Re-use in Action: Folios

Sometimes Retrouvius are offered a unique batch of material and we have to think laterally about its reuse. Such was the case with four pallets of redundant Victorian art folios from a…
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AD Germany Design Summit

On November 26th the AD Germany Design Summit is held in Munich. Maria Speake has been invited as a guest on a panel discussion.
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Re-use in Action: Lots Road Cafe

Alan Davis, owner of this intimate neighbourhood cafe in the heart of The Lots Road Design District invited Retrouvius for brunch and to give us a tour of his cafe designed using…
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Re-use in action: Leather

Retrouvius were contacted last week by a commercial upholstery company who were downsizing storage because of the “casual dining crisis” – (recent closures of several high profiles chain restaurants). A small mountain…
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House and Garden Design Notes: Maria Speake

  Retrouvius Studio director Maria Speake welcomed House and Garden on a tour of a recently-completed project in London. “In this Victorian house in London, Maria Speake – House & Garden’s Interior Designer…
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Salvaged Leather Panels

RETROUVIUS has just saved many worn and patinated leather fronted panels. Once forming shelves in a prominent and famous London library the tactile leather surfaces are highly distressed and torn in places…
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