City Dressing & Street Decoration

We are skilled in helping you create engaging, interactive, decorative experiences and provide city dressing services for outdoor and public spaces.

The way people are using our municipal spaces is changing. With the advent of online shopping and changing recreational habits, we understand the need to diversify town centres, re-purpose buildings, retail and shopping districts and outdoor urban and public spaces into creative, experience-led environments and destinations, offering far more than the traditional shopping experience.

What is City Dressing?

City dressing is a form of town regeneration that can dramatically change and improve urban spaces. From pop-up parks to destination led experiences, city dressing aims to increase time spent in our town centres and add value and viability where conventional, large high street stores are no longer relevant.

Making our cities and town centres attractive is good for the community, local morale and the success of small-scale businesses in the area. We understand the need to engage with the right people early on and are  committed to working with you from the word go to add extra creativity to your city decoration, town regeneration or city dressing project.

Public space design

Through increased use of parklets, town square regeneration and spaces developed for use by the community, we can help guide your project from conception to delivery. More than ever, in light of the recent pandemic, we are aware of the need to ensure recreation and municipal spaces work for the benefit of everyone.

City dressing and public space design addresses this by sensitively designing areas that can be used in a number of different ways. Whether by providing extra seating and rest areas, or providing charging points and bicycle racks to ensure people are moving away from their cars and travelling in a more sustainable way.

Pre-designed canopies

Pre designed canopies can be a great option for smaller budgets or tighter spaces, and we are able to design and install these, with our canopy experts guiding you through the process. We use modern design and construction methods. Our knowledge of tensile fabric systems also means that we can be trusted to choose the right materials and methods to ensure longevity and sturdiness.

We can also work with you to supply floor graphics, suspended artworks and outdoor seating areas, as well as all the necessary provisions for social distancing to allow people to feel welcomed back into shared municipal town and city spaces.

 

A safe pair of hands

With our expertise and knowledge of working at height we are well placed to design, construct, supply and install any manner of street or city decoration. We have many years experience working safely in public spaces such as galleries, museums, shopping centres and sports grounds to name just a few, and of liaising with town planners, councils and facility management professionals to get the best out of any municipal space construction or renovation.

Our technical know-how will also help you to get the project off the ground. We are a safe pair of hands to work with your design team to realise their concept in a pragmatic and cost effective way.

Contact us today to discuss how we can help you get your town decoration or city dressing project off to a strong start.

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Art Installations

Our in-house expertise has made us the go-to experts for the artistic and creative sector.

Bringing your artistic concept to life

We work alongside creatives on art installation projects, from initial concept, to helping finalise designs and build solutions in order to execute their overall vision perfectly.

Whether it is a major sculptural work such as the Zaha Hadid Architects Maths Gallery at the Science Museum or coming up with a method for hanging 10,000 aluminium shapes at the O2 inn Greenwich, we have the expertise to come up with a solution.

Our tensile fabric solutions are creative by nature. We are a creative bunch who get excited to discover new ways to fulfil our client’s needs. We use this approach to find solutions to all manner of design and build projects or art installations.

Our specialism comes in executing ideas. We listen and make them ‘doable’ from a logistical and financial point of view. We nurture ideas working with artists and creatives from early stages.

We also love working with artists in helping them on a practical level with detailing and installing their works – even if there is no fabric involved.

“The feedback that I have had from everyone who has worked with you and your team has been incredibly positive. From my point of view it has been a real pleasure to work with such a professional team.”

Kristin Davidson

– NEC Birmingham, 3D Fabric Facades

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