Directory: ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS
:: Hewitt & Carr Architects is based in Cheadle and run by Mark Carr, Natalie Hewitt, and John Sambrook (who designed the local New Victoria Theatre).
:: Aaron Chetwynd Architectural Studio.
:: Wood Goldstraw Yorath LLP Architects.
:: James and Ward Architectural Consultants.
:: HHA Architects.
:: Sammons Architectural.
:: Wardell Armstrong - major Landscape Architecture consultancy, based at Newcastle-under-Lyme. Consultancy services in landscape design.
:: FFC Landscape Architects - landscape architects and garden designers.
UNUSUAL STRUCTURES & ENVIRONMENTS
:: Broxap - based in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Provides specialist services to architects: design and installation of street furniture; custom-designed bicycle sheds; specialist ornate metalwork (eg bandstands, large gates, etc.).
:: Alsecco - designs creative facades for buildings.
:: Clovis Canopies - specialists in outdoor canopies and shelters.
:: Dane Valley Coppice Crafts Group - the Group makes giant outdoor wicker structures, among other woodland crafts. Based at Brereton Country Park & Alsager.
:: Andrew Flint, an M.A. artist at Staffordshire University. Andrew makes... "installation-based [artworks that] involve sound created in collaboration with electronic musicians, drawings, sculpture, scent, prose poetry and performance contained within a relatively small space".
:: Varimark - hand-made markings for making school playgrounds more creative. Based in Biddulph.
:: Oakland Studios, the website of Bob Thacker, a stained glass artist living and working in the village of Church Eaton.
:: HMS - specialist craftsmen, making custom-designed wooden staircases.
:: Jo Walker Art - a Staffordshire-based muralist and creator of handpainted furniture.
:: Painted Worlds - specialist in murals for interior spaces.
:: Sculpted Steel - located near Leek in the Staffordshire Moorlands, Sculpted Steel offers a combination of traditional blacksmithing skills and contemporary design techniques.
Architectural Metalwork. Based in Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent.
INTERIOR DESIGN & FIT-OUT
:: The Interior Design Practice - located in Stoke town, Stoke-on-Trent, offer highly personalised transformations for everything from traditional houses to apartments and corporate interiors.
:: DB Digital 3D is based in Stoke-on-Trent, and offers 3D visualisation, modelling and animation with Maya, Photoshop, and RealFlow.
:: Envisage Design - specialists in display stands and conference/exhibition accessories.
:: Ruth Tappin - antique mirror restoration specialist.
SPECIALIST ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
:: Robert Such — a Stoke-on-Trent -based architectural photographer and journalist.
:: Aerial Eyes — specialist low-altitude aerial photographers, based in Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent.
:: Keywork Design — a firm based in Cheddleton, offering digital illustration for architecture, bespoke on-line media tools for management, and the design of specialist infographics tools.
:: RIBA North West.
:: Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment.