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Do I Need to Use a Contract for My Building Design Project?
Do I Need to Use a Contract for My Building Design Project?

Introduction When starting out on a building design project, one of the most important—and often overlooked—things to consider is formalising a legal contract between the client and the building…

Top 5 Things to Consider When Planning or Making Alterations to Your Home
Top 5 Things to Consider When Planning or Making Alterations to Your Home

The home is at the heart of modern family day life. A well designed home will not only have a huge impact on the day to day lives of you and your family, it will also become a centre for relaxation…

Our Top 5 Websites as Sources of Inspiration!
Our Top 5 Websites as Sources of Inspiration!

Vive La Wifi! The internet: the fabulous tool that has changed everything—quite literally—from the way we shop, to the way we interact with others. More and more commonly we hear the phrase: “just…

Why Designers Should be Leading the Future of Construction
Why Designers Should be Leading the Future of Construction

Rethinking Construction It’s twenty years since the motor industry executive and British industrialist Sir John Egan was appointed to lead a task force designed to improve efficiency in the UK…

​5 Most Common House Alteration Projects
​5 Most Common House Alteration Projects

We have long promoted the message that a home improvement project is an ideal way to create the house of your dreams. Often moving home is an easy option for those who don’t fully understand the…

5 Steps to Creating Maximum Impact to your Business Reception?
5 Steps to Creating Maximum Impact to your Business Reception?

First impression count right? It is commonly accepted that within 60 second of meeting you a person will have formed an almost indelible impression of you. In business we talk about our brand, who…

So What About Design, So what about you ?!
So What About Design, So what about you ?!

In business we are often challenged on our USP (Unique Selling Point), what is it about your organisation that is the key reason why someone would choose to work with you over someone else? Below we…

Your Workplace work for your People
Your Workplace work for your People

So with the arrival of 2017 we can safely say that many of us will begin to share where we work with a wider age range of people than ever before! With retirement ages fading into the future and the…

Whats 2017 All About
Whats 2017 All About

What’s 2017 All About? As the year comes to an end our MD Rich gives us his musings on all things 2016 and looks ahead to what he sees as the things to work harder on in 2017. “Wow 2016, what a…

How we work
How we work

At the core of every project we do is our concept of Human Centred Design.Whether it’s a commercial building, a retail store, or a house extension, the space is going to be used by humans, which is…

5 Requirements to consider when choosing an Architect
5 Requirements to consider when choosing an Architect

Last year we wrote an article on what to look for when choosing an architect. To recap - the most important decision is making sure that the relationship is right for you. That you feel they really…

Why should we have a formal contract with a contractor?
Why should we have a formal contract with a contractor?

It goes without saying that a formal contract is important, but in the past, these haven’t always been utilised fully, or indeed sometimes at all. In this blog, we will briefly discuss the contract…

WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO?
WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO?

This is really important to us at Tinto. What do we do? Well we produce great designs that lead to great buildings …. How do we do this? We use a human centred approach to “co-create” solutions that…

There really has never been a better time to extend your home…
There really has never been a better time to extend your home…

Interest rates recently touched 0.25 %, A record low and a relative surprise for many. Extending your home can be a daunting prospect for most. Where do you start? Who do you talk to first? For many…

5 USEFUL STEPS TO SAVING ON WORK PLACE COSTS
5 USEFUL STEPS TO SAVING ON WORK PLACE COSTS

For many companies, the place of work is one of the biggest overheads of the business. It is regarded as a necessity to facilitate business they do, but is often disregarded when it comes to an area…

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