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The psychology behind effective office designs: a Q&A with Richard Tinto
The psychology behind effective office designs: a Q&A with Richard Tinto

Office environments have undergone an evolution in recent years, with a growing consideration of psychology in the design process. The days of oppressive cubicles are behind us, and workspaces that…

Inside Vovem: the importance of good lighting
Inside Vovem: the importance of good lighting

Lighting is of course an extremely important element in interior design, and this is especially true when designing bars and restaurants. If done correctly, this design element can truly transform a…

4 office designs that will give you ideas and inspiration
4 office designs that will give you ideas and inspiration

Here at Tinto, we believe in creating spaces that engage and excite people. This is very true when looking at office space, as your working environment should make you feel energised and motivated,…

The top 5 considerations for an office improvement project
The top 5 considerations for an office improvement project

With the amount of time we all spend at work, it’s crucial that our office is an environment that allows us to create our best work, and makes us feel passionate about coming in each day. And an…

The rise of collaboration spaces in offices, and how to create one
The rise of collaboration spaces in offices, and how to create one

In today’s modern world where we are bombarded with technology, there is a growing appreciation for human connection and what it can achieve. As a result, the amount of collaboration happening in the…

BIM and Digitial Construction
BIM and Digitial Construction

Some of our larger projects which are underway this year have given us the opportunity to expand our BIM offering, gain more experience and put things into practice, but it isn’t only large…

Value Vs Cost - Advice on making sure you get Value from your Architect
Value Vs Cost - Advice on making sure you get Value from your Architect

It's easy in an increasingly commodity driven world to look at the most basic of factors when shopping for anything. Quality architecture and interiors are no different. It may seem like the best…

How much will my house extension be worth?
How much will my house extension be worth?

We are often asked by clients if they will get all of the money they invest in a house extension or improvement project back when it is complete! It’s a good question and below are 5 things to…

Tinto's Top Three Trends for 2019
Tinto's Top Three Trends for 2019

As designers, we are always keen to keep up to date with new trends. Here are three of our favourites for you to take a look at and we would love to hear what you think: SCANDINESE/JAPANDI…

Vovem: Bringing Life Back To Union Street
Vovem: Bringing Life Back To Union Street

Aberdeen’s West End recently welcomed a superior independent steakhouse restaurant, along with a bespoke bar that can be seen in full view from Union Street and really catches the eye!…

Key considerations for designing the best bar or restaurant
Key considerations for designing the best bar or restaurant

Whether you’re already in the planning phase of your new bar or restaurant, or it’s just an exciting idea at this stage, this blog post will give you inspiration, insights and ideas from Nina and…

Q&A with Ross Anderson, Architect at Tinto
Q&A with Ross Anderson, Architect at Tinto

The Tinto team is pretty incredible, even if we do say so ourselves. We’ve got a mix of skills, personalities and experiences, all under one roof in our HQ in Grandholm, Bridge of Don. But who are…

Our favourite bars and restaurants around the world
Our favourite bars and restaurants around the world

As a bunch of architects and interior designers, that have designed many bars and restaurants in our time, we love finding hidden gems and beautiful spaces when dining out. But what are some of our…

The College renovation: a success?
The College renovation: a success?

Situated in the heart of Aberdeen, The College had been a go-to bar for over 20 years, providing great nights out to the masses. But in June 2018, it was reborn as College - a newly designed,…

The Importance of Effective Communication in Construction
The Importance of Effective Communication in Construction

Communication in construction is vital to achieving a successful construction process from inception to completion. Good communication within a team can improve team working skills, lead to positive…

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