ONE of the UK’s leading architectural and interior design practice, hosted an event in its newly refurbished studio celebrating its decade-long association with the city.

Conran and Partners is based in Hanover House at 118 Queens Road, Brighton.

Partner Paul Zara said: “We are proud to have delivered a range of significant local projects over the past ten years.

“These include Queen Square Hotel, Court Farm, the Astoria site and Portland Road.

“Some projects, such as Embassy Court and Saltdean Lido, demonstrate the practice’s expertise in the restoration of historic, listed buildings and its commitment to close collaboration with the local community.”

As part of its ongoing commitment to engage with local talent, Conran and Partners has commissioned a poster designed by former Brighton University illustrator Jamie Eke.

Jamie describes his design, entitled simply 10: “The piece is a playful representation of some of the city’s famous local landmarks - including Conran and Partners’ projects such as Embassy Court and Saltdean Lido.”

“The print’s patterns and colours, including a hand-painted numeral 10 symbolise the happy-go-lucky, candy-fuelled fun prevalent along the seafront promenade.”

Jamie exhibited some of his recent work at the studio’s tenth anniversary celebrations.

Partner Lee Davies said: “In the ten years that Paul and I have grown the studio together, we have steadily enhanced our contribution to housing and hotel schemes in Brighton, delivering high quality architecture across the city.

“We are also proud of the significant contribution made by the Brighton studio to Conran and Partners’ wider UK portfolio.”