Commercial Design

Not A Box is commissioned to design and project manage the refurbishment of The Hydro at Windermere

Not A Box is commissioned to design and project manage the refurbishment of The Hydro at Windermere

Project: The Hydro at Windermere Hotel

Brief : Create a boutique hotel  catering for Leisure Guests Weddings and Events

Budget Cost: 3.1 M

Not A Box have been appointed by Squire Hotels to bring their expertise to The Hydro.

The 81 bedroom hotel, complete with Ballroom and Function rooms will undergo a complete re furbishment over the next few months under the watchful eye of Not A Box Managing Director Heather Bennani.  

From the concept sketch stage to finished drawings produced by the latest CAD technology, we will combine our bespoke design skills along with functionality to create one of the leading recreational and wedding destinations in the Lake District.

Providing constant support to the client throughout the process is a key part of the service. The Not A Box design team have been working around the clock to ensure that every aspect of the clients brief is fulfilled.  


The Perfect Wallpaper for a Wedding Venue

We're all a little enamored with our newly completed Bespoke Wallpaper Design

Trusted by leading hoteliers, Squire Hotels, to turn a sad looking neglected Ballroom, into the perfect choice for a sumptuous wedding venue or prestigious event was just another days work for Heather Bennani our Creative Managing Director.

'The challenge when designing for a wedding venue Is to keep the space soft and romantic yet not overly fussy.  When I first saw the ballroom it looked so sad and neglected. The scale, elegance and personality was completely lost'  

Well, elegance, personality and a certain playfulness are traits you can’t help but pick up on the minute you set eyes on the featured wallpaper.   The absolutely stunning bespoke toile design (pictured above being installed) set in a forest with whimsicle oversized figures and beautiful creatures gives us a glimpse of things to come.  Bring on the Wedding Season ...