About

Founded in 1996, Grapes is a multi award winning design consultancy specialising in commercial Interior Design and Architecture within the leisure, hospitality and retail sectors. Located in Shoreditch and with a diverse portfolio, Grapes prides itself upon creating exciting and indifferent interiors setting the bench mark for future trends and customer experiences. 

“The team is extremely talented with formidable experience and commitment to each individual project. Winning awards from both the hospitality and retail sectors has given Grapes is recognised for our dedication for work that we have conducted throughout the past decades,” Darren Grapes - Creative Director

Press

Testimonials

"It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Grapes. I was blown away by Darren’s talent and dedication to the project and will definitely work with him again!"

Shahin Esmail
Hilton DoubleTree Hotel Owner

"Grapes has been with us since the start of our journey.  Their ability to evolve our design whilst still harnessing what is core to our identity has enabled us to keep moving forward and exceed our customers’ expectations. From the start Darren has embraced Dirty Martini and taken time to understand our brand which has allowed his undoubted flair and creativity to shine through. Long may it continue!"

Daniel Coffer
Development Director CG Restaurants

"London is the fashion capital of the world and our flagship store on Oxford Street has amplified our position in the market as a leading jewellery brand. Grapes has encapsulated the essence of the ‘Pandora’ brand in this beautiful flagship store designing a new fresh concept with a Scandinavian feel."

Peter Andersen
Pandora President

"Grapes undertook total professionalism in their approach to the transformation of ‘Browns’ and the complete creation of ‘Golden Bee’. Browns has out performed all forecasts and continues to grow from strength to strength. Whilst Golden Bee has been voted one of the top 5 roof top bars in London! We shall definitely be creating further venues together."

Denise Chandler
CEO Stewart Bars

News

Retrospective 2019

26 February 2020

Grapes - Savage Garden

Grapes were crowned winners of Best UK bar and Best restaurant & bar in a Hotel at the 2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards! Best UK bar was awarded to Dirty Martini Birmingham and Savage Garden claimed the best restaurant and bar in a hotel. An outstanding achievement concluding a great year for the Grapes team!

Adding the WOW factor

27 November 2019

Selfridges leading technology department, Tekzone, is currently under refurbishment with a new immersive retail experience including an impactful colour changing lighting installation. Photos coming soon!

Barrio Refresh

12 June 2019

Grapes redesigned the entrance area to Barrio Islington providing a fresh new look with white timber panelling, tropical wallpapers and button backed banquette seating just in time for summer!

WINNER!

5 June 2019

Grapes have been awarded the best designed pub / bar of the year for Dirty Martini, Birmingham at the Casual Dining Awards! A fantastic achievement for a wonderful site which has set the benchmark for the Dirty Martini brand. We look forward to future projects and hopefully many more awards!

Our new identity

8 February 2019

Grapes - Brand Refresh with Two Times Elliott

We have recently completed our rebrand and site refresh with local design studio Two Times Elliott. Our new brand mark reflects the year of our practices  establishment. The studio also produced our new website to perfectly fall inline with our ongoing practices aspirations and market position.

Winners

5 February 2019

Grapes - Babel Cheltenham

Grapes concept design for Babel, Cheltenham has been crowned winner of best UK bar / club 2018 at the Restaurant & Bar design awards!

We’ve made the cut!

30 January 2019

Dirty Martini - Manchester

Dirty Martini, Manchester has been shortlisted for the Restaurant and Bar Awards 2018 in the Bar and Club Category. Click on the link to see more photos of our fabulous design and other the full shortlist.

restaurantandbardesignawards.com