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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…

HOUSE EXTENSIONS - 5 PITFALLS TO AVOID STOP, LOOK AND LISTEN….
HOUSE EXTENSIONS - 5 PITFALLS TO AVOID STOP, LOOK AND LISTEN….

Other than buying or building a new home, extending your existing home is one of the biggest things you’ll ever do in your life. Before making the decision to extend you’ve probably done at least one…

DESIGN OF THE TIME
DESIGN OF THE TIME

At Tinto we believe wherever possible, our work should be a reflection of the period in which it was conceived. By creating challenging and contemporary solutions we aim to educate people how…

RETAIL SPACE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED A PART OF THE SALES TEAM
RETAIL SPACE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED A PART OF THE SALES TEAM

The physical space for a retail business is an extremely powerful sales tool – it can build positive perceptions, enhance customer experiences, allow you to control how people discover your brand,…

AN INTRODUCTION TO OUR CUSTOMER JOURNEY MAP
AN INTRODUCTION TO OUR CUSTOMER JOURNEY MAP

Every business should be concerned about customer experience. After all, customers are the lifeblood of your business, and without them we wouldn’t survive. This sounds like common sense, right? So…

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOUR AT ROYAL ABERDEEN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOUR AT ROYAL ABERDEEN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

A hospital can be daunting and scary place when you’re only five years old. When the Tinto team was challenged by The ARCHIE Foundation to provide a distinct, functional, yet welcoming main reception…

HOW TO CREATE ATMOSPHERE WITHIN HOSPITALITY INTERIORS
HOW TO CREATE ATMOSPHERE WITHIN HOSPITALITY INTERIORS

In the hospitality industry, atmosphere is everything. Whether you are running a restaurant, café, bar or even a hotel, the way you make your customers feel is incredibly important. However, with a…

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