A space for design-related reflection, this is our blog.

At MW Studio, we like to think our designs speak for themselves. But as full spectrum creatives, sometimes we like to write about our work as well. Our creative designers, photographers and programmers blog here about our latest projects, and reflect on current trends in the design world.

Creating a Stir

You don't have to be a regular barfly to have noticed that artisan gin is, officially, a thing. A leaf through Foodism, London's excellent free foodie magazine, yields mentions of no fewer than 28 brands – and that is not including the 58 listed on Fever-Tree tonic's...

Hertfordshire Digital Awards 2017

The finalists in the 2017 Hertfordshire Digital Awards have just been announced... and we're among them! The award winners will be announced at a dinner ceremony on September 21 at Tithe Barns, Knebworth House. The Digital Awards, launched in 2013 and now staged in...

MW Studio finalist in Harlow Business Awards

We are excited to report that MW Studio has made the final shortlist for one of this year's Harlow Business Awards, organised by Harlow & District Chamber of Commerce. We're nominated in the Website/Social Media category, which is sponsored by Oakmont Construction....

Do you DriveNow and Then?

Urban mobility and urban congestion are hotly debated topics, often directly linked with the rise in urban air pollution. One of the main causes for urban congestion are privately-owned cars, which are at an all-time high in the UK. It also seems that even with one of...

Bringing the inside out…

As the elegant streets and squares of Chelsea go into floral overdrive in preparation for the Great Spring Show (as it was originally named in 1862), we talked to two garden and landscape designers – one in the UK, one in the US – about what's changing in outdoor...

How to win fans and influence people

Team GB is a brand that galvanises a whole nation in support every two years. Its ongoing challenge, therefore, is how to remain relevant in between the big competition moments. Fan engagement manager Stuart Cope outlines Team GB's five-step strategy which – as it...

Refreshingly Luxurious

In London’s feverishly competitive world of luxury 5-star hospitality, if you’re not working with innovative, international architects and designers on a building project, you’re almost certainly going backwards. (The same applies with chefs.) As 2017 gathers steam,...

It’s (super) complicated

The Swiss watch industry is suffering its biggest downturn since 2009 – but no one seems to have told the watchmakers. By Alex Doak  Trudging through the slush and black ice between Geneva Airport and the E62 motorway, the bleak, iron-clad hangar that is Palexpo...

Be a Christmas hero

Embrace the turkey feast like a pro, with MW’s round-up of festive accoutrements guaranteed to impress the whole crowd. (Even that surly aunt everyone swears to never to invite again) Words: Alex Doak Cooking with bacon? We have the cure If you’re thinking of buying...

Woman’s Hour

Women’s watches have moved on from being just small, pink and battery powered. Here are a few examples that illustrate just how much things have changed. By Laura McCreddie-Doak It’s no surprise that, when it comes to women’s watch trends, the boyfriend look is the...