself lost for words. All hop... read more
Before the finished photos arrive, we thought we would share a sneak peek of this new restaurant for PizzaExpress. Close to the vibrant Spitalfields market, this design called for something a little d... read more
This new PizzaExpress has recently opened in Manchester King St. Working closely with the PizzaExpress Design team and taking inspiration from the street name, we were delighted with the final product... read more
This new PizzaExpress at the Ventura Retail Park, Tamworth has been recently completed. Light and calm, we think it would be the ideal place to relax and dine between bouts of consumerism.
Full cas... read more
There is always something exciting and glamourous about air travel, so we were delighted to work with a new client, Ca Puccino on their outlet for Heathrow's new Terminal 2 building.
The design off... read more
We managed a fairly spontaneous team night out this week, a seasonal get together before individual summer holidays start. The Smoke House at O Bar on Leicester’s Braunstone Gate provided a great me... read more
It’s a daunting day, the first time you have to make cakes for the whole team to celebrate your birthday. Milena confidently went for it though, even icing them in house. As you can imagine they did... read more
Andrew recently stumbled upon these photos taken after the fire that nearly destroyed our studio in 2009. The blaze was caused by a direct lightning strike and completely devastated the 2nd floor of t... read more
One of the nice things about working on a local project is walking by and seeing it in action and full of people. I think most of the team have been keeping an eye on the Frankie and Benny’s in Leic... read more
It's Christmas party time in Leicester and whilst the ladies were dancing the night away on the dance floor, Andrew and I were kept entertained by the roulette table and the structural design of the t... read more
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2014 from Andrew, Alex, Cat, Paul, Monica, Chris, Milena, Georgia, Jane, Colin and Jennie.
Rather than sending cards through the post, we will be donating ... read more
Last year they sent us Brussel Sprouts but this year we are far more excited by this gorgeous tailor made Christmas Card from New English Design (the team that designed our website). Talk about attent... read more
On a cold bright Saturday the female contingent of the Creed team met up to visit the new home of the Library of Birmingham. Although the exterior divided opinion we all enjoyed visiting this amazing,... read more
We have just uploaded our latest case study; a restaurant for Wagamama in the Grade II listed Old Hammersmith Fire Station. When Wagamama sent us the fantastic photos it made me think of the dark wint... read more
This artwork only project for PizzaExpress Gunwharf Quay saw us take direct inspiration from the nautical surroundings. We transformed the beautiful ships with their tall masts in to strong graphical ... read more
To be frank I haven’t the foggiest what these equations actually mean! What I can share is that they are used to create some striking artworks and mirror finishes for PizzaExpress St Albans. An artw... read more
This morning we are handing over on our refurbishment of St Martin's Lane Pizza Express in London's West End. Andrew has just tweeted this picture of the screens designed in house by Chris, looking fo... read more
Young children can get hours of fun from a cardboard box, as can the team at Creed! We all got slightly over excited by this recycled packaging that protected a delivery. Its concertina design creates... read more
Following the strict terms and conditions of being a Creed employee I baked these cakes to celebrate my birthday. With the team growing we seem to have formed two camps…the fruit lovers and the hate... read more
Creed's latest project for Frankie and Benny's is opening on the 8th of November. Situated in St George's Shopping Centre, Harrow, I think the neon signs will certainly brighten up these dark Autumn n... read more
With Leicester being shortlisted for the City of Culture 2017, its timely to celebrate the wealth of creative businesses and agencies we have on our doorstep. We were lucky enough to work with two of ... read more
Andrew and Paul have been out of the studio a lot recently, as we have four Frankie and Benny’s restaurants all due to complete before Christmas. Andrew took this picture while on his travels in Gat... read more
As nights get longer and the weather gets cooler, there is one topic of conversation we return to again and again in the studio. We just love a bit of wood talk.
With many of us lucky enough to hav... read more
Creed got sociable last Friday night with Pizza at the Criterion followed by the Rugby at Welford Road. Most of the team were cheering on the Tigers; however Monica stuck to her roots and discreetly s... read more
Tradition states that all Creed Employees have to make their own birthday cake to share with the rest of the studio. It’s Cat’s birthday this weekend, she whipped up these little lovelies that a... read more
No more flights up to Scotland for Andrew, at least for a while, as we have completed our third Frankie and Benny's for The Restaurant Group. The restaurant is part of their well publicised national e... read more
We thought we would give you a small preview of our latest design for PizzaExpress. Cat completed hand over at Canary Wharf at the start of this week. I particulary like the damson accents again... read more